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The Zygon Invasion Consolidated Ratings

The BBC1 broadcast of 'The Zygon Invasion' added 1.8 million viewers in consolidated numbers to end up with 5.76 million viewers.

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The Zygon Inversion UK Overnight Ratings

The overnight numbers for Doctor Who on BBC1 yesterday were 4.13 million, up 0.16 on the previous week. More information can be read at Doctor Who News:

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The Zygon Invasion Overnight Ratings

Doctor Who saw a drop in overnight numbers in the Uk to 3.87 million. This was however still a 19.4% share of the audience, only slightly down on the previous week. More importantly, The X Factor on ITV which as scheduled directly opposite Doctor Who achieved just 5.63 million, which whilst it is more than Doctor Who, is significantly lower than might be expected for live 'event' TV.

A Complete Adventure in one Programme

Probably as a result of the Rugby World Cup hitting the initial audience for Series 9, the BBC has announced that Sunday at 3.15pm will feature a double bill of 'The Magicians Apprentice' and 'The Witches Familiar'. Or as we used to say back in the 1970s, 'a complete adventure in one programme...'

The Magician's Apprentice Catch Up Numbers

Last Saturday's episode has already added 1.1 million UK viewers who used the online catch up service - that takes the initial overnight figure of 4.58 million to 5.68 million. More viewers are likely to be added in the next few days.

Our New Celestial Toyroom Editor

I am pleased to announce that the new editor of CT will be John Davies. Readers will know John's work from recent editions of the magazine and also from his wider contributions to the SF genre. Of particular note is the recent book 'Blakes Heaven' which John edited. (And which is still available from Amazon - )

Back to the 80s - Next Guest

We are pleased to confirm our next guest for 'Back to the 80s'. From an early VHS video release of a 1960s story - Louise Pajo who was 'Miss Kelly' in Seeds of Death, will be joining us..

Latest Trailer

The BBC has released a new, fairly spoiler free trailer for series 9..

Back to the 80s - Next Guest

We are very pleased to announce that Mark Strickson will be attending 'Back to the 80s'.

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