To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

Yep, that’s 365 facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

June 10th On this day in 2006, the BBC airs ‘The Satan Pit’, the 9th episode in Doctor Who’s second season. The episode – written by Matt Jones – sees the Doctor descend into a pit to face the Beast – the epitome of evil.

More tomorrow…