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On This Day (USA) - 5 December



The Dalek Invasion of Earth: Day of Reckoning premiered on BBC One in 1964 at 5:39pm, watched by 11.90 million viewers.

The rebel attack on the Dalek flying saucer has been defeated. London is crawling with Daleks and Robomen, and the Doctor, Barbara and Susan must escape the city.



Dreamland premiered on BBC2 in 2009 at 9:59am, watched by 0.50 million viewers.

Mastermind: 2014/2015 Episode 16 premiered on BBC2 in 2014 at 7:00pm
Specialist subjects are Doctor Who, lost rivers of London, Beatles manager Brian Epstein, and the Anglo-Zulu war of 1879. Hosted by John Humphrys.


Hell Bent premiered on BBC One in 2015 at 8:04pm, watched by 6.17 million viewers.

With both his hearts broken and everything taken from him, the betrayed Doctor musters up the strength to confront the Time Lords in a struggle that will take him to the end of time itself.



Hell Bent premiered on BBC America in 2015 at 9:00pm, watched by 0.85 million viewers.

Part 2. If you took everything from him, betrayed him, trapped him, and broke both his hearts, how far might the Doctor go? Returning to Gallifrey, the Doctor faces the Time Lords in a struggle that will take him to the end of time itself.


 Birthdays
Christine Stephen-Daly will be 46 - credited as Miss Myers in Sky(SJA)

Christine Stephen-Daly is an Australian television actress.

Christine grew up in Melbourne with her father Paul, an entrepreneur who was the originator of the world's first travelling tram restaurant in Melbourne in 1993; mother Rhonnda, a housewife; and three sisters Louise, Laura, and international model Emily.

Christine's first big break came in landing the role as Amber Kingsley in Pacific Drive. She appeared in a number of other Australian television programmes including FarscapeStingers andSomething in the Air.

She then came to the United Kingdom in September 2000 to have a break from the constant acting work she did in Australia. She had a guest appearance in EastEnders before landing the role as popular Lara Stone in the BBC One medical drama Casualty. A role which she played for three years, she then went on to appear in Cutting It. She has also appeared in The Bill as Kristen Shaw, a sexy drug baroness. She portrayed the role of Samira ShahbandarSaddam Hussein's second wife in the BBC drama House of Saddam. Christine also stared in the popular children's CBBC science fiction series, The Sarah Jane Adventures as evil alien Miss Myers. She also appeared in ITV soap operaEmmerdale in 2012, as a barrister Fisher when Chas Dingle and Cameron Murray go to court and are questioned about the murder of Carl King.



Christopher Guard will be 66 - credited as Bellboy in The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

Christopher Guard  is an English actor.

Educated at Latymer Upper School, Guard was a member of the National Theatre aged 20. He has appeared in Vienna 1900 (1973), Memoirs of a Survivor and Return to Treasure Island(1986). His roles are on television include the young David Copperfield in the 1966 TV serial David Copperfield, as Marcellus in the BBC adaptation of I, Claudius, as Ferdinand in the BBC Shakespeare production of The Tempest, as Ken Hodges in the medical drama Casualty and as Bellboy in the 1988 Doctor Who serial The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

He demonstrated his singing ability in the film version of Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music in the role of Erich Egerman. Guard voiced Frodo Baggins in the animated version of The Lord of the Rings (1978).

Guard has two daughters from his first marriage and one daughter with actress Cathy Shipton. His brother is the former actor Dominic Guard and he is a cousin of actress Pippa Guard.



Elaine Ives-Cameron (died 2006 aged 67) would be 81 - 2 credits, including Martha in The Stones of Blood
 Deaths
Barry Jackson (died 2013 aged 75) - 4 credits, including Drax in The Armageddon Factor

Barry Jackson was an English actor, best known to Doctor Who fans for his three roles in the series.

His film roles included: Ryan's Daughter, Barry Lyndon, Aces High, The Raging Moon, Mr. Love and Wimbledon.

TV credits included: A for Andromeda, The Mask of Janus, Adam Adamant Lives!, Z-Cars, Dixon of Dock Green, The Troubleshooters, Doomwatch, Poldark, Oil Strike North, The New Avengers, Secret Army, Blake's 7, The Professionals, Coronation Street, Enemy at the Door, All Creatures Great and Small, Minder, Bergerac, Lovejoy, Casualty, Peak Practice, Silent Witness, Kavanagh QC, The Bill, A Touch of Frost, Holby City, Heartbeat and Midsomer Murders.


Guardian Obituary



Eric Kent (died 2012) - 3 credits, including Technician in The Seeds of Death

Eric Kent was an occasional uncredited extra player on Doctor Who. His bit parts included roles in The Time Monster, The Seeds of Death and The Ambassadors of Death.

Other roles include The Comic Strip Presents...BustThe Love ChildThe BillDempsey and MakepeaceThe Adventures of Sherlock HolmesQ.E.D.Made in BritainVenomMetal MickeyThe Chinese DetectiveWolcottAgonyBurning an IllusionJuliet BravoThe Gentle TouchThe Wildcats of St. Trinian'sCribbDark WaterPlay for TodayConfessions from the David Galaxy AffairThe SweeneySecret ArmySweeney 2Law & OrderBlakes 7WarshipCarry on DickSpecial BranchSteptoe and SonSteptoe and Son Ride AgainWhoops Baghdad!DoomwatchThe Shadow of the TowerOn the BusesPaul TempleDoctor in the HouseJohn Browne's BodyThe Terrornauts