Tagged William Hartnell

Michael Gough

Following some rumours earlier this morning, Doctor Who Magazine has confirmed (via Twitter) the sad loss of the great Michael Gough, who has died aged 94. A towering actor in both height and ability, he is best known to Doctor Who fans as the eponymous Celestrial Toymaker (1966) and Councillor Hedin (1983’s Arc of Infinity)…

First Statue, Second Doctor, Tenth Planet

Following the success of their continuing Maxi Bust series, Forbidden Planet is introducing a new range of Doctor Who polystone figures, with legs added at no extra cost! The first announced member of this set of collectible Signature Edition statues depicts none other than the Second Doctor himself, Patrick Troughton, as he appeared at the…

The War Machines on Tweetview!

Tweetview time again! 2|Entertain’s ClassicDW have released a trailer for its up coming Tweetview 3 for the William Hartnell Doctor Who classic The War Machines which takes place this Saturday at 20:00 GMT. Fans are able to simultaneously watch the serial and tweet in random interesting facts in a bid to out nerd and slay…

Tucker Teases Experience Exhibit

Special effects designer Mike Tucker, a chap whose resume is practically drowning in involvement on both classic and modern Doctor Who, seems to be heavily engaged in preparations for the upcoming most attractive attraction of all time, The Doctor Who Experience. At the very least, Tucker’s in on it enough to warrant an interview with…

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…

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