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  1. From YouTube sensation to BBC One: the story behind Doctor Who's new title sequenceRead the original story

    Monday | Brand Republic

    ... The thought behind it is in part homage to the video feedback, howl-around technique used in the very first William Hartnell sequence in 1963. The concept is also about familiar things being unfamiliar, surreal. There's nothing more unusual than ...

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  2. Super-fan with world's largest Doctor Who collection to visit BoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    ... like it. There have been 12 actors who have played The Doctor in the show's 51-year history. The first was William Hartnell Daleks, Cybermen and The Master are arch enemies of The Doctor, who travels through time in the Tardis, which resembles a ...

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  3. Super-fan with world's largest Doctor Who collection to visit BoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    ... like it. There have been 12 actors who have played The Doctor in the show's 51-year history. The first was William Hartnell Daleks, Cybermen and The Master are arch enemies of The Doctor, who travels through time in the Tardis, which resembles a ...

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  4. Doctor Who Series 8 Episode 8 Review: 'Mummy On The Orient Express'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Forbes.com

    ... see the influences of many of the previous actors to take on the role. From the costume and haughtiness of William Hartnell, to the scheming of Sylvester McCoy, Capaldi brings the multiple personalities of the character into his skin while still ...

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  5. Doctor Who: Mummy on the Orient Express review - " "an opulent ride with anaemic horror"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Radio Times

    ... attire, plunging dcolletage and bobbed hairdo. With black suit and cravat, Peter Capaldi looks the image of William Hartnell's Doctor in The Gunfighters. If the Agatha Christie-style characters make little impact, comedian Frank Skinner, in a rare ...

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  6. Foxes covers Queen in new 'Doctor Who' episode - " watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | NME

    ... The Beatles , who were shown performing on TV in the 1965 adventure The Chase starring original Doctor, William Hartnell; jazz musician Courtney Pine, who played himself in 1988's Cybermen story Silver Nemesis with seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy; ...

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  7. The day Brian Blessed punched and knocked out Peter CapaldiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Radio Times

    ... good enough, Blessed also went on to explain how he turned down the chance to be the next Doctor Who after William Hartnell. That's right, Prince Vultan could have travelled on the Tardis! (technically Flash Gordon came well after this point, but ...

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  8. Doctor Who: Is the Doctor now immortal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Radio Times

    ... This plot device has allowed for the casting of multiple Doctors since the departure of First Doctor William Hartnell in 1966 (though it wasn't referred to as regeneration until Third Doctor Jon Pertwee changed into Fourth Doctor Tom Baker) but was ...

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  9. Review: Doctor Who - Domain of the VoordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Stuff.co.nz

    It's back to the past for this Doctor Who audio story, the first in a new series from Big Finish Productions dubbed The Early Adventures. Domain of the Voord is a sequel to The Keys of Marinus, a first season black and white story starring William Hartnell as the first Doctor written by Dalek creator Terry Nation.

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  10. Nick Frost is delighted to have a guest role in Doctor WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Worcester News

    Doctor Who is keeping it in the family after show bosses announced Michael Troughton, the son of Patrick who played the second ever Doctor, will appear in the Christmas special - alongside Hot Fuzz actor Nick Frost. Michael, whose father replaced William Hartnell in 1966, will join other guest stars including Frost and former Coronation Street and Strictly star Natalie Gumede in the festive episode.

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  11. Patrick Troughton played the second incarnation of the DoctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Doctor Who is keeping it in the family after show bosses announced Michael Troughton, the son of Patrick who played the second ever Doctor, will appear in the Christmas special. The actor, whose father replaced William Hartnell in 1966, will join other guest stars including Natalie Gumede and Nick Frost in the festive episode.

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  12. Nick Frost is delighted to have a guest role in Doctor WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Lancashire Telegraph

    Doctor Who is keeping it in the family after show bosses announced Michael Troughton, the son of Patrick who played the second ever Doctor, will appear in the Christmas special - alongside Hot Fuzz actor Nick Frost. Michael, whose father replaced William Hartnell in 1966, will join other guest stars including Frost and former Coronation Street and Strictly star Natalie Gumede in the festive episode.

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  13. Fifty years of Dr Who in NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Waikato Times

    ... order. The first episode, which had aired 10 months earlier at 5.45pm on November 23 on the BBC, starred William Hartnell as the enigmatic Doctor and Carole Ann Ford as his granddaughter Susan Foreman who took her surname from the name of the owners ...

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  14. Grainne Moss: Over-65s more iron than wrinklesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... well advanced in years. Even the new Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi, is 56 - only a few months younger than William Hartnell when he was cast as the first Doctor in 1966. If there's any example of the way ageing has changed you just have to compare the ...

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  15. Doctor Who Listen review: "A classy, creepy study of fear and loneliness"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Radio Times

    ... parents. The man and woman remain unbilled in the credits. Nor do we see the child Doctor's face a boyish William Hartnell would have been hard to find or fake. We know Moffat is a master of time-bending plots and creeping menaces just beyond our ...

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  16. Listen *****Read the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | Radio Times

    ... parents. The man and woman remain unbilled in the credits. Nor do we see the child Doctor's face a boyish William Hartnell would have been hard to find or fake. We know Moffat is a master of time-bending plots and creeping menaces just beyond our ...

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  17. Review: Doctor Who - Into The DalekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... once went roll about inside a Dalek Travel Machine in the first Dalek story The Mutants and First Doctor William Hartnell followed suit in The Space Museum. What is new is the way the Doctor and Clara are miniaturised. So far this new series seems ...

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  18. Doctor Who at Salt Lake Comic Con: Colin Baker and Paul McGann rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... regenerate, or change bodies. The writing trick - a short-term fix devised when the show's original star, William Hartnell, grew ill - has become the key reason for "Doctor Who's" longevity. a Baker would have liked to play The Doctor more alien and ...

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  19. New Doctor pleases fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Southland Times

    ... his age." Interestingly, the latest Doctor is the same age as the very first actor who played the Timelord, William Hartnell, Scoones said. "Fifty-five isn't that old for this day and age. Ratings were going down for Doctor Who, as of Capaldi ...

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  20. New to Doctor Who? 7 Reasons to Get HookedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | KQED

    ... as Mycroft Holmes on the show. 4. There are a dozen Doctors to fall in love with: When the first Doctor, William Hartnell, faced a series of health problems, the writers of the show came up with a unique solution to keep Doctor Who on air: ...

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