27 March 1935: birth of Julian Glover, who played King Richard in The Crusade (1965) and Scaroth in City of Death (1979).
ii) broadcast anniversaries
27 March 1965: broadcast of "The Lion", first episode of the story we now call The Crusade. Barbara is captured by Saracens; the Doctor, Ian and Vicki ask King Richard to rescue her.
27 March 1972: broadcast of third episode of The Claws of Axos. The Doctor and Jo are captives of the Axons; the Master offers to blow them all up, and the Brigadier agrees.