Tagged William Russell

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In With The Old And The New!

The beginning of May sees new audio adventures at both ends of the Doctor’s lifetime, in both the First and the Eleventh incarnations. The Sensorites is a reading by William Russell of the novelisation of the First Doctor’s television adventure, written by Nigel Robinson. When the Doctor and his first companions land on a dying…

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Gallifrey One Review

So that’s it for another Gallifrey One convention: there were laughs, insights, costumes galore – but more importantly, sweet memories of when the Doctor Who fan community get together to really put on a show. WhatCulture! reviewer Andrea Shelton has been sharing her experiences of the weekend and couldn’t help but feel proud of her…

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PodKast with a Fanboy Hope

Last wek we brought you the astonishing showreel of John Guilor, a voice artist whose recent work has including reproducing the voices of several former Doctors. So amazing was this news that we naturally decided to dedicate an entire podKast (with a “K”) to the news and its implications (apart from the bit when we…

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Introducing: The Sensorites

The Sensorites is important. Modern audiences are beginning to appreciate these gems; frankly, any surviving black-and-white stories should be treasured. It’s amazing that we’re still able to see the spectacular William Hartnell as the first Doctor; William Russell as Ian; Jacqueline Hill’s Barbara; and Carol Ann Ford as Susan… in all her screaming glory. Sitting…

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Gallifrey One Is Coming!

Those who attended Big Finish Day 2 last Saturday will have surely had a fantastic time but the company and its hard working employees have no time to rest on their laurels, no sir, they’re now getting ready for Gallifrey One – the longest running Doctor Who convention in the world! There are plenty of…

John Guilor (left) voices the First Doctor, alongside Carole Ann Ford, William Russell and Katherine Mount
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John Guilor IS the Doctor(s)!

You know, all sorts of things are going on over at BBC Worldwide, regardless of what their current assigned name for 2|extinct 2|entertain might be. After all, you never know when they might be reconstructing lost episodes of Doctor Who… or even rebuilding heavily edited serials such as Planet of the Giants, the 1964 story…

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The Sensorites DVD Reviewed

Telepathy, creepy monsters and Peter Glaze – yes it’s The Sensorites, that often over-looked gem from the first run of adventures starring William Hartnell. Never an adventure to trouble anyone’s top twenty or probably top 50 this is a story that uses an uneasy ambiance and some pretty cool looking sets to tell its tale….

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