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Happy 80th Birthday Terrance Dicks

Terrance Dicks is a legendary figure in the history of Doctor Who, and today he turns 80. Initially hired as an assistant script editor, Dicks rose through the ranks, working as a writer and script editor on the show for many years. During his time on the show, he introduced a number of ideas that…

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Happy 51st Birthday, Doctor Who!

One year ago today, the Doctor was sent on a new path to find Gallifrey in the amazing 50th anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor – and fifty years before that, the doors of the TARDIS opened for the first time with An Unearthly Child on Saturday 23rd November 1963. It’s been fifty-one years to…

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Happy Birthday Sylvester And Sophie!

Not only were they inseparable as The Seventh Doctor and Ace during the 80s, they also share the same birthday. Sylvester McCoy took over as the Doctor in 1987 until the show ‘ended’ in 1989. He then returned for a brief appearance in the 1996 TV Movie and appeared in Peter Davison’s The Five(ish) Doctors…

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Happy Birthday, John Simm!

There have been many actors who have taken on the role of the Master. Most recently the character has been portrayed by John Simm, who is celebrating his birthday today. Simm, who turns 44 today, won the best actor award at the Valencia Film Festival for his film debut in Boston Kickout (1995). He best…

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Happy 71st Birthday, Colin Baker!

Colin Baker, who played the Sixth Doctor between 1984 and 1986, turns 71 years old today! Baker took over from Peter Davison at the end of 1984’s The Caves of Androzani, and after the show was put on hiatus, Baker returned in 1986 for the 14-part The Trial of a Time Lord series. This was to…

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Happy 28th Birthday, Jenna Coleman!

The Impossible Girl herself, Jenna Coleman, turns 28 years old today! Coleman made her first, surprise, appearance in 2012’s Asylum of the Daleks as doomed Dalek Oswin, and appeared once again in The Snowmen, as (also) doomed governess Clara, before the Impossible Girl finally stepped aboard the TARDIS full-time in The Bells of Saint John.…

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Happy 43rd Birthday, David Tennant!

Our third birthday this week – the Tenth Doctor himself, David Tennant, turns 43 years old today! Tennant took over the role in 2005 and became one of the most loved Doctors of all time, starring in three series and several Specials. He exited the role in 2010’s The End of Time, but Tennant made…

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Happy 56th Birthday, Peter Capaldi!

Peter Capaldi, the Twelfth Doctor himself, turns 56 years old today! Capaldi’s casting as the newest incarnation of the Time Lord was announced last summer – and he made his unforgettable cameo debut in the 50th anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor, before appearing post-regeneration at the end of The Time of the Doctor.…

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Happy 63rd Birthday, Peter Davison!

Peter Davison, who played the Fifth Doctor between 1981 and 1984, turns 63 years old today! Davison was (until Matt Smith) the youngest actor to play the Doctor, debuting in Castrovalva at the age of 29. After his exit in The Caves of Androzani, Davison has stayed in close touch with the show, appearing in…

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Tom Baker 80th Birthday Celebration Prints

A series of exclusive art portraits of Forth Doctor actor Tom Baker have been released in celebration of Baker’s 80th birthday. The prints, by photographer Oliver McNeil, are for sale as high quality art prints, each one measuring approximately 18 x 12 inches and available unframed or, in the UK only, framed. Each print will…

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