Doctor Who 1981: New Beginnings Trilogy

1981 – the year that Brian Eno and David Byrne released the album My Life in the Bush of Ghosts.

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This is… A trilogy of three 4-episode serials of ends and beginnings.

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c19-01-504Broadcasts: 12 episodes. First 8 episodes of trilogy on 8 Saturdays, episodes began 31 Janaury 1981, ended 21 March 1981, 17:10 on BBC One.

Final serial of Trilogy – January 1982, BBC One, 19:00 or so, four episodes, Mondays and Tuesdays (Wednesday for Wales rather than Tuesdays).

The Keeper of Traken repeated August 1981 as part of the summer Doctor Who repeats.

Logopolis repeated November and December 1981 as part of The Five Faces of Doctor Who.

World of Fandom: The 2009 DWM readers’ poll of 200 stories – rankings:

#70 – The Keeper of Traken.
#53 – Logopolis.
#88 – Castrovalva.

Product: On Doctor Who: New Beginnings DVD boxset and by itself Castrovalva on iTunes.

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