The Dalek Empire

A History Vortex Site


John Rocco Roberto – Publisher  ·  Andrew Panero – Associate Editor  ·  Robert Moore – Contributing Editor



  • Smith and Jones
  • The Shakespeare Code –  Coming Soon
  • Gridlock – Coming Soon
  • Daleks’ Architecture and Ship Designs

Adventures of the Nth Doctor
The adventures of the Doctor, both past and future incarnations, continues in our Fan Fiction section.

Anatomy of a Dalek
From the pages of “The Doctor Who Technical Manual” by Mark Harris, we take a look at the inner workings of the Dalek machine.

A Complete History of the Daleks
Michael James Valdivielso’s critical analysis of Dalek history.

Daleks: And How They Survived
A theoretical look at how the Daleks might have survived the destruction of Skaro.

Daleks and the Art of War
Michael James Valdivielso looks at Dalek battle tactics and the Dalek view of war.

Daleks’ Architecture and Ship Designs
Michael James Valdivielso looks at the variations of Dalek battle ships and city design.

Dalek Conversations
Interviews with the artists and technicians responsible for creating the world of Doctor Who.

The Dalek Factor: Evil of the Daleks
Andrew Panero looks at the New Theatre Royal stage revival of the classic Second Doctor Adventure.

Dalek Hierarchy
A look at the Dalek leadership structure through the ranks from the Warrior Daleks to the Emperor to the Time War Daleks.

Daleks: The Programme Guide
A synopsis and reviews of all the Dalek episodes.

Davros, Daleks, and the Question of Their Origins
The Daleks origins, as depicted in “The Dead Planet” and “Genesis of the Daleks” are explored and tied together.

The Doctor, and Travel Within His Own Time
John Rocco Roberto takes a look at the question of whether or not the Doctor can travel into Gallifrey’s past.

The Harmonization of The Dead Planet & Genesis of the Daleks
Kevin A. Munoz examines the discrepancies in Dalek origin stories.

The History of the Daleks
John Rocco Roberto attempts to place Dalek history in chronological as well as logical order.

History of The Imperial Daleks
Robert Moore takes a look at the creation of the Imperial Daleks, and Davros’ attempts to secure power for himself.

The History of the Time War
John Rocco Roberto takes a look at the possible events which brought about the Time War.

Mobile Suit Technology
Michael James Valdivielso takes a look at the history of Dalek travel suit.

Monster of the Month
Each month Dalek Empire looks at a different monster from the world of Doctor Who.

Photo Gallery  
A photographic essay on the Daleks in all their evil glory!

Product Review
Andrew Panero takes a look at the new Davros audio series from Big Finish Productions.

  • I, Davros: Innocence

Programme Guide
The Adventures of Doctor Who (both televised and on audio CD), are presented in chronological order.

Retro-Fitting A Dalek
A step by step instruction on how to turn the Product Enterprises’ radio controlled Dalek Mark II into a Dalek Mark I

Retro-Fitting A Dalek II
A step by step guide on how to turn the Product Enterprises’ “Death to the  Daleks” Talking Dalek into a authentic looking “Death to the Daleks” Dalek

The Six Faces of The Master
John Roberto’s look at the chronology of the Doctor’s greatest foe.

The Twisted History of the Daleks
Master story teller Andrew Panero presents a look at an alternate version on the history of the Doctor’s greatest foe.

The Two Histories of the Daleks
Sean Dobson takes a look at the possible timelines of Dalek history, the one before, and the one after the 4th Doctor’s interference.

Who’s Who In Who
A look at the Doctors, the monsters, and the people who played them.

Web site © 1998, 2006 Visagraph Films International/John Rocco Roberto.
Doctor Who series © 1963, 2005 British Broadcasting Company.”Dalek Empire” logo © 2001 Big Finish Productions.
Daleks created by Terry Nation.  Dalek machine design by Raymond Cusick.