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.
On this day 16 August
- 1979: The Androids Of Tara: Part Two
Romana becomes the centre of a plan by Grendel to take the throne of Tara
- 1982: Earthshock: Part Two (3 - 4)
The Cybermen attempt to destroy a meeting on Earth by crashing a freighter into the planet
- 1983: The Visitation: Part Two
The Terileptils attempt to invade Earth by releasing the Black Death
- 1984: The Five Doctors: Part Three
All the Doctors are brought together to help, and stop, the President of Gallifrey become immortal
- 2006: The Parting Of The Ways
The Dalek race has been manipulating the human race in order to rebuild
- 2007: Rise Of The Cybermen
The Doctor and Rose face the terrifying Cybermen on an alternate Earth
- 2013: The Power Of Three
The Doctor spends time on Earth during a year long invasion
- 2014: The Time Of The Doctor
The Doctor's enemies are drawn to a message emitting from a backwater planet
Doctor Who on TV today 16 August 2018
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