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We had a feeling that An Adventure in Space and Time would be aired over the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who celebration weekend, but the exact day and time were still to be specified. We have confirmation of that now, November 22nd at 9/8c on BBC America. Wouldn’t want to miss it. Here’s the official press release.
What do you get when you mix C.S. Lewis with H.G. Wells, and sprinkle in a bit of Father Christmas? An alien Time Lord exploring space and time in a Police Box spaceship called the “Tardis” (Time And Relative Dimension in Space). On November 23, 1963, a television legend began when the very first episode of Doctor Who was broadcast on BBC One. »
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In a BBC interview released today, writer Mark Gatiss explained the scope of the special, which is principally "the story of how Doctor Who was created, so we concentrate on the very beginnings and the first few episodes. There are lots of treats for the fans but it's also the story of William Hartnell, the first Doctor and how the part transformed his life."
Gatiss describes the drama as "my love letter to Doctor Who", explaining that his hope is for "fans [to] enjoy and be thrilled by it and all the kisses »
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The BBC has released a new video from the filming of An Adventure in Space and Time.
The Doctor Who biopic - commissioned to celebrate 50 years of the BBC sci-fi drama - will explore the show's 1960s origins.
In a new video clip - running at just under 2 minutes - writer Mark Gatiss acts as a guide on an early morning shoot at London's Westminster Bridge, which recreates scenes from classic 1964 Who serial 'The Dalek Invasion of Earth'.
"I first asked Reece [to play this role] about 12 years ago when I started thinking about this project," Gatiss told the Radio Times. "We were in the midst of League of Gentlemen and I just remember thinking, if anyone plays Patrick Troughton, it should be Reece.
"Like the second Doctor, he's small, saturnine and a comic genius. The complete package. He thought it was a fantastic idea and I've kind of nurtured it all this time."
"Reece [is] not steeped in Doctor Who like I am, »
5 items from 2013
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