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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.

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.

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!

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:

Tweet along with DWAS!

In recognition of Verity Lambert we will be hosting the first in a series of live tweet alongs, starting with the Pilot Episode on Saturday 26th July at 5:15pm.

All welcome at

Series 8 Trailer

The first full trailer for Series 8 has been released by the BBC, and may be viewed at:

Remembering Verity Lambert 23rd July

Details of our next event will be announced tomorrow evening at 7pm.

Check back for full details then!

A new version of the theme now available.

Ultra Records has released Austrian dance trio Frontload’s newest track, "Dr. Who". Their latest beat combines the group’s signature electronic sound while modernizing the Doctor Who theme. The owners to the publishing rights of the theme gave their stamp of approval by clearing part of the track. 'Dr. Who' is a follow up to the group’s previous popular track titled Rebels (Wake Up).

Dark Times audition announcement

Last year Doctor Who Online Adventures, in association with Anglia Ruskin University, DWO and Planetary Productions put together a brand new full cast, hour long audio drama in aid of the BBC Children In Need appeal. In the end the production raised over £70k and this year the same production team has been commissioned to tell the next chapter in the trilogy.