Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds: A 50-Year Treasury of Art and Design
Stephen Nicholas and Mike TuckerISBN: 978-0-06-240741-2;
An intimate, behind-the-curtains tour of the sets, costumes, spacecraft, alien planets, creatures, weapons, and gadgets used to create the stunning world of Doctor Who. From distant galaxies in the far-flung future, to ancient history on the planet Earth, Doctor Who is unique for the breadth of imaginative possibilities it offers the artists charged with bringing each episode to life. Mining the depths of the BBC archives, Stephen Nicholas and Mike Tucker have compiled this breathtaking collection of rare and never-before-published images that are interwoven with fascinating insights from the show's writers. Showcasing the work of Doctor Who's remarkable designers, Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds pays tribute to the care and attention to detail essential to creating the look of the show, from the characters themselves-including recurring villains like the Daleks or the Cybermen - to the smallest hand prop featured in the briefest of scenes, to the TARDIS console room and other...