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.
What are you going to do? Moisturise me?
On this day 21 May
- 1966: The Gunfighters: The OK Corral
The Doctor, suffering from toothache, visits Tombstone, 1881, to find a dentist
- 2005: The Empty Child
Something is infecting people in London, 1941
- 2006: Rise Of The Cybermen / The Age of Steel
The Doctor and Rose face the terrifying Cybermen on an alternate Earth
- 2008: The Poison Sky
The Sontarans plan to invade Earth by making it uninhabitable by humans
- 2009: Human Nature
Hiding from alien pursuers the TARDIS arrives on Earth, 1913; and the Doctor becomes human
- 2010: Amy's Choice
Five years after Amy Pond last travelled with the Doctor he re-enters her life
- 2011: The Rebel Flesh
At an acid mining facility humans and dopplegangers are close to a civil war
Doctor Who on TV today 21 May 2018
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