Radio 101
3:33 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

The Long Reach of Dr. Who into the Triad

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

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.
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.
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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.

Josh Breakstone, participates in Radio 101 at Reynolds High School. He's a sophomore.
Josh Breakstone, participates in Radio 101 at Reynolds High School. He's a sophomore.
Credit Lopa Shah

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 wfdd.org. You can hear this story again Saturday, March 22 at 8:34 a.m. on WFDD.