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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 #230

1956 – Composer John Debney born in Glendale, California 1977 – The Deadly Assassin, Part 3 repeated on BBC1 1983 – The Visitation, Part 4 repeated on BBC1 1990 – The Web Planet, Episode 3: Escape to Danger repeated on BSB 1993 – Planet of the Spiders, Part 4 repeated on … 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 #188

1919 – Actor John Devon Roland Pertwee born in Chelsea 1976 – Planet of Evil, Part 3 repeated on BBC1 1990 – The Dalek Invasion of Earth, Episode 3: Day of Reckoningrepeated on BSB 1993 – Invasion of the Dinosaurs, Episode 3 repeated on UK Gold 1994 – The Visitation, … 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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Growing-up with the Doctor: Part 1, the 1970’s

One abiding childhood memory I have is of corned-beef sandwiches and horlicks. This was my bedtime treat on Hazel Ward. I had several ENT operations at St. Helens Hospital, and one doctor in particular aided my recovery, the Doctor. Now demolished, the … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Visitation Remembered

Part one of The Visitation aired on BBC1 exactly thirty years ago today. The Target novelisation (title #69 in the range) was published later in 1982. Not only was the book the first Target title that I bought, it’s also the very … Continue reading

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