The Changing Face of Doctor Who | How to regenerate a Time Lord
Document Type | Magazine
29 January 1970
'Doctor Who' actor Jon Pertwee introduces 'Radio Times' to his latest companion, a vintage car called 'Bessie'.
Article courtesy of 'The Radio Times' Magazine.
Though the caption to the photo refers to Pertwee's first story, 'Spearhead from Space', Bessie made her first appearance in the next adventure, 'Doctor Who and the Silurians'. She was a regular fixture in the series until Tom Baker's debut story, 'Robot', in 1975, and made guest appearances in 'The Five Doctors' (1983) and 'Battlefield' (1989).
A viewer sends in a letter of support for 'Doctor Who' actor William Hartnell.
A memo outlines the character of the second Doctor.
Patrick Troughton's first appearance as 'Doctor Who' overshadowed by the Daleks.
The 'Radio Times' letters page receives a mixed reception to the new Doctor Who.
Patrick Troughton's first adventure as the Doctor gets a cautious response from viewers.
Promoting the new Doctor Who and 'The Highlanders'.
A memo outlines fresh companions and a new enemy for Doctor Who.
Jon Pertwee's Doctor Who graces the front cover of 'Radio Times'.
'Doctor Who' star Jon Pertwee shows off his new car.
Viewers share their thoughts on Jon Pertwee's first 'Doctor Who' story.
Viewers review Tom Baker's debut as the Doctor.
Tom Baker meets the creator of the Daleks.
Introducing Peter Davison as the next Doctor Who.
A new timeslot for 'Doctor Who' isn't popular.
Viewers appraise Peter Davison's first year as the Doctor.
A dream come true for Doctor Who Number Six.
Audiences review Peter Davison's final year as the Doctor and Colin Baker's debut.
'Doctor Who' takes over the back page of 'Radio Times'.
Sylvester McCoy faces harsh criticism from the viewers.
Paul McGann is the Doctor.
Images of the actors who would become the TV sci-fi hero.
Pictures of the new Doctors and some of his companions through the years.
Actors who were shortlisted to play the Doctor.
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