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2001 in

the DWU • production history • vital statistics • releases

Timeline for 2001
21st century | 2000s

1995 • 1996 • 1997 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2002 • 2003 • 2004 • 2005 • 2006 • 2007

In 2001, Dr. Who and Jason attempted to kill Queen Elizabeth II. (PROSE: Head Games) This year was the beginning of the Ghost Point. (PROSE: The Book of the War)

By 1997, the first manned flight from Earth to Jupiter was being planned for 2001. (PROSE: The Dying Days)

Dated events

January - February

On 16 January, Dale Hicks was born. (TV: Fear Her)

Sometime before 6 February, Fitz Kreiner was dropped in London by Compassion to meet the Eighth Doctor at the St Louis Bar and Restaurant. (PROSE: Escape Velocity)

On 6 February, Fitz travelled to Belgium and met Anji Kapoor and her boyfriend, Dave Young. They became embroiled in a Kulan plot. (PROSE: Escape Velocity)

On 8 February, Fitz met the Eighth Doctor at the St. Louis Bar and Restaurant in London. (PROSE: Escape Velocity)

June - September

On 6 June, William Crow Dog was born at the Pine RIdge Reservation hospital. (PROSE: The Book of the War)

On 31 July, (AUDIO: Brave New Town) Mary Miller got her daughter, Lucie, a pair of rollerblades for her thirteenth birthday. (AUDIO: The Revolution Game)

On 23 August, Cassandra Schofield was reported missing by her family. (AUDIO: Project: Destiny)

On 11 September, the World Trade Center was destroyed in a terrorist attack, (AUDIO: The Longest Night) an event that would go on to be known as 9/11. (PROSE: I Was a Monster!!!, The Danger Men)

November - December

In November, Tony Blair visited several of York's tourist attractions and local businesses. (AUDIO: Project: Twilight)

Shortly after Blair's visit to York, the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn Smythe got takeaway at the Slow Boat. After Nimrod mortally injured Eddie, the Doctor and Evelyn got involved in the conflict between the Forge and their vampire super-soldiers. The Doctor helped Amelia Doory purify the Twilight Virus so it could be reverse engineered into an antidote. However, Amelia was just using the Doctor. Amelia planned to convert all of London into vampires by pouring the virus into the water supply, but was killed by the Doctor before she could. During these events, Cassandra Schofield was infected with the purified virus and became the only member of a new breed of superior vampires. The Doctor and Evelyn took Schofield to Norway, where she could live as a vampire away from sunlight and civilisation. (AUDIO: Project: Twilight)

Also in November, the novel The Monkey to Time Saga by Marnal was published. (PROSE: The Gallifrey Chronicles)

For Christmas, Donna Noble received a bottle of Odeur Delaware as a gift from her mother Sylvia Noble. (COMIC: The Widow's Curse)

Unknown dates

An attempted Sontaran invasion of Earth was foiled by an Earth defence force led by Gareth Jenkins. (HOMEVID: A Fix with Sontarans)

Samuel Lloyd's parents were killed in a car accident. (TV: The Mad Woman in the Attic)

The Eighth Doctor and Izzy Sinclair visited London. (COMIC: The Fallen)

Ally was born. (COMIC: The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who)

The Fifth Doctor, Martin Ashcroft, Sir Jack Merrivale and Johanna Bourke recorded a commentary on Doctor Demonic's Tales of Terror for its 25th anniversary DVD release. (AUDIO: Special Features)

Behind the scenes

According to a minigame on the Torchwood House website, strange signals began being detected by the Torchwood Institute coming from the Tycho crater in this year. [1]