Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

Whoniversaries 10 May

i) births and deaths

10 May 1935: birth of Terrance Dicks, author of Robot, Horror of Fang Rock, State of Decay and The Five Doctors, co-author of The War Games and The Brain of Morbius, script editor of Old Who from 1968 to 1974, author of over sicty novelisations of Old Who stories, fifteen spinoff novels, two stage plays and four non-fiction books (including The Making of Doctor Who, co-written with Malcolm Hulke).

10 May 1998: death of Dalek operator Robert Jewell.

ii) broadcast anniversaries

10 May 1969: broadcast of fourth episode of The War Games. The Doctor and Zoe start to explore Central Control, and in a chilling moment the Doctor and the War Chief recognise each other.

10 May 1974: broadcast of fourth episode of Revenge of the Cybermen, ending Season 12. The Doctor succeeds in deflecting the Nerva beacon so that the Vogan's missile destroys the Cybermen.

10 May 2008: broadcast of The Doctor's Daughter. The Doctor, Donna and Martha land on the planet Messaline where they are caught up in a war between humans and the Hath, and encounter Jenny, the Doctor's newly cloned daughter.
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