Many of Troughton's "Doctor Who" (1963) episodes no longer exist in video or film form. A number of soundtracks have survived, and these have been released on tape and CD in the form of audio dramas in the 1990s-2000s.
1 Portrayal |
3 Interviews |
2 Articles |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
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(1963) gave me a chance to indulge my passion for dressing up and being able to have some sly fun as well as a bit of clowning.
"If I had not been an actor I would quite like to have been a teacher. Children keep one young.
"I have been asked what impact the part of the Doctor had on my career and I can honestly say none. For, luckily, I got out in time before I was too typecast.
When it was announced in 1980 that Peter Davison
was to play the Fifth Doctor, he advised the 29-year-old actor to limit his time on the series to three years, as he had done, in order to avoid being typecast. Davison followed this advise. In March 1987, only weeks before Troughton's death, Davison advised Sylvester McCoy
, who had been announced as the Seventh Doctor that month, to do likewise.