The Third Doctor

Frilly shirts, velvet jackets and a cape (!) — The Third Doctor (1970 to 1974) was a cross between The Saint, James Bond and, well, The Doctor. Debonair, swashbuckling, charming and ingenius, Jon Pertwee as The Doctor was a master of Venusian Aikido/Karate and a skilled driver of bonkers vehicles.

Podcast N103 The Day of the Doctor > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >

The Tenth, Eleventh and War Doctor battle Daleks, smooch a Zygon and seemingly prove that the gun is mightier than the pen in this glorious Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special

Podcast B053 Third Doctor Retrospective

Crushed velvet, Venusian Aikido and an incredible Doctor-Master pairing. We discuss Jon Pertwee’s run as The Third Doctor.

Podcast C074 Planet of The Spiders > > > > > > > >

Pertwee shines in a his farewell serial as he faces off against a spider senate and runs over vagabonds with a hovercraft

Podcast C073 The Monster of Peladon > > > > > >

50 years of Federation membership have done little to stifle the Peladonians’ bloodlust and aversion to socio-political progress.

Podcast C072 Death to the Daleks > > > > >

Sarah Jane hand-cranks the TARDIS doors and narrowly escapes ritualistic murder while The Doctor finds a more interesting temporary companion.

Podcast C071 Invasion of the Dinosaurs > > > > > >

Dinosaurs in London, another literal sub-plot and the debut of the Whomobile!

Podcast C070 The Time Warrior > > > >

Lots of firsts and the best Venusian Aikido to date!

Podcast C069 The Green Death > > > > > > > >

Doc is pitted against maggots, a giant fly and a wholly unrelated plot by a supercomputer to conquer the world of business in Jo Grant’s final serial