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The main draw was watching Patrick Troughton and Jon Pertwee bicker with each other as they developed their off-screen friendship, with an ailing William Hartnell pre-recorded on video from a screen for just one scene Bickering is just basic Dramatic Conflict 101 in scriptwriting It's also the default mode for every Marvel Comic where another[...]
Doctor Who: Doom’s Day
"Extraction" is the fifth part of the story, where she takes on multiple jobs that all turn out to be linked together, and along the way, she encounters both the Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton) and the Ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston) Alas, neither is the Doctor she needs to find. "Extraction" features all the fan service you[...]
Doctor Who: The Sonic Screwdriver is The Doctor's Magic Wand
It was introduced in 1968 during the Second Doctor's (Patrick Troughton) era but became popular during the Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee) era when he used it a lot because Pertwee liked gadgets and cars and encouraged them in his stories What better than a make-believe gadget to fire up kids' imaginations? "Doctor Who": BBC Doctor Who: Is[...]
Doctor Who: Patrick Troughton Gets Historical Blue Plaque
Patrick Troughton, who played the Second Doctor when William Hartnell left the series, has been posthumously awarded a blue plaque at the Patrick Troughton Theatre at Mill Hill School, his former school in London In the United Kingdom, blue plaques are posthumous commemoration plaques installed to celebrate people who have made significant historical contributions to[...]
Doctor Who: Jamie Actor Frazier Hines Pens “Evil of the Daleks” Book
"Evil of the Daleks," Patrick Troughton's first story as the Second Doctor in Doctor Who, is lost to time forever in the BBC's infinite wisdom of erasing tapes back in the old days It only exists in prose and a stiffly animated adaptation using existing audio Now Frazer Hines, who played the Second Doctor's companion[...]
Doctor Who: The Tomb of the Cybermen is Cheesy, Problematic Classic
It's one of the Second Doctor's (Patrick Troughton) earliest surviving stories because the BBC, in its infinite lack of foresight, erased a whole bunch of shows on videotape so they could reuse them This was decades before VHS & DVD sales came along to bring in additional revenue for the broadcaster It's a crime that[...]
Doctor Who: Video Highlights Multiple Doctor Crossovers
The plot is largely irrelevant as the point is to have more than one Doctor bantering and bickering with the others. Who really even remembers or cares about the plots for "The Three Doctors" or "The Five Doctors" anyway? "The Two Doctors", featuring the two most neglected incarnations -the 2nd (Patrick Troughton) and the 6th (Colin[...]
Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker offers a message for 2021. (Image: BBC screencap)
And each actor played the character as a different archetype: William Hartnell played him as the last of the Edwardian patriarchs; Patrick Troughton played him as a Chaplin-esque hobo; Jon Pertwee played him as a dandyish playboy; Tom Baker played a wandering bohemian and so on The 21st Century Doctors were even more modern archetypes:[...]
Doctor Who: “The Web of Fear” Lost Episode 3 to be Animated
What might be a slightly bigger deal is the announcement that the lost 3rd episode of the Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton) story "The Web of Fear" is getting animated. "Doctor Who: The Web of Fear" animated teaser still, BBC "The Web of Fear" is one of the most important stories in the Doctor Who canon[...]
Doctor Who: The Faceless Ones: BBC America Sets Premiere Date; Images
"The Faceless Ones" was first broadcast in six weekly parts from April to May 1967, starring Patrick Troughton as the Doctor Only two of the six episodes are held in the BBC film archives with snippets of footage and still images existing from the other four Fortunately, off-air audio recordings of the soundtrack also still[...]
Jodie Whittaker & David Tennant: Doctors Stick Together
"But with Jodie Whittaker hot on his heels and a great showing for other recent Doctors like Peter Capaldi, it looks like fans also now hold other Time Lords close to their heart(s)." Here are the full numbers and results of the poll: David Tennant 10518 / 21% Jodie Whittaker 10423 / 21% Peter Capaldi 8897 / 18% Matt Smith[...]
Jodie Whittaker in "Doctor Who", BBC
When you watch past versions played by William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Paul McGann, and Sylvester McCoy and their deeply ambivalent interactions with Gallifrey takes on new meaning knowing their origin as the Timeless Child Chibnall has also introduced more unknown incarnations out there prior to the First[...]
“Doctor Who”: BBC Collects The Cybermen’s Appearances [Video]
The Cyberman wanted everyone to be like them. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Cybermen | Doctor Who ( Cybermen from the Start The Cybermen made their debut in "The Tenth Planet", William Hartnell's final story as the First Doctor before he regenerated into Patrick Troughton[...]
Long-Lost 'Doctor Who' Returns From the Great Beyond
A long missing piece of Patrick Troughton's run as the Second Doctor is available for the first time in nearly 50 years, albeit not in the form it originally aired. //Credit: BBC "The Macra Terror" originally aired between March and April of 1967, and found the Second Doctor and his companions Polly (Anneke Wills), Ben (Michael Craze),[...]
Victor Pemberton
The London native first connected with the BBC's enigmatic Time Lord when he played a non-speaking scientist in the four-episode series, The Moonbase, with the Second Doctor, Patrick Troughton This may be his only acting credit But it led to him being hired as a script editor for the filming of The Tomb of the[...]
Doctor Who Christmas Special Adds Frost And Troughton
The name Troughton is of course very familiar to Whovians as Michael's father Patrick Troughton played the second incarnation of the Doctor. The cast will also include Natalie Gumede, Faye Marsay and Nathan McMullen. The BBC announced the cast for this years Doctor Who Christmas episode and two names jump out Nick Frost (The World's End)[...]
Missing Doctor Who Episodes Finally Released And We Saw Two Today
BBC Worldwide have done their best to keep a lid on all the 'rediscovered Doctor Who episodes' rumours until today. But now, at last, they're happy for us to tell you that Phillip Morris, director of TIEA, has turned up 11 episodes from the Patrick Troughton era 9 of the shows had previously been thought to[...]
Dad's Army – The Smoking Gun For Doctor Who Missing Episodes?
Few Patrick Troughton stories have been recovered sadly, so no Fury from the Deep, Abominable Snowmen, or Evil Of The Daleks. And while Philip Morris continued to deny any knowledge or involvement, I understand he may be giving an exclusive interview about all this to Starburst Magazine… All this remains unconfirmed rumour, of course, and may well[...]