COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED - congratulations to winner Miche Doherty

Competition time again! For our third giveaway, we have two more Doctor Who books from BBC Books and Ebury Press to tantatlise and delight you. Simply answer the question below to enter the draw. 

Doctor Who: The Shakespeare Notebooks
Justin Richards

Many people know about William Shakespeare's famous encounter with the Doctor at the Globe Theatre in 1599. But what few people know (though many have suspected) is that it was not the first time they met.

Drawn from recently-discovered archives, The Shakespeare Notebooks is the holy grail of Bard scholars: conclusive proof that the Doctor not only appeared throughout Shakespeare's life, but had a significant impact on his writing. In these pages you'll find early drafts of scenes and notes for characters that never appeared in the plays; discarded lines of dialogue and sonnets; never-before-seen journal entries; and much more.

From the original notes for Hamlet (with a very different appearance by the ghost) and revealing early versions of the faeries of A Midsummer Night's Dream, to strange stage directions revised to remove references to a mysterious blue box, The Shakespeare Notebooks is an astonishing document that offers a unique insight into the mind of one of history's most respected and admired figures. And also, of course, William Shakespeare.

Doctor Who: The Official Quiz Book
Jacqueline Rayner

For over fifty years, Doctor Who has been one of the nation's favourite programmes. Now you can discover just how much you know about it.

Straightforward or fiendish, easy or horrendously difficult, all 3000 questions in this book have one thing in common - a certain traveller through time and space. From Ace to Zoe and Axons to Zygons, it covers every single one of the almost 250 Doctor Who stories that have been broadcast since 1963.

So put on your brainy specs, pour yourself a nice glass of carrot juice and prepare to discover if you have the knowledge to graduate from Time Lord Academy...

COMPETITION THREE: DOCTOR WHO BOOKS

Cathode Ray Tube has one each of the paperback Doctor Who: The Official Quiz Book and the hardback Doctor Who: The Shakespeare Notebooks to give away to one lucky winner courtesy of BBC Books and Ebury Publishing. Simply answer the question below and submit your entry via email.

  • - This competition is open to residents of the UK only but not to employees of BBC Books and Ebury Publishing or their agents. 

  • - Entries must be received by midnight GMT on Saturday 23 August 2014.

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  • - The winner will be the first entry with the correct answer drawn at random.

  • - The winner will be contacted by email. The books will be posted one week after the competition closes (unless delayed by postal strikes).

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  • - By entering the free prize draw, entrants agree to be bound by any other requirements set out on this website. Entry is via email to frank_c_collins@hotmail.com. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received, only partially received or delayed for whatever reason. Paper entries are not valid.
Question: In the episode The Shakespeare Code, when the immortal Bard flirts with the Doctor, how many academics are said to have punched the air?

Email your answer to the question above, with your name and address, and we'll enter you into the prize draw.

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