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Doctor Who: the film careers of William Hartnell & Jon Pertwee

Feature Alex Westthorp 28 Mar 2014 - 07:00

In a new series, Alex talks us through the film roles of the actors who've played the Doctor. First up, William Hartnell and Jon Pertwee...

We know them best as the twelve very different incarnations of the Doctor. But all the actors who've been the star of Doctor Who, being such good all-rounders in the first place, have also had film careers. Admittedly, some CVs are more impressive than others, but this retrospective attempts to pick out some of the many worthwhile films which have starred, featured or seen a fleeting cameo by the actors who would become (or had been) the Doctor.

William Hartnell was, above all else, a film star. He is by far the most prolific film actor of the main twelve to play the Time Lord. With over 70 films to his name, summarising Hartnell's film career is difficult at best.
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After defeating Omega and meeting his former selves, the Doctor is given control of the Tardis again and his first adventure finds him joining a peepshow. Parlae the carny? Step right up and see the ferocious Drashigs if you dare. The Doctor (Jon Pertwee) and Jo (Katy Manning) take the Tardis on a test flight. They arrive on a cargo ship, the SS Bernice, that appears to be crossing the Indian Ocean in 1926 but something seems odd with the passengers Major Daly (Tenniel Evans), his daughter Claire (Jenny McCracken), and ship.s officer Lt. Andrews (Ian Marter). Meanwhile on the planet Inter Minor, showman Vorg (Leslie Dwyer) and his assistant Shirna (Cheryl Hall) arrive in unceremonious fashion
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