Benton’s Timeline

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Here is ‘Benton’s Timeline’.

I’ve referred to

and

to help me put this version of the timeline together.

I’ve included all the TV stories, audios; books; graphic novel/comics and the short stories into this list for now.

The (TV) and (Audio) stories are highlighted in BURNT ORANGE.

The (Book) stories are to remain un-highlighted for now.

The short stories are highlighted in BURNT ORANGE and/or ITALICS; and are CENTRED.

The stories with links to reviews by me on my blog are highlighted in BOLD and BURNT ORANGE.

Regarding the (Book) stories, I’ve identified each of them as follows in the KEY below.

KEY
*VMA – Virgin Missing Adventures
*PDA – Past Doctor Adventures
*VB – Virgin Books
*TB – Target Books

Regarding the (Audio) stories, I’ve identified each of them as follows in the KEY below.

KEY
**BAB – BBC Audio Book
**BFAD – Big Finish Audio Drama
**BFAB – Big Finish Audio Book

Regarding the short stories, I’ve identified each of them as follows with abbreviations.

  • (ST) – Short Trip (either Big Finish or BBC)
  • (SS) – ‘The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who’
  • (TS) – Target Storybook

Please feel free to ask questions about this timeline, as I intend to revisit this and add new stories to the list as time goes on.

I’ve divided the timeline into 8 phases
1. Benton with U.N.I.T., the Second Doctor, Jamie and Zoe (Season 6)
2. Benton with U.N.I.T., the Third Doctor and Liz (Season 7)
3. Benton with U.N.I.T., the Third Doctor and Jo (Seasons 8-10)
4. Benton with U.N.I.T. and the Third Doctor (Season 10)
5. Benton with U.N.I.T., the Third Doctor and Sarah Jane (Season 11)
6. Benton with U.N.I.T., the Fourth Doctor, Sarah Jane and Harry (Season 11)
7. Benton leaving U.N.I.T.
8. Older Benton


1. Benton with U.N.I.T., the Second Doctor, Jamie and Zoe (Season 6)


2. Benton with U.N.I.T., the Third Doctor and Liz (Season 7)

‘The Christmas Dimension’ (ST/Audio) – BFAB**


3. Benton with U.N.I.T., the Third Doctor and Jo (Seasons 8-10)

‘Taken For Granted’ (ST/Audio) – BFAB**

‘Freedom’ (ST/Audio) – BAB**

  • The Magician’s Oath (Audio) – BFAB** 

‘The Switching’ (ST/Audio) – BFAB**
‘The Clean Air Act’ (TS) – TB*

‘The Piper’ (SS)


4. Benton with U.N.I.T. and the Third Doctor (Season 10)

  • Terror of the Master (Audio) – BFAB**
  • Council of War (Audio) – BFAB** 
  • Deep Blue (Book) – PDA*

5. Benton with U.N.I.T., the Third Doctor and Sarah Jane (Season 11)

‘An Overture Too Early’ (ST)


6. Benton with U.N.I.T., the Fourth Doctor, Sarah Jane and Harry (Season 12)


7. Benton leaving U.N.I.T.

  • No Future (Book) – VNA*
  • Wartime (DVD)

Benton leaves U.N.I.T. to be a cars salesman according to ‘Mawdryn Undead’ (TV).


8. Older Benton

‘DS AL Fine’ (ST)
‘Faithful Friends: Part 3’ (ST)
Jo’s appearances in ‘Call To Arms’ and ‘United’ from ‘Assembled’ (U) (Audio) – BFAD** take place here.


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