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  1. TV Watch: Doctor WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Memphis Flyer

    ... show that is as old as an entire genre still have something to say? The first actor to play the Doctor was William Hartnell, who was 55 years old at the time of the 1963 debut. After three years galavanting through time and space in the TARDIS, ...

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  2. Pg's TV Tips - Who's sorry, now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Wirral Globe

    I remember the first incarnation in the '60s of the dignified, intellectual form of British star, William Hartnell, and the arrival of The Daleks.

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  3. The Doctor Is In! Peter Capaldi makes debut on Doctor WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Examiner.com

    ... This is a big deal for the show as it brings about two dramatic changes; this is the first time since William Hartnell that "The Doctor" is noticeably older, and it's also the first time that the actor portraying the character has had an entire ...

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  4. Reader reviews: What YOU thought of the return of Doctor Who and the debut of Peter CapaldiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Radio Times

    ... older Doctor but Peter Capaldi did such an amazing job that all doubt has disappeared. He is like a mix of William Hartnell and Matt Smith. The first scene with the dinosaur spitting out the Tardis was so funny and a refreshing change. Loved the ...

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  5. Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi learnt how to act by watching the Time Lord as a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... like the Time Lord before he got the role. Capaldi was an avid viewer and says the first four Doctors - William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, John Pertwee and Tom Baker - influenced everything he has done in his career. Speaking at a special ...

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  6. Millions tune in to Capaldi's debut as Dr WhoRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Sunday Herald

    ... to play the Doctor in six decades of the Doctor Who series. At 56, he is also the oldest since the first, William Hartnell. Perhaps best known for his role as a foul-mouthed spin doctor in The Thick Of It, he has taken over from 31-year-old ...

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  7. Review: Doctor Who - Deep BreathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Smiths old man in a young man's body. He wears a dark jacket reminiscent of the first and second Doctors, William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, with crimson lining reminiscent of third Doctor Jon Pertwee's Count Dracula style cape. The Doctor's ...

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  8. New 'Doctor Who': 5 biggest momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | CNN

    a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey who traveled through space and time -- was first played by William Hartnell, who took along his granddaughter on his adventures. Patrick Troughton took over the role in 1966, and it was explained on the show that ...

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  9. Doctor Who: Critics split over Peter CapaldiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Scotsman.com

    ... to play the Doctor in six decades of the Doctor Who series. At 56, he is also the oldest since the first, William Hartnell. Doctor Who fans saw a new complex Doctor and there were differing reactions on Twitter to the first dose of this darker, more ...

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  10. Peter Capaldi has appeared on TV screens as Doctor Who for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Congleton Guardian

    ... to play the Doctor in six decades of the Doctor Who series. At 56, he is also the oldest since the first, William Hartnell. Doctor Who fans saw a new complex Doctor and there were differing reactions on Twitter to the first dose of this darker, more ...

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  11. Why you should watch An Adventure in Space and Time on BBC2 tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Radio Times

    ... Who devotees. But ultimately, Adventure is a human drama. An engrossing, uplifting and touching tale about William Hartnell, an ageing actor who finds success and a new lease of life at the tail end of his career. David Bradley (whose own career ...

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  12. Capaldi makes Doctor Who debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Hillingdon Times

    ... to play the Doctor in six decades of the Doctor Who series. At 56, he is also the oldest since the first, William Hartnell. Doctor Who fans saw a new complex Doctor and there were differing reactions on Twitter to the first dose of this darker, more ...

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  13. 'Doctor Who' season premiere recap: 'Deep Breath'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... the always-comedic Strax, the idiot Sontaran, as he recaps the history of the Doctor's incarnations from William Hartnell's original portrayal up until the most recent Matt Smith model with his usual ignorantly sharp tongue, all while the ship he's ...

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  14. Peter Capaldi's Time Lord pokes fun at new Doctor Who actor's expense in Deep BreathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... to play the Doctor in 50 years of the BBC sci-fi series. At 56, he is also the oldest since the first, William Hartnell. As the complex, pricklier Time Lord character spotted different things about his new form, including his accent, Capaldi's ...

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  15. Peter Capaldi has reinvented Doctor Who by looking to the past: Spoiler-free verdict of Deep BreathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... in the style of the original Doctor Who series. At 56, Capaldi is a similar age to the first ever Time Lord William Hartnell and also Jon Pertwee when they were both in the role. He and Jenna Coleman, who plays sidekick Clara, explained one of the ...

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  16. Fans split over new Doctor WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | NEWS.com.au

    ... hit for the BBC despite its creaky sets and low budget special effects. When the first Doctor, played by William Hartnell, left the series due to failing health, producers came up with the concept of regeneration, a signature aspect of the show and ...

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  17. 'Doctor Who' returns with a new season on BBC AmericaRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | The Columbian

    ... Google Play, Vudu, Xbox video and Sony PSN on Sunday. The show was first broadcast in 1963, starring William Hartnell. When he retired three years later, the Doctor was "regenerated" (or replaced) by a new actor, Patrick Troughton, thereby allowing ...

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    Saturday Aug 23 | IcNetwork

    ... next one, was created at the end of the first series by accident. A faulty mixing desk allowed the image of William Hartnell to be overexposed almost to white so that Patrick Troughton could be put in his place before the effect faded again. Patrick ...

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  19. Peter Capaldi: "I'm not an expert on Doctor Who despite being a kid who was really into it"Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | Radio Times

    ... can." So after a couple of sprightly, tail-wagging Doctors, will Capaldi's be mature and sage-like aI la William Hartnell? "I think I'm a more grown-up Doctor, but he's still mirthful. He is serious when he needs to be but he's still quite comic." ...

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  20. Cinema finds woman who appeared in long lost Snowdon episodes of Dr WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | North Wales Chronicle

    ... Troughton as Dr Who. The grandmother-of-four was involved with the first episode of Dr Who in 1963 with William Hartnell, and in 1967 ensured actors dressed as Yetis roamed Snowdonia in padded fur-covered costumes. Kenny Kempster, assistant manager ...

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