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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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