GOOGLE DOODLE CELEBRATING FIFTY YEARS OF DOCTOR WHO
DOCTOR WHO AT THE PROMS
I’ve recently watched The Doctor Who Prom 2013 again, which was a concert showcasing incidental music from theBritish science fiction television series Doctor Who, along with classical music, performed as part of the BBC’s Proms series of concerts and was originally performed on 13 and 14 July 2013 and was repeated 21 November to celebrate to 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who. It was hosted by actors Matt Smith, Jenna-Louise Coleman, Neve McIntosh and Dan Starkey who portray the Eleventh Doctor, companion Clara Oswald, Madame Vastra and Strax respectively. THowevere concert also featured guest appearances by Peter Davison and Carole Ann Ford who portrayed the Fifth Doctor and Susan Foreman in the show’s original incarnation, both of whom received standing ovations for their appearance.
AN UNEARTHLY CHILD
To celebrate the fiftieth Anniversary of Doctor Who, the BBC are repeating the first ever Doctor Who episode ‘AN UNEARTHLY CHILD’. The first episode starts in a junkyard in Totters Yard ,London and introduces : the Doctor, schoolteachers Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright, who are concerned about one of their pupils at Coal Hill School named Susan , who seems to have a very alien outlook on England.Susan is precocious, but seems to have strange gaps in her understanding of the world, the teachers have come to her listed address to investigate. Here they encounter what they think is a police box . However The TARDIS proves to be no ordinary police box: and when Ian and Barbara enter, they discover it to be much bigger on the inside than the outside, They find out that Susan lives with her grandfather, the mysterious Doctor, a cranky, hostile, suspicious old man who appears to be a fugitive. To escape he takes the machine to the Stone Age Where they become involved in a brutal power struggle within a Stone Age tribe. In “The Cave of Skulls”, and are subsequently imprisoned by them in a large cave in this primitive Stone Age society.
NIGHT OF THE DOCTOR
“The Night of the Doctor” is a mini-episode of the British science fiction televisionseries Doctor Who. It was made available on BBC iPlayer and YouTube on 14 November 2013, as part of the BBC One lead-up to the show’s 50th anniversary special. Written by Steven Moffat, it starred Paul McGann as the DoctorThe episode, set during the Time War, shows the previously unseen last moments of the Eighth Doctor (McGann), and his regeneration into the War Doctor (John Hurt).
An Adventure in Space and Time,
As a part of the worldwide celebration of the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who the BBC will broadcast An Adventure in Space and Time, a docu-drama written by Sherlock and Doctor Who writer Mark Gatiss, , chronicling the inception and early years of Doctor Who. and starring David Bradley as the first Doctor William Hartnell, the drama follows the series’ first producer Verity Lambert- who was also the BBC’s first female producer – and director Waris Hussein as they struggle to get the innovative children’s show off the ground through the decision to introduce the idea of regeneration, allowing the series to live past any one actor’s portrayal.An Adventure in Space and Time will air on 21 November 2013 on BBC Two and BBC Two HD and be repeated on BBC America in the United States on 22 November 2013 . “