The Daleks’ Timeline

Here is ‘The Daleks’ Timeline’.

I’ve referred to


to help me put this version of the timeline together.

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

The (TV), (Audio) and (Adventure Game) stories are highlighted in AMBER.

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

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

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

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

*VNA – Virgin New Adventures
*EDA – Eighth Doctor Adventures
*NSA – New Series Adventures
*QR – Quick Reads

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

**BAD – BBC Audio Drama
**BAB – BBC Audio Book
**BFAD – Big Finish Audio Drama
**BFAB – Big Finish Audio Book
**PAB – Puffin Audio Book

Here is a list of abbreviations for some of the (Audio) stories and what they mean.

  • (TCY) – ‘The Churchill Years’
  • (CL) – ‘Class’

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

  • (ST) – Short Trip (either Big Finish or BBC)
  • (TAW) – ‘Twelve Angels Weeping’
  • (DW-W) – Doctor Who Website

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 15 phases
1. The Beginning on Skaro
2. The Dalek Chronicles
3. 22nd Century Dalek Invasion
4. The Daleks’ Master Plan
5. Operation: Human Factor
6. Dalek War
7. The Dalek-Movellan War
8. Daleks on Gallifrey in the Death Zone
9. War between the Imperial and Regenades
10. Dalek Empire
11. Dark Eyes
12. The Time War
13. Surviving The Time War
14. New Dalek Paradigm
15. Return To Skaro

1. The Beginning on Skaro

1. Guilt (I,D) (Audio) – BFAD**
2. Genesis of the Daleks (TV)

The Neutron War between the Daleks and the Thals takes place here.

3. The Daleks (TV)
4. Return to Skaro (Audio) – BFAD**

2. The Dalek Chronicles

5. Genesis of Evil (TDC) (Comic)
6. Power Play (TDC) (Comic)
7. Duel of the Daleks (TDC) (Comic)
8. The Amaryll Challenge (TDC) (Comic)
9. The Penta Ray Factor (TDC) (Comic)
10. Plague of Death (TDC) (Comic)
11. The Menace of the Monstrons (TDC) (Comic)
12. Eve of War (TDC) (Comic)
13. The Archives of Phryne (TDC) (Comic)
14. The Rogue Planet (TDC) (Comic)
15. Impasse (TDC) (Comic)
16. The Terrokon Harvest (TDC) (Comic)
17. Legacy of Yesteryear (TDC) (Comic)
18. Shadow of Humanity (TDC) (Comic)
19. The Emissaries of Jevo (TDC) (Comic)
20. The Road to Conflict (TDC) (Comic)
21. Return of the Elders (DWM Comic)
22. The Dalek Book (Annual)

1. Invasion of the Daleks
2. Red for Danger
3. The Oil Well
4. The Message of Mystery
5. The Secret of the Mountain
6. City of the Daleks
7. The Humanoids
8. The Small Defender
9. Monsters of Gurnian
10. Break-through!
11. Battle for the Moon

23. The Dalek World (Annual)

1. The Mechanical Planet
2. The Secret Struggle
3. Treasure of the Daleks
4. The Five-Leaf Clover
5. The Invisible Invaders
6. The Log of the “Gypsy Joe”
7. The Orbitus
8. The World That Waits
9. Manhunt
10. Masters of the World

24. The Dalek Outer Space Book (Annual)

1. The Dalek Trap
2. The Outlaw Planet
3. Sara Kingdom: Space Security Agent
4. The Living Death
5. The Super Sub
6. The Secret of the Emperor
7. The Sea Monsters
8. The Unwilling Traveller
9. Chris Welkin-Planeteer
10. Diamond Dust
11. The Brain Tappers

25. Terry Nation’s Dalek Annual 1976 (Annual)

1. Terror Task Force
2. Exterminate! Exterminate! Exterminate!
3. Planet of Serpents
4. Nightmare
5. Flood!!!
6. Timechase

26. Terry Nation’s Dalek Annual 1977 (Annual)

1. The Doomsday Machine
2. Report from an Unknown Planet
3. The Fugitive
4. The Penta Ray Factor
5. The Menace of the Monstrons
6. The Archives of Phryne

27. Terry Nation’s Dalek Annual 1978 (Annual)

1. The Castaway
2. The Seeds of Destruction
3. The Rogue Planet
4. Assassination Squad

3. 22nd Century Dalek Invasion

28. Masters of Earth (Audio) – BFAD**

The 22nd century scenes of ‘The Mutant Phase’ (Audio) – BFAD** take place here.

29. The Dalek Invasion of Earth (TV)

Dalek transmission of Bedfordshire Mining Operation according to ‘The Dalek Conquests’ (Audio) – BAB** takes place here.

30. The Curse of the Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
31. Legacy of the Daleks (Book) – EDA*

32. The Dalek Occupation of Winter (Audio) – BFAB**

4. The Daleks’ Master Plan

The Dalek’s cameo in ‘The Space Museum’ (TV) leads directly into ‘The Chase’ (TV).

33. The Chase (TV)
34. Across the Darkened City (Audio) –  BFAB**
35. Mission To The Unknown (TV)
36. The Destroyers (The Daleks) (Audio) BFAB**

‘Daughter of the Gods’ (Audio) – BFAB** mostly takes place in an alternative timeline.

37. The Daleks’ Master Plan (TV)

5. Operation: Human Factor

The Daleks’ crash-land to Vulcan scene according to ‘The Dalek Conquests’ (Audio) – BAB** takes place here.

38. The Power of the Daleks (TV)

The Daleks’ space-time track of the Doctor to Earth 1966 in ‘The Evil of the Daleks’ (TV) according to ‘The Dalek Conquests’ (Audio) – BAB** takes place here.

39. The Evil of the Daleks (TV)
40. Bringer of Darkness (Comic)
41. Fear of the Daleks (Audio) – BFAB**
42. The Trodos Ambush (TV Comic)
43. The Doctor Strikes Back (TV Comic)
44. The Exterminator (TV Comic)
45. Jungle Adventure (TV Comic)
46. Attack of the Daleks (TV Comic)
47. The Disintegrator (TV Comic)

6. Dalek War

48. Day of the Daleks (TV)

‘The Monster in the Woods’ (Penguin/Audio) – PAB**

49. *Sub Zero (TV Action)
50. The Planet of the Daleks (TV Action)

The Daleks’ meeting with the Emperor Dalek to work with the Master on the Draconian-Earth wars according to ‘The Dalek Conquests’ (Audio) – BAB** takes place here.

51. Frontier In Space (TV)
52. Planet of the Daleks (TV)
53. The Conquest of Far (Audio) – BFAD**

The Dalek War according to ‘Love and War’ (Book/Audio) – VNA*+BFAD** takes place here.

54. The Threat from Beneath (TV Action)

The flashback from ‘Kane’s Story’ (Comic) takes place here.

55. Star Tigers (Comic)
56. Prisoner of the Daleks (Book/Audio) – NSA*+BAB**
57. Death and the Daleks (BS) (Audio) – BFAD**
58. Death to the Daleks (TV)
59. Glorious Goodwood (Audio) – BAD**
60. Return of the Daleks (TV Comic)
61. The Dalek Revenge (TV Comic)
62. Energy of the Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
63. The Dalek Contract/The Final Phase (Audio) – BFAD**

7. The Dalek-Movellan War

64. Destiny of the Daleks (TV)

The Daleks’ war with the Movellans during ‘The Pilot’ (TV) takes place here.

65. Doctor Who and the Dogs of Doom (Comic)
66. Return of the Daleks (Comic)
67. Abslom Daak… Dalek Killer (Comic)
68. Renaissance of the Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
69. Plague of the Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
70. Alien Heart (Audio) – BFAD**
71. Dalek Soul (Audio) – BFAD**
72. The Elite (Audio) – BFAD**

 8. Daleks on Gallifrey in the Death Zone

73. The Five Doctors (TV)
74. The Five Companions (Audio) – BFAD**

9. War between the Imperial and Regenades

75. Resurrection of the Daleks (TV)
76. Revelation of the Daleks (TV)
77. The Davros Mission (Audio) – BFAD**

Davros’ trial from the ‘I, Davros’ Big Finish audio drama series take place here.

78. Emperor of the Daleks! (Comic)
79. The Juggernauts (Audio) – BFAD**
80. The Curse of Davros (Audio) – BFAD**
81. Jubilee (Audio) – BFAD**
82. The Ultimate Adventure (Audio) – BFAD**
83. Brotherhood of the Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
84. Order of the Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
85. We Are The Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
86. Remembrance of the Daleks (TV)
87. In Remembrance (CL) (Audio) – BFAD**

‘The Ripple Effect’ (Puffin/Audio) – PAB**

88. Nemesis of the Daleks (Comic)
89. Metamorphosis (Yearbook Comic)
90. GodEngine (Book) – VNA*
91. Destiny of the Doctors (Video Game)

10. Dalek Empire

92. War of the Daleks (Book) – EDA*

Davros and the Daleks’ appearance at the end of ‘The Next Life’ (Audio) – BFAD** leads directly into ‘Terror Firma’ (Audio) – BFAD**

93. Terror Firma (Audio) – BFAD**
94. Daleks Among Us (Audio) – BFAD**
95. Enemy of the Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
96. The Genocide Machine (Audio) – BFAD**
97. The Apocalypse Element (Audio) – BFAD**
98. The Mutant Phase (Audio) – BFAD**
99. The Time of the Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
100. Invasion of the Daleks (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**

‘Kalendorf’ (ST) takes place before and during ‘Invasion of the Daleks’ (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**.
‘Natalie’s Diary’ (ST)
‘Alby’ (ST)
‘Private Investigations’ (ST)
‘Suz’ (ST)
‘The Best Joke I Ever Told’ (ST)
‘Hide and Seek’ (ST)
‘The Eighth Wonder of the World’ (ST)
‘Mutually Assured Survival’ (ST)
‘Museum Piece’ (ST/Audio) – BFAB**

101. Return of the Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
102. The Fearless (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Part 1
2. Part 2
3. Part 3
4. Part 4

103. The Human Factor (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**
104. “Death To The Daleks!” (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**
105. Project Infinity (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**
106. Dalek War (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Chapter One
2. Chapter Two
3. Chapter Three
4. Chapter Four

107. The Exterminators (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**
108. The Healers (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**
109. The Survivors (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**
110. The Demons (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**
111. The Warriors (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**
112. The Future (DE) (Audio) – BFAD**

‘Mission to Galacton’ (DW File)
‘Birth of a Legend’ (DW File)

113. Patient Zero (Audio) – BFAD**
114. The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield (Audio) – BFAD**

The Daleks’ cameo in ‘The TV Movie’ (TV) takes place here.

115. Fire and Brimstone (Comic)
116. Children of the Revolution (Comic)
117. Blood of the Daleks (Audio) – BFAD**
118. The Four Doctors (Audio) – BFAD**
119. Lucie Miller/To the Death (Audio) – BFAD**

11. Dark Eyes

120. Dark Eyes (Audio) – BFAD**

1. The Great War
2. Fugitives
3. Tangled Web
4. X and the Daleks

121. Dark Eyes 2 (Audio) – BFAD**

1. The Traitor

The Dalek Time Controller’s scenes in ‘Time’s Horizon’ and ‘Eyes of the Master’ take place after ‘The Traitor’ in ‘Dark Eyes 2’ (Audio) – BFAD**.

122. Dark Eyes 4 (Audio) – BFAD**

2. The Monster of Montmartre
3. Master of the Daleks
4. Eye of Darkness

12. The Time War

123. Time War (G) (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Celestial Intervention
2. Soldier Obscura
3. The Devil You Know
4. Desperate Measures

124. Arbitration (G) (Audio) – BFAD**
125. Extermination (G) (Audio) – BFAD**
126. Ascension (G) (Audio) – BFAD**
127. The Time War 1 (Audio) – BFAD**

1. The Starship of Theseus 
2. Echoes of War 
3. The Conscript 
4. One Life 

128. The Time War 2 (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Lords of Terror
2. Planet of the Ogrons
3. In The Garden of Death
4. Jonah 

129. The Time War 3 (Audio) – BFAD**

1. State of Bliss
2. The Famished Lands
3. Fugitive in Time
4. The War Valeyard

130. The Time War 4 (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Palindrome
2. Dreadshade
3. Restoration of the Daleks

‘The Dalek Factor’ (Novella)
‘The Third Wise Man’ (TAW)

The Daleks’ appearance in 211. ‘Susan’s War’ (Audio) – BFAD** takes place here.

The Daleks’ appearance in ‘Doctor Who and the Time War’ (DW-W) takes place here – possibly in another timeline.

131. Only The Monstrous (Audio) – BFAD**

1. The Innocent
2. The Thousand Worlds
3. The Heart of the Battle

132. Infernal Devices (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Legion of the Lost
2. A Thing of Guile
3. The Neverwhen

133. Agents of Chaos (Audio) – BFAD**

1. The Shadow Vortex
2. The Eternity Cage
3. Eye of Harmony

134.Casualties of War (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Pretty Lies
2. The Lady of Obsidian
3. The Enigma Dimension

‘The Whole Thing’s Bananas’ from ‘The Many Lives of Doctor Who’ (Comic) takes place here.

135. Only The Good (WM) (Audio) – BFAD**

1. Beneath the Viscoid
2. The Good Master
3. The Sky Man
4. The Heavenly Paradigm

136. Engines of War (Book/Audio)NSA*+BAB**

Dalek transmissions during the Time War according to ‘The Dalek Conquests’ (Audio) – BAB** take place here.
‘The Last Day’ (TV) takes place here.

137. The Day of the Doctor (TV)

13. Surviving The Time War

138. Dalek (TV)

Reporter’s story of ‘The Dalek Conquests’ (Audio) – BAB** at Van Stattan’s underground base in Utah, 2012 takes place here.

139. Bad Wolf/The Parting of the Ways (TV)
140. I Am A Dalek (Book) – QR*
141. Army of Ghosts/Doomsday (TV)

‘Tardisode 13’ (Webcast) takes place during ‘Doomsday’ (TV).

142. Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks (TV)
143. The Stolen Earth/Journey’s End (TV)

The Dalek’s appearance in ‘The Waters of Mars’ (TV) takes place during ‘The Stolen Earth’/’Journey’s End’ (TV).

14. New Dalek Paradigm

The Dalek’s cameo in ‘The Beast Below’ (TV) leads into ‘Victory of the Daleks’ (TV).

144. Victory of the Daleks (TV)

‘City of the Daleks’ (Adventure Game)

145. The Only Good Dalek (Comic)
146. The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang (TV)

The Dalek’s appearance in ‘The Wedding of River Song’ (TV) takes place here.

147. The Dalek Project (Comic)
148. Asylum of the Daleks (TV)
149. The Dalek Generation (Book/Audio)NSA*+BAB**
150. Living History (TCY) (Audio) – BFAB**
151. The Time of the Doctor (TV)
152. Into The Dalek (TV)

153. ‘The Dalek Transaction’ from ‘Encounters’ (U) (Audio) – BFAD** takes place here.

15. Return To Skaro

154. The Magician’s Apprentice/The Witch’s Familiar (TV)

‘Harvest of the Daleks’ from ‘The Many Lives of Doctor Who’ (Comic) takes place here.

155. Resolution (TV)

156. Revolution of the Daleks (TV)

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