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FINLAND is part of Fenno-Scandinavia, in northern Europe


Classic Doctor Who did not screen on any local terrestrial TV stations in Finland, but from 24 March 1987 it was available via the UK satellite station Super Channel.

The two Peter Cushing Dalek movies did air on a local station, on 6 and 13 October 2006 respectively.

From 3 March 2008, it was available on the Finnish satellite station MTV3 Scifi, which was simulcast with and aired the same episodes as TV4 Science Fiction from Sweden.



Finnish novelisation – Spearhead from Space
Finnish novelisation – The Silurians

In 1976, a publisher called Weilen & Göös released hardback adaptations of two of the Target novelisations, translated into Finnish:

There are two Finnish translations of new series novels:


Marsin Pyramidit

In January 1986, Sesam Video released a commercial VHS video-cassette of Pyramids of Mars - under the title "DR WHO - MARSIN PYRAMIDIT", with the original English audio soundtrack and Finnish subtitles. (The company also released the same story on video in Norway in 1985.)

Other Links

  • The Finnish Wikipedia, complete with Finnish "titles" can be read: HERE

Finland in Doctor Who