The First Doctor: An Unearthly Child

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH JANUARY 2013

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The First Doctor: An Unearthly ChildDoctor Who marks his 50th anniversary in November 2013 and the BFI starts its countdown to this landmark with a Saturday afternoon screening of the first ever episode of the BBC science fiction drama. William Hartnell stars in the title role in this opening story from 1963 which introduces The Doctor, his fantastic time machine - The Tardis - and his first human companions, Ian and Barbara. The screening will be followed by a guest Q&A.

 

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event > Film Events
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VENUE  BFI Southbank 
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BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
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Comrades, Almost A Love Story
event > Film Events
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BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
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event > Film Events
DATES  12th to 18th Sep 2014
VENUE  BFI Southbank 
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BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
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event > Film Events > Film - Documentaries
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event > Film Events
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BFI Southbank,   Belvedere Road  South Bank    SE1 8XT
Category: event
Now On
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event > Film Events
DATES  12th to 18th Sep 2014
VENUE  BFI Southbank 
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VENUE  BFI Southbank 
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Now On
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event > Film Events
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VENUE  BFI Southbank 
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Category: event
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event > Film Events
DATES  12th to 18th Sep 2014
VENUE  BFI Southbank 
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