Mel’s Timeline


Here is ‘Mel’s Timeline’.

I’ve referred to


to help me put this version of the timeline together.

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

The (TV) and (Audio) stories are highlighted in PURPLE.

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

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

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

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

*VNA – Virgin New Adventures
*VMA – Virgin Missing Adventures
*PDA – Past Doctor Adventures

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

**BFAD – Big Finish Audio Drama
**BFAB – Big Finish Audio Book
**PAB – Puffin Audio Book

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

  • (ST) – Short Trip (either Big Finish or BBC)
  • (DWM) – ‘Doctor Who Magazine’
  • (VD) – Virgin Decalog

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 4 phases
1. Mel with the Sixth Doctor
2. Mel with the Seventh Doctor (Season 24)
3. Mel after ‘Dragonfire’
4. Mel with the Seventh Doctor and Ace

1. Mel with the Sixth Doctor

Mel B’s (Pre-Doctor) meeting with the Sixth Doctor in ‘The Wrong Doctors’ (Audio) – BFAD** takes place here.

1. Business Unusual (Book) – PDA*
2. The Deal (Yearbook)

‘A Wee Deoch an..?’ (DWM)

3. A Tourist Invasion (Yearbook)

‘Fegovy’ (VD)

4. Millennial Rites (Book) – VMA*

The ‘Terror of the Vervoids’ story from ‘The Trial of a Time Lord’ (TV) takes place here.
 ‘The Ultimate Foe’ story from 5. ‘The Trial of a Time Lord’ (TV) takes place here.

‘Prologue: The Sixth Doctor’ from ‘Supremacy of the Cybermen’ (Comic) takes place here.

‘He Jests At Scars’ (Audio) – BFAD** occurs in an alternative timeline with the Valyeard and Melanie Bush.

Mel A’s (Post-Trial) appearance in 6. ‘The Wrong Doctors’ (Audio) – BFAD** takes place here after ‘The Trial of a Time Lord’ (TV).

7. The Quantum Archangel (Book) – PDA*
8. The One Doctor (Audio) – BFAD**

‘The Man Who Wouldn’t Give Up’ (ST)
‘Mortal Thoughts’ (ST)

 9. The Juggernauts (Audio) – BFAD**

‘Curtain Call’ (ST)
The Sixth Doctor and Mel’s appearance in ‘Old Boys’ (ST) takes place here.
‘The Best Joke I Ever Told’ (ST)

10. Catch-1782 (Audio) – BFAD**

‘Sold Out’ (ST)

11. Instruments of Darkness (Book) – PDA*
12. Thicker Than Water (Audio) – BFAD**
13. The Wishing Beast (Audio) – BFAD**
14. The Vanity Box (Audio) – BFAD**
15. Spaceport Fear (Audio) – BFAD**
16. The Seeds of War (Audio) – BFAD**

‘Intuition’ (ST/Audio) – BFAB**
‘Fairy Tale of New New York’ (Penguin/Audio) – PAB**
‘The Eyes Have It’ (ST)
‘Dr Cadabra’ (ST)
‘Change Management’ (ST)
‘Mel-evolent’ (ST/Audio) – BFAB**
‘Loud and Proud’ (ST/Audio) – BFAB**

17. Time’s Champion (Book)
18. Spiral Scratch (Book) – PDA*
19. The Sixth Doctor: The Last Adventure – The Brink of Death (Audio) – BFAD**

2. Mel with the Seventh Doctor (Season 24)

20. Time and the Rani (TV)
21. Unregenerate! (Audio) – BFAD**

‘Daisy Chain’ (ST)

22. Red (Audio) – BFAD**
23. Paradise Towers (TV)

’24 Crawford Road’ (ST)

24. Bang-Bang-a-Boom! (Audio) – BFAD**

‘The Invertebrates of Doom’ (ST)

25. Flip-Flop (Audio) – BFAD**
26. We Are The Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
27. The Warehouse (Audio) – BFAD**
28. Terror of the Sontarans (Audio) – BFAD**
29. Delta and the Bannermen (TV)
30. Plastic Millenium (Comic)

‘The Devil’s Footprints’ (ST/Audio) – BFAB**
‘Special Weapons’ (ST)
‘Driftwood’ (ST)

31. Pulling Strings (Yearbook)
32. The Fires of Vulcan (Audio) – BFAD**

‘Uranus’ (ST)
‘Have You Tried Turning It Off and Then Back On Again?’ (ST)

33. Dragonfire (TV)

3. Mel after ‘Dragonfire’

34. Head Games (Book) – VNA*

‘Missing, Part One: Business as Usual’ (ST)
‘Missing, Part Two: Message in a Bottle’ (ST)

35. Just War (Book) – VNA*

4. Mel with the Seventh Doctor and Ace

36. A Life of Crime (Audio)BFAD**
37. Fiesta of the Damned (Audio) – BFAD**
38. Maker of Demons (Audio) – BFAD**
39. The High Price of Parking (Audio) – BFAD**
40. The Burning Furnace (Audio) – BFAD**
41. The Silurian Candidate (Audio) – BFAD**
42. Red Planets (Audio) – BFAD**
43. The Dispossessed (Audio) – BFAD**
44. The Quantum Possibility Engine (Audio) – BFAD**

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