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The Cosmic Hobo began a tradition of fun and responsibility while travelling in time and space. Patrick Troughton is The Doctor who shaped what was to come for Doctor Who by reinventing the beloved character made famous by William Hartnell. With a childlike manner yet a mysterious solemn side, Troughton is thought of widely as the most important of all actors to play The Doctor. His brilliance has been often copied but never quite matched and the relationship The Second Doctor had with his main companion brought an extra layer of playfulness and heartache to the show. (Continue Reading on PopWrapped)
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The world of Doctor Who fandom received an early 50th anniversary present on Thursday as it was announced that two lost stories were found. One of these amazing stories is “The Enemy of the World”. What is special about this Second Doctor story is the Patrick Troughton not only portrays The Doctor, he is also the villain Salamander. Originally airing from December 23, 1967 to January 27, 1968, this six-part story had previously not been seen in 45 years. That is of course until it was released on iTunes on Friday. (Continue reading on PopWrapped)
BBC announced great news today to the delight of Whovians worldwide. Two full stories that were previously lost have been found. “The Enemy of the World” and most of “The Web of Fear “are no longer lost. Before this announcement there were 106 total missing “Doctor Who” episodes, which equated in 27 incomplete stories from the first six years of the program. (Continue reading on Examiner.com)
The wait is almost over! After fans have patiently waited, the BBC DVD release of “The Ice Warriors” is coming to DVD on September 17,2013. Starring Patrick Troughton as The Second Doctor, Frazer Hines as Jamie and Deborah Watling as Victoria, this fan favorite story is brought back to life even though two of the episodes have been lost. Through the newly animated episodes two and three, fans can finally experience this hauntingly amazing tale.
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‘Creag an tuire!’ To celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Doctor Who”, Penguin Books UK and Puffin Books is releasing e books each month in 2013 featuring one of the eleven Doctors and written by a famous children’s or young adult’s fiction author. For February, Puffin will be releasing “The Nameless City” by Michael Scott. Keeping true to the adventures of Jaime McCrimmon and The Doctor, this story is written in a way that automatically brings the reader to imagine the action in Black and White. Patrick Troughton’s Doctor is brought back to life in this exciting and entertaining narrative.