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The Script of the Film by Matthew Jacobs was the official script release for the 1996 tele-movie, Doctor Who.

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Late December, 1999: the brink of a new millennium. The TARDIS crash-lands in San Francisco's Chinatown and a horrific shooting forces the Doctor to regenerate.

But the Doctor is not the only time-traveller in San Francisco. His oldest adversary, the Master, is there as well, desperately trying to steal the Doctor's newly-regenerated body. And soon, the Doctor is faced with a choice: to save his own life, or the billions of people who have no future unless the Master is stopped. If only the Doctor could remember how...

Read the complete script of the long-awaited new Doctor Who film, a co-production between BBC Worldwide and Universal Television starring Paul McGann as the Doctor, Eric Roberts as the Master and Daphne Ashbrook as Grace. With an introduction by the Executive Producer, Philip Segal and featuring eight pages of colour photographs.


The book also contains eight colour photographs. Most are screenshots from the film. There is at least one publicity photo of Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor.