Tag Archives: William Hartnell

'Doctor Who's Day Roundup: Happy Birthday, Doctors

It’s been quite the weekend for Whovian birthdays; Fifth Doctor Peter Davison was 63 on Sunday—although he doesn’t look anywhere near that old—and then yesterday Peter Capaldi turned 56.

WATCH: Animated Trailer For Classic ‘Doctor Who’ On UK’s Horror Channel

It’s not often we dig up a trailer for something that isn’t going to appear on American screens and doesn’t even feature any footage from the movie or TV show it is attempting to trail, but this is rather good.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Happy 50th Birthday, Christopher Eccleston!

Last Sunday (February 16), Christopher Eccleston, the man who ushered in a whole new era of Doctor Who when the show was relaunched in 2005, celebrated his 50th birthday.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Hats Off To Christopher Barry

If you were to compile a list of the people without whom there would probably be no Who, the director Christopher Barry, who died this week at the age of 88, would have to feature towards the top. He was responsible for delivering ...

WATCH: Mark Gatiss Introduces ‘An Adventure In Space And Time’

Tomorrow night (November 22) at 9:00pm ET/PT, BBC AMERICA premiers Mark Gatiss’s dramatic retelling of the origins of Doctor Who. An Adventure In Space and Time, starring David Bradley as William Hartnell, Brian Cox as Sydney ...

WATCH: The ‘An Adventure In Space And Time’ Trailer

In all the fuss and glee over “The Night of the Doctor” yesterday, this little gem managed to sneak out relatively un-celebrated, and that will never do.

10 People Responsible For ‘Doctor Who’s Creation

For a TV show that has lasted for 50 years and has changed so much in that time, it’s remarkable to note just how many of the key elements of Doctor Who were in place from the very beginning. Once past the whooshy opening credits ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Fancy a Prom?

In July, the BBC put together a startlingly good concert of Doctor Who related music (and mayhem) as part of its annual season of Proms in the Royal Albert Hall. The entire show was recently aired on BBC TV, which allows us to bring you ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: The World Welcomes a New Doctor

Well, it’s been something of a week, has it not? Ever since the announcement of the TV special announcing the Twelfth Doctor, the already-feverish speculation as to the identity of the actor or actress in question became a ...

‘Doctor Who’: How To Announce a New Doctor (Part 1)

This Sunday, an event that has only happened eleven times in the past 50 years will happen again. An actor or actress will be confirmed as the new Doctor in Doctor Who.