william hartnell stars as doctor who in the final story of his first season the reign of terror

The Reign Of Terror, 1964

The final story of Doctor Who's first season.  This six part serial took The Doctor and his companions back to the time of the French Revolution.Of the six episodes only four now remain in BBC archives.  Re...
the doctor and his companions find themselves shrunk down to size in planet of the giants

Planet Of The Giants

Planet Of The Giants, 1964 Planet Of The Giants was the first story of Doctor Who's second season.  It was broadcast in three weekly parts in late 1964.An early version of this concept – by another writer ...
The dale's return to invade the earth in the daleks invasion of earth

The Dalek Invasion Of Earth

The Dalek Invasion Of Earth, 1964 Comedy writer Terry Nation had created a masterpiece with his Daleks, massively contributing to the success of the very first series.  It was only fitting therefore they shoul...
vicki joins the tardis crew in the rescue

The Rescue

The Rescue, 1965 The third story in William Hartnell's second season as in the first was a two parter.  It's significant in that it was the first time we are introduced to a new travelling companion.Becaus...
one of doctor who's more forgetable stories the web planet

Doctor Who, The Web planet

The Web Planet, 1965 The Web Planet was the fifth story in the second season and ran for six episodes in 1965.By now Doctor Who was into it's second season, far longer than the original ten episodes propos...
william hartnell plays the doctor in the space museum a story from doctor who's second season

Doctor Who, The Space Museum

The Space Museum, 1965 The seventh story in Doctor Who's second season was first broadcast in four weekly parts in 1965.The first episode of this story was generally well received by critics and still is. ...
william russell and jaqueline hill make thir last appearences as tardis crew in The Chase

Doctor Who – The Chase

Doctor Who - The Chase, 1965 The Chase, first broadcast in six weekly parts in 1965, was the eighth story in the show's second season.It was hoped that The Mechanoids might give the show a rival to the pop...

Doctor Who – The Time Meddler

Doctor Who - The Time Meddler, 1965 The Time Meddler was the final story in the second series.  It marked the first full story for Peter Purves as companion Steven Taylor.It was also significant in that it...

Doctor Who – Galaxy 4

Doctor Who - Galaxy 4, 1965 For a TV series envisaged to last ten episodes Doctor Who was still going strong as it reached it's third season.  The show's third season would be William Hartnell's last full seas...

Doctor Who – Mission To The Unknown

Doctor Who - Mission To The Unknown, 1965 It's perhaps a testament to just how good British TV output has been over the years.  Here we are talking about a story from a show that is still running over fifty ye...