Discover what it was like for a 16 year old Doctor Who fan to land the position of K9’s assistant operator in 1979!
As well as chronicling Steve’s childhood obsession with the show and the journey that led him to actually working on it, The Doctor’s Affect contains on-set accounts detailing the recording of: Destiny of the Daleks, Nightmare of Eden, The Horns of Nimon, Shada, Meglos, Full Circle and State of Decay, as well as exclusive behind-the-scenes photographs and a comprehensive account of K9’s creation and contractual operation.
First published in 1999, The Doctor’s Affect is a fascinating and inspiring account that any fan will envy!
“This is the most extraordinary account I’ve read of the journey of a young man through and to Dr Who”
– Tom Baker
Ordering your copy
The Doctor’s Affect (paperback) is £12 (inc P&P) or you can buy it together with The Doctor’s Effects for £20 (inc P&P).
Payment by cash or cheque (UK only) made payable to Steve Cambden,
c/o 9 Buckland Avenue, Slough, Berks SL3 7PJ
What the readers say…
“An unexpectedly moving and funny rites of passage tale of a boy and his extraordinary tin dog muddling through the BBC. Essential reading for anyone with a love of Seventies Doctor Who.“
GARETH KAVANAGH – publisher Vworp Vworp
“ Cambden offers a deeply insightful glimpse into the behind the scenes world of Doctor Who.”
PAUL SCOONES – NEW ZEALAND DOCTOR WHO FAN CLUB
“What a fabulous book!… The book is wonderful for its behind the scenes tales. But it is even better for its rite of passage for a Doctor Who Fan.“
“As a fellow Doctor Who fan I felt compelled to write and congratulate you on a pair of fascinating books.”
“It’s a fan’s perspective and realisation of a dream that not all of us are able to achieve, a magical journey through two of the best seasons in the Whoniverse. Steve’s quiet and unassuming manner transport us to a time seen through his eyes. No serious Who fan should be without a copy. In my opinion it’s the best book ever written on the series!”
“That book is one of my favourites. Not only good if you want to understand the workings of K9, but also if you are interested in that particular era of Doctor Who and, also, what it was like to work with Tom Baker. Fabulous book.”
“I loved these books! Great reads.”
FRANK ALMILES MOLE
“Indispensable these are”
GENE FENDER – doctorwhoscarf.com