Tag Archives: Patrick Troughton

Daleks Invade London Again, For ‘An Adventure In Space And Time’

More details have emerged concerning An Adventure In Space and Time, Mark Gatiss’s dramatisation of the early years of Doctor Who, starring David Bradley as the First Doctor, William Hartnell.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Matt Smith Gets Behind The Camera

Matt Smith makes his TV directorial debut this spring with Cargese, a Sky Arts production written by the award-winning playwright Simon Stephens, as part of their Playhouse Presents programming, which stars Craig Roberts and will be ...

‘Doctor Who’ On The Moon: A History

Well, fairly complete anyway. You can’t blame the writers of Doctor Who for seeking inspiration from Earth’s moon from time to time.

GALLERY: The Royal Mail Issues A Special Set Of ‘Doctor Who’ Stamps

This March, a new collection of Royal Mail stamps will be issued to mark the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. There will be eleven first class stamps, featuring each of the Doctor’s incarnations to date, and four second class ...

‘Doctor Who’: The Fury Of A Time Lord

There are two personality quirks that unite all eleven Doctors to date. One is that they all share a whimsical sense of humor (although some are less keen to display it than others), and the other is their respective tempers.

#NewToWho: How I Discovered ‘Doctor Who,’ Time Travel And Sofa Picnics

The appearance of Matt Smith on the cover of this week’s Entertainment Weekly will probably introduce a lot of people to Doctor Who for the first time. And that’s quite a heady thought, imagining someone settling down to a ...

Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: We Chat with Director of First-Ever ‘Doctor Who’ Episode!

On November 23, 1963 (the day after the Kennedy assassination), the very first episode of Doctor Who premiered on the BBC. And the man behind the camera was Waris Hussein, then only 24 years old, completely unaware of the phenomenon the ...

Life Outside The TARDIS: Patrick Troughton

Whovians will tell you Patrick Troughton was the first Doctor to fully develop the character of the Doctor that we’re all familiar with today, making him flighty and mischievous, after William Hartnell’s stern, patrician ...

Two Long-Lost ‘Doctor Who’ Episodes Recovered

It’s one of the more shaming aspects of the BBC’s past, that they could see no value in hanging on to their own archive of astonishing programs during the 1960s, particularly as transmissions changed from black and white to ...

How To Dress Like The Second Doctor

Yesterday we discussed how best to dress up as the William Hartnell-era Doctor in Doctor Who, in case the high neck fell off your Sontaran costume, or your dalek sink plunger got used to clear a blocked drain, and you were stuck for ...