Welcome to Serendipity

Last Alteration: Wednesday 19 December 2018

Please note: this site has not been updated in some time and information found upon it is more than likely out of date. Being one of the oldest Doctor Who sites on the Net, we do hope to kick it back into life sometime soon!

Welcome to the newly launched Serendipity website! After a lengthy period of "neglect", we're back in a newly updated, expanded format - if you were looking for anything that was on the old site please bear with us as this gets updated.

This site also now plays host to the Temporal Renovators, a London-based Doctor Who fan group, part of the Doctor Who Fan Network.


Knight's Templar, Chancery Lane
Wednesday 28th November, from 6:00pm.

Latest Doctor Who News: (see also latest online media items)
26th Nov Filming revelation tonight?
23rd Nov Verity Lambert (1935-2007)
6 Nov Doctor Who Dalek Day, 1st December
12 Oct David Tennant/Freema Agyeman signing 5th November
1 Oct Flight Through Eternity: The Sixties
30th Jul "Who's been filming again?" (source: Evening Post)
11th Jul First pictures of Kylie in new show (source: Daily Mail)
10th Jul Collector's Centre at Excel this Sunday
8th Jul Clive Swift to be in Christmas Special (source: Jewish Telegraph)
4th Jul Catherine Tate back in Season Four
3rd Jul Kylie Minogue to be companion in Christmas Special
2nd Jul Freema Agyeman will be in Season Four
25th Jun UKTV Drama: Who is the greatest Doctor Who?
25th Jun "An Audience with Colin Baker" (taking place 12th August)
5th May "Doctor Who in Somerset" (src: BBC)
13th Apr BAFTA Cymru nominations for 2007
17th Mar Collector's Centre, special discounts
» a full list of recent items is available from the news page. RSS News Feed

Coming up in the next fortnight ...

"Hello, Space Station Nerva, this is the Earth High Minister. The fact that you are hearing my voice in a message recorded thousands of years before the day in which you are now living, is a sure sign that our great undertaking, the salvation of the human race, has been rewarded with success. You have slept longer than the recorded history of mankind. And you stand now at the dawn of a new age. You will return to an Earth purified by flame, a world that we cannot guess at. If it be arid, you must make it flourish, if it be stony, you must make it fertile. The challenge is vast, the task enormous, but let nothing daunt you ..... Remember, Citizen Volunteers, that you are the proud standard bearers of our entire race. Of the millions that walk the world today, you are the chosen survivors. You have been entrusted with a sacred duty to see that human culture, human knowledge, human love and faith shall never perish from the universe. Guard what we have given you with all your strength. And now, across the chasm of the years, I send you the prayers and hopes of the entire world. God speed you to a safe landing."
- High Minister
The Ark in Space [3]

19 December


The Dalek Invasion of Earth [The Waking Ally]
BBC1, 1964


1915: Simon Lack (dcsd)
Kettering (The Mind of Evil), Zadek (The Androids of Tara)

1961: Matthew Waterhouse


2009: Donald Pickering
Blade (The Faceless Ones), Beyus (Time and the Rani)

"Star Wars is adolescent nonsense; Close Encounters is obscurantist drivel; Star Trek can turn your brains to puree of bat guano; and the greatest science fiction series of all time is Doctor Who! And I'll take you all on, one-by-one or all in a bunch to back it up!"
-- Harlan Ellison

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