WorldCat Identities

Holmes, Robert 1926-1986

Overview
Works: 93 works in 147 publications in 1 language and 2,380 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction television programs  Television series  Action and adventure television programs  Television programs  Fantasy television programs  Fiction  History  Science fiction  Science fiction films 
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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 151 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 )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and held by 148 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 )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 132 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 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 123 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 )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Doctor, Harry and Sarah accidentally land on a space wheel where survivors from Earth lie in cryogenic suspension waiting to begin a new life and a parasitic insect race has taken control
Doctor Who( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 100 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 )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whilst investigating unauthorised experiments into time travel, the Second Doctor and Jamie come under attack from the war-like Sontarans. Elsewhere, the Sixth Doctor and Peri decide to pay a visit. The find Jamie hiding, who them the Doctor has been murdered
Doctor Who( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 95 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 )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 93 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 )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 91 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 86 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
Doctor Who( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Doctor is on trial for his life. Plucked out of time and space by the Time Lords, he is charged with transgressing the First Law of Time. He must defend himself against the prosecution led by the sinister Valeyard in this fourteen-part epic
Doctor Who( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 81 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 )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 75 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( Visual )

4 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 by Robert Holmes( Recording )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 62 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Doctor has promised Jo a holiday on the famous blue planet Metebelis III, but instead the Tardis materializes on board the SS Bernice in 1926, sailing to India, and the adventure begins
Doctor Who( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 54 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, the two Doctors by Robert Holmes( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 49 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 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Robert Holmes Brits scenarioschrijver (1926-1986)

Robert Holmes scénariste

Роберт Холмс (сценарист)

ロバート・ホームズ

羅伯特·福爾摩斯

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