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THE CHRISTMAS INVASION

IT’S NOT CLEAR WHAT FIRST DREW THE SYCORAX to Earth.

Having intercepted and impounded the Mars-bound Guinevere One space probe, the Sycorax use it to send their first signals back to our planet. As the Doctor later tells the Prime Minister, Harriet Jones, Earth has been conspicuously “noisy” – drawing attention to itself via messages and probes.

The Sycorax intend to use a ‘blood control’ bluff, threatening to kill all people of Earth with the A+ blood type by making them throw themselves from high buildings. The invaders hope that this threat will persuade the leaders of the planet to allow half the population to be sold into slavery instead.

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This essential guide celebrates Doctor Who’s most renowned invasion episodes. Interviewees include Anna Barry (Day of the Daleks), Ray Brooks (Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.), Johnny Byrne (Warriors of the Deep), Michael Ferguson (The Seeds of Death), Peter Harness (The Zygon Invasion/The Zygon Inversion), Douglas Mackinnon (Flatline), Victor Pemberton (Fury from the Deep), Toby Whithouse (The Vampires of Venice) and Jon Davey (Rise of the Cybermen/The Age of Steel). Plus, there are rare images, a tribute to Nicholas Courtney, Terry Nation’s original storyline for The Dalek Invasion of Earth, details of Jon Pertwee's unmade story The Spare-Part People and much more!
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