Four countries in this region screened Doctor Who in the 1960s:
With the Dominican Republic being a possible fifth.
From 21-24 July 1985, BBC Enterprises staged a three-day television sales festival at the Cable Beach Hotel in Nassau, the Bahamas for Caribbean programme buyers, at which it sold Doctor Who to nine countries, a package worth a quarter of a million pounds (as was reported in the DWAS news-zine Celestial Toyroom, September 1985 issue).
Of those nine, only the following have been identified, with confirmed airdates:
Newspapers for other nations in the region have also been checked (such as Dominica), but many didn't have TV listings, or the relevant date range wasn't available. In all likelihood, the other Caribbean countries that bought Doctor Who at this time would have been those with English as an official language.
The Caribbean in Doctor Who
Generic references to the Caribbean have featured in the following stories:
- Ben's ship, the HMS Teazer, was bound for the West Indies (The War Machines).
- Jacko (Paul Anil) was West Indian (The Underwater Menace).
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