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I have a confession to make. Whilst I love the Silurians (and by association, the Sea Devils), I find their stories a bit of a dead-end. If the world the Doctor lives in remains as similar to ours – but with added alien incursions – then the Silurians simply can’t take over the Earth. Logistically,
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- Philip Bates
Thinking about my favorite of the Doctor’s adventures, one that immediately comes to mind is his journey to Tudor England. Crossing paths with an aging Henry VIII on the verge of a final marriage, the Doctor stumbles on a Dalek plot to kill him while companion Brianna is killed by the King’s Guard. Resurrected by the Pope, Brianna saves the day by brokering peace between Henry and the Catholic church, and using her love for the Doctor to melt the Dalek in disguise. If you’re a fan of Doctor Who but don’t remember this episode, that’s probably because this adventure was presented for the first and only time in Los Angeles for a single night in September of 2013. Also, it technically wasn’t an episode of Doctor Who. It was an installment of Doctor Who Live!, an improvised version of Doctor Who that I perform in twice a month. »
- Jen Krueger
Exciting news for Doctor Who fans new and old as we’ve received news that the Horror Channel are set to screen a whole host of excellent episodes from the classic series! We’ve got full details just down the page but first, here’s some more info for you for the screenings that start on Friday 18th April. This specially curated season from the Classic series (1963-1989) give fans, old and new, a chance to get re-acquainted with the first seven Doctors, starting with Hartnell and concluding with Sylvester McCoy, plus their favourite companions and rogue Time Lords such as The Master, Omega and The Rani and all those iconic monsters including the Daleks, Cybermen, Sea Devils and Ice Warriors.
- Dan Bullock
Horror Channel has secured a deal with BBC Worldwide to air vintage episodes from the first seven doctors in daytime and evening slots.
The broadcaster is relaunching the classic episodes with a 'Who On Horror' weekend at Easter, which will feature a marathon of stories covering all of the first seven Doctors.
Classic episodes that have been snapped up by the channel include 'The Sea Devils', 'Genesis of the Daleks' and 'The Caves of Androzani'.
Horror Channel's director of programming Alina Florea said that she was proud to be bringing the iconic series to the channel.
"The line-up will include some of the most loved and well known programmes from seven classic Doctors - stories that terrified, thrilled and captured the imagination of children and adults through the decades, »
4 items from 2014
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