Doctor Who

On the 25th June 1966 the British television viewing public got their first glimpse of Polly and Ben in episode 1 of Doctor WhoThe War Machines. Anneke Wills and Michael Craze were originally cast in their roles back in May 1966 and went on to star in nine stories alongside William Hartnell and then Patrick Troughton.

The War Machines 25th June, 1966 -   First Transmitted 1 – 25/06/1966 17:35 2 – 02/07/1966 18:55 3 – 09/07/1966 17:35 4 – 16/07/1966 17:15 Plot The TARDIS arrives in London in 1966 and the Doctor and Dodo visit the Post Office Tower. There they meet Professor Brett, whose revolutionary new computer WOTAN (Will Operating Thought ANalogue) can actually think for Read more
The Smugglers 10th September, 1966 - First Transmitted 1 – 10/09/1966 17:50 2 – 17/09/1966 17:55 3 – 24/09/1966 17:50 4 – 01/10/1966 17:50 Plot The TARDIS arrives on the coast of seventeenth century Cornwall – much to the astonishment of Polly and Ben. Pirates led by Captain Samuel Pike and his henchman Cherub are searching for a hidden treasure, while Read more
The Tenth Planet 8th October, 1966 - First Transmitted 1 – 08/10/1966 17:50 2 – 15/10/1966 17:50 3 – 22/10/1966 17:50 4 – 29/10/1966 17:50 Plot The TARDIS arrives in December 1986 at a South Pole Space Tracking station where the personnel, under the command of General Cutler, are engaged in trying to talk down a manned space capsule that has got Read more
The Power of the Daleks 5th November, 1966 -   First Transmitted 1 – 05/11/1966 17:50 2 – 12/11/1966 17:50 3 – 19/11/1966 17:50 4 – 26/11/1966 17:50 5 – 03/12/1966 17:50 6 – 10/12/1966 17:50 Plot The TARDIS brings the new Doctor, Polly and Ben to the Earth colony planet Vulcan. The Doctor witnesses a murder and, investigating the body, discovers a pass Read more
The Highlanders 17th December, 1966 - First Transmitted 1 – 17/12/1966 17:50 2 – 24/12/1966 17:50 3 – 31/12/1966 17:50 4 – 07/01/1967 17:50 Plot The time travellers arrive in Scotland in the aftermath of the battle of Culloden. The Doctor gains the trust of a small band of fleeing Highlanders by offering to tend their wounded Laird, Colin McLaren; but Read more
The Underwater Menace 14th January, 1967 - First Transmitted 1 – 14/01/1967 17:50 2 – 21/01/1967 17:50 3 – 28/01/1967 17:50 4 – 04/02/1967 17:50 Plot The TARDIS arrives on a extinct volcanic island. Before long, the travellers are captured and taken into the depths of the Earth, where they find a hidden civilisation – the lost city of Atlantis. The Atlanteans Read more
The Moonbase 11th February, 1967 - First Transmitted 1 – 11/02/1967 17:50 2 – 18/02/1967 17:50 3 – 25/02/1967 17:50 4 – 04/03/1967 17:50 Plot The TARDIS arrives in 2070 AD on the Moon, where a weather control station under the command of a man named Hobson is in the grip of a plague epidemic – in reality the result of Read more
The Macra Terror 11th March, 1967 - First Transmitted 1 – 11/03/1967 17:50 2 – 18/03/1967 17:50 3 – 25/03/1967 17:50 4 – 01/04/1967 17:50 Plot The time travellers visit a human colony that appears to be a happy place run along the lines of an enormous holiday camp but has in fact been infiltrated and taken over by a race of Read more
The Faceless Ones 8th April, 1967 - First Transmitted 1 – 08/04/1967 17:50 2 – 15/04/1967 17:50 3 – 22/04/1967 17:50 4 – 29/04/1967 17:50 5 – 06/05/1967 17:50 6 – 13/05/1967 17:50 Plot The TARDIS arrives on Earth in 1966 – on a runway at Gatwick airport. Polly witnesses a murder in a nearby hangar and is then kidnapped by the Read more
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