Thursday, 23 February 2012

On this day Thursday, February 23, 2012

 

Today in the 'Whoniverse'

Behind the scenes
1928 - Bernard Kay was born.
1974 - Part 1 of DW: Death to the Daleks was first broadcast.
1982 - Part 4 of DW: The Visitation was first broadcast.
1983 - Part 4 of DW: Terminus was first broadcast.
1984 - Part 1 of DW: Planet of Fire was first broadcast.
1985 - Part 2 of DW: The Two Doctors and A Fix with Sontarans were both broadcast.
1987 - Esmond Knight died.

Today in History

Historical Events
1455 - Johannes Gutenberg prints 1st book, Bible (estimated date)
1886 - London Times publishes world's 1st classified ad
1940 - Walt Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio," released

Famous Birthdays
1633 - Samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs)
1940 - Peter Fonda, actor (Easy Rider, Lilith, Wild Angels, Trip)
1967 - Tamsin Greig, English actress

Famous Deaths
1983 - Adrian Boult, conductor, dies
2000 - Stanley Matthews, English footballer (b. 1915)

Todays UK TV and Radio

Doctor Who
On: Watch
Date: Thursday 23rd February 2012
Time: 13:00 to 14:00
Forest of the Dead. Series 30, episode 9.
As the shadows rise, the Doctor forges an alliance with River Song. But who can stop the Vashta Nerada?
(Widescreen, Subtitles, Audio Described, 5 Star)
Starring: David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Alex Kingston, Colin Salmon, Harry Peacock, Steve Pemberton

Doctor Who
On: Watch
Date: Thursday 23rd February 2012
Time: 17:00 to 18:00
Forest of the Dead. Series 30, episode 9.
As the shadows rise, the Doctor forges an alliance with River Song. But who can stop the Vashta Nerada?
(Widescreen, Subtitles, Audio Described, 5 Star)
Starring: David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Alex Kingston, Colin Salmon, Harry Peacock, Steve Pemberton

The Sarah Jane Adventures
On: CBBC
Date: Thursday 23rd February 2012
Time: 18:15 to 18:45
Prisoner of the Judoon. Series 3, episode 1.
Luke, Clyde and Rani must fight their most fearsome enemy yet - Sarah Jane Smith.
(Stereo, Repeat, Widescreen, Subtitles, Audio Described, 2009)
Director: Joss Agnew
Starring: Elisabeth Sladen, Tommy Knight, Daniel Anthony, Anjli Mohindra, Mina Anwar, Ace Bhatti

Doctor Who
On: BBC 3
Date: Thursday 23rd February 2012
Time: 19:00 to 20:00
The Runaway Bride. Special Episode 2.
The Doctor finds himself with a new companion, Donna, but she's late for her wedding. As the Tardis races to get to the church on time, the mysterious Empress joins the chase, and it becomes clear that Donna is the key to an ancient alien plan to destroy the Earth.
(Stereo, Repeat, Widescreen, Subtitles, Audio Described, 5 Star)
Starring: Christopher Eccleston, Billie Piper, David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Sarah Parish

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