Wednesday, 30 April 2014

News Happy Birthday Ben Loyd-Holmes and Ilona Rodgers

Happy Birthday Ben Loyd-Holmes and Ilona Rodgers

Ilona played Carol in The Sensorites, a six episode adventure of Doctor Who back in 1964.

Did you know on this day in 1973, Episode 4 of Planet of the Daleks was broadcast?  It was Season 10 and starred Jon Pertwee as the Doctor with Katy Manning as his companion. 
Writer Terry Nation and Director David Maloney, the story told of the Thal Commando team discovering a vast Dalek army beneath an ice volcano.

In 2007 the second episode of the two part story Evolution of the Daleks was broadcast.  It starred David Tennant as the Doctor with Freema Agyeman as his companion.  It also featured Hugh Quarshie, Andrew ‘Spiderman’ Garfield, Paul Kasey with Nicholas Briggs.
Writer Helen Raynor and Director James Strong.

Dalek Sec has now been transformed into Dalek Sec Hybrid.  Plans are still afoot to transfer the Dalek DNA into the humans collected by the Daleks and pig slaves, but the Doctor thwarts their plans. 

Others celebrating their birthday today are:  Terry Pratchett and Paul Guilfoyle

©BBC Doctor Who 1963
Mark Campbell (2000) Doctor Who Pocket Essential Guide

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