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Doctor Who Night

on BBC Two England

A celebration of classic science-fiction series Doctor Who, presented by Tom Baker, who played the Time Lord's fourth incarnation.
Ends 12.30am.
See Choice. Time gentlemen: page 27.

9.00 Doctor Who: Adventures in Space and Time
Documentary charting the history of the time-travelling maverick, including contributions from writers and actors who have worked on the series, plus clips featuring all the Doctor's incarnations.
Director/Producer: Michael Wadding (S)

9.40 The Pitch of Fear
First of three sketches written by David Walliams and The League of Gentlemen's Mark Gatiss. It is 1963, and a young TV producer has an idea for a family series. With Mark Gatiss , David Walliams and Paul Putner.
The Web of Caves is at 10.20pm.
Director Mark Mylod; Producer Myfanwy Moore (S)

9.45 How to Live Forever
Professor Tom Kirkwood, an expert on ageing, explains the scientific concept of regeneration that has allowed the Doctor to live on in different guises.
Director/Producer Teresa Hunt (S)

9.50 Carnival of Monsters
Recollections of the Doctor's most memorable foes - including the Daleks, the Sea Devils and the Cybermen - and how they were created. (S)

10.20 The Web of Caves
Comedy sketch centred on the various alien adversaries that have confronted the Doctor.
The Kidnappers follows Doctor Who at 10.30pm. (S)

10.25 How to Build a Tardis
Nuclear physicist Doctor Jim Al-Khalili explains how a blue police box enabled the Doctor to travel through space and time. (S)

10.30 Doctor Who The Daleks.
The final episode, shown in 1964, of the first story with the Daleks. Starring William Hartnell. Written by Terry Nation; Directors: Christopher Barry and Richard Martin.
(BW) (R) (S)

Followed by The Kidnappers
Sketch in which enthusiasm for Doctor Who goes too far. With Peter Davison.

11.05 Doctor Who
Feature-length adventure, first shown in 1996, starring Paul McGann as the Doctor. On New Year's Eve 1999, a British police box materialises in San Francisco.
Written by Matthew Jacobs; Executive producers: Alex Beaton, Philip Segal and Jo Wright : Director: Geoffrey Sax. (R) (S)

Doctor Who Night: Executive producer: Alan Brown.
Videoplus code for 8.55-12.30 (not PDC)
NOTE: PDC functions only on individual programmes
A Doctor Who double bill is on Tuesday starting at 6pm.


Presented By:
Tom Baker
Written By:
David Walliams
Mark Gatiss.
Mark Gatiss
David Walliams
Paul Putner.
Mark Mylod
Myfanwy Moore
Professor Tom Kirkwood
Teresa Hunt
Doctor Jim Al-Khalili
William Hartnell.
Written By:
Terry Nation
Christopher Barry
Richard Martin
Peter Davison.
Paul McGann
Written By:
Matthew Jacobs
Alex Beaton.
Philip Segal
Jo Wright
Geoffrey Sax
Alan Brown

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