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.
The Doctor: Well, the difference is, when you die, you stay dead.
Clara: So does he.
The Doctor: We're on Gallifrey. Death is Time Lord for man flu!
Doctor Who shown on Tuesday, December 5,
1964: The Dalek Invasion Of Earth: Day Of ReckoningThe Daleks have enslaved Earth and plan to replace the magnetic core with a drive mechanism
2007: Army Of Ghosts (repeated)Ghosts are appearing starting an invasion
2008: Last Of The Time Lords (repeated)The new Prime Minister begins his reign of terror
2015: Hell BentWith the Time Lords' help the Doctor is prepared to fracture time in order to save Clara.
2021: The VanquishersAll hope is lost. The forces of darkness are in control. But when the monsters have won, who can you count upon to save the universe?