Doctor Who

Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme broadcast by the BBC since 1963. The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called the Doctor, an extraterrestrial being... Wikipedia

  • Genre:  Science fiction, Adventure, Drama
  • Created by:  Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, Donald Wilson
  • Written by:  Various
  • Directed by:  Various
  • Starring:  Various Doctors, (as of 2022, Jodie Whittaker), Various companions, (as of 2022, Mandip Gill and John Bishop)
  • Theme music composer:  Ron Grainer
  • Opening theme:  Doctor Who theme music
  • Composer(s):  Various composers, (since 2018, Segun Akinola)
  • Country of origin:  United Kingdom
  • Original language(s):  English
  • No. of seasons:  26 (1963–1989), +1 TV film (1996), 13 (2005–present)
  • No. of episodes:  826 (97 missing), 263 stories, (1963–1989 episodes), (2005–present episodes)
  • Executive producer(s):  Various, (as of 2021, Matt Strevens and Chris Chibnall)
  • Camera setup:  Multiple-camera setup (studio) (1963–1989), Single-camera setup (2005–present)
  • Running time:  Regular episodes, 25 minutes (1963–1984, 1986–1989), 45 minutes (1985, 2005–2017), 50 minutes (2018–present), Specials, Various: 50–90 minutes
  • Production company(s):  BBC (1963–1989), Universal Pictures (1996), BBC Wales (2005–2018), BBC Studios (2018–present)
  • Distributor:  BBC Studios
  • Original network:  BBC One (1963–present), Fox (1996), BBC HD (2009–2010), BBC One HD (2010–present)
  • Picture format:  405-line black-and-white (1963–1967), 625-line black-and-white (1968–1969), PAL (1970–1989), NTSC (1996), DVB-T 576i (2005–2008), HDTV 1080pSF (2009–2017), HDTV 1080pSF 2:1 (2018–present)
  • Audio format:  Mono (1963–1987), Stereo (1988–2008), 5.1 Surround Sound (2009–present)
  • Related shows:  K-9 and Company, Torchwood, The Sarah Jane Adventures, K9, Class
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