Doctor Who (Christopher Eccleston) – Rose and The End of the World

Almost a decade after the Paul McGann television movie, Russell T. Davies brought the series back to life with Christopher Eccleston taking the role of the Doctor, and this time around the new Time Lord is joined by a new Companion, Rose Tyler (Billie Piper). Davies continued to shift the story focus so that Doctor…

Doctor Who (Peter Davison) – The Awakening

  The Doctor (Peter Davison) encounters the entity known as the Malus on this two-parter that was written by Eric Pringle and that aired from 19 to 20 January, 1984. The Doctor, Teagan (Janet Fielding) and Turlough (Mark Strickson) arrive in Little Hodcombe, where a reenactment of an English Civil War battle is rousing the…

Doctor Who (Peter Davison) – Snakedance

  Teagan (Janet Fielding) falls under the influence of the Mara again in this sequel to Kinda. This four-parter ran from the 18th to the 26th of January, 1983 and was written by Christopher Bailey. Using Tegan and an alien named Lon (Martin Clunes), the Mara plans to steal ‘The Great Crystal’ which will help…

Doctor Who (Peter Davison) – The Visitation

  The Doctor (Davison) tries to return Teagan (Janet Fielding) to the 20th century, so that she can take up her position as flight attendant, unfortunately they land in the 17th century, and encounter a threat to humanity. This four part tale was penned by Eric Saward and ran from 15 to 23 January, 1982,…

Doctor Who (Tom Baker) -The Horns of Nimon

  This four-part story, which ended up being the final episode of Season 17 (as next week’s story, was never completed filming) was written by Anthony Read and ran from 22 December, 1979 to 12 January, 1980. The crux of the plot sees the Doctor (Baker), Romana (Lalla Ward) and K9 working to repair the TARDIS (the Doctor…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – The Sea Devils

  The Doctor (Pertwee) comes across the Silurians again in this six part-story, The Sea Devils, that was written by Malcolm Hulke and aired from 26 February to 1 April, 1972. Jo (Katy Manning) and The Doctor travel to a remote island off the coast of England where The Master (Roger Delgado) is currently incarcerated. What…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – Colony In Space

  This week, the Doctor (Pertwee) gets off Earth in his TARDIS, with Jo (Katy Manning) tagging along in this six-part adventure written by Malcolm Hulke that ran from 10 April to 15 May, 1971. The Time Lords restore the TARDIS’ travelling ability when they learn The Master (Roger Delgado) is up to no good again,…

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) – Inferno

  Season 7 and Jon Pertwee’s first as The Doctor comes to an end with this seven part story that was written by Don Houghton that ran from 9 May to 20 June, 1970. It was the first story to see the Doctor slip sideways through time and space and end up on a parallel…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Space Pirates

  Some fun model work and a plethora of space helmets highlight this penultimate tale of Troughton’s Doctor. The Space Pirates was written by Robert Holmes and ran from 8 March to 12 April, 1969. It’s bit of a lighter story, but I’m willing to take that in stride because the Doctor’s next adventure, is…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Dominators

  Season 6 opens with a five-part story written by Norman Ashby that ran from 10 August to 7 September, 1968. The TARDIS arrives on the peaceful planet of Dulkis, They arrive almost in conjunction with another spacecraft, one used by a power-hungry race that refers to itself as the Dominators. They and their robot soldiers, called Quarks,…