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  1. 'CSI' takes aim at 'Doctor Who's' Guinness World RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Zap2it.com

    ... edition art that has been commissioned for the event on the show's Twitter and Facebook pages. Played by: William Hartnell Seasons: 1-4, original series Companions: Susan Foreman, Barbara Wright, Ian Chesterton, Vicki, Steven Taylor, Katarina, Sara ...

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  2. Doctor Who: 10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About RegenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Houston Press

    ... trivia about regeneration. 10. It Was Initially Extremely Stupid How to get the aging, ill and expensive William Hartnell out of the role of The Doctor and replace him with a new actor didn't jump fully formed from a writer's brain. The first ...

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  3. Doctor Who class 'tapped into the global juggernaut of fandom,' Syracuse University professor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Post-Standard

    An undated handout photo made available by the BBC shows the first Eleven Doctors, from left, William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant and Matt Smith. enrolled in the live class on the SU campus.

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  4. 'Doctor Who' is getting a LEGO set: Here's what it looks likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Zap2it.com

    ... yet for the "Doctor Who" set, but LEGO says there's one based on "Wall-E" on the way, as well. Played by: William Hartnell Seasons: 1-4, original series Companions: Susan Foreman, Barbara Wright, Ian Chesterton, Vicki, Steven Taylor, Katarina, Sara ...

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  5. Long-lost Desert Island Discs reveal Louis Armstrong's choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | This Is Somerset

    ... The other episodes feature the creator of Thomas the Tank Engine, the Reverend W Awdry, Doctor Who star William Hartnell and actress Diana Rigg - with the latter two coincidentally choosing Louis Armstrong songs among their discs. They were given to ...

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  6. Long-lost recording featuring Louis Armstrong playing his own trumpet foundRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 1 | Newkerala.com

    ... ve. The other episodes feature Reverend W Awdry, the creator of 'Thomas The Tank Engine', 'Doctor Who' star William Hartnell and 'Avengers' actress Diana Rigg.

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  7. Louis Armstrong's Desert Island Discs appearance found by BBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Business News

    Louis Armstrong 's long-lost appearance on Desert Island Discs has been found by the BBC , one of four castaways including William Hartnell, the original star of Doctor Who, that listeners will be able to hear for the first time in half a century, from Saturday on Radio 4. The BBC, which began opening up the Radio 4 programme's archive four years ago, believed the jazz legend's 1968 encounter with the show's original host , Roy Plomley, had been lost forever. But it was discovered in Armstrong's own personal collection, an archive of around 750 tapes that he carefully catalogued and indexed himself, and which is now kept at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in New York.

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  8. Doctor Who star William Hartnell's Desert Island Discs recording found by the BBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Radio Times

    He was the first man to have the keys to the Tardis and now the BBC has managed to perform its own time-bending trick with the discovery of William Hartnell's Desert Island Discs. The actor's 1965 recording of the Radio 4 programme in which well-known figures choose their eight favourite records plus a book and a luxury has been discovered by a listener who kept a personal copy of the programme.

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  9. Doctor Who class notes: What I learned about the Second Doctor, Cybermen and the BBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    ... a parade of new producers with plenty of new ideas. Rumors swirled among both staffers and viewers that William Hartnell was too old and sick to keep playing the Doctor. "It became clear the show would not progress with [Hartnell]," Rotolo said. "On ...

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  10. Dalek and TARDIS on show at science fiction museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Worcester News

    SCIENCE FICTION: 'Bob' the Dalek from the BBC 4 documentary on William Hartnell, An Adventure In Space and Time. 0415805204 A SCIENCE fiction museum is proving a hit with Dr Who fans across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and further afield, according to the attraction's owner.

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  11. 'Doctor Who' class notes: 'War of the Worlds,' 'Quatermass Experiment' set scene for sci-fi seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    An undated handout photo made available by the BBC shows the first Eleven Doctors, from left, William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant and Matt Smith. for $2.99 on YouTube, if you're interested.

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  12. Doctor Who guest star Paul Kaye: I once wrote a song called - Looking for Davros'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Radio Times

    ... which is still in the hands of series 8's Frank Skinner, who once said that when he was watching 1964 William Hartnell serial The Sensorites when he found out that he had landed the part. "I got to present TOTP back in the mid '90s and landing this ...

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  13. 'Doctor Who' class notes: What I learned about the TARDIS, the Daleks and 1963 televisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    ... I'm in it. An undated handout photo made available by the BBC shows the first eleven Doctors, from left, William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston, ...

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  14. Netflix might lose 'Doctor Who' and other British showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | CNN

    ... Doctor -- 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 ...

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  15. Doctor Who: Dear BBC, Please Ignore the Big American RatingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... Britain when we try. There are very few Who adventures set in America that aren't completely terrible. Both William Hartnell and Matt Smith tried to do the Old West and both are major low points in their respective seasons. That's nothing compared ...

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  16. What the saga of Doctor Who's missing episodes can tell us about the nature of the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Samizdata.net

    ... The Three Doctors , Jon Pertwee once again played the Doctor. And so did Patrick Troughton. And so did William Hartnell. This was all rather baffling until it was explained to me that as they had played the Doctor in the past, these two apparent ...

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  17. When 'Doctor Who' met SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | 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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  18. Collectible toys of Christmas pasta and future?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | BBC News

    ... says that at the moment old Dr Who merchandise, especially anything bearing the image of original doctor William Hartnell, is very collectable as the early toys were not as widely produced. "But mainly it's the things we can't predict. We [would] ...

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  19. 'Doctor Who': 'Last Christmas' reveals Clara Oswald's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Zap2it.com

    ... Apprentice.'" What's unclear is if she'll start in the entire season or bow out partway through. Played by: William Hartnell Seasons: 1-4, original series Companions: Susan Foreman, Barbara Wright, Ian Chesterton, Vicki, Steven Taylor, Katarina, ...

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  20. 'Doctor Who's' Steven Moffat: Female writers and directors turn the show down more than you thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Zap2it.com

    ... of those [women] will grow up to be writers and directors who are desperate to do 'Doctor Who.'" Played by: William Hartnell Seasons: 1-4, original series Companions: Susan Foreman, Barbara Wright, Ian Chesterton, Vicki, Steven Taylor, Katarina, ...

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