An Unearthly Child
An Unearthly ChildSeries Episode Number: 1
First Broadcast: Sat 23 Nov 1963 - 5:16pm GMT [BBC One]
Running Time: 23 minutes 10 seconds
Appreciation Index: 63
Chart Position: 114
Recorded on Fri 18 Oct 1963 in Lime Grove D
Archive State: 16mm t/r
BBC Genome Project: see entry
After discussing a strange pupil, Susan Foreman, teachers Ian and Barbara follow her to a junkyard. They meet her grandfather, the Doctor, and force their way inside a police box with frightening results.
|Characters include uncredited|
|Dr. Who||William Hartnell|
|Ian Chesterton||William Russell|
|Barbara Wright||Jacqueline Hill|
|Susan Foreman||Carole Ann Ford|
The 30th July 2013 edition of The Radio Times took a look at how Doctor Who missed out on having a front cover back in 1963, and presented a mock-up of how it could have been, presented below with the actual cover that graced the 23-29 Nov edition!