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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #243

1975 – Terror of the Zygons, Part 1 first broadcast 1979 – The Androids of Tara, Part 4 repeated on BBC1 1980 – The Leisure Hive, Part 1 first screened 1993 – The Ark in Space, Part 2 repeated on UK Gold 1994 – Warriors of the Deep, Part 2 … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #242

1964 – The Reign of Terror, Episode 4: The Tyrant of France first screened 1993 – Robot Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 1994 – Warriors of the Deep, Part 1 repeated on UK Gold 1995 – Planet of the Spiders, Part 4 repeated on UK Gold 1997 – Robots of Death, Part … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #240

1993 – The Paradise of Death, Episode 1 first broadcast on Radio 5; and The Ark in Space, Part 1 repeated on UK Gold 1995 – Planet of the Spiders Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 1997 – The Face of Evil, Part 4 repeated on UK Gold 1998 – The Krotons, … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #239

1915 – Composer Humphrey Searle born in Oxford  1970 – Producer Phil Collinson born in Manchester 1990 – The Web Planet, Episode 5: Invasion repeated on BSB 1991 – An Unearthly Child, Pilot first broadcast on BBC2 as part of The Lime Grove Story 1993 – Robot, Part 4 repeated on UK Gold 1997 – The Face … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #238

1975 – Tom Baker presented BBC1’s Disney Time in character 1977 – The Deadly Assassin, Part 4 repeated on BBC1 1983 – Kinda, Part 4 repeated on BBC1 1990 – The Web Planet, Episode 4: The Crater of Needles repeated on BSB 1993 – Robot, Part 3 repeated on UK Gold 1994 – … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #237

1968 – The Dominators, Episode 3 first screened 1978 – The Sun Makers, Part 3 repeated on BBC1 1983 – Kinda, Part 3 repeated on BBC1 1993 – Robot, Part 2 repeated on UK Gold 1994 – The Five Doctors, Part 2 (of 4) repeated on UK Gold … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #236

1965 – Dr. Who and the Daleks released at UK cinemas; and Desert Island Discs: William Hartnell first broadcast on BBC Radio 1979 – The Androids of Tara, Part 3 repeated on BBC1 1983 – Kinda, Part 2 repeated on BBC1 1991 – Producer Innes Lloyd died … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #235

1964 – The Reign of Terror, Episode 3: A Change of Identity first screened 1983 – Kinda, Part 1 repeated on BBC1 1991 – The Hand of Fear Omnibus screened at the NFT 1993 – Planet of the Spiders Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 1994 – The King’s Demons, Part 2 repeated … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #234

1975 – The Ark in Space Omnibus repeated on BBC1 1994 – Four to Doomsday Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 1995 – The Monster of Peladon, Part 4 repeated on UK Gold 1997 – The Face of Evil, Part 1 repeated on UK Gold 1998 – The Mind Robber, Episode 5 … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #233

1932 – Actor Anthony Ainley born in Stanmore, Essex 1934 – Director John Davies born in Birmingham 1943 – Actor Sylvester McCoy born Percy James Patrick Kent-Smith, in Dunoon, Scotland 1962 – Actress Sophie Aldred born in Greenwich, London 1980 – City of Death, Part 4 … Continue reading

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