Articles Tagged 'William Hartnell'

David Tennant in ‘Fright Night’ (Pic: Columbia)

The Greatest Movie Roles of the 13 Doctors

Matt Smith‘s movie career is just taking off, having made the leap from a deleted scene in In Bruges to a key role in Lost River and appearances lined up in both Terminator Genisys and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. But he’s not the first Doctor to have a successful stab at the silver screen. Here […]

Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Billie Piper at Salt Lake City FanXperience (Pic: Facebook)

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Salt Lake City Reunion

If you wanted to be where the fun was this weekend, a trip to Salt Lake City for the Comic Con FanXperience would not have been a bad investment. Especially the panel starring Karen Gillan, Matt Smith and Billie Piper. In a packed Q&A session at the Salt Palace Convention Center, the three fielded questions […]

A fixed point in time. Happy new year! (Pic: BBC)

Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: And We’re Off Again!

Happy Who Year! We’ve had a couple of weeks to get used to the idea that Santa and the Doctor are both occasionally figments of our dreaming minds (providing there’s a crustacean making a milkshake of our frontal lobes) and commence pining for the appearance of the TARDIS again. So it’s time to turn our […]

Lord Richard Attenborough

RIP Richard Attenborough: Five of His Best Movies

Tributes have been pouring in from all walks of British life—including the office of the Prime Minister—for Richard Attenborough, who died on Sunday, aged 90. His was a remarkable life by any measurement, in which he carved a unique place not only as a popular lead actor possessed of steely charisma—and then as a stalwart […]

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: It’s A Bumper Doctor Birthday Week!

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. To celebrate Peter’s birthday, the always-delightful Doctor Puppet made a YouTube clip animating Peter’s own Doctor Who artwork, drawn for the Doctor Who Fan Club magazine in […]

‘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 some of Doctor Who’s most memorable early moments, including the story that gave the […]

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 Newman and Jessica Raine as Verity Lambert. Anticipation is already at a preposterous level, especially as the British showing […]

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