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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #323

1924 – Writer Malcolm Hulke born in Hampstead, London 1963 – The first ever press conference was held to launch Doctor Who – David Whitaker joined William Hartnell, Carole Ann Ford, William Russell, and Jacqueline Hill for the event at BBC Langham 1964 – The Dalek Invasion of Earth, Episode 1: World’s End broadcast … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #192

1964 – The Sensorites, Episode 3: Hidden Danger broadcast 1993 – Invasion of the Dinosaurs Omnibus screened on UK Gold 1994 – Black Orchid, Part 2 repeated on UK Gold 1995 – Planet of the Daleks, Episode 1 repeated on UK Gold 1997 – Pyramids of Mars, Part 2 repeated on UK Gold 1998 – The … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #189

1976 – Planet of Evil, Part 4 repeated on BBC1 1990 – The Dalek Invasion of Earth, Episode 4: The End of Tomorrow repeated on BSB 1993 – Invasion of the Dinosaurs, Episode Part 4 repeated on UK Gold 1994 – Black Orchid, Part 1 repeated on UK Gold 1997 – Planet … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #181

1978 – Writer David Ellis died in Brighton, aged 60 1996 – The Visitation and Black Orchid Omnibuses both repeated on UK Gold 2007 – Last of the Time Lords and Doctor Who Confidential: The Valiant Quest first screened; The Infinite Quest Omnibus first screened on BBC2; Totally Doctor Who repeated on BBC2 and CBBC; and The Weakest … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Vs. The Second Coming

This Northern morality tale was written by future Doctor Who supremo Russell T Davies (music was provided byNuWho composer Murray Gold), and Ninth Doctor actor Christopher Eccleston took the lead role of Steven Baxter pictured). Originally commissioned by Channel 4 in 1999, and later turned down by … Continue reading

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