Monday, 31 July 2017

Doctor Who On This Day #213

1970 The Moonbase, Episode 4 and The Macra Terror, Episode 2 both
repeated on TV1 (NZ); The Evil of the Daleks, Episode 5 repeated and Episode
7 first screened, both on TV1; The Mind Robber, Episode 5 repeated on ABC;
and The Invasion, Episodes 1, 3 and 4 repeated, and Episode 5 first screened,
all on ABC
1975 Dr. Who and the Daleks screened on Ten
1977 The Time Warrior, Part 4, Death to the Daleks, Parts 1 and 4, The 
Monster of Peladon, Part 1 and Genesis of the Daleks, Part 3 all repeated
on ABC
1978 - The Monster of Peladon, Part 2 and Genesis of the Daleks, Parts 1
and 3 all repeated on ABC
1979 - The Monster of Peladon, Part 6 and Planet of the Spiders, Parts 1
and 3 all repeated on ABC
1980 Terror of the ZygonsPart 1 repeated on WTTW 11; and The Power 
of Kroll, Part 4 and The Armageddon Factor, Part 2 both repeated on ABC
1981 - Horror of Fang Rock, Part 3 repeated on KQED Plus
1982 RobotPart 1 repeated on KQED Plus
1984 The Power of Kroll, Part 4 repeated on KQED Plus
1985 Frontier in Space, Episode 5 repeated on KQED Plus
1986 - Warriors of the Deep, Part 2 repeated on KQED Plus
1987 - The Three Doctors, Episode 3 repeated on KQED Plus
1988 - The Rescue Omnibus repeated on KQED Plus
1989 Death to the Daleks Omnibus repeated on WTTW 11; and The Talons 
of Weng-Chiang, Part 5 repeated on ABC
1990 Spearhead from Space, Episode 1 repeated on KQED Plus; and
The Armageddon Factor, Part 5 repeated on ABC
1991 The Brain of Morbius, Part 2 repeated on TV de Galicia; and Kinda,
Part 1 repeated on KQED Plus
1992 - Death to the Daleks, Part 4 repeated on KQED Plus
1993 - Terror of the Vervoids Omnibus repeated on KQED Plus; and Survival
Part 1 repeated on RTL TV
1994 The Keeper of Traken Omnibus repeated on UK Gold
1995 The Time Warrior, Part 3 repeated on UK Gold; and Four to Doomsday
Omnibus repeated on KQED Plus
1997 The Seeds of Doom, Part 4 repeated on UK Gold; and The Hand of Fear
Part 2 repeated on UKTV (Aus)
1998 The War Machines, Episode 3 repeated on Space; and Ghost Light,
Part 3 repeated on UKTV (Aus)
1999 The Dalek Invasion of Earth, Episode 5: The Waking Ally repeated
on Space; The Time Monster, Episodes 2 and 3 both repeated on Iowa PTV;
Invasion of the Dinosaurs, Parts 2 to 6 all repeated on MPT; Genesis of the 
Daleks, Part 3 repeated on Colorado PTV and Part 4 repeated on BBC Choice
and Colorado PTV; Revenge of the Cybermen, Parts 1 and 2 both repeated on
BBC America; The Brain of Morbius, Part 4 first screened on Prairie PTV; The 
Androids of Tara, Part 4 repeated on BBC Prime; and Castrovalva Omnibus
repeated on UKTV (Aus)
2000 The ArkEpisode 1: The Steel Sky repeated on Prime; The Mind of 
Evil, Episode 4 repeated on UKTV (Aus); The Hand of Fear, Parts 1 and 2
both repeated on BBC America; and The Twin Dilemma Omnibus repeated
on KQED Plus
2001 Warriors' GatePart 1 repeated on UKTV (Aus)
2002 Robot, Part 3 repeated on BBC Kids (Can); and The Curse of Fenric
Part 2 repeated on BBC Prime
2003 Revenge of the Cybermen, Part 3 repeated on Tele 5; and The Stones
of BloodParts 3 and 4 both repeated on BBC Kids (Can)
2004 Four to Doomsday Omnibus repeated on UK Gold
2005 Terror of the Autons Omnibus repeated on MPT; Planet of Fire, Parts
3 and 4 both repeated on Iowa PTV; Mindwarp Omnibus repeated on UK Gold; and The Unquiet Dead repeated on BBC3
2007 Aliens of London and Doctor Who Confidential: I Get A Sidekick Out 
Of You both repeated on BBC3; World War Three repeated on UKTV (Aus);
and The Long Game repeated on UK Gold
2008 The Monster of Peladon, Parts 2 and 3 both first screened on MTV3 
SciFi and TV4; and Bad Wolf repeated on UK Gold
2009 The Parting of the Ways and Doctor Who Confidential: The Last Battle 
both repeated on BBC3; Rise of the Cybermen and The Age of Steel both 
repeated on France 4; Doomsday and Doctor Who Confidential: Finale both 
repeated on UNC-MX; Human Nature and Doctor Who Confidential: Alter Ego 
both repeated on WGVU; and The Fires of Pompeii repeated on Syfy (US)
2010 The Shakespeare Code and Doctor Who Confidential: Stage Fright 
both repeated on WGVU; Gridlock and Daleks in Manhattan both repeated
on AXN SciFi (Pol); and Turn Left first screened on OETA;
2011 The Two Doctors, Parts 3 to 6 (of 6), The Mark of the Rani Omnibus
and TimelashParts 1 and 2 (of 4) all repeated on MTV3 SciFi, TV2 and TV4;
Flesh and Stone repeated on Idaho PTV; Vincent and the Doctor repeated on
MPTV; and The Big Bang repeated on BBC3
2012 The Mysterious Planet, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated on Syfy (Aus);
World War Three and The Next Doctor both repeated on UKTV (Aus); The Long 
Game and Flesh and Stone both repeated on Watch; Planet of the OodTurn 
Left and The Stolen Earth all repeated on BBC America; The Time of Angels 
and Doctor Who Confidential Cutdown: Eyes Wide Open both repeated on
ABC2; and Greatest Moments: The Companions repeated on BBC3

2013 Aliens of London repeated on France 4; The Age of Steel repeated
on ABC2; Love & Monsters repeated on RAI4; 42 repeated on Watch; The 
Family of Blood repeated on BBC Entertainment Latin America; Victory of the 
Daleks repeated on Syfy (Portugal); The Hungry Earth first screened on Karusel;
The Pandorica Opens repeated on BBC Entertainment LA HD and Syfy (Ben);
The Big Bang repeated on BBC Entertainment LA HD; The Impossible Astronaut 
repeated on Syfy (Spain); and The Name of the Doctor first screened on Fox
(FRG)
2014 100,000 BC, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated on Horror; The Robots of 
Death, Part 3 and The Impossible Planet both repeated on Syfy (Aus); The Age
 of Steel repeated on YLE TV2; Utopia repeated on Watch; Forest of the Dead
repeated on RAI4; The Stolen Earth and Journey's End both repeated on TV3 (Spain); The End of Time, Part 2 repeated on BBC Entertainment Latin America HD; The Time of Angels repeated on Karusel; The Vampires of Venice and
Amy's Choice both repeated on BBC America; The Hungry Earth repeated on
BBC America and KCPT2; The Lodger repeated on Syfy (Portugal); The 
Impossible Astronaut repeated on BBC Entertainment South Africa; and
Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS repeated on Syfy (Spain)
2015 The Sensorites, Episode 7: A Desperate Venture and Planet of Giants
Episode 1 both repeated on Retro TV; Terror of the Autons Omnibus repeated
on UNC-MX; The Sun MakersParts 1 and 2 both repeated on Horror; The Age 
of Steel repeated on Disney XD (US); The Shakespeare Code repeated on
Watch; Voyage of the Damned repeated on FX (India); The Waters of Mars
 repeated on KCPT2; The Eleventh Hour, The Lodger, The Pandorica Opens,
The Big Bang and A Christmas Carol all repeated on Syfy (Aus); The Time 
of Angels repeated on KLRU; The Impossible AstronautThe Angels Take Manhattan and Hide all repeated on BBC Nordic HD and BBC Polska HD; The God Complex repeated on TV Cultura; Dinosaurs on a Spaceship repeated
on BBC America, BBC Nordic HD, BBC Polska HD and ABC2; A Town Called Mercy repeated on BBC America; The Bells of Saint John repeated on Prime; 
Nightmare in Silver and Doctor Who Confidential: About a Boy both repeated
on BBC Entertainment Asia Pacific; and The Timey Wimey Stuff of Doctor 
Who and The Destinations of Doctor Who both repeated on UKTV (NZ)

2016 InfernoEpisodes 6 and 7 both repeated on MPTV; Colony in Space
Episodes 1 and 2 both repeated on WVPB and Episode 6 repeated on Retro 
TV; The Daemons, Episodes 1 to 3 all repeated on Retro TV; The Ark in Space
Omnibus repeated on WILL and Iowa PTV; The Sontaran Experiment Omnibus
repeated on Iowa PTV; Revenge of the Cybermen Omnibus repeated on WXXI; 
The Android Invasion Omnibus repeated on KERA; The Masque of Mandragora
Part 3 repeated on KRWG; The Deadly Assassin Omnibus repeated on WFWA;
 The Robots of Death Omnibus repeated on WSRE; The Talons of Weng-Chiang
Omnibus repeated on WYCC; Horror of Fang Rock, Part 4 repeated on KPTS;
 City of Death Omnibus repeated on Idaho PTV; Battlefield, Parts 1 and 2 both repeated on KBTC; The Idiot's Lantern repeated on KNCT; Human Nature, The Family of Blood, BlinkUtopia and Last of the Time Lords all repeated on EBRU;
The Sound of Drums repeated on EBRU and KCPT; Flesh and Stone repeated on 
BBC Entertainment Asia Pacific; The Big BangChristmas Carol and Doctor 
Who Explained all repeated on AXN Mystery; The Angels Take Manhattan, The 
Bells of Saint John, The Rings of Akhaten and Cold War all repeated on Watch; 
Hide and Time Heist both repeated on Syfy (Aus); and Under the Lake and 
Before the Flood both repeated on BBC First (Middle East)
2017 - The SiluriansEpisode 4 repeated on Jones! too (NZ); InfernoEpisodes
3 and 4 and Resurrection of the Daleks, Parts 3 and 4 (of 4) all repeated on 
Retro TV; Timelash Omnibus repeated on WETA-UK; Human Nature repeated on Syfy (Aus); Victory of the DaleksThe Time of AngelsFlesh and Stone,
 The Vampires of VeniceAmy's Choice and The Hungry Earth all repeated on
BBC America; The Time of the Doctor and Deep Breath both repeateon RAI4;
The Girl Who Died, World Enough and Time and The Doctor Falls all repeated on Syfy (Latin America); and The Husbands of River Song repeated on BBC 
Polska HD

Sunday, 30 July 2017

Doctor Who Vs. Brighton Rock

Sir Richard Attenborough (1923-2014) and William Hartnell, the
first actor to portray the Doctor, appeared together in the original 
film version of Graham Greene's 
Brighton Rock, which was shown 
on the Talking Pictures TV channel 
last night.
Attenborough played 'Pinkie' Brown (pictured right), and Hartnell (1908-1975) was Dallow (left). 
Other co-stars with Doctor Who 
connections here are Nigel Stock (Cubitt) and Alan Wheatley (Hale) - Professor Hayter in Time Flight,
and Temmosus in The Daleks.
Released in 2011, a modern remake (co-produced by StudioCanal, BBC Films and Kudos) featured John Hurt
Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough, Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, and five Doctor 
Who cast connections:
  • Nonso Anozie was Hydroflax in The Husbands of River Song
  • Phil Davis was Lucius Petrus Dextrus in The Fires of Pompeii
  • Maurice Roeves was Stotz in The Caves of Androzani
  • Adrian Schiller was Uncle in The Doctor's Wife
  • Steven Robertson was Pritchard in Under the Lake and Before the Flood

Doctor Who On This Day #212

1965 The Daleks, Episode 4: The Ambush and The Aztecs, Episodes 
2 and 3 all repeated on ABC
1968 The Faceless Ones, Episode 6 repeated on ABC
1971 - Spearhead from Space, Episode 4 repeated on BBC1
1978 - Genesis of the Daleks, Part 2 repeated on ABC
1979 - The Monster of Peladon, Parts 5 and 6 and Planet of the Spiders, Part 
2 all repeated on ABC
1980 Genesis of the Daleks, Part 6 repeated on WTTW 11; and The Power 
of Kroll, Part 3 and The Armageddon Factor, Part 1 both repeated on ABC
1981 - Horror of Fang Rock, Part 2 repeated on KQED Plus
1982 LogopolisPart 4 repeated on KQED Plus
1983 - Horror of Fang Rock, Part 4 repeated on KQED Plus 
1984 The Creature from the Pit Omnibus repeated on WTTW 11
1985 Frontier in Space, Episode 4 repeated on KQED Plus
1986 - Warriors of the Deep, Part 1 repeated on KQED Plus
1987 - The Three Doctors, Episode 2 repeated on KQED Plus; and Revenge
of the Cybermen, Part 4 repeated on Super Channel (UK)
1988 - The Seeds of Doom, Part 1 repeated on Super Channel (UK); The
 Visitation, Parts 1 and 2 both repeated on ABC; and EnlightenmentPart 4 repeated on KQED Plus
1989 - Spearhead from Space Omnibus repeated on KQED Plus; and Horror
 of Fang Rock, Parts 1 and 2 both repeated on Super Channel (UK)
1990 The Armageddon Factor, Part 4 repeated on ABC
1991 The Brain of Morbius, Part 1 repeated on TV de Galicia; and Four to Doomsday, Part 4 repeated on KQED Plus
1992 - Death to the Daleks, Part 3 repeated on KQED Plus
1993 The Daemons, Episode 2 repeated on UK Gold; and The Curse of 
Fenric, Part 1 repeated on RTL TV
1994 The Armageddon Factor Omnibus repeated on KQED Plus
1995 The Time Warrior Omnibus repeated on UK Gold
1997 The Seeds of Doom, Part 3 repeated on UK Gold; and The Hand of Fear
Part 1 repeated on UKTV (Aus)
1998 The War Machines, Episode 2 repeated on Space; and Ghost Light
Part 2 repeated on UKTV (Aus)
1999 The Dalek Invasion of Earth, Episode 4 repeated on Space and 
Omnibus repeated on BBC Choice; Genesis of the Daleks, Part 6, The Curse 
of Fenric, Part 4 and The Antique Doctor Who Show all repeated on BBC 
Choice; and The Twin Dilemma, Part 2 repeated on UKTV (Aus)
2000 The Time Meddler, Episode 4: Checkmate repeated on Prime; The 
Curse of Peladon, Episode 2 repeated on TG4; Terror of the Zygons, Parts 3 
and 4 both repeated on KBTC; Pyramids of Mars, Part 2 repeated on KUED; 
The Android Invasion, Part 4 and The Brain of Morbius, Part 1 both repeated 
on WCET; The Seeds of Doom, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated on NHPTV; The 
Talons of Weng-Chiang, Part 2 repeated on Twin Cities PTV and Part 6 repeated 
on WQED; Horror of Fang Rock, Part 2 repeated on Lakeshore PTV; The Invisible Enemy, Part 1 repeated on WQED; The Invasion of Time, Parts 5 and 6 both 
repeated on Colorado PTV; Full Circle, Parts 1 and 2 both repeated on MiND; 
The Keeper of TrakenPart 2 repeated on BBC Prime; Arc of Infinity Omnibus repeated on MPT; Revelation of the Daleks, Part 4 (of 4) repeated on WUSF; and Ghost Light Omnibus repeated on UK Gold
2001 The Silurians, Episodes 5 and 6 both repeated on KQED Plus; and 
State of Decay, Part 4 repeated on UKTV (Aus)
2002 Robot, Part 2 repeated on BBC Kids (Can)
2003 Revenge of the Cybermen, Part 2 repeated on Tele 5; and The Stones
of BloodParts 1 and 2 both repeated on BBC Kids (Can)
2005 The Mysterious Planet Omnibus repeated on UK Gold; and Boom Town 
first screened on ABC1
2006 - The War Games, Episodes 1 to 5 all repeated on MPT; and Frontier
in SpaceEpisodes 3 and 4 both repeated on KBTC
2007 The Unquiet Dead and Doctor Who Confidential: TARDIS Tales both 
repeated on BBC3; Dalek and New Earth both repeated on UK Gold; and Bad 
Wolf first screened on WTTW 11;
2008 Death to the Daleks, Part 4 and The Monster of Peladon, Part 1 both 
first screened on MTV3 SciFi and TV4; Boom Town repeated on UK Gold; and
Turn Left and Doctor Who Confidential: Here Come The Girls both repeated
on BBC3
2009 Bad Wolf and Doctor Who Confidential: The World of Who both 
repeated on BBC3
2010 The Empty Child repeated on Syfy (Russia); Boom Town repeated
on UKTV (Aus); The Shakespeare Code and Doctor Who Confidential: Stage 
Fright both repeated on WGVU; The Family of Blood first screened on Space;
The Lodger repeated on Prime; and The Eleventh Hour and Doctor Who Con-
fidential: Call Me the Doctor both repeated on BBC3
2011 The Unicorn and the Wasp repeated on ABC1; and The Big Bang and
Doctor Who Confidential Cutdown: Out of Time both repeated on UKTV (Aus)
2012 The Mysterious Planet, Parts 1 and 2 both repeated on Syfy (Aus); 
Aliens of London repeated on UKTV (Aus); Dalek repeated on Watch; Forest of
the Dead and Midnight both repeated on BBC America; Victory of the Daleks 
and Doctor Who Confidential Cutdown: War Games both repeated on ABC2; and Greatest Moments: The Doctor repeated on BBC3
2013 The Unquiet Dead repeated on France 4; Rise of the Cybermen 
repeated on ABC2; The Satan Pit repeated on RAI4; The Lazarus Experiment 
repeated on Watch; Human Nature repeated on BBC Entertainment Latin America; The Eleventh Hour and The Beast Below both repeated on Syfy (Portugal); Amy's Choice first screened on Karusel; The Lodger repeated on
Syfy (Ben); The Big Bang repeated on Syfy (Spain); and Doctor Who Con-
fidential: Monsters Inc. and 'Ello 'Ello 'Ello both repeated on UKTV (Aus)
2014 100,000 BC, Episodes 1 and 2 both repeated on Horror; The Robots 
of Death, Part 2 and The Idiot's Lantern both repeated on Syfy (Aus); Rise of 
the Cybermen repeated on YLE TV2; Blink repeated on Watch; Silence in the 
Library repeated on RAI4; Turn Left repeated on TV3 (Spain); Victory of the 
Daleks repeated on BBC America and Karusel; The Time of Angels and Flesh 
and Stone both repeated on BBC America; Amy's Choice repeated on KCPT2;
The Hungry Earth repeated on KLRU; Vincent and the Doctor repeated on Syfy (Portugal); Dinosaurs on a Spaceship repeated on WSIU; Hide repeated on Syfy (Spain); and The Time of the Doctor repeated on BBC Entertainment Latin
America HD
2015 The Sensorites, Episodes 4 and 5 both repeated on Retro TV; Horror 
of Fang Rock, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated on Horror; Earthshock, Part 2, The 
End of Time, Parts 1 and 2 all repeated on Syfy (Aus); Rise of the Cybermen
 repeated on Disney XD (US); Smith and Jones repeated on Watch; Gridlock 
and Doctor Who Confidential: Are We There Yet? both repeated on UNC-MX; 
Journey's End, Part 1 (of 2) first screened on FX (India); Planet of the Dead 
repeated on KCPT2; The Girl Who Waited repeated on TV Cultura; The God 
Complex, Closing TimeThe Wedding of River Song and Cold War all repeated 
on BBC America, BBC Nordic HD and BBC Polska HD; The Doctor, the Widow 
and the Wardrobe repeated on BBC America; Asylum of the Daleks repeated 
on BBC America, BBC Nordic HD, BBC Polska HD, ABC2 and Jeem TV (Middle 
East); Hide repeated on BBC Nordic HD; The Crimson Horror and Doctor Who 
Confidential: Heartbreak Hotel both repeated on BBC Entertainment Asia
 Pacific; and Mummy on the Orient Express repeated on TLC TV
2016 The Ark, Episode 4: The BombThe Gunfighters, Episode 1: A Holiday 
for the DoctorPlanet of Fire, Parts 3 and 4 and The Caves of Androzani, Parts
1 and 2 all repeated on Retro TV; The Eleventh HourThe Beast Below, Victory 
of the Daleks, The Time of AngelsFlesh and Stone and The Husbands of River Song all repeated on BBC Entertainment Asia Pacific; Closing Time, The Wedding 
of River Song, The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe, Asylum of the Daleks
 and Dinosaurs on a Spaceship all repeated on Syfy (Aus); Day of the Moon, The  
Curse of the Black SpotThe Doctor's Wife and The Rebel Flesh all repeated on 
Syfy (Brazil); The Almost People repeated on BBC Polska HD and Syfy (Brazil);
A Good Man Goes to War, Let's Kill Hitler, Night Terror and The Girl Who Waited  
all repeated on BBC Polska HD; The Angels Take Manhattan and The Bells of 
Saint John both repeated on BBC Entertainment Europe; and Under the Lake, 
Before the Flood and The Girl Who Died all repeated on BBC First (Middle East)
2017 - The Krotons, Episodes 1 and 2 both repeated on KBTC; Frontier in Space 
Omnibus repeated on MPTV; The Sontaran Experiment Omnibus repeated on 
WILL; Genesis of the Daleks, Parts 4 to 6 all repeated on Iowa PTV; The Seeds
 of DoomPart 1 repeated on KRWG and WFWA and Parts 2 to 4 all repeated on WFWA; The Ribos Operation Omnibus repeated on Idaho PTV; The Pirate Planet, 
Part 1 repeated on KPTS; The Stones of Blood Omnibus repeated on WYCC; 
The Keeper of Traken, Parts 3 and 3 both repeated on Retro TV and Omnibus 
repeated on WXXI; Logopolis Omnibus and Resurrection of the Daleks, Parts 
and 2 (of 4) all repeated on Retro TV; Frontios Omnibus repeated on WSRE; 
World War Three repeated on The Box; 42 and Under the Lake both repeated on Syfy (Aus); Blink, Utopia and The Sound of Drums all repeated on One ARD; 
Cold War and Hide both repeated on W; Mummy on the Orient Express repeated 
on TLC TV; The Girl Who Died and The Woman Who Lived both repeateon BBC 
Entertainment Europe; Hell Bent all repeated on BBC Polska HD; The Eaters of 
Light and World Enough and Time both repeated on Syfy (Latin America); and 
The Return of Doctor Mysterio repeated on BBC First (Middle East)