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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 @ 50: AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME [UPDATED]

Shooting on the Doctor Who 50th anniversary biopic resumed this morning in Central London. Writer Mark Gatiss (pictured below) accompanied the makers of An Adventure in Space and Time on Westminster Bridge to reconstruct some of the most iconic scenes in the series’ history. The location filming for The Dalek Invasion … Continue reading

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The Pioneers of Doctor Who

“The creators of Doctor Who were a scandal” writes Charlie Jane Anders for io9. As “one of the most successful television shows of all time” approaches it’s fiftieth anniversary, the io9science and media blog examines the origins ofDoctor Who in an insightful  interview with Waris Hussein. The programme’s … Continue reading

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