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:[...]
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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[...]
"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[...]
"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[...]
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[...]
BBC's "Doctor Who" Gallifrey Compilation Dropping Clues for Series 12 Finale "The Timeless Children"? [VIDEO]
They never showed up until The Second Doctor's (Patrick Troughton) final story The War Game The Timelords took him into custody for running around Time and Space and interfering with history They forced him to regenerate as they exiled him to Earth He turned into the Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee) for the next few seasons[...]
It's a shame – possibly a crime – that the majority of Patrick Troughton's Doctor Who episodes were erased The BBC, in their infinite wisdom, erased many shows to recycle the tapes they were filmed on They never dreamed that content could be a valuable or profitable resource There was a certain attitude that TV[...]
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),[...]
While there have been attempts to alter the look of the Daleks over the years, it seems like Doctor Who viewers are really big fans of "bronze"...
We are therefore delighted to be able to bring fans these missing episodes in a completely new form." – Paul Hembury, Executive Producer, BBC Studios Originally broadcast in spring 1967 and starring Patrick Troughton's Second Doctor as well as Anneke Wills, Michael Craze, and Frazer Hines, no film copies of "The Macra Terror" series are known to have survived[...]
Bleeding Cool ranks 18 official title sequences from the past 55 years of Doctor Who, from the good to the bad to the near-seizure bizarre.
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[...]
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)[...]
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[...]