On 4 August, a number of things set in or relevant to the Doctor Who universe were released or published.
- 1973 - Part five of the TV Action comic story The Vortex was first published.
- 2003 - Timeless was first published by BBC Books.
- 2005 - Spiral Scratch was first published by BBC Books
- 2011 - Long Time Dead was first published by BBC Books.
- 2011 - The Doctor Who Adventures comic story Rock Quasar and the Mudslugs of Gurrn was first published.
- 2011 - The Lost TV Episodes - Collection One was first released by BBC Audiobooks.
- 2011 - DWI 5 was first published by Panini UK.
- 2013 - Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor aired on BBC One, announcing the identity of the Twelfth Doctor.