When I heard the BBC was making a 90-minute docudrama about the early years of Doctor Who, I expected lots of magic and nostalgia. But I wasn't prepared for how emotionally intense An Adventure in Space and Time actually is.
Almost everyone knows how the Doctor Who story "The Tenth Planet" ends — it's the last story where William Hartnell plays the mysterious time-traveling Doctor. Except that a newly unearthed draft script by Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis leaves out the Doctor's regeneration.
Shockingly, that's not an old picture of William Hartnell as the first Doctor. That's actor David Bradley as Hartnell, in the first promo picture for Mark Gatiss' An Adventure in Time and Space, the docudrama retelling the creation of Doctor Who.
If you're an old-school Doctor Who fan, at least, then this new rumor is just beyond thrilling. Rich Johnston at Bleeding Cool claims reliable sources (plural) tell him that a ton of missing Doctor Who stories have been found. Stories. Not episodes.
Early this morning, London was treated to an eerie scene, one familiar to anyone who has seen the 1964 Doctor Who serial The Dalek Invasion of Earth. It's all part of the upcoming TV drama about the history of Doctor Who, An Adventure in Space and Time. Warning: autoplay video within.
Today is the 49th anniversary of Doctor Who. And that means we're just 365 days away from the show's big 50th birthday — complete with what will assuredly be the anniversary special to end all anniversary specials.
The first color episode of Doctor Who aired in 1970, meaning that the first two Doctors spent their entire runs in black and white. One fan decided to give William Hartnell's First Doctor a moment in color, colorizing 2,700 frames of the Doctor's farewell to his granddaughter, Susan.
These days, Doctor Who is approaching its 50th anniversary as one of the most successful television shows of all time. But originally? Doctor Who was a small show that the BBC expected to run for a few episodes, and then vanish forever. The show had a tiny studio and huge cameras, and a shoestring budget. But the…
A dramatization of Doctor Who's origins seems like the sort of thing that would be perfect for the show's 50th anniversary next year. Mark Gatiss, interviewed on Graham Norton's radio show, seemed to be denying that any such thing was in the works — but his denials are still being taken as hints that he might actually…
Many early Doctor Who episodes have sadly been wiped from existence, but today brings an iota of good news for Whovians. Two episodes — the third episode of the William Hartnell serial "Galaxy 4" and the second episode of Patrick Troughton's "The Underwater Menace" — have been recovered by Terry Burnett, a film…
After watching the latest Doctor Who Christmas special, one thought kept sticking in our brains: When did the Doctor become so good at controlling his time machine, the TARDIS? He used to be unable to steer it at all.
Check out this hilarious clip, showcasing just what was wrong with the Doctor Who story "The Horns Of Nimon." The new DVDs for "Nimon" and four other not-so-classic stories offer a blunt dissection of what went wrong.
While many of the Doctor Who faithful are very concerned about this week's discovery of "The Doctor's Daughter," geeks at British site Digital Spy isn't phased at all. After all, they remember that the very first episode of the series way back in 1963 featured the Doctor's granddaughter, Susan...