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.
Twelve actors have portrayed the role of the Doctor in the televsion series (excluding stand-ins) with Jodie Whittaker due to take on the role as the Thirteenth Doctor, the first time the Doctor has been portrayed by a woman.
I've reversed the polarity of the neutron flow, so the TARDIS should be free of the force field now.
On this day 17 August
- 1968: The Dominators: Episode 2
The Dominators plan to turn a planet into a radioactive wasteland to power their fleet
- 1978: The Sun Makers: Part Two
The Usurians have enslaved the human colony on the planet of Pluto
- 1983: The Visitation: Part Three
The Terileptils attempt to invade Earth by releasing the Black Death
- 1984: The Five Doctors: Part Four
All the Doctors are brought together to help, and stop, the President of Gallifrey become immortal
- 2006: The Christmas Invasion
The Sycorax plan to invade Earth, but the Doctor is not his usual self
- 2007: Rise Of The Cybermen / The Age of Steel
The Doctor and Rose face the terrifying Cybermen on an alternate Earth
- 2009: Love & Monsters: Love & Monsters
A group of people are tying to found out more about the Doctor
- 2010: The Vampires Of Venice
16th century Venice, sealed due to the plague. But something alien is living inside
Doctor Who on TV today 17 August 2018
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