Doctor Who Then & Now

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Doctor Who Then & Now was a special produced by the New Jersey Network.

The 50 minute special was hosted by Eric Luskin, and featured interviews with Terry Nation, Verity Lambert, Carole Ann Ford, Patrick Troughton, Bonnie Langford (the latter three conducted at Whovent 86 in May 1986), John Nathan-Turner and newly-cast seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy in his first major US interview. A short clip with Michael Grade at the launch of the Doctor Who USA Tour in May 1986 also features.

The documentary was first aired by NJN on 27 June 1987 at 8pm, and again on 9 January 1988.

It also aired on a number of other PBS stations, such as WNED and MPT on Saturday, March 12, 1988.

The special was later released in the UK as a Reeltime Pictures VHS in 2001 under the shortened title "Then & Now", with a DVD edition - paired with Doctor Who's Who's Who - released in 2004.

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The Bergen Record, June 26, 1987