Doctor Who In Detail is a guide to the long running BBC Television programme Doctor Who. The first episode was broadcast in 1963, and the programme celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013, making Doctor Who the longest running science fiction television programme.
So far twelve actors have portrayed the role of the Doctor in the televsion series (excluding stand-ins), with Peter Capaldi into his third, and final, series as the Doctor.
Didn't anyone ever tell you? There's one thing you never put in a trap. If you're smart, if you value your continued existence, if you have any plans about seeing tomorrow, there's one thing you never, ever, put in a trap. Me!
On this day 20 July
- 1968: The Evil Of The Daleks: Episode 5
In 1867, during an experiment in time travel, a Dalek appears
- 1978: The Invisible Enemy: Part Two
The Doctor becomes infected with the Nucleus of a virus
- 1984: The Awakening: Compilation
War game reconstructions provide the Malus with the psychic energy it needs to reawake
- 2007: 42
The TARDIS materialises on a spaceship that is hurtling towards the sun
- 2008: The Sontaran Stratagem
The Sontarans plan to invade Earth by making it uninhabitable by humans
- 2009: The Unquiet Dead
Cardiff, 1869: The dead are being reanimated
- 2011: Cold Blood
A drilling project unearths more than the organisers expected
Doctor Who on TV today 20 July 2017
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