On the Queen’s Birthday weekend UKTV is going into Doctor Who overdrive.
It will play episodes of the Ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston) and Tenth Doctor (David Tennant) from 11:00am – 5:00pm Saturday 12th to Monday 14 June.
UKTV is asking viewers to vote for their fave episodes featuring these Time Lords to determine which 10 eps it will play at www.bbcaustralia.com.
At 5:00pm each day it will play compilation specials of interviews and classic moments featuring Time Lords, companions and enemies. The episode ‘Planet of the Dead’, shot in HD, will also air.
There’s also prizes including a double Gold Pass to Armageddon Multimedia Expo in Melbourne on October 16 & 17.
Voting closes May 30.
AUSTRALIAN FIRST Doctor Who Greatest Moments
The Doctor – Saturday June 12 at 5:00pm
David Tennant, John Barrowman, David Morrissey and the League of Gentlemen’s Mark Gatiss look back at the Time Lord’s greatest moments.
Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead – Saturday June 12, at 6:00pm
The Doctor is back. Trapped on a desert planet without the TARDIS, he must team up with a mysterious, aristocratic thief to get back to Earth. Michelle Ryan and comic Lee Evans team up with David Tennant for the first Timelord adventure shot in HD. Ryan plays the mysterious Lady Christina de Souza who joins the Doctor on a bus-trip which takes an unexpected detour into danger, while British comedy star Lee Evans also joins the cast playing a character called Malcolm whose life becomes connected to the Doctor’s in extraordinary circumstances…
When a London bus travels through a worm-hole to an alien world, the Doctor must join forces with the extraordinary Lady Christina to help the unfortunate passengers, and themselves, get back home. But the mysterious planet holds terrifying secrets, hidden in the sand. And time is running out, as the deadly swarm gets closer…
The Companions – Sunday June 13 at 5:00pm
David Tennant, Billie Piper, Catherine Tate, Freema Agyeman and John Barrowman re-live the adventures of the Doctor’s most loved companions.
The Enemies – Monday June 14 at 5:00pm
The Doctor has faced a whole galaxy full of formidable foes. David Tennant and a host of co-stars including John Barrowman, Derek Jacobi, Zoe Wannamaker, Freema Agyeman and Sarah Parish look over the greatest moments of his deadliest enemies.
*Timings may vary depending on the episodes voted by viewers.