Monthly Archives: February 2014

DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #60

February 29th – Leap Years   1964 – Marco Polo, Episode 2: The Singing Sands broadcast 2008 – Rose repeated on ABC2 2012 – Army of Ghosts repeated on BBC America; Partners in Crime repeated on ABC1 and BBC Entertainment India; Journey’s End repeated on Watch; The Beast Below repeated on France 4; A Good Man Goes to War and Let’s Kill … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #59

1912 – Director Reginald Mervyn Pinfield born in Britain 1969 – Composer Murray Gold born in Portsmouth 1970 – Doctor Who and the Silurians, Episode 5 first broadcast 1976 – The Seeds of Doom, Part 5 first screened 1981 – Logopolis, Part 1 first screened 1992 – The Mind Robber, … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #58

1965 – The Web Planet, Episode 3: Escape to Danger first broadcast 1971 – The Mind of Evil, Episode 5 first screened 1985 – BBC1 Controller, Michael Grade denied that Doctor Who had been cancelled as the Corporation announced an 18-month production ‘hiatus’ 1994 – The Talons of Weng-Chiang Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 1995 – Delta and … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #57

1966 – The Massacre of St Bartholomew’s Eve, Episode 4: Bell of Doom broadcast 1972 – The Sea Devils, Episode 1 first screened 1977 – The Talons of Weng-Chiang, Part 1 first screened 1993 – Caves of Androzani, Part 2 repeated on BBC2 1995 – Ghost Light Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 1999 – The … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #56

1967 – The Moonbase, Episode 3 first broadcast 1978 – The Invasion of Time, Part 4 first screened 1994 – Underworld, Part 2 repeated on UK Gold 1995 – Paradise Towers, Part 4 repeated on UK Gold 1996 – The Androids of Tara Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 2001 – Genesis of the … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #55

1968 – The Web of Fear, Episode 4 first broadcast 1973 – Frontier in Space, Episode 1 first screened 1979 – The Armageddon Factor, Part 6 first screened 1984 – Planet of Fire, Part 2 first screened 1994 – Underworld, Part 1 repeated on UK Gold 1996 – The Ghosts of N-Space, Episode 6 … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #54

1923 – Writer Bill Strutton born in South Australia 1930 – Writer/Script Editor Gerry Davis born in Britain 1974 – Death to the Daleks, Part 1 first broadcast 1982 – The Visitation, Part 4 first screened 1983 – Terminus, Part 4 first screened 1984 – Planet of Fire, Part 1 … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #53

1964 – Marco Polo, Episode 1: The Roof of the World broadcast 1969 – The Seeds of Death, Episode 5 first screened 1975 – Writer Peter Richard Newman died in London, aged 48; and The Sontaran Experiment, Part 1 first screened 1982 – The Visitation, Part 3 first screeened 1983 – Terminus, … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #52

1970 – Doctor Who and the Silurians, Episode 4 first broadcast 1976 – The Seeds of Doom, Part 4 first screened 1981 – Composer Ron Grainer died in Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 58; and The Keeper of Traken, Part 4 first screened 1992 – The Mind Robber, Episode 4 … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #51

1913 – Director Rex Tucker born in March, near Cambridge 1965 – The Web Planet, Episode 2: The Zarbi first broadcast 1971 – The Mind of Evil, Episode 4 first screened 1994 – The Robots of Death Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 1999 – The Web Planet Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 2000 – Resurrection … Continue reading

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