The Long Reach of Dr. Who into the Triad

The Long Reach of Dr. Who into the Triad

3:33pm Mar 14, 2014
The popular BBC series, Dr. Who, first aired in November 1963 until 1989. It was then relaunched in 2005. It has an international fan base and is noted as being a significant part of British Pop Culture.

A vital piece of the internationally acclaimed show, Dr. Who, lives in the Triad. A Radio 101 youth explains where. 

For more than 50 years, millions of fans around the world have followed the wild adventures of Dr. Who. He's a time traveling alien who battles evil in the galaxy.  The BBC television series also has a new fan in Josh Breakstone, a sophomore at Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem.

Breakstone proudly calls himself a 'Whovian'. He's also part of WFDD's Radio 101 education program.  It teaches high school students journalism skills so they can engage more with their community. In his Radio 101 essay, Breakstone explains how Dr. Who helped to transport him to a new world.

This story was produced by Breakstone with assistance from Radio 101 Instructor Lopa Shah and WFDD senior producer Kathryn Mobley. WFDD’s Education Initiative Coordinator is Greg Keener.Hear this and more student produced stories online at You can hear this story again Saturday, March 22 at 8:34 a.m. on WFDD.