Media playback is unsupported on your device

Doctor Who anniversary: Three Doctors and one companion

18 November 2013 Last updated at 19:13 GMT

Doctor Who fans and stars are celebrating as the iconic TV show celebrates its fiftieth year.

Audiences have met 11 Doctors since the first ever episode was broadcast on BBC One on November 23rd 1963

A reception was held at Buckingham Palace to mark the occasion.

Lizo Mzimba reports.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.