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Doctor Who, Innovating Television: Patrick Troughton

I’m finally getting back to my promise of creating a series of portraits based on the actors who have portrayed the Doctor in this classic… 550 more words


"Mr. Men" are bringing "Doctor Who" to book-form

Random House announced a new partnership with the BBC that will see each of the 12 incarnations of the Doctor get their own Mr. Men book, penned and illustrated by Roger Hargreaves’ son, Adam. 80 more words


Picture of the Day: Into the Dalek (Literally)

From 1965: William Hartnell is all laughs while hiding inside his mortal enemy during the Space Museum


Are we getting hints The Smugglers is back?

The Doctor Who missing episodes brigade have been rumbling again following a series of tweets by Anneke Wills, in which she is photographed in the locations she appeared in 50 years ago as Polly in the currently missing Hartnell adventure… 877 more words

119 - The Sensorites? Or Sensorwrongs?

As the title might imply, there’s once again dissension among the ranks. Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Lynne as we discuss whether “The Sensorites” is long and slow and boring or one of the most gripping, interesting, thought-provoking, and… 154 more words

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Dr Who: Was William Hartnell a Socialist?

William Hartnell (1908-1975) was the British actor who first played the Doctor in the long-running BBC science fiction drama Dr Who.  I possess no indepth information about William Hartnell’s political views, but I was reading the BBC 2013 book entitled ‘Who-ology – Dr Who the Official Miscellany’, and came across a very interesting entry for the first Doctor (Pages 327-328).   381 more words

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A Disused Yeti #19: Nothing Is Ever Forgotten

We chat about those missing episodes from the 60’s.


Podomatic: http://adisusedyeti.podomatic.com/entry/2016-09-29T19_59_41-07_00

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/a-disused-yeti/id1009330934?mt=2

Recorded at Galaxy of Comics.

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