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10 records or cassettes to be won!

Picture it: a lonely beach at night; a slithering sound approaching from the sand-dunes; a roar to chill the hearts ...

Dr. Who and Sarah Jane battle against some of the most heinous foes to emerge from the outer universe - the Pescatons!

Who, or want, is the mighty Zor, whose green, slanting, luminous eyes glow in the dark like giant emeralds? What is the powerful in alien force that is bringing Earth's civilisation to a standstill, threatening to annihilate everything in its path? It is a challenge to the Doctor, a frightening race against time ...

If you want to know if, or how, he succeeds, enter our exciting competition, run in conjunction with the Decca Record Company Ltd! You could win yourself a record or cassette - DR. WHO AND THE PESCATONS."

The story was specially Britain for record by victor Pemberton, writer of Dr. Who BBC TV scripts - and stars Tom Baker and Elizabeth Sladen who were seen by 12,000,000 viewers per week in the most recent Dr. Who series.

The story is presented by Tom Baker on the other artists against a background of electronic music and sound effects.

Enter the competition. It's free! Only on record, or cassette, can you make the exciting and fearful acquaintance of a Pescaton!


is draw, or describe in not more than 200 words, your own fearful and exciting alien - a creature you might expect to find in a "Dr. Who" story -- then give it a namea. The judges will award the prizes to the senders of the 10 most imaginative entries. The competition is open to children aged 14 and under; the judges will take age into consideration when making their decision. Complete the coupon below, attach it to your entry, and send it to "Dr. Wh"o competition, Liverpool Echo P.O. Box 48, Old Hall Street Liverpool L69 3EB - remembering to state your preference for a record, or a cassette. Entries close on Wednesday, July 14.

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  • APA 6th ed.: (1976-07-10). Dr. Who and the Pescatons. Liverpool Echo .
  • MLA 7th ed.: "Dr. Who and the Pescatons." Liverpool Echo [add city] 1976-07-10. Print.
  • Chicago 15th ed.: "Dr. Who and the Pescatons." Liverpool Echo, edition, sec., 1976-07-10
  • Turabian: "Dr. Who and the Pescatons." Liverpool Echo, 1976-07-10, section, edition.
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