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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 #305

1910 – Actor Richard Hurndall born in Darlington 1979 – The Creature from the Pit, Part 2 first broadcast 1981 – 100,000 BC, Episode 2: The Cave of Skulls repeated on BBC2 1990 – 100,000 BC, Episode 4: The Firemaker repeated on BSB 1993 – The Daleks, Episode 5: The Expedition repeated on UK Gold … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #197

1931 – Writer Robert Banks Stewart born in Edinburgh 1966 – The War Machines, Episode 4 broadcast 1971 – Spearhead from Space, Episode 2 repeated on BBC1 1993 – The Green Death, Episode 4 repeated on UK Gold 1995 – Planet of the Daleks Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 1997 – The … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #187

1935 – Director Derrick Goodwin born in London 1976 – Planet of Evil, Part 2 repeated on BBC1 1979 – Writer Malcolm Hulke died, aged 54 1984 – The King’s Demons, Part 1 repeated on BBC1 1993 – Invasion of the Dinosaurs, Episode 2 repeated on UK Gold … 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 ON THIS DAY #180

1943 – Actress Maureen O’Brien born in Liverpool 2006 – Totally Doctor Who, Series 1 ended on BBC1 2007 – Totally Doctor Who, Series 2 ended on BBC1 and repeated on CBBC; and Utopia, The Sound of Drums and Doctor Who Confidential: ‘Ello ‘Ello ‘Ello all repeated on BBC3 2008 – The Stolen Earth repeated … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #177

1965 – The Chase, Episode 6: The Planet of Decision broadcast 2004 – The Web of Fear, Episode 1 repeated on BBC4 2010 – The Big Bang first screened; Doctor Who Confidential: Out of Time screened on BBC3 and HD; and The Adventure Games: Blood of the Cybermen released on BBC Online 2012 – Orbis, Episodes 1 and … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #173

1918 – Writer David Ellis born in Salford 1965 – Press screening of Dr. Who and the Daleks held at Studio One, Oxford Street 1968 – The Evil of the Daleks, Episode 3 repeated on BBC1 2006 – Totally Doctor Who first broadcast on BBC1 2007 – Totally Doctor Who first broadcast … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #166

1968 – The Evil of the Daleks, Episode 2 repeated on BBC1 1993 – The Mind of Evil, Episode 3 repeated on UK Gold 2006 – Totally Doctor Who first screened on BBC1 2007 – Totally Doctor Who first screened on BBC1 and repeated on CBBC; and Blink repeated on BBC3 2008 – Midnight repeated … Continue reading

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