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

    Sunday | 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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  2. Nick Frost is delighted to have a guest role in Doctor WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | 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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  3. Fifty years of Dr Who in NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | 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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  4. Grainne Moss: Over-65s more iron than wrinklesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | 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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  5. Doctor Who Listen review: "A classy, creepy study of fear and loneliness"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | 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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  6. Listen *****Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | 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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  7. Review: Doctor Who - Into The DalekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | 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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  8. Doctor Who at Salt Lake Comic Con: Colin Baker and Paul McGann rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | 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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  9. Doctor Who at Salt Lake Comic Con: Colin Baker and Paul McGann rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | 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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  10. New Doctor pleases fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | 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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  11. New to Doctor Who? 7 Reasons to Get HookedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | 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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  12. The Best of 2013: 'Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor'Read the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | Examiner.com

    ... episode of the most successful British television series, Doctor Who . Debuting in 1963 starring William Hartnell as the first Doctor and later followed by uber popular Tom Baker in the 1970's and revamped in the 2000s by most notably, David Tennant ...

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  13. Review: 'Doctor Who', Episode 802, 'Inside The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Forbes.com

    ... sorts of other comically undesirable behaviour. But the modern Doctor is not the irascible, self-centred William Hartnell of those early episodes. He's not Walter White, either, and switching him to an older actor will never make him so. The modern ...

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  14. A Critical History of Doctor Who on Television by John Kenneth MuirRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2008 | SF Site

    ... Galactica . The essays are followed by brief synopses of all 159 television serials made by the BBC, from William Hartnell's "An Unearthly Child" through Sylvester McCoy's "Survival." Each episode synopsis includes a list of the guest cast and ...

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

    Aug 28, 2014 | 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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  16. Pg's TV Tips - Who's sorry, now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | 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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  17. The Doctor Is In! Peter Capaldi makes debut on Doctor WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | 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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  18. Reader reviews: What YOU thought of the return of Doctor Who and the debut of Peter CapaldiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | 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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  19. Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi learnt how to act by watching the Time Lord as a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | 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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  20. Millions tune in to Capaldi's debut as Dr WhoRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | 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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