Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 20 September 2013

Another round-up of the latest news and tidbits from the world of Doctor Who...

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  7. On 20 September 1854, Bartholomew Kitchen alerted Tsar Nicholas I to the naval action of the British, betraying his nation in the hopes that the Crimean War would finally end. (AUDIO: The Angel of Scutari)

    1921 - Visual effects designer Jack Kine was born.
    1925
    - Producer John Wiles was born.
    1955 - Actor David Haig was born.
    1986
    - Writer and script editor Dennis Spooner died.
    1993
    - Actor Salvin Stewart died.
    2000 - Director Mary Ridge died.
    2009
    - Actor Kenneth Seeger died.

    On 21 September, 2360, the Eleventh Doctor and River Song visited Calderon Beta. (TV: First Night, Last Night)

    1919 - Actor Nigel Stock was born.
    1945
    - Film editor Tariq Anwar was born.
    2006 - Actor Tony Lambden died.
    2010 - Composer Geoffrey Burgon died.

    On 22 September 1960, Tegan Jovanka, companion to the the Doctor in his fourth and fifth incarnations, was born in Brisbane, Australia.

    On her 46th birthday in 2006, Tegan was reunited with the Fifth Doctor when he found energy spikes on this date in Brisbane. Katherine Chambers, a friend of Tegan's who'd previously met the Sixth Doctor on 28 December 1984, had used the Cyber-technology left behind by that occasion to help "cure" her brother by converting him. She tried to do the same to Tegan to help with her brain tumour, and then move on to converting the whole world. The Doctor managed to stop her, and finally got a proper goodbye from Tegan.

    22 September was also the birthday of a British pop star named Billie. (AUDIO: The Gathering)

    1915 - Actor Emrys Jones was born.
    1917
    - Actor Edward Dentith was born.
    1925
    - Actor William Franklyn was born.
    1925 - Actor Stratford Johns was born.
    1927
    - Stunt arranger Alf Joint was born.
    1937
    - Actor Tony Caunter was born.
    1944 - Actor Frazer Hines was born.
    1959
    - Actor Ian Brooker was born.
    1974
    - Actor Stephanie Bidmead died.
    1982
    - Actor Billie Piper was born.

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  9. Doctor Who - The Crimson Horror
    On: BBC 3
    Date: Saturday 21st September 2013
    Time: 19:15 to 20:00
    Series 33, episode 11.
    Something ghastly is afoot in Victorian Yorkshire, as bodies are found with their skin a waxy, glowing red.
    Starring: Matt Smith, Jenna-Louise Coleman, Diana Rigg, Rachael Stirling, Catrin Stewart, Neve McIntosh
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