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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #304

1952 – Director Michael Kerrigan born in Britain 1968 – The Invasion, Episode 1 broadcast 1981 – The Five Faces of Doctor Who repeat season opened on BBC2 with 100,000 BC, Episode 1: An Unearthly Child 1987 – Delta and the Bannermen, Part 1 first screened 1988 – The Happiness Patrol, Part … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #227

1964 – The Reign of Terror, Episode 2: Guests of Madame Guillotine broadcast 1980 – City of Death, Part 4 repeated on BBC1 1983 – The Visitation, Part 1 repeated on BBC1 1984 – The Five Doctors, Part 2 repeated on BBC1 1993 – Frontier in Space Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 1994 – Enlightenment, Part … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #206

1964 – The Sensorites, Episode 5: Kidnap broadcast 1985 – Slipback, Episodes 1 and 2 first broadcast on Radio 4 1993 – The Green Death, Episodes 5 and 6; and The Monster of Peladon, Episodes 1 and 2 all repeated on UK Gold 1994 – Arc of Infinity, Part 2 repeated … 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 #190

1966 – The War Machines, Episode 3 broadcast 1971 – Spearhead from Space, Episode 1 repeated on BBC1 1976 – The Sontaran Experiment Omnibus repeated on BBC1 1993 – Invasion of the Dinosaurs, Part 5 repeated on UK Gold 1994 – Whatever Happened to… Susan Foreman? first broadcast on Radio 4 1995 – Frontier in … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #165

1937 – Director Michael Ferguson born in Surrey 1939 – Designer Martin Johnson born in London 1969 – The War Games, Episode 9 broadcast 1993 – The Mind of Evil, Episode 2 repeated on UK Gold 2004 – Producer Max Rosenberg died in Los Angeles, aged 89 … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO ON THIS DAY #157

1964 – The Aztecs, Episode 3: The Bride of Sacrifice broadcast 1970 – Inferno, Episode 5 first screened 2003 – Shada, Episode 6 released on BBCi 2010 – Vincent and the Doctor repeated on BBC3; and The Beast of Orlok, Episode 2 first broadcast on Radio 7 2011 – A Good Man Goes to … 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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Doctor Who: The Macra Terror Review

SYNOPSIS The TARDIS lands on an unnamed planet in the future. Here, a human colony is policed by the Pilot, but is really led by the Controller – a ‘Big Brother’ figure, with a tannoy-voice akin to the loudspeaker addresses … Continue reading

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