Dr Who

Doctor Who Readers

Adventures in time and space for English learners from Pearson and the BBC

Doctor Who Readers present exciting adventures in time and space, based on actual episodes from the internationally-popular BBC TV series.

With carefully-graded language, learners can enjoy reading these exciting stories where the Doctor and his companion, Clara Oswald, travel in the TARDIS to visit strange worlds and defend the universe from terrifying enemies.

See the full Doctor Who list here.

What’s in a Doctor Who reader?

  • Carefully graded language providing the right level of challenge and enjoyment
  • Who’s Who character introduction that gives some background view on the main figures in each story
  • Vivid images from the series that bring the story to life, help with comprehension and provide a stimulus for discussion
  • Several pages of activities including before, during and after questions that aid comprehension, inspire discussions and check language progress
  • Word list highlighting new vocabulary, providing a great reference tool for new language


Downloadable teacher resources: background information on the story, discussion activities, photocopiable worksheets and answer keys for all activities.

Choose your format

All Doctor Who are available as:

  • print book
  • print book with audio CD
  • eBook with integrated audio

See the full Doctor Who list here.

  • Print book

  • Print book with audio CD

  • eBook with integrated audio

  • Book sample

  • Who's Who

  • Activities

How to use Readers

Find out how to use Readers in your classroom

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Choose your Reader by English learner level

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Correlation Charts

Find the right Readers to complement your ELT course

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Teaching Resources

All of our readers come with classroom resources

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