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Black was a colour.

The Master usually dressed in mostly black clothes. He wore black nehru jackets during his Inventor (AUDIO: The Home Guard) and UNIT incarnations. (TV: Terror of the Autons-Frontier in Space) His decayed incarnation wore a black cloak. (TV: The Deadly Assassin-The Keeper of Traken) His Tremas incarnation wore a black tunic and trousers, (TV: Logopolis-The Mark of the Rani) and also a black jacket without a collar. (TV: Survival) When possessing Bruce Gerhardt's body, the possessive incarnation wore a black leather duster coat, (TV: Doctor Who) and then a black leather trenchcoat. (AUDIO: Faustian-Passion) His John Smith incarnation wore a black frock coat and cravat. (AUDIO: Master) His bald incarnation wore a black moleskin overcoat when posing as the Other Doctor. (AUDIO: Dominion) His child incarnation wore a black jacket. (COMIC: Outrun, The Organ Grinder) His war incarnation wore black cravats and trousers, (AUDIO: Only the Good, The Master of Callous, Day of the Master, Rage of the Time Lords) including when he posed as Professor Yana. (TV: Utopia) His Saxon incarnation wore a black suit and tie when posing as Harold Saxon, (TV: The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords) a black hoodie when in hiding, (TV: The End of Time) and an asymmetrical black frock coat. (TV: World Enough and Time/The Doctor Falls) His Missy incarnation wore a black walking suit, (TV: Deep Breath) and also a black boater cap with a similarly coloured veil and ankle boots. (TV: Dark Water/Death in Heaven) His spy incarnation wore a black suit when posing as O, a black top hat and cravat on London during 1834, a black leather trenchcoat when posing as a Nazi on Paris during 1941, (TV: Spyfall) and a black overcoat when posing as Rasputin on St Petersburg during 1916. (TV: The Power of the Doctor)

Davros, creator of the Daleks, wore a black leather tunic and had a chair which acts as his life support, similar to a Dalek's base but black with silver sense globes. (TV: Genesis of the Daleks, Destiny of the Daleks, Resurrection of the Daleks, Revelation of the Daleks, The Stolen Earth/Journey's End, The Magician's Apprentice/The Witch's Familiar; AUDIO: Davros, The Dalek Defence, The Triumph of Davros) Similar chairs were owned by three parallel counterparts: one who met a parallel Doctor and Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge Stewart, (AUDIO: Masters of War) one who met the Dalek Time Strategist from N-Space, (AUDIO: Palindrone/Restoration of the Daleks) and one who helped the Warrior find the Key to Time. (AUDIO: The Key To Key To Time)

Many Dalek Supremes were identified by their black casings with silver globes and panels. (COMIC: Duel of the Daleks, TV: The Dalek Invasion of Earth, The Chase, The Dalek's Master Plan, Resurrection of the Daleks, Remembrance of the Daleks, AUDIO: Return to Skaro, The Juggernauts, Brotherhood of the Daleks, The Apocalypse Element, The Curse of Davros, et al.; PROSE: The Dalek Project) Some Supreme Daleks were black with gold globes, panels and globes. (TV: Planet of the Daleks; AUDIO: The Genocide Machine) The Emperor's Personal Guard had black domes. (TV: The Evil of the Daleks, The Parting of the Ways, The Stolen Earth/Journey's End, Asylum of the Daleks, The Magician's Apprentice/The Witch's Familiar; PROSE: Birth of a Legend, Prisoner of the Daleks) Dalek Executioners were gunmetal grey with black domes, panels, and globes. (PROSE: The Restoration Empire) including one was assigned to the Dalek Time Squad. (PROSE: The Guide to the Dark Times) Dalek Sec had a completely black casing, (PROSE: Birth of a Legend, TV: Army of Ghosts/Doomsday, Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks) as did the Dalek Overseer (AUDIO: Planet of the Ogrons) and a similar black Dalek on Dalek Control. (TV: The Magician's Apprentice/The Witch's Familiar) Dalek X, a Dalek Inquisitor General, had a black casing with gold panels and globes. (PROSE: Prisoner of the Daleks) The Defence Drone Daleks were black and silver. (TV: Revolution of the Daleks) The Eternal Dalek was yellow with black globes, (TV: Victory of the Daleks, The Pandorica Opens) as do Gold Daleks. (TV: Day of the Daleks, Frontier in Space) The saucer commander of Dalek Earthforce had a black dome and alternating black-and-silver panels on the base unit. (TV: The Dalek Invasion of Earth)

Cyber Leaders were identified by their black side handles; such as CyberNeomorphs, (TV: Earthshock - Attack of the Cybermen) CyberIsomorphs, (TV: Silver Nemesis) and Cybus Cybermen. (TV: Army of Ghosts/Doomsday, The Pandorica Opens) The Cyberleaders of CyberNomads had black Cyber-Helmets with silver faceplates; (TV: Revenge of the Cybermen; AUDIO: The Great Cyber-War) as did Cyberleaders of the Early Cyberfaction. (AUDIO: Sword of Orion) Cyberguards were black as camouflage. (TV: Attack of the Cybermen) Cyber-Lords had black faceplates and side handles. (TV: The Next Doctor, A Good Man Goes to War; GAME: Blood of the Cybermen)

The Sontarans wore black space armour with silver helmets and pauldrons. (TV: The Time Warrior, The Sontaran Experiment, The Invasion of Time, The Two Doctors, War of the Sontarans, Survivors of the Flux, The Vanquishers; AUDIO: The Sontarans, Heroes of Sontar, The Five Companions, The First Sontarans, Terror of the Sontarans; COMIC: The Betrothal of Sontar) Some wore charcoal armour with black helmets and pauldrons. (COMIC: Empire of the Wolf)

Captain Black was the codename of Conrad Turner. (COMIC: Traitor Black Gives In!, PROSE: Rogues Gallery)

The Voord wore black bodysuits. (TV: The Keys of Marinus)

The Trickster normally wore a long black hooded robe and gloves. (TV: Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane?, The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith, The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith)

The First Doctor wore a black town coat. (TV: An Unearthly Child-The Tenth Planet, The Three Doctors, The Five Doctors, Twice Upon A Time et al.)

The Second Doctor wore a black frock coat and black ankle boots. (TV: The Power of the Daleks - The War Games, The Three Doctors, The Five Doctors, The Two Doctors)

The Third Doctor spent his first hours in the Second Doctor's frock coat briefly. He wore black trousers. (TV: Spearhead from Space-Planet of the Spiders, The Five Doctors)

While investigating strange technology in Washington, DC during the 1980s, the Sixth Doctor donned a black suit on Peri Brown's insistence. (PROSE: Blue Box) He also wore a black bow tie. (AUDIO: The Wreck of the Titan)

The Seventh Doctor replaced the Sixth Doctor's rainbow umbrella which he was forced to leave when the First Rani's base on Lakertya was destroyed. (TV: Time and the Rani) with a black umbrella which had a whangee handle. (TV: Paradise Towers) After the first black umbrella was damaged, (AUDIO: The Warehouse) he acquired a new umbrella with an elaborate handle in the shape of a large cherry question mark. (TV: Delta and the Bannermen) Whilst in Nazi Germany, he briefly donned a black leather trenchcoat and a black soft hat. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Exodus) He also wore a black cravat with his dark jacket. (PROSE: St Anthony's Fire)

The Eighth Doctor wore black ankle boots after his regeneration. (TV: Doctor Who). Occasionally he wore a black top hat. (COMIC: The Curious Tale of Spring-Heeled Jack; AUDIO: Other Lives) He also owned a black velvet coat (PROSE: Vanishing Point) that he won in a bet with a member of Faction Paradox. (PROSE: The Book of the War) He also wore a a black waistcoat embroidered with orange designs. (PROSE: The Year of Intelligent Tigers)

The War Doctor wore combat boots in black or brown; (COMIC: The Clockwise War, The Whole Thing's Bananas, Four Doctors; PROSE: Engines of War; TV: The Name of the Doctor) up to his death after the 1562/2013 Zygon Invasion of Earth and the Fall of Gallifrey. (TV: The Day of the Doctor)

The Ninth Doctor normally wore all black articles of clothing including a double-breasted leather peacoat, save for a long sleeve jumper of a different colour, (TV: Rose et al.) right to the end of his life after the Battle of the Game Station. (TV: Bad Wolf/The Parting of the Ways)

The Tenth Doctor spent his first hours in the Ninth Doctor's peacoat, (TV: Born Again) before eventually switching for different clothes. (TV: The Christmas Invasion) He sometimes wore a black tuxedo and bow tie; though he sometimes sees it as a sign things would go wrong. (TV: Rise of the Cybermen/The Age of Steel, The Lazarus Experiment, Voyage of the Damned) He also wore a burgundy tie with black stripes during the 2009 Sontaran Invasion of Earth. (TV: The Sontaran Stratagem|The Poison Sky)

The Eleventh Doctor once wore a black moleskin overcoat. (TV: A Town Called Mercy) He sometimes wore a black top hat and tailcoat. (TV: The Big Bang, Let's Kill Hitler) He wore a black cravat during his encounter with Clara Oswin Oswald and the Great Intelligence. (TV: The Great Detective-The Snowmen)

The Twelfth Doctor wore black brogue shoes. (TV: Deep Breath, et al.) He also wore a black waistcoat (TV: Flatline) and sometimes black trousers. (TV: Under the Lake) plain black socks, (TV: Heaven Sent) a black shirt with a white polka dot pattern, (TV: Kill the Moon) a black hoodie, (TV: Last Christmas) and a black covert coat. (COMIC: The Eye of Torment; TV: The Return of Doctor Mysterio) After returning to Gallifrey, he wore a black overcoat and waistcoat, dark trousers and black brogue boots. (TV: Hell Bent) He also wore a black top hat during a trip to the 1814 frost fair. (TV: Thin Ice)

The Fifteenth Doctor wore a black leather jacket with his royal orange tank top and his tartan kilt when he was keeping an eye on Ruby Sunday. (TV: The Church on Ruby Road)

The Curator, a future version of the Doctor, wore a black belt during his Fourth Doctor form. (TV: The Day of the Doctor); and also a black waistcoat with mustard yellow stripes and royal yellow trims during his Sixth Doctor form. (AUDIO: Crossed Lines)

Polly Wright wore black trousers when she helped to fight Telosian Cybermen during the 2070 Cyberman Invasion of the Moonbase. (TV: The Moonbase)

When attending Daniel Barton's birthday party at the Vallis Estate vineyard, the Thirteenth Doctor wore an overcoat, a bow tie, and capri trousers; all done in black. Yasmin Khan wore a black blazer. Ryan Sinclair and Graham O'Brien all wore black tuxedoes and bow ties. (TV: Spyfall)

The Fourteenth Doctor wore a single-breasted waistcoat and trousers of plum and black tartan. (COMIC: Liberation of the Daleks)

Rose Tyler's personal growth during her travels with the Doctor began to reflect itself in her clothing choices as she became more confident and assertive, swapping her jeans for slim black trousers. (TV: The Long Game, Bad Wolf/The Parting of the Ways, New Earth, Fear Her, Army of Ghosts/Doomsday, The Stolen Earth/Journey's End)

Martha Jones wore black trousers, (TV: Smith and Jones, The Sontaran Strategem; AUDIO: Dissected) as did her clone during the 2009 Sontaran invasion of Earth. (TV: The Sontaran Strategem/The Poison Sky) She also wore a black trouser suit (TV: Reset) and some black bodysuits. (TV: Last of the Time Lords, The Sontaran Stratagem, The Stolen Earth/Journey's End, The End of Time)

Vienna Salvatori wore leather trenchcoats done in black. (AUDIO: Nemesis Express-Passion)

During her travels with the Seventh Doctor, Ace wore a black leather jacket with a burnt orange lining. (TV: Dragonfire, Remembrance of the Daleks, Silver Nemesis, The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, Survival, AUDIO: The Genocide Machine, et al.) During her time as CEO of A Charitable Earth, she wore a black and white pinstripe suit. (AUDIO: Quantum of Axos; TV: The Power of the Doctor)

Amy Pond wore a policewoman's outfit in black. (TV: The Eleventh Hour, A Christmas Carol) She often wore black mini skirts, (TV: The Eleventh Hour, The Time of Angels|Flesh and Stone, The Curse of the Black Spot, Let's Kill Hitler) She wore black trousers and boots, (TV: The Lodger, The Pandorica Opens|The Big Bang) and a black leather jacket. (TV: The Power of Three)

Clara Oswald wore a black leather jacket when helping to foil the 1562/2013 Zygon Invasion of Earth; as well as to save Gallifrey from the Dalek Empire in the final fight of the Last Great Time War. (TV: The Day of the Doctor) She also wore one when visiting Skaro, the Dalek Homeworld, during the Hybrid Incident. (TV: The Magician's Apprentice|The Witch's Familiar) Bonnie, a Zygon rebel, wore a black trenchcoat when posing as her. (TV: The Zygon Inversion|The Zygon Invasion)

Gwen Cooper wore a black police outfit including a necktie when she first met Torchwood Three. (TV: Everything Changes) On her first day on the job working for Torchwood, she wore a black blouse. (TV: Day One) During her time with Torchwood Three, she would favour an increasingly black and leather wardrobe.[source needed]

Jo Grant wore a black trousers suit during the Dalek's Operation Divide and Conquer. (TV: Frontier in Space)

Melanie Bush wore black trousers when she met the Fourteenth Doctor and Donna Noble, and witnessed the Toymaker’s defeat and the Fifteenth Doctor’s birth. (TV: The Giggle)

Sarah Jane Smith often wore a black leather jacket. (TV: The Monster of Peladon, School Reunion) She also wore black pinstripe waistcoats with her shirts. (TV: The Last Sontaran, The Day of the Clown, The Mad Woman in the Attic, Enemy of the Bane, et al.)

Eldane, the Silurian leader, wore a black robe with some beige and crimson on it. (TV: Cold Blood)

Jamie McCrimmon wore a black nehru jacket. (TV: The Enemy of the World)

Tobias Vaughn wore a black blazer during the first Cyberman invasion of Earth. (TV: The Invasion)

Romana II wore black boots. (TV: The Horns of Nimon; COMIC: Time Lady of Means) She also wore a black neck tie, (TV: City of Death) and a black ribbon tie. (TV: State of Decay)

Victoria Waterfield wore a black mini dress when she left the Second Doctor and Jamie McCrimmon. (TV: Fury from the Deep)

Lisa Deranne wore a black tank-top under her white shirt when she and her crew met Sontarans including Commander Steg and Lieutenant Vorn. (HOMEVID: Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans)

Rosita Farisi wore a black corset with mustard and rust stripes when she helped the Tenth Doctor and Jackson Lake defeat Cybus Cybermen during the 1851 Incident. (TV: The Next Doctor).

Krasko wore a black leather jacket. (TV: Rosa)

Brian, an Ood assassin, wore a black blazer and trousers as part of his tuxedo. (PROSE: The Guide to the Dark Times, The Knight, The Fool and The Dead)

Ian Chesterton wore a black blazer during a meeting of companions. (TV: The Power of the Doctor)

The sixth incarnation of the Corsair wore a vest and boots, all black. (COMIC: Old Friends)

Cinder wore an asymmetrical, double-breasted jacket of black leather as well as black boots. (COMIC: The Bidding War, Relative Dimensions)

Rosita Farisi wore a black corset with mustard and rust stripes when she helped the Tenth Doctor and Jackson Lake defeat Cybus Cyberman during the 1851 Incident. (TV: The Next Doctor)

Winston Churchill who was prime minister for Britain during World War 2 wore a covert coat, a waistcoat, and trousers in blakc with a white shirt and an ebony bow tie; (TV: Victory of the Daleks) as did his parallel counterpart who was Holy Roman Emperor on River Song's World. (TV: The Wedding of River Song)

Albert Dumfries, a senior member of the Cabinet of Harold Saxon, wore a black pinstripe suit up to when he was killed by the Saxon Master before the Toclafane Invasion of Earth. (TV: The Sound of Drums)

The Toymaker dressed as a Chinese mandarin; wearing a round black hat with gold thread and a silver, red and blue collar over a dragon-patterned black robe encrusted with rubies, emeralds, diamonds and pearls. (PROSE: The Celestial Toymaker) He also wore a black top hat and tailcoat when doing a mock dance with the Fourteenth Doctor, and also a black leather jacket when he caused his bi-generation; both events in London during 2023. (TV: The Giggle)

The commanding Eternals of the Shadow including Striker and Marriner wear double-breasted black peacoats. (TV: Enlightenment)

Peinforte wore a black dress with a white collar and trims as a cavalier of Windsor in 1638, up to her death during the 1988 Cyber-Invasion of Earth. (TV: Silver Nemesis)

The Pied Piper wore a top hat, a bow tie and a waistcoat which were each black when posing as Mr. Spellman, director of Spellman's Magical Museum of the Circus. (TV: The Day of the Clown)

Martez, a mad scientist from Red Rocket Rising, wore a black leather peacoat when possessing the body of Asha Gryvern. (AUDIO: Blood of the Daleks)

The Ninth Doctor wore a black tailcoat. (PROSE: Scream of the Shalka)

The Half-Face Man wore an overcoat of plain black wool during the 1890s. (TV: Deep Breath)

Ambrose Northover wore black trousers during her first encounter with Silurians including when she betrayed the Eleventh Doctor, killed Alaya, and almost doomed her people to Restac during the Cwmtaff incident. (TV: The Hungry Earth|Cold Blood)

Some individuals wore black lipstick. (PROSE: No Future, Goth Opera, Dry Pilgrimage)

In Through the Eye of Eternity, the Black Eye of Eternity generally symbolised that the week's episode would be a black comedy. One fan wearing a black Eye pin, an apprentice mortician in Shoestring, Indiana, was fired after laughing at a client's sombre remark. (PROSE: The Book of the War)

In an alternate timeline in which the First Doctor spent three months on Urbinia, his friend, Professor Feedlam discovered a new colour which was "a little bit green and a little bit black", creating "a sort of mauve". (AUDIO: Daughter of the Gods)

Lucifer wore a brown parka and black hat. (WC: Mission: Find Lilith [+]Loading...["Mission: Find Lilith (webcast)"])


The Second (TV: The Tenth Planet-The War Games) and Fifteenth Doctors had black hair. The latter also had a moustache. (PROSE: "Heroes of Time" [+]Part of Whotopia: The Ultimate Guide to the Whoniverse, Loading...{"namedpart":"Heroes of Time","1":"Whotopia: The Ultimate Guide to the Whoniverse (reference book)"}, Rose [+]Loading...{"ed":"2023 Illustrated Edition","1":"Rose (novelisation)"}, etc.) The Sixth Corsair (COMIC: Old Friends) and the Abzorbaloff also had black hair. (TV: Love & Monsters, The Time Traveller's Almanac)

The Host of the Lupine Wavelength Haemovariform had all-black eyes. (TV: Tooth and Claw) Grace Holloway's eyes turned all-black when she was controlled by the Bruce Master. (TV: Doctor Who) Mercy Hartigan's eyes turned all-black when she was converted into the CyberKing. (TV: The Next Doctor) Owen Harper's eyes turned all-black when he was possessed by Death. (TV: Dead Man Walking) The Wrarth Warriors' eyes turned black when they died. (TV: The Star Beast)

Nostrovites had black blood, (TV: Something Borrowed) as did the Process. (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible)

Black roses grew on Florana. (AUDIO: The Elite)

Peter Dickson's mother thought that black cats were unlucky. (PROSE: The Clockwise Man)

The Entity, in its domain, was a "formless black cloud that flowed and coalesced" which throbbed with a "terrible passion"; it personified pure evil. (PROSE: Games [+]Loading...{"page":"22","1":"Games (short story)"})

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