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Tuesday, 24 September 2013 - Reported by Chuck Foster
This week's Radio Times celebrates 90 years, featuring an article summarising a number of the striking portraits that have graced the cover of the nonagenarian magazine. Doctor Who gets to feature three times in the list, represented in the 1960s with the Daleks' first appearance on the cover for The Dalek Invasion of Earth, the first full week of the 1970s with Jon Pertwee becoming the Doctor in Spearhead from Space, and in the 2000s with the TARDIS proclaiming the return of a much-missed favourite ...

Radio Times Cover (21-27 Nov 1964) (Credit: Radio Times) Radio Times Cover (3-9 Jan 1970) (Credit: Radio Times) Radio Times (26 Mar - 1 Apr 2005) (Credit: Radio Times)

Meanwhile, the results of a recent poll undertaken by the online site to find out the "ultimate evening of British Television" have now been revealed, with Doctor Who taking the crown for drama series. The evening was, perhaps unsurprisingly, dominated by BBC programmes: 5:30pm - Blue Peter; 6:00pm - Only Fools and Horses; 7:15pm - Doctor Who; 8:00pm - Morecambe and Wise; 9:00pm - Around The World In 80 Days; 10:00pm - The News At Ten with Trevor McDonald.