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On This Day (USA) - 13 July



Death Comes To Time: At The Temple Of The Fourth premiered on BBC Online in 2001 at 12:00pm

The Shakespeare Code premiered on SyFy (East Coast Feed) in 2007 at 9:00pm

The House of the Dead premiered on Radio 4 in 2011 at 2:15pm

The brewery are shutting The House of the Dead, said to be the most haunted pub in Wales. A large crowd gathers for a seance planned for the final night, but Jack is determined to stop it going ahead. His strange behaviour puzzles Ianto and makes Gwen suspicious - until the ghosts begin to arrive.



Doctor Who Prom (2013): Concert Performance premiered on BBC Radio 3 in 2013 at 7:30pm
7:30 BBC Proms 2013
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, Louise Fryer presents a concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, featuring music composed by Murray Gold for the TV series and works by Bizet, Debussy and Bach used in various episodes. The concert also journeys back to the early days of Doctor Who and the ground-breaking work of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. With guests from the series, big screens and a host of monsters ready to invade the Royal Albert Hall. London Philharmonic Choir, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Ben Foster.
8:30 Proms Plus Intro: The Soundworld of Doctor Who. Matthew Sweet and guests look back over 50 years of the BBC series. Recorded earlier today at the Royal College of Music.
8:50 Doctor Who Prom: Part 2 Rptd Tuesday 2pm

 Birthdays
Joseph Lidster was 40 - 22 credits, including Writer for A Day in the Death(TW)

Joseph Lidster is an English television writer best known for his work on the Doctor Who spin-off series Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures.

His debut work was the audio play The Rapture for Big Finish Productions in 2002. Numerous further audio plays and prose short stories followed for Big Finish, for their Doctor Who line, spin-offs and other series (Sapphire & Steel andThe Tomorrow People).

In 2005, he started working for the BBC, writing tie-in material for Doctor Who. He made his television writing debut in 2008 on the second series of Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood and subsequently wrote three two-part stories for The Sarah Jane Adventures. 

He is currently writing for the new children's series Aliens vs Wizards.

From 2010, Lidster wrote the content for several tie-in websites relating to the fictional world of the television series, Sherlock.

From 2011 onwards, he was appointed co-producer, alongside James Goss, of Big Finish Productions dramatic reading range of Dark Shadows audio dramas.



Victor Lucas (died 2001 aged 81) would have been 98 - credited as Andor in The Face of Evil

Actor who appeared in the 1977 story The Face of Evil.



Fred Ferris (died 1978 aged 72) would have been 112 - credited as Bert Rowse in Planet of Giants

Fred Ferris played PC Bert Rowse in the 1964 Doctor Who story Planet of Giants.

Also worked on Our Man at St. Mark'sKing of the RiverThe Power GameDr. Finlay's CasebookThe Man in the MirrorTheatre 625Sky West and CrookedCluffMaigretBoyd Q.C.ITV Sunday Night DramaMary BartonThe Plane MakersZ CarsNo Hiding PlaceDixon of Dock GreenThe AvengersThe SaintMore Faces of JimDrama 61-67The LaunchingCoronation StreetThe River Flows EastSilent EvidenceJigsawSome PeopleThe Big PullA Kind of LovingOliver TwistA Book with Chapters in ItProbation OfficerThe World of Tim FrazerThe Small House at AllingtonEmergency-Ward 10Deadline MidnightThe Days of VengeanceITV Television PlayhouseThe Men from Room 13Private InvestigatorThe Widow of BathThe ScarfThe Grove Family


 Deaths
Linda Polan (died 2009 aged 70) - credited as Juno Baker in A Girl's Best Friend(K9&Co)

Linda Polan played Juno Baker in the Doctor Who spin-off A Girl's Best Friend.

Also worked on DangerfieldJacobThe Boot Street BandLittle NapoleonsA Likely LadRuth Rendell MysteriesKing & CastleTruckersScreenplayArtist's and ModelsBlack-Adder IITheatre NightAlbion MarketSummer SeasonJuliet BravoNaughty BoysAnd the Ship Sails OnLunaLast of the Summer WineWalterAngelsThe Gentle TouchGulliver in LilliputThe Olympian WayTake a ChanceCaleb WilliamsLadykillersHussyPlay for TodayThe CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young PeopleThe Cost of LovingSurvivorsRoomsA Private EnterpriseRainbow CitySir Arthur Conan DoyleTheatre 625United!Thursday TheatreEsther WatersOur Man at St. Mark'sDixon of Dock GreenZ Cars



Allan Selwyn (died 2002 aged 76) - credited as Guard in The Romans
Alan Selwyn was an actor and writer, known for It's Getting Harder All the Time (1976),The Sexplorer (1975) and The Casting Couch (1995)


Carey Blyton (died 2002 aged 70) - 3 credits, including Incidental Music for Doctor Who And The Silurians

Carey Blyton was a nephew of the children's author Enid Blyton. 

He provided the Incidental Music for Doctor Who and the Silurians, Death to the Daleks and Revenge of the Cybermen.

Outside of Doctor Who, he is possibly best known for writing the song Bananas In Pyjamas, which inspired the creation of the Australian children's TV series of the same name.



Frederick Schrecker (died 1976 aged 84) - credited as Julius Silverstein in The Web of Fear

Played Julius Silverstein in the Doctor Who serial The Web of Fear.