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"Blink" tops Radio Times Nu Who poll.

As we approach 10 years of Nu Who, Radio Times readers have voted "Blink" as the story of the modern era.

The top ten in full:

1. BLINK (2007)
2. VINCENT & THE DOCTOR (2010)
3. THE STOLEN EARTH / JOURNEY'S END (2008)
4. THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR (2013)
5. THE EMPTY CHILD / THE DOCTOR DANCES (2005)
6. ARMY OF GHOSTS / DOOMSDAY (2006)

The Horror Channel on Freeview

Good news. The Horror Channel will soon be available on Freeview, meaning free to air Classic Who across the UK.

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2015-03-09/the-horror-channel-is-moving-t...

The return of Missy

The BBC have announced that Michelle Gomez is returning as Missy in the Series 9 two-part opener.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02kbm8s

What's All the Fuss About ...? An Introduction to Doctor Who.

"What's All the Fuss About ...? An Introduction to Doctor Who" is a new book about Doctor Who co-authored by former Society Co-Ordinator Ian Wheeler, and well worth a look!

http://www.fbs-publishing.co.uk/ourshop/prod_3725231-Whats-All-the-Fuss-...

Talking with Tom Baker

Tom Baker talks Big Finish and more in this lovely little piece.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8OD7RHnyfc&feature=youtu.be

Hartnell back up on iplayer!

The 16 minutes of William Hartnell's "Desert Island Discs" is now back up online. The BBC have also announced other finds, including the programmes of Louis Armstrong and the Rev. W. Awdry.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p009y3yj

William Hartnell "Desert Island Discs" episode found! - updated

Well, at least in part.

The BBC have made rediscovered audio tape of some 16 minutes of William Hartnell's episode of "Desert Island Discs", hosted by the legendary Roy Plomley.

The programme was last broadcast on the BBC Home Service on August 23rd 1965. To listen to this marvellous find just click on the iplayer link.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p009y3yj

Auction drawing to a close!

Bidding on most of the items in our online auction finishes today. If you haven't already had a look at the many splendid collectables up for grabs, then do have a look before it's too late!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/dwas_auction

DWAS Auction

The Society recently announced it was to place a blue heritage plaque at Riverside Studios to commemorate the life and career of Verity Lambert. This was dedicated by Waris Hussein on 23rd July 2014 and commemorated with a special screening of ‘An Adventure in Space and Time’ the same evening.

Doctor Who Bike Trail

As part of the annual "Sky Rides", there is a six mile Doctor Who Bike Trail in Ealing this coming Sunday. Full details can be found at: http://www.goskyride.com/Search/Details?eventid=37696