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=='''DOCTOR WHO IN SWITZERLAND'''==
 
=='''DOCTOR WHO IN SWITZERLAND'''==
[[File:BillySmart.JPG|350px|thumb|right|Billy Smart's Circus, with Jon Pertwee, televised in Switzerland on 7 January 1974]]
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[[File:Swiss BBCPrime 1995e.JPG|thumb|right|250px|Doctor Who was available in Switzerland on satellite stations such as [[BBC Prime]]]]
As far as we know, '''Doctor Who''' did not screen on any local Swiss television stations in the period that we cover in '''BroaDWcast'''.
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'''Doctor Who''' did not screen on any local Swiss television stations, but viewers could see the programme by tuning into transmissions from neighbouring countries such as [[Italy]], [[France]], and [[Germany]].  
  
In the late 1980s, British satellite channels such as '''Super Channel''' and '''BBC Prime''', both of which aired '''Doctor Who''' (see [[:Category:Cable and Satellite|Cable and Satellite]]), may have been available in the country.  
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In the late 1980s and 1990s, British satellite channels such as '''[[Super Channel]]''' and '''[[BBC Prime]]''', both of which aired '''Doctor Who''' (see [[:Category:Cable and Satellite|Cable and Satellite]]), were available.  
  
  
==Peter Cushing==
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==DALEK MOVIES==
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===[[Peter Cushing|PETER CUSHING]] Movies===
  
The first Peter Cushing Dalek movie, '''"Dr Who and the Daleks"''' screened at the Nord Sud cinema in Geneva in '''August 1968'''.
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The first [[Peter Cushing]] Dalek movie, '''"Dr Who and the Daleks"''' screened at the Nord Sud cinema in Geneva in '''August 1968'''.
  
  
 
==Items of Interest==
 
==Items of Interest==
 
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[[File:BillySmart.JPG|350px|thumb|right|Billy Smart's Circus, with Jon Pertwee, televised in Switzerland on 7 January 1974]]
 
The circus special, '''"Billy Smart's Circus"''', featuring Jon Pertwee in the Whomobile, was shown on the French-language '''[[wikipedia:Télévision Suisse Romande|Télévision Suisse Romande]] (TVR)''' station on Monday, '''7 January 1974'''.
 
The circus special, '''"Billy Smart's Circus"''', featuring Jon Pertwee in the Whomobile, was shown on the French-language '''[[wikipedia:Télévision Suisse Romande|Télévision Suisse Romande]] (TVR)''' station on Monday, '''7 January 1974'''.
  
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==Switzerland in Doctor Who==
 
==Switzerland in Doctor Who==
  
*International Space Command HQ was in Geneva ([[The Tenth Planet]]).
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*International Space Command HQ was in Geneva ([[The Tenth Planet]])
 
*UNIT HQ was also based in Geneva.
 
*UNIT HQ was also based in Geneva.
 
*The Keller Machine was first tested in Switzerland ([[The Mind of Evil]]).
 
*The Keller Machine was first tested in Switzerland ([[The Mind of Evil]]).
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*BOSS announced there were 1,584 "slave units" in Zurich ([[The Green Death]]).
 
*The Doctor mentions Swiss folk-hero William Tell ([[The Face of Evil]]).
 
*The Doctor mentions Swiss folk-hero William Tell ([[The Face of Evil]]).
  

Latest revision as of 00:33, 2 February 2019

SWITZERLAND is in central Europe.


DOCTOR WHO IN SWITZERLAND

Doctor Who was available in Switzerland on satellite stations such as BBC Prime

Doctor Who did not screen on any local Swiss television stations, but viewers could see the programme by tuning into transmissions from neighbouring countries such as Italy, France, and Germany.

In the late 1980s and 1990s, British satellite channels such as Super Channel and BBC Prime, both of which aired Doctor Who (see Cable and Satellite), were available.


DALEK MOVIES

PETER CUSHING Movies

The first Peter Cushing Dalek movie, "Dr Who and the Daleks" screened at the Nord Sud cinema in Geneva in August 1968.


Items of Interest

Billy Smart's Circus, with Jon Pertwee, televised in Switzerland on 7 January 1974

The circus special, "Billy Smart's Circus", featuring Jon Pertwee in the Whomobile, was shown on the French-language Télévision Suisse Romande (TVR) station on Monday, 7 January 1974.


Switzerland in Doctor Who


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