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A Radio Times article about Peter Davison and Doctor Who.

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Document Type | Magazine

02 January 1982

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1982

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The 'Radio Times' puts Peter Davison in the spotlight as he makes his first full appearance as the new Doctor. An interview in the features section of the magazine reveals the actor's trepidation at taking on such an established role, while the TV schedule page sets up the mystery for his first adventure, 'Castrovalva'.

Article courtesy of 'The Radio Times' Magazine.

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In a break with tradition, Peter Davison's episodes were not aired on Saturdays but moved to weekdays. The change did not go down well and dominated reactions in a later edition of 'Radio Times' (some of which are also included in this collection).

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