Tagged Patrick Troughton

Typecasting and Relative

What is typecasting? Why does it cause a shiver down the spine of many actors? And just what has it got to do with Doctor Who? Recently, current Doctor Who star Matt Smith was asked if he had considered moving on from Doctor Who out of fear of being typecast. He had a rather cool…

Doctor Who History 1963-2010

Kasterborous contributor Joe Siegler has been extremely busy recently, compiling and editing a marvellous compilation of Doctor Who clips from every every single episode (and then some) between 1963 and 2010! Covering all eleven Doctors and featuring almost every companion, these clips aren’t exactly the obvious ones either, so it is well worth setting aside…

Twelve Days of Christmas

Tor.com is featuring a special “Twelve Days of Christmas” over the next week or so, with a series of Doctor Who articles and essays from a series of special guest posters. Each writer will focus on a particular Doctor, as follows…. December 26th, U.K. author George Mann will be celebrating the First Doctor, William Hartnell!…

Mervyn Haisman

Unfortunately we must report the passing of Mervyn Haisman, who suffered a heart failure and died at 82 years old. Haisman and partner Henry Lincoln were responsible for writing three Troughton stories.  Their first, The Abominable Snowmen, featured the first appearance of the Yeti.  The Web of Fear, their second story, saw the return of…

Christmas Theatrics

Three actors from Doctor Who past; Catherine Tate, Mark Gatiss, and David Troughton, are appearing in the holiday-themed theatrical production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Season’s Greetings this winter, running in London from this month until March. Tate, who played the first long-term companion since 2005 to possess zero fantasies of snogging the Doctor, has landed the…

Christmas Audio Picks

As Christmas is right on our door, it’s high time that everyone started writing their gift list and being Doctor Who fans, your list will more than likely contain an abundance of Who related goodies to be placed under the Christmas tree. But what to ask for? With such a rich and varied amount of…

Sylvester Up for Reunion

Sylvester McCoy – currently appearing on stage in London – has revealed that he would be happy to appear in a multi-Doctor reunion special in 2013 to commemorate 50 years of Doctor Who. “Would I do it? Yes, I’d be delighted to.” “I am a part of it, it hasn’t ever gone away and I…

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