Over the years, various Doctor Who luminaries (mostly actors, but also writers, producers and even directors) have been the subject of biographies or autobiographies — especially since the launch of the new series in 2005. These are all listed here.


Biographies listed by range:

Cast biographies
Biographies, autobiographies and memoirs of well-known Doctor Who actors.

Crew biographies
Since 2008, there has been a regular stream of biographies and autobiographies of key writers, directors and producers involved with Doctor Who.

Miscellaneous biographies
Biographies which don't belong in any of the above ranges.

Books listed by category:

Activity books
Colouring books, diaries, sticker books, cookbooks, role-playing games, and any other type of book designed for an activity other than reading.

These slim hardback books containing a mixture of fact and fiction have been a staple of British childrens' Christmas stockings for decades.

Biographies, autobiographies and memoirs of well-known Doctor Who cast and crew.

Factual books
Non-fiction books about Doctor Who, ranging from behind-the-scenes production information, histories of the programme, media studies books, etc. etc.

Graphic novels
A selection of original graphic novels and collections of Doctor Who Magazine comic strips republished in book form.

A wide selection of books giving a humorous slant on Doctor Who, and also a selection of unofficial comedic parodies.

Original novels
Original Doctor Who fiction novels and novellas, i.e. not based on TV episodes.

TV novelisations
Adaptations of Doctor Who TV episodes in book form.

Script books
A selection of books containing the original scripts from Doctor Who TV stories and audio dramas.

Short stories
Anthologies of short stories and short fiction related (directly or indirectly) to Doctor Who.

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Listing 4 editions:

(Book)Run the Shadows, Walk the Sun: A Life
View more details for Run the Shadows, Walk the Sun:
Range:Cast biographies
Released:25 February 2019
By:John Levene
Fantom Publishing
(Book)The Man Behind the Master: The Biography of Anthony Ainley
(paperback edition)
View more details for The Man Behind the Master:
Range:Cast biographies
Released:12 March 2019
By:Karen Louise Hollis
Fantom Publishing
(Book)I Love the Bones of You: My Father and the Making of Me
View more details for I Love the Bones of You:
Range:Cast biographies
Released:19 September 2019
By:Christopher Eccleston
(Book)Bernard Who? 75 Years of Doing Just About Everything
(paperback edition)
View more details for Bernard Who?
Range:Cast biographies
Released:10 October 2019
By:Bernard Cribbins

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