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The Doctors Who's Who : The Story Behind Every Face of the Iconic Time Lord.

Cabell, Craig. (Author).

Summary:

Doctor Who is the world's longest-running science fiction television series, and has had children hiding behind sofa's since it was first broadcast in 1963. Eleven actors have played the famous Time Lord, starting with William Hartnell, and it has been a career landmark for all of them. Indeed, no other role in television history is as iconic, demanding, or as anticipated by its legions of fans as that of the famous time traveller with two hearts. Find out: * Who was a bouncer for The Rolling Stones before taking control of the Tardis. * Who was nearly blown up in the Second World War aboard HMS Hood. * Who had a fondness for woolly hats and had a grandson who would become Harry Potter's nemesis. * Who played a transvestite barmaid before becoming a Doctor Who heart-throb. Go back in time and read the human story behind a TV legend.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781843585763
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (201 pages)
  • Publisher: London : John Blake Publishing, 2011.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Cover -- Title Page -- Dedication -- Epigraph -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- Table of Contents -- INTRODUCTION -- PART ONE : THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DOCTOR WHO -- CHAPTER ONE : DOCTOR WHO -- CHAPTER TWO : WILLIAM HARTNELL -- CHAPTER THREE : PATRICK TROUGHTON -- CHAPTER FOUR : JON PERTWEE -- CHAPTER FIVE : TOM BAKER -- CHAPTER SIX : PETER DAVISON -- CHAPTER SEVEN : COLIN BAKER -- CHAPTER EIGHT : SYLVESTER McCOY -- CHAPTER NINE : PAUL McGANN -- CHAPTER TEN : PETER CUSHING -- CHAPTER ELEVEN : THE ONES THAT GOT AWAY -- CHAPTER TWELVE : CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON -- CHAPTER THIRTEEN : DAVID TENNANT -- CHAPTER FOURTEEN : MATT SMITH -- CONCLUSION -- PART TWO : FILM, TV AND THEATRE HIGHLIGHTS -- CHAPTER ONE : ACTORS' CREDITS -- CHAPTER TWO : MISSING DOCTOR WHO EPISODES -- CHAPTER THREE : HIGHLIGHTS OF A CULT TV SHOW -- CHAPTER FOUR : KING DOCTOR -- FURTHER READING -- Plates -- ALSO BY CRAIG CABELL -- Copyright.
Summary, etc.:
Doctor Who is the world's longest-running science fiction television series, and has had children hiding behind sofa's since it was first broadcast in 1963. Eleven actors have played the famous Time Lord, starting with William Hartnell, and it has been a career landmark for all of them. Indeed, no other role in television history is as iconic, demanding, or as anticipated by its legions of fans as that of the famous time traveller with two hearts. Find out: * Who was a bouncer for The Rolling Stones before taking control of the Tardis. * Who was nearly blown up in the Second World War aboard HMS Hood. * Who had a fondness for woolly hats and had a grandson who would become Harry Potter's nemesis. * Who played a transvestite barmaid before becoming a Doctor Who heart-throb. Go back in time and read the human story behind a TV legend.
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Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subject: Doctor Who (Fictitious character).
Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989).
Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- ).
Television actors and actresses - Great Britain.
Television actors and actresses --Great Britain.
Genre: Electronic books.

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