Fandom

TARDIS Index File

The Stranger, The Writer, His Wife and the Mixed Metaphor (short story)

56,420articles in progress
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

RealWorld
The Stranger, The Writer, His Wife and the Mixed Metaphor
Mixed Metaphor
Doctor: Fourth Doctor
Featuring: William Shakespeare
Main setting: England, 1590s
Key crew
Writer: Graham Cox
Illustrator: John Molyneaux
Release details
Printed in: Doctor Who Magazine 196
Release date: 21 January 1993
Cover date: 17 February 1993
Navigation
←Previous Next→
Brief Encounter
In the Community A Time & a Place

The Stranger, The Writer, His Wife and the Mixed Metaphor was a Brief Encounter short story published in Doctor Who Magazine 196.

Summary Edit

William Shakespeare has sprained his wrist while writing sonnets, but the Fourth Doctor, who has paid him a visit, gives him some help in drafting Hamlet. However, the phrase "take arms against a sea of troubles" ends up remaining in the play at the insistence of Shakespeare, despite the Doctor claiming that it is a mixed metaphor.

Plot Edit

to be added

Characters Edit

References Edit

to be added

Notes Edit

  • In the accompanying illustration by John Molyneaux, Shakespeare is designed to look like his predecessor in the television story The Chase.

Continuity Edit

External links Edit

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki