If exploring the universe and space in a TARDIS sounds familiar to you, then so will the planet Gallifrey, the Daleks and the Cybermen. Fighting aliens and travelling in a time machine disguised as a police telephone box play big parts in the British science fiction television programme – Doctor Who.
The love for the quirky Doctor and his travels is obvious with numerous books, magazines and websites devoted to the programme. The memorabilia on offer to fans spreads wider than this with board games, branded cookie jars, inflatable Daleks and even Doctor Who toothbrushes.
Since the first television appearance on the 23rd of November 1963, Doctor Who has won the nations hearts and also numerous awards! Including the 2006 British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series; it is also listed in the Guinness World Records for the longest sci-fi TV programme in the world.
Although it is was first intended as a educational programme, Doctor Who has proved to be much more than that and over the years has become popular with children and adults alike, resulting in it becoming a popular household name.
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