Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

Whoniversaries 1 April

i) births and deaths

1 April 1917: birth of Sydney Newman, without whom etc etc.

1 April 1926: birth of John Scott Martin, Dalek operator and rubber-suited monster extraordinaire.

ii) broadcast anniversaries

1 April 1967: broadcast of fourth episode of The Macra Terror. The Doctor floods the mines with oxygen and then blows them up, killing the Macra.

1 April 1972: broadcast of sixth episode of The Sea Devils. The Doctor sabotages the Sea Devils' base and it explodes killing them all; he and the Master escape.

iii) date specified in canon

1 April 1963: setting of First Doctor novella Time and Relative (2001), by Kim Newman.
Tags: doctor who, doctor who: anniversaries

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