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Three Doctors

The third Doctor had a reunion with 1, 2, and 3.

The Box of Delights - Episode Two - Where Shall The ‘nighted Showman Go?

Given the potency of his performance, it’s remarkable how small Patrick Troughton’s screen-time in The Box of Delights actually is.  The majority of his scenes are in the first episode, whilst in episode two he only has one scene of importance before disappearing.  466 more words


Two Giddy Aunts

Patrick Troughton, the second doctor. Introduced more comedy to the role than ever before.

His catchphrase “Oh my giddy aunt”

More accurately , he said “Oh my word” more. 36 more words

REVIEW: Doctor Who: The Anti-Hero - Stella Duffy

Arriving at the ancient Musaeum of Alexandria, the Doctor is keen to explore. He might find some new recorder music, and Jamie might discover a new porridge recipe, while Zoe will love the antiquated ideas about astrophysics. 660 more words

Book Review

The Box of Delights - Episode One - When The Wolves Were Running

Originally broadcast thirty years ago, The Box of Delights became an instant classic (it was awarded three BAFTAs in 1985 – Best Children’s Programme, Best Video Lighting and Best VTR Editing) and has remained an ever-present staple of many people’s Christmas viewing. 466 more words


86 - The Dominators

I cannot tell whether this post will please or sadden fans of the Second Doctor – undoubtedly they will be pleased that until this point I have not had a bad word to say about any of his stories, but I have noticed that Troughton fans in particular have a reverence for his era that makes all other eras pale in comparison – so I may well bring down their judgement upon myself by daring to imply some of the blessed Pat’s stories were less than good! 470 more words

Who is the Doctor? A Question of Identity in Doctor Who

On the 23rd of November 1963, just one day after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the BBC broadcast the very first episode of Doctor Who – the television sci-fi series, which by now has entertained more than one generation of TV viewers. 1,113 more words