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Doctor Who

British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC add

Category: Movies & TV

Launched in 1964.

Countries: United Kingdom (83%), United States (5%), (2%)

Main connections: BBC, Doctor Who Magazine, David Tennant

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1964

New Zealand was the first country outside the United Kingdom to screen "Doctor Who", beginning in September 1964, and continued to screen the series for many years, including the new series from 2005 add something


1966

Patrick Troughton - In 1966, "Doctor Who" producer Innes Lloyd decided to replace William Hartnell in the series' lead role


1969

Patrick Troughton - After Troughton left Doctor Who in 1969, he appeared in various films and television roles

 

Ron Moody - In 1969, Moody was offered, but declined, the lead role in "Doctor Who", following the departure of Patrick Troughton from the part

 

Jon Pertwee - In 1969, Pertwee was selected by producer Peter Bryant to take over as the Doctor from Patrick Troughton in the television series "Doctor Who"

 

Patrick Troughton - Troughton found "Doctor Who"'s schedule gruelling, and decided to leave the series in 1969, after three years in the role


1970

The 1970 classic series story "Spearhead from Space" was released on Blu-ray in July 2013 add something

 

Jon Pertwee - Filmed in the summer of 1970, between his first and second "Doctor Who" seasons, Pertwee played the lead in the last segment of the film as Paul Henderson, a deliciously arrogant horror film star who meets his quasi-comedic doom thanks to a genuine vampire cloak

 

Roger Delgado - He began work on "Doctor Who" in late 1970, his first broadcast appearance being in the January 1971 adventure "Terror of the Autons"

 

Paul Darrow - He guest starred twice on "Doctor Who", playing Captain Hawkins in the serial "Doctor Who and the Silurians" which was transmitted in 1970 and Maylin Tekker in the serial "Timelash" which was transmitted in 1985

 

Jon Pertwee - Pertwee is best known for a series of famous roles, firstly his 18-year stint on BBC Radio as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee in "The Navy Lark", secondly his role in the BBC science fiction television series "Doctor Who", in which he played the third incarnation of the Doctor from 1970 to 1974 and thirdly as the title character in the series "Worzel Gummidge"


1971

Ken Dodd - He works mainly in the music hall tradition, although, in the past, has occasionally appeared in drama, including as Malvolio in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" on stage in Liverpool in 1971; on television in the cameo role of 'The Tollmaster' in the 1987 "Doctor Who" story "Delta and the Bannermen"; and as Yorick in Kenneth Branagh's film version of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" in 1996


1973

The First and Second Doctors appeared in the 1973 Third Doctor story, "The Three Doctors"; The First, Second, Third and Fourth appeared in the 1983 Fifth Doctor story, "The Five Doctors"; the Second appeared with the Sixth in the 1985 story, "The Two Doctors"; the Fifth appeared with the Tenth in the 2007 mini-episode, "Time Crash"; and the Tenth appeared with the Eleventh in "The Day of the Doctor" add something


1974

Tom Baker - He is best known for his role as the fourth incarnation of the Doctor in the science fiction television series "Doctor Who", which he played from 1974 to 1981


1977

Melvyn Bragg - He presented the BBC arts show "The Lively Arts", a series that included the first ever televised documentary on "Doctor Who" broadcast in 1977, "Whose Doctor Who"


1980

Kate O'Mara - She is perhaps most widely known for her role as Caress Morell, the scheming sister of Alexis Colby in the 1980s American primetime soap opera "Dynasty", though is known for playing other villains such as the Rani in "Doctor Who" and Laura Wilde in "Howards' Way"

 

Tom Baker - In December 1980 he married Lalla Ward who had co-starred in "Doctor Who" with him for two years


1981

Russell T Davies - The show was more successful than its 1981 predecessor "K-9 and Company"; it received more favourable reviews than "Torchwood" and a significant periphery demographic that compared the show to 1970s "Doctor Who" episodes

 

Tom Baker - When John Nathan-Turner took over as producer of "Doctor Who" in 1981, Tom Baker was infuriated by the changes made to his wardrobe


1982

Richard Todd - Todd continued to act on television, including roles in "Virtual Murder", "Silent Witness", and in the "Doctor Who" story "Kinda" in 1982


1983

Patrick Troughton - He agreed to attend "Doctor Who" conventions including the show's 20th anniversary celebrations at Longleat in 1983

 

Bob Mills (comedian) - In 1983 Bob played a villain as Lon's Bodyguard in Doctor Who opposite Peter Davison as The Doctor and Martin Clunes as Lon.

 

Jon Pertwee - The actor Henry Ainley, a close friend of his father, was his godfather and Ainley's son Anthony appeared alongside Pertwee in the 1983 Doctor Who anniversary story "The Five Doctors"


1984

Peter Davison - After Davison left "Doctor Who" in 1984, he did not work on another popular series until 1986, when he played Dr Stephen Daker, the ingenuous hero of "A Very Peculiar Practice", written by Andrew Davies


1985

Kate O'Mara - In 1985, she played the Rani in the "Doctor Who" adventure "The Mark of the Rani"

 

Colin Baker - The Controller of BBC One at the time, Michael Grade, criticised "Doctor Who", saying that, the programme had become overly violent, with farcical storylines during season 22 in 1985


1986

Tom Baker - In 1986, Baker married for a third time, this time to Sue Jerrard, who had been an assistant editor on "Doctor Who"

 

Sydney Newman - In 1986, the Controller of BBC One, Michael Grade, unhappy with the current state of "Doctor Who", wrote to Newman to enquire whether he had any ideas for reformatting the series, which was at the time struggling in the ratings


1987

Kate O'Mara - After returning to the UK, she appeared in her second "Doctor Who" story, "Time and the Rani" in 1987

 

Sophie Aldred - In 1987, she was cast as Ace in "Doctor Who"

 

Sylvester McCoy - McCoy became the Seventh Doctor after taking over the lead role in "Doctor Who" in 1987 from previous incarnation Colin Baker


1988

Sylvester McCoy - In 1988, while still appearing in "Doctor Who", McCoy presented a BBC children's programme called "What's Your Story-", in which viewers were invited to phone in suggestions for the continuation of an ongoing drama


1989

Colin Baker - From 5 June to 19 August 1989 Baker agreed to appear as the Doctor once more, in the stage play "Doctor Who - The Ultimate Adventure", taking over from original lead Jon Pertwee who had fallen ill


1990

Its airing of "The Talons of Weng-Chiang" was cancelled as a result of accusations that the story was racist; the story was later broadcast in the 1990s on cable station YTV. CBC began showing the series again in 2005 add something

 

Jon Pertwee - He presented the "Doctor Who" video releases "The Troughton Years" and "The Pertwee Years" in the early 1990s

 

Sylvester McCoy - In 1990, readers of Doctor Who Magazine voted McCoy's Doctor "Best Doctor", over perennial favourite Tom Baker

 

Verity Lambert - In the early 1990s, Lambert attempted to win the rights to produce "Doctor Who" independently for the BBC; however, this effort was unsuccessful because the Corporation was already in negotiations with producer Philip Segal in the United States


1991

Sylvester McCoy - In 1991, he presented the "Doctor Who" video documentary release "The Hartnell Years" showcasing selected episodes of missing stories from the First Doctor's era


1992

Tom Baker - Baker has filmed inserts for a video release of the unfinished "Shada" in 1992, presented the video release "The Tom Baker Years" and provided narration for several BBC audio releases of old Doctor Who stories

 

Colin Baker - He presented special "Doctor Who" videotape releases "Cybermen - The Early Years" in 1992 and "The Colin Baker Years" in 1994, with the latter a look back at his tenure on the series highlighted by clips and his memories

 

Colin Baker - In 1992, Colin Baker became the first Doctor to write a published "Doctor Who" story, "The Deal", as part of "Doctor Who Magazine"'s "Brief Encounters" series


1993

Four mini-episodes, running about eight minutes each, were produced for the 1993, 2005 and 2007 Children in Need charity appeals, while another mini-episode was produced in 2008 for a "Doctor Who"-themed edition of The Proms add something

 

Colin Baker - Another standalone BBV drama entitled "The Airzone Solution" appeared in 1993 and featured former "Doctor Who" actors, Jon Pertwee, Peter Davison and Sylvester McCoy

 

Sylvester McCoy - He played the Doctor in the 1993 charity special "Dimensions in Time", and again in 1996, appearing in the beginning of the "Doctor Who" television movie starring Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor

 

Jon Pertwee - In 1993, Pertwee was featured in the unofficial 30th anniversary VHS release of "Doctor Who" entitled '30 Years of Time Travel and Beyond'


1994

Colin Baker - Both featured the Sixth Doctor and Mel. In 1994 Baker wrote a comic strip, "The Age of Chaos" featuring the Sixth Doctor and Frobisher, and in 2001 contributed a story entitled "The Wings of A Butterfly" to a charity short story anthology based on Doctor Who, "Missing Pieces"


1996

American composer John Debney created a new arrangement of Ron Grainer's original theme for "Doctor Who" in 1996 add something

 

In 1996, & BBC television held the "Auntie awards" as the culmination of their "TV60" series, celebrating 60 years of BBC television broadcasting, where "Doctor Who" was voted as the "Best Popular Drama" the corporation had ever produced, ahead of such ratings heavyweights as "EastEnders" and "Casualty" add something

 

In 1996, the BBC applied for a trade mark to use the TARDIS's blue police box design in merchandising associated with "Doctor Who" add something

 

In the 1996 television film, the Eighth Doctor describes himself as being, "half human" add something

 

The Master returned in the 1996 television movie of "Doctor Who", and was played by American actor Eric Roberts add something

 

The serials "The Deadly Assassin" and "Mawdryn Undead" and the 1996 TV film would later establish that a Time Lord can only regenerate 12 times, for a total of 13 incarnations add something

 

Finally, the 1996 television film premièred on 12 May 1996 on CITV in Edmonton, Canada, 15 days before the BBC One showing, and two days before it aired on Fox in the United States add something


1997

Sylvester McCoy - McCoy's television roles since "Doctor Who" have included Michael Sams in the 1997 telemovie "Beyond Fear", shown on the first night of broadcast of Five


1998

In 1998, the Metropolitan Police Authority filed an objection to the trade mark claim; but in 2002, the Patent Office ruled in favour of the BBC. add something

 

Russell T Davies - Although the basis of several of his scripts derive from previous concepts, he claims that most concepts for storytelling have been already used, and instead tries to tell a relatively new and entertaining plot; for example, the "Doctor Who" episode "Turn Left" shares its concept most notably with the 1998 film "Sliding Doors"


1999

A Dalek appeared on a postage stamp celebrating British popular culture in 1999, photographed by Lord Snowdon add something

 

In 1999, another special, "Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death", was made for Comic Relief and later released on VHS. An affectionate parody of the television series, it was split into four segments, mimicking the traditional serial format, complete with cliffhangers, and running down the same corridor several times when being chased add something

 

Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy appeared together in the 1999 audio adventure "The Sirens of Time" add something

 

Steven Moffat - In 1999 he scripted the parody "Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death", which aired as part of Comic Relief's Red Nose Day charity telethon

 

Joanna Lumley - In 1999 she appeared in the Comic Relief "Doctor Who" parody "The Curse of Fatal Death" as the final incarnation of the Doctor

 

Big Finish's productions began with the release of "The Sirens of Time" in July 1999 add something


2000

In 2000, "Doctor Who" was ranked third in a list of the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes of the 20th century, produced by the British Film Institute and voted on by industry professionals add something

 

Verity Lambert - In 2000 two of her productions, "Doctor Who" and "The Naked Civil Servant", finished third and fourth respectively in a British Film Institute poll of the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes of the 20th century


2002

Edward the Confessor - In 2002, he was portrayed by Lennox Greaves in the "Doctor Who" audio adventure "Seasons of Fear"


2003

Doctor Who Magazine Eighth Doctor Special, Panini Comics 2003 Segal's negotiations eventually led to a "Doctor Who" television film, broadcast on the Fox Network in 1996 as a co-production between Fox, Universal Pictures, the & BBC and BBC Worldwide add something

 

Licensed media such as novels and audio plays provided new stories, but as a television programme "Doctor Who" remained dormant until 2003 add something

 

The ABC has periodically repeated episodes; of note were the weekly screenings of all available classic episodes starting in 2003, for the show's 40th anniversary add something


2004

Steven Moffat - In 2004 Moffat was signed to write for the revival of "Doctor Who"


2005

After the film, he continued the role in audio books and was confirmed as the eighth incarnation through flashback footage and a mini episode in the 2005 revival, effectively linking the two series and the television movie add something

 

After the series' revival in 2005 , it has consistently had high viewership levels for the evening on which the episode is broadcast add something

 

All the incidental music for the 2005 revived series has been composed by Murray Gold and Ben Foster and has been performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales from the 2005 Christmas episode "The Christmas Invasion" onwards add something

 

Following the success of the 2005 series produced by Russell T Davies, the BBC commissioned Davies to produce a 13-part spin-off series titled "Torchwood" , set in modern-day Cardiff and investigating alien activities and crime add something

 

For the return of the series in 2005, Murray Gold provided a new arrangement which featured samples from the 1963 original with further elements added; in the 2005 Christmas episode "The Christmas Invasion", Gold introduced a modified closing credits arrangement that was used up until the conclusion of the 2007 series add something

 

In 2005, the series came first in a survey by &SFX (SFX_(magazine)) magazine of "The Greatest UK Science Fiction and Fantasy Television Series Ever" add something

 

John Barrowman reprised his role of Jack Harkness from the 2005 series of "Doctor Who" add something

 

Since its 2005 return, the series has featured occasional use of excerpts of pop music from the 1970s to the 2000s add something

 

Since its 2005 return, the series has introduced new recurring aliens: Slitheen , Ood, Judoon, Weeping Angels and the Silence add something

 

Since the 2005 revival, The Doctor generally travels with a primary female companion, who occupies a larger narrative role add something

 

Since the relaunch of the programme in 2005, a new range of novels have been published by BBC Books add something

 

Since the return of "Doctor Who" in 2005, the franchise has produced two original "mini-episodes" to support Children in Need add something

 

Six soundtrack releases have been released since 2005 add something

 

The & BBC One broadcast of "Rose", the first episode of the 2005 revival, drew an average audience of 10,81 million, third highest for BBC One that week and seventh across all channels add something

 

The 2005 series is available in its entirety on UMD for the PlayStation Portable add something

 

The 2005 series reveals that the Ninth Doctor thought he was the last surviving Time Lord, and that his home planet had been destroyed; in "The Empty Child" , Constantine makes a statement that, "before the war even began, I was a father and a grandfather add something

 

The serial format changed for the 2005 revival, with each series usually consisting of 13 45-minute, self-contained episodes , and an extended episode broadcast on Christmas Day. Each series includes several standalone and multi-part stories, linked with a loose story arc that resolves in the series finale add something

 

Ron Moody - In 2005, he acted in the Big Finish Productions "Doctor Who" audio play "Other Lives", playing the Duke of Wellington

 

Russell T Davies - Under his tenure, "Doctor Who" won five consecutive National Television *awards between 2005 and 2010

 

Russell T Davies - When it premièred on BBC Three in March 2005, the first episode attracted 940,000 viewers, a record for a first-run drama on the channel, but was overshadowed on BBC One by the return of "Doctor Who" in the same month

 

"Doctor Who" finally returned with the episode "Rose" on BBC One on 26 March 2005 add something

 

Russell T Davies - The first episode of the revived "Doctor Who", "Rose", aired on 26 March 2005 and received 10,8 million viewers and favourable critical reception

 

Russell T Davies - In October 2005, BBC Three Controller Stuart Murphy invited Davies to create a post-watershed "Doctor Who" spin-off in the wake of the parent series' popularity

 

For the Canadian broadcast, Christopher Eccleston recorded special video introductions for each episode and excerpts from the "Doctor Who Confidential" documentary were played over the closing credits; for the broadcast of "The Christmas Invasion" on 26 December 2005, Billie Piper recorded a special video introduction add something


 

It has won every year since 2006 the Short Form of the Hugo award for Best Dramatic Presentation, the oldest science fiction/fantasy award for films and series add something

 

The 2006 series introduced a totally new variation of Cybermen add something

 

The Doctor has appeared in webcasts and in audio plays; among the latter were those produced by Big Finish Productions, who were responsible for a range of audio plays released on CD, as well as 2006's eight-part BBC 7 series starring Paul McGann add something

 

The concert aired on BBCi on Christmas Day 2006 add something

 

Roy Hudd - He appeared as his hero in the Big Finish Productions "Doctor Who" audio play "Pier Pressure" in 2006

 

Steven Moffat - In addition to his television episodes, Moffat has contributed stories to Panini Publishing's "Doctor Who Storybook" series, penning the short stories "What I Did On My Christmas Holidays By Sally Sparrow" for the 2006 book , "Corner of the Eye" for the 2007 volume and "A Letter From the Doctor" which opens the 2009 Storybook

 

In April 2006, "Blue Peter" launched a challenge to find missing Doctor Who episodes with the promise of a full-scale Dalek model as a reward add something

 

Russell T Davies - The show began production in April 2006 and was marketed through foreshadowing in the main story arc of Doctor Who's second series, which portrayed Torchwood as a covert quasi-governmental organisation that monitors, exploits, and suppresses the existence of extraterrestrial life and technology

 

Tom Baker - In June 2006, Baker once again expressed interest in the role in a guest column for "Radio Times", noting that he "did watch a little bit of the new "Doctor Who" and I think the new fella, Tennant, is excellent

 

Barbara Windsor - The "Doctor Who" episode "Army of Ghosts" broadcast on 1 July 2006 included a specially recorded clip featuring her appearing in character

 

The series debuted on BBC Three on 22 October 2006 add something

 

A concert featuring the orchestra performing music from the first two series took place on 19 November 2006 to raise money for Children in Need add something


2007

A new arrangement of the theme, once again by Gold, was introduced in the 2007 Christmas special episode, "Voyage of the Damned"; Gold returned as composer for the 2010 season add something

 

An animated serial, "The Infinite Quest", aired alongside the 2007 series of "Doctor Who" as part of the children's television series "Totally Doctor Who" add something

 

Finally, Peter Davison returned in 2007's Children in Need short "Time Crash" alongside David Tennant add something

 

In 2007, Caitlin Moran, television reviewer for "The Times", wrote that "Doctor Who" is, "quintessential to being British" add something

 

Newman and Lambert's role in originating the series was recognised in the 2007 episode "Human Nature", in which the Doctor, in disguise as a human named John Smith, gives his parents' names as Sydney and Verity add something

 

Sarah Jane Smith became the central character in "The Sarah Jane Adventures" following a return to "Doctor Who" in 2006 add something

 

The serial featured the voices of series regulars David Tennant and Freema Agyeman but is not considered part of the 2007 series add something

 

Susannah York - Also in 2007, she guest starred in the "Doctor Who" audio play "Valhalla"

 

Verity Lambert - And on Christmas Day 2007, in the "Doctor Who" episode "Voyage of the Damned", a dedication, to her memory, was shown at the end of the episode

 

Russell T Davies - His most notable commentaries of religion and atheism are "The Second Coming" and his 2007 "Doctor Who" episode "Gridlock"

 

David Warner (actor) - In 2007, he guest starred as Isaac Newton in the "Doctor Who" audio drama "Circular Time"

 

Sydney Newman - In the 2007 "Doctor Who" episode "Human Nature", the Doctor refers to his parents Sydney and Verity, a tribute to both Newman and Lambert

 

Verity Lambert - In the 2007 "Doctor Who" episode "Human Nature", the Doctor refers to his parents as Sydney and Verity, a tribute to both Newman and Lambert

 

Steven Moffat - In the "Doctor Who Magazine" reader poll for the 2007 series, Moffat was voted as best writer and "Blink" as the best story

 

Kylie Minogue - She co-starred in the 2007 "Doctor Who" Christmas special episode, "Voyage of the Damned", as Astrid Peth, a waitress on a spaceship "Titanic"

 

Russell T Davies - The show was given a backdoor pilot as the "Doctor Who" episode "School Reunion" and premièred in its own right with "Invasion of the Bane" on 1 January 2007

 

Stephen Baxter - In February 2007, Baxter was announced as the author of what was to be the 100th story for Big Finish Productions' Doctor Who audio series

 

Series three began broadcasting on BBC One in the United Kingdom on 31 March 2007 add something

 

Ardal O'Hanlon - He appeared in the "Doctor Who" episode "Gridlock", broadcast on 14 April 2007, in which he played a feline alien named Thomas Kincade Brannigan

 

"The Sarah Jane Adventures", starring Elisabeth Sladen who reprised her role as investigative journalist Sarah Jane Smith, was developed by CBBC; a special aired on New Year's Day 2007 and a full series began on 24 September 2007 add something

 

It was followed in November 2007 by "Time Crash", a 7-minute scene which featured the Tenth Doctor meeting the Fifth Doctor add something

 

Tom Baker - "Doctor Who and the Giant Robot" was the first release in the range read by Baker, released on 5 November 2007, followed by Baker reading "Doctor Who and the Brain of Morbius" , "Doctor Who and the Creature from the Pit" and "Doctor Who and the Pyramids of Mars"


2008

A second series followed in 2008, notable for featuring the return of Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart add something

 

A second series of "Torchwood" aired in 2008; for three episodes, the cast was joined by Freema Agyeman reprising her "Doctor Who" role of Martha Jones add something

 

As a British series, the majority of its nominations and awards have been for national competitions such as the BAFTAs, but it has occasionally received nominations in mainstream American awards, most notably a nomination for "Favorite Sci-Fi Show" in the 2008 People's Choice awards and the series has been nominated multiple times in the Spike Scream awards, with Smith winning Best Science Fiction Actor in 2011 add something

 

Occasionally, regular-series episodes will exceed the 45-minute run time; notably, the episodes "Journey's End" from 2008 and "The Eleventh Hour" from 2010 exceeded an hour in length add something

 

Felicity Kendal - In 2008 she made a guest appearance in "Doctor Who" alongside David Tennant and Catherine Tate in the episode "The Unicorn and the Wasp"

 

Roy Hattersley - In 2008, Hattersley appeared in a documentary on the DVD for the "Doctor Who" serial, "Doctor Who and the Silurians", to discuss the political climate that existed at the time of making the serial

 

James Marsters - In 2008, he guest-starred in "Torchwood", a spin-off of the popular British science fiction television series "Doctor Who", first appearing in the episode "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang", as the nefarious omnisexual time traveller Captain John Hart

 

Verity Lambert - The 2008 DVD release of "The Time Meddler", as well as containing the last commentary she made before her death, contains a short documentary feature "Verity Lambert Obituary" described as "A concise essay looking back over the career of one of Doctor Who's co-creators

 

Series four aired in the United States on the Sci Fi Channel , beginning in April 2008 add something

 

A Doctor Who Prom was celebrated on 27 July 2008 in the Royal Albert Hall as part of the annual BBC Proms add something

 

Russell T Davies - In September 2008, BBC Books, an imprint of Random House Publishing, published "The Writer's Tale", a collection of emails between Davies and "Radio Times" and "Doctor Who Magazine" journalist Benjamin Cook

 

It aired on CBC beginning 19 September 2008, although the CBC did not air the "Voyage of the Damned" special add something


2009

A third in 2009 featured a crossover appearance from the main show by David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor add something

 

In 2009, "Doctor Who" was voted the 3rd greatest show of the 2000s by Channel 4, behind "Top Gear" and "The Apprentice" add something

 

No full series was filmed in 2009, although four additional specials starring Tennant were made add something

 

So far only the new series from 2009 onwards are available on Blu-ray add something

 

Starting with the 2009 special "Planet of the Dead", the series was filmed in 1080i for HDTV, and broadcast simultaneously on & BBC One and BBC HD add something

 

The series moved to the Canadian cable channel Space in 2009 add something

 

Steven Moffat - A lifelong fan of "Doctor Who", Moffat has written several episodes of the revived version and succeeded Russell T Davies as lead writer and executive producer when production of its fifth series began in 2009

 

Verity Lambert - An unofficial film created by students Thomas Cowell and Joey Guy, entitled "Verity: Men, Bitches & Daleks", was made about Lambert in 2009, and charts her struggles during the creation of "Doctor Who"

 

Timothy Dalton - Dalton returned once again to British television in a guest role for the "Doctor Who" 2009-10 two-part special "The End of Time", playing Rassilon

 

David Warner (actor) - In 2009, he was the voice of Lord Azlok of the Viperox, an insectoid alien race in the animated Doctor Who serial "Dreamland"

 

A third series was broadcast from 6 to 10 July 2009, and consisted of a single five-part story called "Children of Earth" which was set largely in London add something

 

Tom Baker - In October 2009, Baker was interviewed for BBC Radio 4's "Last Word" to pay tribute to the deceased former Doctor Who producer Barry Letts

 

Michael Moorcock - In November 2009, Moorcock announced that he would be writing a "Doctor Who" novel for BBC Books in 2010, making it one of the few occasions when he has written stories set in other people's "shared universes"


2010

A revised version of Gold's 2010 arrangement had its debut over the opening titles of the 2012 Christmas special "The Snowmen", and a further revision of the arrangement was made for the 50th Anniversary special "The Day of the Doctor" in November 2013 add something

 

In 2010, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann came together again to star in the audio drama "The Four Doctors" add something

 

In 2010, Steven Moffat replaced Davies as head writer and executive producer add something

 

In 2010, a further such appearance featured Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor alongside former companion actress Katy Manning reprising her role as Jo Grant add something

 

In 2010, the Eleventh Doctor similarly calls himself "the Eleventh" in "The Lodger", while in the 2013 episode "The Time of the Doctor" the Eleventh Doctor is portrayed as aging because he has no more regenerations add something

 

The episode "Vincent and the Doctor" was shortlisted for a Mind award at the 2010 Mind Mental Health Media awards for its "touching" portrayal of Vincent van Gogh add something

 

Michael Moorcock - Additionally, a version of Cornelius appeared in Moorcock's 2010 "Doctor Who" novel "The Coming of the Terraphiles"

 

Michael Gambon - Gambon appeared alongside Katherine Jenkins in the 2010 Christmas Special of "Doctor Who", "A Christmas Carol"

 

Peter Davison - On 21 April 2010, Davison appeared in a party election broadcast on behalf of the UK Labour Party, following in the footsteps of fellow "Doctor Who" actor David Tennant, and Jon Pertwee's son Sean Pertwee


2011

A two-part mini-episode was produced for the 2011 edition of Comic Relief add something

 

During 2011 Children in Need, an exclusively-filmed segment showed the Doctor addressing the viewer, attempting to persuade them to purchase items of his clothing, which were going up for auction for Children in Need add something

 

In 2011, David Yates announced that he had started work with the BBC on a "Doctor Who" film, a project that would take three or more years to complete add something

 

In 2011, Matt Smith became the first Doctor to be nominated for a BAFTA Television award for Best Actor add something

 

In 2011, the theme tune charted at number 228 of radio station Classic FM's Hall of Fame, a survey of classical music tastes add something

 

Bill Bailey - Bill Bailey played Droxil, a Harvest Ranger from the Planet Androzani Major in the 2011 Christmas Special of Doctor Who, The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe

 

Neil Gaiman - Gaiman wrote an episode of the long-running science fiction series "Doctor Who", broadcast in 2011 during Matt Smith's second series as the Doctor

 

Simon Callow - He returned to Doctor Who for the 2011 season finale, again taking the role of Dickens

 

Colin Baker - In 2011 he appeared in "Back2Hell" which featured his "Doctor Who" successor Sylvester McCoy

 

In January 2011 the Mankind version was released as a digital download on the album "Gallifrey And Beyond" add something

 

Colin Baker - On 4 September 2011 at Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London , Baker accepted the presidency of 'The Doctor Who Appreciation Society' following Jon Pertwee and Nicholas Courtney in the role

 

In December 2011, it was announced that part 3 of "Galaxy 4" and part 2 of "The Underwater Menace" had been returned to the & BBC by a fan who had purchased them in the mid-1980s without realising that the BBC did not hold copies of them add something


2012

A 2012 article placed this childhood juxtapose of fear and thrill "at the center of many people's relationship with the show", and a 2011 online vote at Digital Spy deemed the series the "scariest TV show of all time" add something

 

Doctor Who star Matt Smith won Best Actor in the 2012 National Television awards alongside Karen Gillan who won Best Actress add something

 

In the 2012 episode "Asylum of the Daleks", every generation of the Dalek species made an appearance add something

 

The 2012 edition of CiN featured the mini-episode "The Great Detective" add something

 

Richard E. Grant - In August, 2012, the BBC announced that Grant would join the cast of Doctor Who for the show's 2012 Christmas Special, in which he plays a villain

 

Stephen Baxter - Baxter's Doctor Who novel, "The Wheel of Ice", was published in August 2012

 

Steven Berkoff - Berkoff appeared in the "Doctor Who" episode "The Power of Three", which aired on 22 September 2012

 

In November 2012, Neil Gaiman confirmed that the Cybermen would feature in an upcoming series 7 episode he has written add something


2013

War Doctor - Notably, in 2013, John Hurt guest-starred as an hitherto unknown incarnation of the Doctor known as the War Doctor in the run-up to the show's 50th anniversary special "The Day of the Doctor" add something

 

In 2013, the Peabody awards honoured "Doctor Who" with an Institutional Peabody "for evolving with technology and the times like nothing else in the known television universe add something

 

Subsequent animations made in 2013 include "The Tenth Planet", "The Ice Warriors" and "The Moonbase" add something

 

The Daleks' most recent appearance was in the 2013 episode "The Time of the Doctor" add something

 

The Doctor is currently portrayed by Peter Capaldi, who took on the role after Matt Smith's final appearance in the 2013 Christmas special "The Time of the Doctor" add something

 

The Eighth Doctor returned in the 2013 mini-episode "The Night of the Doctor" add something

 

This episode, "Nightmare in Silver", was broadcast in 2013 add something

 

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the show, a special 3D episode, "The Day of the Doctor", was broadcast in 2013 add something

 

David Warner (actor) - Cold War - Another 'sympathetic' role was in 2013, when he played Professor Grisenko in the "Doctor Who" episode "Cold War" in which he battled a revived Ice Warrior and struck up a rapport with the Doctor's companion Clara Oswald

 

Verity Lambert - For "Doctor Who"'s fiftieth anniversary in 2013, the BBC commissioned a drama based around the creation of the programme, entitled "An Adventure in Space and Time"

 

Sydney Newman - For the fiftieth anniversary of "Doctor Who" in 2013, BBC television commissioned a dramatisation of the events surrounding the creation of the series, entitled "An Adventure in Space and Time" and written by Mark Gatiss

 

Patrick Troughton - In 2013, the BBC commissioned a docudrama about the early days of "Doctor Who", as part of the programme's fiftieth anniversary celebrations

 

As of 1 January 2013, the modern series has been or is currently broadcast weekly in more than 50 countries add something

 

The missing episodes of "The Reign of Terror" were animated by animation company Theta-Sigma, in collaboration with Big Finish, and became available for purchase in May 2013 through Amazon.com add something

 

Neil Gaiman - Gaiman made his return to "Doctor Who" with an episode titled "Nightmare in Silver", broadcast on 11 May 2013

 

Alastair Reynolds - His "Doctor Who" novel "Harvest of Time" was published in June 2013

 

On 4 August 2013, a live programme titled "Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor" was broadcast on BBC One, during which the actor playing the Twelfth Doctor was revealed add something

 

On 10 October 2013, the BBC announced that films of eleven episodes, including nine missing episodes, had been found in a Nigerian television relay station in Jos add something

 

Sophie Aldred - The series' other main voice actor, David Tennant , previously played the Tenth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who. In November 2013 she appeared in the one-off 50th anniversary comedy homage "The Five Doctors Reboot"

 

Tom Baker - On 20 November 2013, Baker revealed that he would appear in "The Day of the Doctor", the 50th anniversary special of "Doctor Who", which aired on 23 November


2014

The Daleks' most recent appearance was in the 2014 episode "Into the Dalek" add something


2015

It has been continually updated from its release to February 2015 and features all of the Doctors as playable characters add something

 

In April 2015, Steven Moffat confirmed that "Doctor Who" would run for at least another five years, extending the show until 2020 add something

 

On 1 October 2015, it was announced that a spinoff series titled "Class" will be filmed in spring 2016 and broadcast later that year on BBC Three and will run for eight 45 minute episodes add something

 

The game and pack released in November 2015 add something


2016

On January 8, 2016, the series was picked up by BBC America add something


2017

In addition, Series 10 will debut in Spring 2017, with a Christmas special broadcast in 2016 add something

 

In addition, Series 10 will debut in April 2017, with a Christmas special broadcast in 2016 add something

 

On 6 April 2017, the BBC confirmed that John Simm would be returning in his role as the Master in the tenth series add something

 

On 7 September 2017, BBC Three controller Damian Kavanagh confirmed that the series had officially been cancelled add something


2018

On 26 June 2018, producer Chris Chibnall announced that the musical score for series 11 would be provided by Royal Birmingham Conservatoire alumnus Segun Akinola add something

 

Another recent game is called "Doctor Who Infinity", which was released on Steam on 7 August 2018 add something


2019

They continue to be a recurring 'monster' within the Doctor Who franchise, their most recent appearance being the 2019 episodes "Resolution" add something