On 8 August, a number of things set in or relevant to the Doctor Who universe were released or published.
- 1964 - "A Land of Fear", first episode of The Reign of Terror, was first broadcast on BBC1.
- 1970 - Part four of the TV Comic story Doctor Who and the Rocks from Venus was first published.
- 1985 - Episodes five and six of Slipback were first broadcast on BBC Radio.
- 2007 - The Doctor Who: Battles in Time comic story Lock, Stocks and Barrel was first published.
- 2012 - DWMSE 31 was first published by Panini Comics.
- 2012 - DWDVDF 94 was first published by GE Fabbri Ltd.