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See broadcasts for Horror ChannelAn Unearthly Child (Series 1963, Episode 1)

Last updated 02 January 2017
Broadcast: Friday 18th April 2014
7:00pm-7:35pm BST (18:00 GMT) > » Premiere > »
Horror Channel (adverts during broadcast)
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Featuring: William Hartnell, Carole Ann Ford, Jacqueline Hill, William Russell

Ground-breaking first adventure of the British sci-fi hero starring William Hartnel. Two teachers meet a mysterious and cranky old man within a oddly roomy Police Box found in a junk yard. Part 1/4
Synopsis Source: Horror Channel

Broadcast notes:

Intro: "Don't move, because it's time for our first encounter with the seminal Doctor in the first ever episode of Doctor Who, broadcast back in 1963, An Unearthly Child. William Hartnell crashes through the cosmos as the Doctor, and the TARDIS had jaws dropping across the UK with its transdimensional engineering. Here, two teachers concerned by one of their students meet her strange grandfather at his address, a junkyard, and become unwilling passengers on the one and only TARDIS as he takes them on a trip to the stone age. You can join the chat on Twitter using the hashtag #WhoOnHorror."

The ad break occurs as Ian and Barbara watch Susan enter the junkyard, and Barbara wonders that it's "as if we're about to interfere in something that's best left alone"...
Broadcast Source: Horror Channel

Ratings Information:


Consolidated figures: 30000 viewers (+7 days), 7th place

BARB Top Ten for week ending 20th April:
1 	DOCTOR WHO: THE BRAIN OF MORBIUS (SUN 1136) 	52
2 	DOCTOR WHO: REMEMBRANCE OF THE DALEKS (SUN 1653) 	36
3 	DOCTOR WHO: THE CAVES OF ANDROZANI (SUN 1321) 	35
4 	DOCTOR WHO: REMEMBRANCE OF THE DALEKS (SUN 1837) 	34
5 	DOCTOR WHO: THE CAVES OF ANDROZANI (SUN 1213) 	34
6 	DEVIL RIDES OUT THE (SUN 1911) 	31
7 	DOCTOR WHO: AN UNEARTHLY CHILD (FRI 1900) 	30
8 	DOCTOR WHO: THE BRAIN OF MORBIUS (SUN 1101) 	29
9 	DOCTOR WHO: AN UNEARTHLY CHILD (FRI 1935) 	26
10 	DOCTOR WHO: AN UNEARTHLY CHILD (SAT 1101) 	26