On 8 May, a number of things set in or relevant to the Doctor Who universe were released or published.
- 1965 - "The Search" was first broadcast on BBC1.
- 1965 - Part one of the TV Comic story The Gyros Injustice was first published.
- 1971 - Episode five of Colony in Space was first broadcast on BBC1.
- 1976 - Part one of the TV Comic story Hubert's Folly was first published.
- 2008 - Pest Control was first released by BBC Audio.
- 2008 - Part one of the Doctor Who Adventures comic story Nightmare on the Boulevard was first published.
- 2010 - The Vampires of Venice was first broadcast on BBC One. Later, Death in Venice aired on BBC Three.
- 2013 - The Lady of Mercia, The Apocalypse Mirror, and Phantoms of the Deep were released by Big Finish.
- 2014 - The Bog Warrior was first published by BBC Digital.
- 2014 - The first series of Charlotte Pollard was first released by Big Finish.