Saturday, 6 July 2013

Paradise Towers on UKTV

UKTV
Sunday 7th July sees the broadcast of the 1987 Sylvester McCoy story, Paradise Towers on Australian and New Zealand television. The story is presented as part of the 50th Anniversary season of Doctor Who on the UKTV channel.

The story screens at 4:20pm in Australia, and 4:45pm in New Zealand. The latter country has an additional screening on Monday 8th July at 4:15am.
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The UKTV billing describes Paradise Towers as follows:
The Doctor visits Paradise Towers only to find it ruined. It is inhabited by Rezzies, Kangs, Pex & Caretakers led by a Chief whose job is to keep the apartment complex in order.
Paradise Towers was first broadcast in Australia in 1988. New Zealand did not get to see it until 1990.

UKTV is showing stories throughout the year in the lead-up to the anniversary in November. In July the focus is on Sylvester McCoy's Seventh Doctor. The rest of the month's schedule includes: Remembrance of the Daleks (14 July); The Greatest Show in the Galaxy (21 July); The Curse of Fenric and Survival (both 28 July).

Up-and-coming broadcasts from both 20th and 21st Century series of Doctor Who can be found via UKTV's Doctor Who sections for Australia and New Zealand.