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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 #204

1971 – Spearhead from Space, Episode 3 repeated on BBC1 1993 – The Monster of Peladon, Episode 3 repeated on UK Gold 1995 – The Green Death Omnibus repeated on UK Gold 1997 – The Brain of Morbius, Part 2 repeated on UK Gold 1999 – The Planet of Giants Omnibus 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 REPEATS

Since the revival of Doctor Who in 2005, viewers have become accustomed to regular repeats of the latest episodes, either on BBC Three or cable channels like Watch. The BBC iPlayer service also allows viewers to rewatch stories ad nauseum. With the exception … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Caroline John (1940-2012)

It was announced today that the actress Caroline John had died on June 5th, aged 71. She was best known for her role as Liz Shaw in the ground-breaking seventh season of Doctor Who (January to June 1970). Tributes have been led by current show-runner, Steven Moffat. … Continue reading

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