WorldCat Identities

Holmes, Robert 1926-1986

Overview
Works: 52 works in 91 publications in 1 language and 2,094 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction television programs  Fiction  History  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about Robert Holmes
 
Most widely held works by Robert Holmes
Doctor Who ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doctor Who, Harry and Susan accidentally land on an artificial satellite where they discover people from Earth suspended in a frozen state. The bad news is that they also find a dead insect, the queen of the Wirrn, sworn enemies of Earth. The Wirrn's egg sac is full, so the good Doctor must destroy the larvae before they absorb the last of the human race
Doctor Who ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third Doctor's first adventure pits him against a malevolent collective intelligence from outer space and establishes his uneasy alliance with UNIT
Doctor Who ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Doctor, Romana and K9 Mark II are sent on a mission by the immensely powerful White Guardian
Doctor Who ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Doctor, Romana and K9 continue their search for the six disguised segments that make up the powerful Key to Time. Their search for the fifth segment takes them to the third moon of the planet Delta Magna, where the Swampies capture Romana and intend to sacrifice her to their god, the mighty Kroll
Doctor Who ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Doctor has promised Jo a holiday on Metebelis 3, but the TARDIS materializes not on the famous blue planet, but in the cargo hold of the SS Bernice, sailing to India in 1926. Despite all appearances, the Doctor insists that they are no longer on Earth, but Jo's not convinced, at least not until a sea dinosaur attacks the ship! Millions of miles from Earth
Doctor Who ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Doctor and Leela confront a series of bizarre and horrible mysteries in Victorian London. Helped only by a local pathologist and the cowardly Henry Jago, Doctor Who finds himself battling for his life against the hideously deformed Magnus Greel
Doctor Who ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gallifrey. Planet of the Time lords. The Doctor has finally come home, but not by choice. Summoned by a vision from the Matrix, he is drawn into a web of political intrigue and assassination. Nothing is quite what it seems, and in the shadows lurks his oldest and deadliest enemy"--Container
Doctor Who ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Doctor is called in by UNIT to investigate when a number of scientists go missing from a top security institute. Following the kidnappings back in time to the Middle Ages, he is unaware that investigative journalist Sarah Jane Smith has stowed aboard the TARDIS. As events unfold, the Doctor discovers a sinister alien, intent on altering the future of mankind
Doctor Who ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the cave-riddled world of Androzani Minor, the Doctor and Peri inadvertently find themselves enmeshed in a war fought between the ruthless General Chellak and the sinister Sharaz Jek and his army of androids. The duplicitous politician Morgus wants Chellak to execute the time travelers as spies, while the disfigured Jek seeks to keep Peri forever hostage within his stronghold
Doctor Who ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The TARDIS, along with the Doctor, Leela, and K-9, arrives on Pluto in the distant future. The time travelers discover the planet has a breathable atmosphere and enjoys heat from six small suns, but the humans who live there are taxed and exploited heavily for the privilege. When Leela is captured and sentenced to death, the Doctor must save his companion, as well as stopping the ruthless Company, before it is too late
The Caves of Androzani ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last Dr. Who for Peter Davison, the fifth Doctor. The Doctor and Peri find themselves embroiled in an underground war soon after arriving on the barren world of Androzani Minor
Doctor Who ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Earth is in terrible danger! The Master is back with an evil scheme to destroy humanity and silence the Doctor forever. His plan: To awaken the awesome power of the Nestene, a ruthlessly aggressive alien life form. Once mixed with plastic, they will form into faceless automatons, a willing army of destruction easily controlled by the evil Time Lord himself. This is the terrible threat now facing the Earth, the terror of the Autons
Doctor Who ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Doctor lands on a space station in the Third Zone, he suspects he's been there before and when he discovers his old assistant, Jamie, he's certain. Accompanied by Jamie and his present assistant Peri, the Doctor follows himself to 20th century Seville. There he discovers that his old enemies, the Sontarans, are about to dissect him in a genetic operation
Doctor Who ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When the TARDIS arrives on the planet of the Gonds, the Doctor, Jamie, and Zoe discover a world ruled and enslaved by the Krotons. The brightest Gonds are always chosen to serve as companions of the Krotons and are never seen again. The Doctor and his friends decide to put a stop to their rule -- but in doing so, inadvertently unleash the true power and terror of the Krotons instead..." -- Container
Doctor Who by Robert Holmes( Recording )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The TARDIS arrives on a planet which is home to the humanoid Gonds. Ruling over these people are the Krotons, crystalline beings who crash-landed there centuries before. Currently in suspended animation, the Krotons can only be reconstituted by an influx of mental energy. When the Doctor, Jamie, and Zoe befriend the Gonds, they find a community divided by their servitude to the Krotons. Then the Doctor and Zoe take the Krotons' mental ability test--and unwittingly help revive the crystalline monsters
Doctor Who, the two Doctors by Robert Holmes( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doctor Who and the Talons of Weng-Chiang by Terrance Dicks( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doctor Who ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Stones of Blood: The third installment brings the good Doctor and Romana to the English countryside and an ancient stone circle known as "The Nine Travelers."
The talons of Weng-Chiang ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Doctor and Leela confront a series of bizarre and horrible mysteries in Victorian London. Helped only by a local pathologist and the cowardly Henry Jago, Doctor Who finds himself battling for his life against the hideously deformed Magnus Greel
Doctor Who and the deadly assassin by Terrance Dicks( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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