This article about a year is currently under construction. It's likely to be a bit messy.
|Timeline for 1974|
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1974 was a year in which a number of events important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs occurred.
- Jon Pertwee and Elisabeth Sladen recorded a special ten-minute mini-adventure featuring the Third Doctor, Sarah Jane Smith and the Daleks for the BBC Radio programme Glorious Goodwood. This appears to be the earliest known original Doctor Who audio story. It was never broadcast, but was eventually included on one of the Doctor Who at the BBC CD releases in 2005.
- Doctor Who received one of its first pieces of major critical recognition when it received the 1974 Writers' Guild Award for Best British Children's Original Drama Script. This fact was trumpeted on the covers of Target novelisations published afterwards.
- 28 April - Production began on Robot, the first story featuring Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor.
- 1 May - The final studio recording session for Planet of the Spiders and for Jon Pertwee was held. Tom Baker, already in the midst of production of his first story, attended and filmed a regeneration sequence.