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Season 1 (1963-1964)


An Unearthly Child

Last updated 12 August 2014


An Unearthly Child

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An Unearthly Child

Series Episode Number: 1

First Broadcast: Sat 23 Nov 1963 - 05:16:20pm GMT on 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

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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.





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23 Nov 1963Radio Times Coverage
30 Jul 2013The Radio Times Doctor Who Cover That Never Was

23 Nov 1963

Radio Times Coverage

Radio Times clippings for the broadcast of An Unearthly Child on 23 Nov 1963

An Unearthly Child, BBC1, 23 Nov 1963 (Article) (Credit: Radio Times) An Unearthly Child, BBC1, 23 Nov 1963 (Credit: Radio Times)

 
30 Jul 2013

The Radio Times Doctor Who Cover That Never Was

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!

Dummy Radio Times (23-29 Nov 1963) (Credit: Immediate Media) Radio Times (23-29 Nov 1963) (Credit: Immediate Media)

LinkCredit: Doctor Who News



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