Tagged Third Doctor

Sean Pertwee: The Truth

Back in late 2008, a vacuum existed in the world of Doctor Who. David Tennant was leaving the role – but who would replace him? Among the rumoured names was Sean Pertwee, son of Third Doctor Jon Pertwee. He’s been speaking to The Telegraph’s Finance section (no, really) and took the opportunity to reveal the…

Pirate Bonneville?

Flouncy red-top feminism-promoting pundit-baiting sister of phone-hacking scandal News of the World – with added topless ladies on page 3 – The Sun (to whom we never link) is reporting today that Downtown Abbey, Bonekickers (pictured) and Notting Hill actor Hugh Bonneville is set to appear in a 2011 episode of Doctor Who. Bonneville –…

The Mutants

Social commentary in Doctor Who isn’t a new idea and over its decades the show has made its views and opinions known on most aspects of life. The Mutants was one of the most blatant of the show’s run, hitting targets such as race discrimination, colonisation and apartheid head on and is, at times pretty…

Return of the Mac!

The Rumours are true – Fleetwood Mac track Oh Well Part One has been restored and can now be heard in the Third Doctor serial Spearhead from Space. Steve Roberts of the Doctor Who Restoration Team (who have their own van and, yes, its bigger on the inside) posted the Second Hand News on the…

Tom Baker vs Jon Pertwee

Digital Spy and tabloid The Mirror have observed Tom Baker’s comments that he made in Doctor Who Magazine a little while ago regarding his thoughts on his predecessor Jon Pertwee. Bakers’ remarks are a little cutting and if you’re a fan of Jon Pertwee, you may not like what he had to say. Remarking on his…

Classic Commentary Tweets

Classic Who stars and technicians will be umming, arghing and generally forgetting what they did as they record brand new commentary tracks for potential Doctor Who DVD this year. Revealed on 2|Entertain’s Classic Series Twitter feed two commentary tracks will be recorded this Sunday in London. Amongst the morning attendees will be original companions William…

Restoration of the Doctor!

The story as we all know it is a tragic one, in 1967 the BBC started deleting its extensive archive to make way for the storage of new show and TV serials. During this time, many episodes of Doctor Who were wiped away forever, never to be enjoyed again. Serials such as Marco Polo, The…

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