The William Hartnell era – cinema trailer

What if the First Doctor’s tenure was treated to a movie-style trailer? This clip answers that question. It’s a fan-made trailer for the era of the First Doctor, William Hartnell, and the first years of the show.

Music: A New Nightmare – A Nightmare on Elm Street 2010 Remake Trailer Music

Do you know or remember the 1963 opening titles? This is how the next season (10th of New Who) would look like in 1963 style.

An Adventure in Space and Time – 50th Anniversary

And so it begins… 😀 Every adventure begins with one vision. Travel back in time to see how a show defied the odds to become a legend.

No bug-eyed monsters, a journey back to the birth of Doctor Who in this clip from An Adventure in Space and Time…

David Bradley as First Doctor William Hartnell: relive the genesis of Doctor Who with the premiere film An adventure in space and time starring David Bradley as First Doctor.

Part of Doctor Who Takeover Week, leading into the 50th Anniversary Special The Day of The Doctor.

Travel back to witness the genius that was the first Doctor and the unlikely production team behind the series, Verity Lambert (Jessica Raine), Waris Hussein (Sascha Dhawan) and Sydney Newman (Brian Cox). From writer and executive producer Mark Gatiss executive producers Steven Moffat and Caroline Skinner and director Terry McDonough, the stylish drama reveals the struggles and ultimate triumph of the British series created to keep the sports fans and kids hooked.

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Time-lapse – First Doctor’s TARDIS Console

The Doctor Who Experience — home to the biggest official collection of Doctor Who props, costumes and sets in the world — today celebrated arrival of the First Doctor’s console room. Watch as the DWE crew assemble the iconic TARDIS console, which was recently used in the upcoming BBC docu-drama An Adventure in Space and Time.

The highly-detailed replica of the original TARDIS console (which will be piloted by David Bradley in the docu-drama) was displayed at Comic-Con Paris in July 2013. It will be on display to all visitors at the Doctor Who Experience throughout the summer: from Saturday 10 August in the mezzanine section of the building.

The console was originally designed in 1963 by BBC designer Peter Brachaki (with valuable input from Barry Newberry) and was piloted by the First Doctor, William Hartnell. It soon became a design icon and set a basic template which can still be seen in TARDIS console designs to this day.

Gleaming white, with a hexagonal central console and illuminated circular roundels on the walls, this TARDIS interior was scattered with objects from the Doctor’s travels – including an elegant Ormolu clock and a Sheraton chair. In the very earliest episodes, it included a huge hexagonal device on the ceiling next to the console and other separate banks of instruments, including a ‘fault locator’.

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