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

    17 hrs ago | 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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  2. Doctor Who star William Hartnell's Desert Island Discs recording found by the BBCRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | 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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  3. Doctor Who class notes: What I learned about the Second Doctor, Cybermen and the BBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | 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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  4. Dalek and TARDIS on show at science fiction museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | 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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  5. 'Doctor Who' class notes: 'War of the Worlds,' 'Quatermass Experiment' set scene for sci-fi seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  6. Doctor Who guest star Paul Kaye: I once wrote a song called - Looking for Davros'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  7. 'Doctor Who' class notes: What I learned about the TARDIS, the Daleks and 1963 televisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | 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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  8. Netflix might lose 'Doctor Who' and other British showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | 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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  9. Doctor Who: Dear BBC, Please Ignore the Big American RatingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. '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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  15. '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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  16. 'Doctor Who' comics: Christopher Eccleston's Doctor, Rose Tyler and Jack Harkness are backRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Zap2it.com

    ... not there will be more Ninth Doctor adventures to follow, but this is a pretty good first step. 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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  17. Doctor Who: 7 things we learned at the Christmas special screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Metro

    ... of Father Christmas in the seasonal special. He then mentioned an old Doctor Who comic strip where William Hartnell's Doctor met Santa. After the laughter had died down in response to a question from a younger member of the audience regarding the ...

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  18. Doctor Who: Last Christmas sure to be a treatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... speaking, know that he ought to." Since 1963, only a dozen actors have played the time-travelling Doctor: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston, ...

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  19. 'Doctor Who's' Missy and River Song are Steven Moffat's way of prepping for a female DoctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Zap2it.com

    ... to see the Doctor tagging along behind River Song, trying to keep up with her next mad scheme." 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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  20. Could the next Doctor Who be a woman?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    ... used since the launch of the series to explain the change of actor in the role every few years. They are: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston, ...

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