Nov 23

Learn British English: Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary


Do you watch “Doctor Who”?


The British television programme celebrates its 50th anniversary this weekend.


Broadcast by the BBC, it is popular in the UK and other countries around the world.



tardisThe story centres on the Doctor – someone who can travel through time and space as he wishes using his “Tardis”, which is in the form of an old British police box.


The Doctor regenerates every time he dies in a new form, meaning that the adventures continue and different actors have played the part over the years.


Doctor Who, with the aid of his assistant, travels across space and time having adventures and fighting various aliens.


The special episode airs at 1950 GMT tonight and will be broadcast in many countries around the world at the same time, probably in yours!


This is the list of BBC programmes shown over these two weeks as part of the celebration.

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