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Sick Building
Series: Doctor Who -
BBC Tenth Doctor Adventures
Release Number: 11
Doctor: Tenth Doctor
Companions: Martha Jones
Enemy: Voracious Craw
Setting: Tiermann's World, 35th century
Author: Paul Magrs
Publisher: BBC Books
Publication: September 2007
Format: Hardcover Book, 256 Pages
ISBN: ISBN 1-84607-269-7
Previous Story: Forever Autumn
Following Story: Wetworld

Contents

Publisher's Summary

Tiermann's World: a planet covered in wintry woods and roamed by sabre-toothed tigers and other savage beasts. The Doctor is here to warn Professor Tiermann, his wife and their son that a terrible danger is on its way. The Tiermanns live in luxury, in a fantastic, futuristic, fully-automated Dreamhome, under an impenetrable force shield. But that won't protect them from the Voracious Craw. A gigantic and extremely hungry alien creature is heading remorselessly towards their home. When it gets there everything will be devoured. Can they get away in time? With the force shield cracking up, and the Dreamhome itself deciding who should or should not leave, things are looking desperate...

Characters

Robots

  • Domovoi- the artificial intelligence inside the Dreamhome
  • Toaster- sun bed
  • Barbara- vending machine
  • Walter- drink cabinet
  • Stirpeek

Timeline

References

to be added

Story Notes

  • This had the working title of The Wicked Bungalow but was changed prior to the release date.

Continuity

  • Martha Jones mentioned the "sabre-toothed tigers" in her blog (July 1).
  • The vending machine, Barbara, would later appear in the Iris Wildthyme and the Celestial Omnibus story, The Dreadful Flap, also by Paul Magrs.

Audio releases

This story was released on two disk audio CD in March 2008 read by Will Thorp with an ISBN 978-1-40568-884-0

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The Publisher's Summary

Will Thorp reads this suspenseful story about a sentient house, a ravenous beast, and a family in danger.

Tiermann's World: a planet covered in wintry woods and roamed by sabre-toothed tigers and other savage beasts. The Doctor is here to warn Professor Tiermann, his wife, and their son that a terrible danger is on its way.

The Tiermanns live in luxury, in a fantastic, futuristic, fully automated dreamhome, under an impenetrable force shield. But that won't protect them from the Voracious Craw. A huge and hungry alien creature is heading remorselessly towards their home. When it arrives everything will be devoured. Can they get away in time? With the force shield cracking up, and the Dreamhome itself deciding who should or should not leave, things are looking desperate.

Featuring the Doctor and Martha as played by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman in the hit series from BBC Television.

External Links

  • Doctor Who Reference Guide: Detailed Synopsis - Sick Building
Tenth Doctor Adventures series
With Rose Tyler : The Stone Rose  • The Feast of the Drowned  • The Resurrection Casket  • The Nightmare of Black Island  • The Art of Destruction  • The Price of Paradise
With Martha Jones : Sting of the Zygons  • The Last Dodo  • Wooden Heart  • Wetworld  • Sick Building  • Forever Autumn  • Wishing Well  • Peacemaker  • The Pirate Loop  • The Many Hands  • Snowglobe 7  • Martha in the Mirror  • The Story of Martha
With Donna Noble : Ghosts of India  • Shining Darkness  • The Doctor Trap  • Beautiful Chaos
Alone : The Eyeless  • Judgement of the Judoon  • The Slitheen Excursion  • Prisoner of the Daleks  • The Taking of Chelsea 426  • The Krillitane Storm  • Autonomy
Quick Reads : I am a Dalek  • Made of Steel  • Revenge of the Judoon  • The Sontaran Games  • Code of the Krillitanes
Audio Books : Pest Control  • The Forever Trap  • The Nemonite Invasion  • The Rising Night  • Day of the Troll  • The Last Voyage

This article uses material from the "Sick Building" article on the Dr Who wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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