Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

Whoniversaries 9 October

i) births and deaths

9 October 2009: death of Barry Letts, producer of Who from Doctor Who and the Silurians (1970) to Robot (1974-75), director of Enemy of the World (1967-68) and The Android Invasion (1975), writer of The Dæmons (1972).

ii) broadcast and production anniversaries

9 October 1963: filming starts on the eventually broadcast version of the first ever episode, "An Unearthly Child".

9 October 1965: broadcast of Mission to the Unknown, the only episode of Who where no member of the regular cast appears; Marc Cory discovers the Daleks' plan and tries to send a message back to Earth before he is killed.

9 October 1976: broadcast of episode 2 of The Hand of Fear. Sarah is rescued from the nuclear reactor, but the mysterious stone hand has other people it can control...
Tags: doctor who, doctor who: anniversaries

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