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 60th anniversary in 2023, making Doctor Who the longest running science fiction television programme.

Thirteen actors have portrayed the role of the Doctor in the television series (excluding stand-ins) with David Tennant returning as the Fourteenth Doctor in 2023. Ncuti Gatwa, will become the Fifteenth Doctor for the next series in 2024.

Ruby Sunday and Kate Lethbridge-Stewart


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 Ruby: I keep wondering how the world survives without him.

 Kate: Well, that's classified. I think I can say, skin of our teeth.

Doctor Who shown on Saturday, June 22,