The joys of 50 for 50 conflicts in the final month of our glorious countdown mean that I’m now happily given the chance to indulge in reflecting on memories of my #1 Doctor Who classic of all time!
Aged 4, the first story I can very clearly remember was The Evil of the Daleks. This was the season that got me hooked for the rest of my life and when Fury from the Deep burst onto screen, I became more petrified by Doctor Who than ever before. I felt fairly confident that meeting a Yeti or Ice Warrior in the street was probably unlikely, but I lived by the seaside in Scotland and encountered seaweed all the time – so imagine how terrifying it was to discover that all this marine vegetation around me might suddenly turn bad and evolve into a monstrous evil threat! Furthermore, there was a large rusty pipe running into the sea across the beach, and I was convinced there was a faint throbbing sound to be heard every time I passed near it….
Andy’s #4 — The Talons of Weng-Chiang
David’s #4 — Pyramids of Mars
Steve’s #4 — The Five Doctors
47 stories down, one #1 already revealed. #3 next week.