Monday, 17 March 2014

News Happy Birthday Alan Barnes

Happy Birthday Alan Barnes

Alan was editor of Judge Dredd magazine from 2001 – 2006, and writer for Doctor Who  Magazine for five years.  He’s a writer of audio dramas for Doctor Who and audio stories, and writer of books, magazines and comics. 



Happy Birthday Alan, did you know that on this day in 1973, Episode 3 of Frontier in Space was broadcast?  It was the 67th story of Doctor Who.  It was Season 10 and starred Jon Pertwee as the Doctor with Katy Manning as his companion.  It also featured the Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart, Sergeant Benton and Captain Yates.  Roger Delgado also appeared in this episode as the Master.
Writer was Malcolm Hulke and Director was Paul Bernard.

It’s the 26th Century and Earth and the Draconians are fighting for supremacy of the galaxy.



There are no other Doctor Who or Torchwood cast or crew celebrating today that we’ve been able to locate, but others celebrating today are: Rob Lowe 50, Kurt Russell 63, Gary Sinise 59, Patrick Duffy 65



Have a fantastic day Alan!

Resources
©BBC Doctor Who 1963
Campbell (2000) Doctor Who Pocket Essential
Amazon



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