Tagged William Hartnell

Norman Taylor

Kasterborous is sad to report the passing of Norman Taylor, one of the technicians behind the original, groundbreaking Doctor Who title sequence. Norman was Technical Operations Manager on Crew 9 based at Lime Grove, London, who, during down time made the serendipitous discover of the ‘visual howl-around’- the haunting effect that was a mainstay of the…

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…

Video: Jacqueline Hill Preview

Thanks to the new BBCClassicDoctorWho channel on YouTube, we now have a first look at 2entertain’s upcoming DVD release of the Tom Baker classic Meglos, which featured Jacqueline Hill, better known as original co-companion Barbara Wright, in a guest-starring role as Lexa, leader of the Deons of Tigella. Embedded below is a sneak preview clip…

Ark Art & TweetView

A couple of brief updates from the world of classic Who this morning – first, enjoy the image you’ll find to the immediate right of this text. If you can’t tell by looking at it, it’s the box art for 2entertain’s February DVD release, otherwise known as the William Hartnell story The Ark.  Doesn’t it…

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