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BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Dominators: Part 4

by Norman Ashby
An adventure in space and time
Starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Walter Fitzgerald, Ronald Allen, Arthur Cox, Kenneth Ives
and Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury

Jamie continues his war on the Quarks - and the Doctor faces death unless he betrays him.

How Wendy caught the acting bug
Twenty-year-old Wendy Padbury, who as Dr. Who girl Zoe provides the glamour aboard the Tardis, was born in a highly suitable place for a budding actress - Stratford-upon-Avon. As a little girl, she used to stand at the back of the theatre and watch the plays - 'It was this that gave me the acting bug', she says. She then enrolled at a well-known stage school, where she studied singing, acting, and dancing, and it was the dancing bit that launched her showbusiness career.
She's appeared in many TV programmes, several West-End shows, and her latest film Charlie Bubbles, with Albert Finney, is due for release shortly. In her time off, Wendy has an interest in an antique shop, and she also plays tennis, and makes some of her own clothes.
And how does she feel about Dr. Who? 'It's very scary and exciting, but I'm loving it!'
Today's Dr. Who episode is at 5.15 on BBC-1
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Dominators: Part 1

by Norman Ashby
Dr. Who starts today a new adventure in space and time.
Starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Ronald Allen, Arthur Cox, Kenneth Ives
and Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury

The Doctor and his companions land on the peaceful planet of Dulkis and encounter a new enemy - the cruel Dominators and their deadly Quarks.

[Photo caption] Look Out! It's the Quarks They're Dr. Who's latest enemies in the new adventure beginning today at 5.15.

The Tardis excels itself and picks a very pleasant spot on which to land - the planet Dulkis. The Doctor has been there before and knows its inhabitants, the pacifist Dulcians, well. So he promises Jamie and Zoe that they can look forward to a peaceful holiday. But things are never what they seem and the Doctor discovers how he has been deceived. For the planet has been taken over by the cruel Dominators and their deadly robots, the Quarks, perhaps the most frightening enemy the Doctor has yet encountered.
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Invasion: Part 1

by Derrick Sherwin
Dr. Who starts today a new adventure in space and time
starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Kevin Stoney, Peter Halliday, Sally Faulkner
and Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury

The Tardis brings Dr. Who, Jamie, and Zoe back to England, but to England about 1975. They land in an area which belongs to International Electromatics, a firm that controls all the computers in the world. The area is protected by electric fences and armed guards. The crew of the Tardis innocently manage to hitch a lift from a lorry-driver who is terrified of something, but the Doctor can't make out what. The man's fear is justified for after he has dropped Dr. Who and the others, some guards shoot him.
The mystery deepens when they arrive in London, at the home of Dr. Travers. Travers has gone abroad but they meet there Isobel Watkins, a photographer. Her father who is a computer scientist has disappeared, last heard of at the International Electromatics building!
Naturally the Doctor decides to investigate...
BBC Television

Dr. Who: An Unearthly Child

by Anthony Coburn
An adventure in space and time
With William Hartnell as Dr. Who, William Russell as Ian Chesterton, Jacqueline Hill as Barbara Wright, Carole Ann Ford as Susan Foreman
See page 7

Dr. Who
In this series of adventures in space and time the title-role will be played by William Hartnell

Dr. Who? That is just the point. Nobody knows precisely who he is, this mysterious exile from another world and a distant future whose adventures begin today. But this much is known: he has a ship in which he can travel through space and time - although, owing to a defect in its instruments he can never be sure where and when his 'landings' may take place. And he has a grand-daughter Susan, a strange amalgam of teenage normality and uncanny intelligence.

Playing the Doctor is the well-known film actor, William Hartnell, who has not appeared before on BBC-tv.

Each adventure in the series will cover several weekly episodes, and the first is by the Australian author Anthony Coburn. It begins by telling how the Doctor finds himself visiting the Britain of today: Susan (played by Carole Ann Ford) has become a pupil at an ordinary British school, where her incredible breadth of knowledge has whetted the curiosity of two of her teachers. These are the history teacher Barbara Wright (Jacqueline Hill), and the science master Ian Chesterton (William Russell), and their curiosity leads them to become inextricably involved in the Doctor's strange travels.

Because of the imperfections in the ship's navigation aids, the four travellers are liable in subsequent stories to find themselves absolutely anywhere in time - past, present, or future. They may visit a distant galaxy where civilisation has been devastated by the blast of a neutron bomb or they may find themselves journeying to far Cathay in the caravan of Marco Polo. The whole cosmos in fact is their oyster
BBC One London

Dr. Who: Four Hundred Dawns

by William Emms.
An adventure in space and time.
Starring William Hartnell as Dr. Who and Maureen O'Brien, Peter Purves

The Doctor and his friends meet the Chumblies and the Drahvins.
See page 3 [text below]

Dr. Who meets the Drahvins when he lands on a strange planet at the start of a new adventure Galaxy Four.
BBC1 5.40
Today the wonderful space-time vessel Tardis and her remarkable commander Dr. Who resume their galactic voyage, interrupted by the summer. Long ago, when the stories of their adventures first started, the Doctor (William Hartnell) had three companions, but now he is reduced to two: Steven Taylor (Peter Purves), the space traveller snatched from the sinister grasp of the Mechanoids, and Vicki (Maureen O'Brien), the one-time castaway rescued from a distant planet.
Where their erratic craft will take the trio in the new series is only partially known. There is, of course, a better-than-even chance that they will come up once more against their traditional enemies the Daleks, and it is certain that they will be touching Earth again in one of the most exciting times and places of all legend - the 'ringing plains of windy Troy.'
There they will meet the valiant Achilles, Agamemnon, and the blustering Hector, and be near at hand when the Greeks bring off the most famous stratagem of all time - the introduction into the city of the Wooden Horse. John Wiles, who will take over production during this series from Verity Lambert, looks forward particularly to this story. He has for long been a keen student of the Trojan War and has produced plays on this subject for young people. However, for their first foray into the unknown the companions of the Tardis travel far from familiar earthly soil. Their vessel materialises on an inhospitable and supposedly uninhabited planet in distant Galaxy Four and, as always, the travellers' insatiable scientific curiosity leads them to start exploring. But they soon discover that they are by no means alone on the planet when they fall in with a strange entity called a Chumbley - one of a large corps of mechanical robots each of which is designed to carry out one specific task.
And these are not the planet's only other occupants: there are also the Drahvins, a race of beings dominated by females which has hit on the secret of endowing each individual with a fixed intelligence capacity, as in Aldous Huxley's book Brave New World. Three of these people appear in the nick of time to rescue the Doctor and his friends from the Chumblies, and to escort them back to the Tardis. One of them is the Drahvin leader, Maaga...
Galaxy Four is written by William Emms, and directed by Derek Martinus.

[Photo caption]
Cornered by a Chumbly...
BBC One London

Dr. Who: A Holiday for the Doctor

by Donald Cotton
An adventure in space and time
Starring William Hartnell as Dr. Who
with John Alderson, Anthony Jacobs
and Peter Purves, Jackie Lane
(See facing page)

[Article]
Today's new adventure sees the space-time travellers back in the days of the Wild West.

The bald facts of what happened on that bright afternoon of October 26, 1881 are simple enough. A group of notorious outlaws waited ranged along a wall near the O.K. Corral on Allen Street, their hands poised near their holsters. Against them came the lawmen, including Wyatt Earp, and the tiny gunfighter-gambler-dentist they called 'Doc' Holliday. It was the outlaws who fired first; and when the gunsmoke cleared after a short, sharp fight several bodies lay in the dusty street.

But just why the famous Battle of the O.K. Corral happened is still not absolutely clear. One fact that certainly isn't recorded in any of the histories of the old West is that Dr. Who (William Hartnell) was there, and the story of how this came about is told in the new adventure which starts today.

The Tardis, with the Doctor, Steven and Dodo aboard, touches down in Tombstone. The Doctor has a troublesome tooth, so he goes to have it seen to by the local dentist - who is, of course, none other than Doc Holliday. Soon all the Tardis travellers find themselves alarmingly caught up in the rumbling feud between Doc and the Clanton faction...

In this story, which has been written by Donald Cotton, Doc Holliday is played by Anthony Jacobs, John Alderson is Wyatt Earp, and Laurence Payne is the vicious gunman-for-hire Johnny Ringo.

(Author unknown)
BBC One London

Dr Who: Inferno: Part 1

by Don Houghton
starring Jon Pertwee
with Caroline John and Nicholas Courtney
Dr Who ...starts a new adventure today

An apparently motiveless murder brings the Brigadier to the 'Inferno' - a terrifying project to drill through the Earth's crust. The Doctor and Liz are already there as observers - but the Doctor has plans for a dangerous experiment of his own.
(Dr Who's Who's Who: pages 50-53)
BBC One London

Dr. Who: Temple of Secrets

by Donald Cotton.
An adventure in space and time.
Starring William Hartnell as Dr. Who and Maureen O'Brien, Peter Purves

Doctor Who and the Trojan War
BBC1 5.50
The time and space voyagers in the good ship Tardis come down to Mother Earth for their latest adventure - but to a world as remote from our own as any distant planet. The place where the vessel materialises this time is nowadays a not-very-exciting plain in Asia Minor; but it was not always so. Once, some thousands of years ago, it witnessed the most famous clash of arms ever sung by a poet: the Trojan War.
It is into this heroic age the Dr. Who and his companions are thrust in their latest adventure, which has been written by Donald Cotton. There are four episodes in the story, and the first of these sees them emerging from Tardis on to a sandy scrub-strewn plain. Near their landing place, an epic duel is in progress; the contestants are Achilles, champion among the Greek attackers, and Hector, the loud-boasting Trojan.
As curious as ever, the Doctor intervenes to check his position. His appearance abruptly decides the outcome of the fight. But it also does something more, for as a result he is hailed by Achilles as Almighty Zeus, come from Olympus to aid the Greek cause. From then on the Doctor and his friends find themselves becoming more and more a part of the great legend.
In this action-filled but not too serious tale, the part of King Priam of Troy is played by the distinguished actor and revue artist Max Adrian, while Paris - seen here as a character gone somewhat to seed in the years that have passed since he started the whole business by making off with Helen - is played by Barrie Ingham.
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Wheel in Space: Part 1

by David Whitaker
From a story by Kit Pedler
Dr. Who starts today a new adventure in space and time
Starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Michael Turner, Anne Ridler, Eric Flynn
and Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling

The Tardis, with its knack of materialising in some pretty unusual places, finds itself inside a rocket drifting in space and seemingly abandoned. The Doctor and Jamie emerge with caution and find that they are not alone. In the rocket is a 'Servo Robot' which seems curiously hostile. The rocket itself is drifting in the orbit of a wheel in space - a giant space station. What's the connection, and who's controlling the robot? Could it be that the Doctor's old enemies the Cybermen have something to do with it?
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Death of Dr. Who

by Terry Nation.
An adventure in space and time.
Starring William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill and Maureen O'Brien

The jungles of the planet Mechanus hide new and fearful terrors; and Dr. Who must die.
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Tenth Planet: Part 1

by Kit Pedler.
An adventure in space and time.
Starring William Hartnell as Dr. Who
with Robert Beatty, Earl Cameron
and Anneke Wills, Michael Craze

Dr. Who and party land at the South Pole - in the middle of a space shot!
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Steel Sky

by Paul Erickson and Lesley Scott
An adventure in space and time
Starring William Hartnell as Dr. Who
with Peter Purves, Jackie Lane

Dr. Who, Steven, and Dodo find themselves in a strange jungle.
See facing page
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The War Machines: Part 1

by Ian Stuart Black.
Based on an idea by Kit Pedlar.
An adventure in space and time.
Starring William Hartnell as Dr. Who
with William Mervyn, John Harvey
and Jackie Lane
with John Cater, Alan Curtis

London 1966, and Dr. Who and Dodo meet a revolutionary new computer - one that can think for itself!
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Faceless Ones: Part 5

by David Ellis and Malcolm Hulke.
An adventure in space and time.
Starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Colin Gordon, Wanda Ventham, Bernard Kay, Donald Pickering
and Frazer Hines, Pauline Collins

Dr. Who tries a last desperate gamble to save Ben and Polly.
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Ice Warriors: Part 1

by Brian Hayles
Dr. Who starts today a new adventure in space and time
Starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Bernard Bresslaw, Peter Sallis, Peter Barkworth
and Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling
See page 3
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Moonbase: Part 1

by Kit Pedler.
An adventure in space and time.
Starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Patrick Barr
and Anneke Wills, Michael Craze, Frazer Hines

Dr. Who and party land on the moon, but what is this new terror lying in wait for them?
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Evil of the Daleks: Part 7

by David Whitaker.
An adventure in space and time.
Starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
and Marius Goring as Theodore Maxtible
with John Bailey
and Frazer Hines

Dr. Who is turned into a Dalek - or is he?
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Mind Robber: Part 1

Dr. Who starts today a new adventure in space and time
Starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Emrys Jones
and Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury

The Tardis is in the path of molten lava and reluctantly the Doctor moves it, not only out of time and space, but also out of reality. The Doctor's explanation that they are 'nowhere' doesn't satisfy Zoe, but he warns her that on no account should she make any attempt to leave the ship.
Then Jamie sees on the scanner a picture of his Highland home. Zoe cannot see it. What she does see though is her home.
The Tardis crew have stumbled into a world where fiction appears as reality, where things exist only when men believe in them.
It is a world peopled with a race of monsters, the White Robots, with monsters from legend - the unicorn, the Minotaur, and the snakehaired Medusa. And with characters from fiction too, Gulliver, Rapunzel, D'Artagnan, Sir Lancelot, Cyrano de Bergerac (right, played by David Cannon)...
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Invasion: Part 5

by Derrick Sherwin
From a story by Kit Pedler
An adventure in space and time
Starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Kevin Stoney, Nicholas Courtney, Peter Halliday, Sally Faulkner
and Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury

Vaughn prepares a weapon against his 'allies.' Jamie, Zoe, and Isobel are trapped in the sewers by the Cybermen.

For this Dr. Who story more filming was done on location than ever before, and the production team were fortunate to have the co-operation of both the Army and Air Force on scenes that involved such equipment as jeeps, a transporter plane, a three-ton lorry, and a rescue helicopter.
BBC One London

Dr. Who: The Web of Fear: Part 1

by Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln.
Dr. Who starts today a new adventure in space and time.
Starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who
with Jack Watling, Jack Woolgar, Tina Packer
and Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling
See page 2






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