Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Tenth Planet

Airdates: October 1966 (4 episodes) Written by: Kit Pedler & Gerry Davis Screen Credit to: Kit/Kitt Pedler (Episodes 1 & 2); Kit Pedler & Gerry Davis/Davies (Episodes 3 & 4) Directed by: Derek Martinus The Story So Far: A tenth … Continue reading

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The Smugglers

Airdates: September/October 1966 (4 episodes) Written by: Brian Hayles Directed by: Julia Smith The Story So Far: Arrrh!  The TARDIS lands outside of a smuggling tunnel on the Cornish coast in the 17th Century; soon they are caught between ruthless … Continue reading

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Daleks – Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.

Release Date: August 1966 Written by: Milton Subotsky (based upon the TV serial by Terry Nation), with additional material by David Whitaker Directed by: Gordon Flemyng The Story So Far: Another big-screen adaptation of a Doctor Who serial, featuring an all-new … Continue reading

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The 50th Anniversary Specials

I am casting all objectivity aside for this one.  Let’s face it, Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary is Chanukah and Rosh Hashanah all rolled together into one for me.  It’s also my own personal 29th anniversary as a fan — I once … Continue reading

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The War Machines

Airdates: June/July 1966 (4 episodes) Written by: Ian Stuart Black, based on an idea by Kit Pedler Screen Credit to: Ian Stuart Black, based on an idea by Kit Pedlar Directed by: Michael Ferguson The Story So Far: It’s London … Continue reading

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The Savages

Airdates: May/June 1966 (4 episodes) Written by: Ian Stuart Black Directed by: Christopher Barry The Story So Far: The TARDIS lands on an unnamed planet in the distant horizon of “an age of peace and prosperity”, but the ruling elite … Continue reading

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Bunker Soldiers

Written by: Martin Day Series: BBC Books – Past Doctor Adventures Featuring: The 1st Doctor, Steven Taylor, and Dodo Chaplet Set Between: The Gunfighters and The Savages Publication date: February 2001 The Story So Far: In the 13th century, the … Continue reading

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