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Published on August 29th, 2008 | by Christian Cawley

Waris Hussein Lifetime Achievement Award

First director of Doctor Who, Waris Hussein, will be in Bradford on Sunday September 21st as part of the National Media Museum’s Bite the Mango film festival.

Hussein will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award to celebrate his years as a director, and will also interviewed on the subject of An Unearthly Child as well as the lost Doctor Who adventure Marco Polo.

Accompanying this sure-to-be-fascinating interview will be Daily Herald photographs from their vast archives as well as a screening of the rare version one of An Unearthly Child. Details can be found on the Museum’s website.

(From Outpost Gallifrey)

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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