With the third series of Big Finish’s acclaimed Early Adventures range ready to launch later this month, we decided to celebrate some new/old adventures from the Big Finish team and take a look back, from amongst many excellent options, at our favourite audio adventures of William Hartnell’s First Doctor.10: The Founding Fathers by Simon Guerrier
The TARDIS lands in Leicester Square in the summer of 1762. When the Doctor, Steven and Vicki find themselves locked out of the TARDIS, only one man can possibly help them. But the American, Benjamin Franklin, has problems of his [...]
Following the immensely positive reaction to BBC Four’s remaking of the lost 1957 Hancock’s Half Hour episode The New Neighbour, which stars Kevin McNally as the Lad Himself, we asked our followers whether they’d ever consider accepting similar remakes of the missing episodes from Doctor Who‘s history.
The reaction was generally positive from fans, with many saying the approach is something they’d be keen to see.
@DrWhoWorldwide I've long thought this would be an excellent approach
— Far from all over (@farfromallover) September 9, [...]
The entire first six years of Doctor Who were shot in black-and-white, and upon first glance with the Doctor’s deep, dark black frock coat and shocking white hair he would appear to be just another old man. However, the First Doctor was a colourful character and a man of many contradictions, perhaps more than any other Doctor; the first Doctor was born of mystery and was far from black and white. He appeared old, yet he was young; cantankerous and kind. He appeared to be human yet he was a traveller from an unnamed time and an unnamed place: a wanderer in the fourth dimension. Both he and his young Granddaughter, Susan, had run away, exiles from their own society. Along the [...]
Doctor Who Worldwide readers have selected their favourite story from the classic Season One, and the result is maybe unsurprising.
Terry Nation’s The Daleks comfortably won the day with 53% of the vote in the final round, the other stories from the Season having already been eliminated in the previous round.
The final round of our Classic Season One poll, please select your favourite story from the 1963/64 season.
— Doctor Who Worldwide (@DrWhoWorldwide) January 4, 2016
The Daleks (also known as The Mutants and The Dead Planet) was [...]