The Doctor In The TARDIS
December 09, 2019, 08:50:19 pm
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: Join The Infinite Quest - This Week's Story: Black Orchid
 
  Home Help Gallery Doctor Who News Facebook Group FAQ's Staff List Calendar Members Login Register  

The A to Z Of Doctor Who

Pages: 1 ... 3 4 [5] 6 7 8   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: The A to Z Of Doctor Who  (Read 1650 times)
Sparky
Earthling
**
Favourite Doctor: Nine
Favourite Companion: Rose
Posts: 253



View Profile
Badges: (View All)
« Reply #80 on: August 14, 2013, 12:17:28 pm »

P is for...

Patrick Troughton

Patrick George Troughton (born 25 March 1920 Mill Hill, London, England, UK – died 28 March 1987 Columbus, Georgia, USA) played the Second Doctor from 1966 until 1969.After he was cast, Troughton considered various ways to approach the role, to differentiate his portrayal from Hartnell's amiable-yet-tetchy patriarch. Troughton's early thoughts about how he might play the Doctor included a "tough sea captain" and a piratical "Arabian Knight" figure with a blackface, a grey beard, brass eye-rings and a turban. On "Pebble Mill at One", Troughton stated that this way, when his work on Doctor Who finished he could wash the blackface makeup off, shave his beard, remove the turban and eye-rings and then he would not get typecast because no one would recognise him. Of course this idea was rejected for obvious reasons. Doctor Who co-creator Sydney Newman suggested that the Doctor could be a "cosmic hobo" in the mould of Charlie Chaplin. This was the interpretation eventually chosen.
Report Spam   Logged
Pages: 1 ... 3 4 [5] 6 7 8   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by EzPortal
Administrator | Global Moderator | RP Moderator | Role Player
| Member Of The Month
Bookmark this site! | Upgrade This Forum
Free SMF Hosting - Create your own Forum

Powered by SMF | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines
Privacy Policy