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Eater of Wasps
Eater of Wasps
Doctor: Eighth Doctor
Companion(s): Fitz Kreiner, Anji Kapoor
Main enemy: Wasps, Time Commandos
Main setting: Earth, England, Marpling, 27 August 1933
Key crew
Publisher: BBC Books
Writer: Trevor Baxendale
Release details
Release number: 45
Release date: 7 May 2001
Format: Paperback Book, 288 Pages
ISBN 0-563-53832-5
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Eater of Wasps was the forty-fifth novel in the BBC Eighth Doctor Adventures series. It was written by Trevor Baxendale. It featured the Eighth Doctor, Fitz Kreiner and Anji Kapoor.

Publisher’s summary Edit

The TARDIS lands in the sleepy English village of Marpling, as calm and peaceful as any other village in the 1930s. Or so it would seem at first glance. But the village is about to get a rude awakening.

The Doctor and his friends discover they aren’t the only time-travellers in the area: a crack commando team is also prowling the Wiltshire countryside, charged with the task of recovering an appallingly dangerous artefact from the far future — and they have orders to destroy the entire area, should anything go wrong.

And then there are the wasps... mutant killers bringing terror and death in equal measure. What is their purpose? How can they be stopped? And who will be their next victim?

In the race to stop the horror that has been unleashed, the Doctor must outwit both the temporal hit squad, who want him out of the way, and the local police — who want him for murder.

Characters Edit

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The Doctor Edit

  • The Doctor has always wanted to drive a tractor.
  • He claims to have been a sailor in 1933 during his stay on Earth and tells Fitz he cannot dance a jig, "but I'll show you my tattoo if you're lucky."
  • He insists to Anji he can think and sleep at the same time.
  • The Doctor stayed at Longleat with the Marquis of Bath.
  • He likes butterflies.
  • The Doctor has met Edgar Rice Burroughs and Tarzan.

Fitz Kreiner Edit

Music from the real world Edit

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Continuity Edit

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