Friday, 2 May 2014

News Happy Birthday DJ Forrest & Doreen Freitag

Happy Birthday DJ Forrest & Doreen Freitag

DJ and Doreen are two of the writers of Project: Torchwood.  Today they celebrate their birthday with Paul Darrow (Blake’s 7 & Doctor Who) and Skye Deva Bennett (Torchwood).

Did you know on this day in 1964, Episode 4 of The Keys of Marinus: The Snows of Terror was broadcast?  It was Season 1 and starred William Hartnell as the Doctor with Carole Ann Ford, William Russell and Jacqueline Hill as his companions. 
Writer was Terry Nation and Director was John Gorrie.

The crew of the TARDIS must search for the 4 keys of Marinus in order to beat the hideous Voords.

In 1970, Episode 7 of The Ambassadors of Death was broadcast.  It was Season 7 and starred Jon Pertwee as the Doctor with Caroline John and Nicholas Courtney as his companions.  It also featured John Levene as Benton.
Writer was David Whitaker and Director was Michael Ferguson.

Astronauts returning from a Mars mission have been replaced by aliens

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

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