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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(Book)Directed by Douglas Camfield
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Range:Crew biographies
Released:30 January 2021
By:Michael Seely

Fantom Publishing
(Book)Radiophonic Times
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Range:Crew biographies
Released:5 April 2021
By:Peter Howell
Obverse Books
(Book)Who Cares? My Life With Tom Baker
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Range:Miscellaneous biographies
Released:21 May 2021
By:Courtland D. Lewis
(Book)How to Walk Through a Door: A (Mostly) True Memoir
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Range:Cast biographies
Released:December 2023 (Date unconfirmed)
By:Tom Baker

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