Doctor Who and the Daleks, December 1972.
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Jon Pertwee in character as 'Doctor Who' at the opening of the BBC TV Visual Effects exhibition at the Science Museum, London. Jon Pertwee was Doctor Who from 1970 to 1974. The original series of the popular science fiction series 'Doctor Who' ran from 1963 to 1989. Jon Pertwee was the third actor to play the Doctor and the first to be filmed in colour. The Daleks are one of the Doctor's arch foes.