Posts tagged with "William Hartnell"

“Doctor Who Will be a Different Show,” says Jenna Coleman

“Doctor Who Will be a Different Show,” says Jenna Coleman
When it was announced that Peter Capaldi was to become the new Doctor, there was little doubt in anyone’s mind that things in the TARDIS were going to change dramatically. Jenna Coleman, who plays companion Clara Oswald, claimed that Doctor Who was indeed going to be “a different show” and that Capaldi will “take the show in a new (interesting) direction.” “He’s going to be so different to Matt [Smith],”... 

An Adventure in Space and Time Review

An Adventure in Space and Time Review
Tomorrow harks in the latest Doctor Who adventure, 50th anniversary special The Day of the Doctor. It is only fitting for the BBC to recently air a dramatisation of the events around the first Doctor Who adventure, with the Mark Gatiss-written An Adventure in Space and Time. An Adventure in Space and Time is a docudrama depicting the origins of Doctor Who. David Bradley plays the actor who played the First Doctor, William Hartnell, an actor previously... 

Tom Baker Returns for Doctor Who 50th – David Tennant Celebrates with Plastic Space Hat

Tom Baker Returns for Doctor Who 50th – David Tennant Celebrates with Plastic Space Hat
In an exclusive interview with The Huffington Post yesterday, fourth Doctor Tom Baker made the surprising revelation that he will be returning for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special this weekend. With more than a hint of his characteristic, child-like mischievousness, Baker told The Huffington Post, “I am in the special. I’m not supposed to tell you that, but I tell you that very willingly and specifically; the BBC told me not to... 

Hiding in Africa? – 106 Doctor Who Episodes Allegedly Found in Ethiopia

Hiding in Africa? – 106 Doctor Who Episodes Allegedly Found in Ethiopia
For some time now, Doctor Who fans have feared that many early episodes of the series starring William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton had been lost forever. However, according to The Mirror, footage recently uncovered as far away as Ethiopia looks set to change all that. Some time after the original series was aired in the 1960s, recorded copies of many Classic Who episodes disappeared entirely from British archives after having been destroyed and/or... 

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special Title and Other Plans Revealed

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special Title and Other Plans Revealed
This week, BBC News posted – and promptly deleted – a news article including the title and length of the upcoming Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special, along with a list of other Who-related programmes to be broadcast later this year. Though the original piece has disappeared, the text has been preserved and reposted by Doctor Who TV, where it’s still available to read. At 75 minutes long, this year’s anniversary special is... 

London MCM Expo October 2012: Interview with Matt Smith

London MCM Expo October 2012: Interview with Matt Smith
Oozing cool and with a very friendly approachable manner, MCM Buzz was blessed with the presence of Matt Smith, the Eleventh Doctor himself at the London MCM Expo on Friday, participating at a roundtable interview. It was a very intimate and entertaining affair, where Smith spoke about the past, present and future of Doctor Who (as well as a few fun ‘What If’s?’) alongside discussion about the release of Series 7: Part One of Doctor... 
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