David Bradley (Filch) to star in Doctor Who film

Jan 30, 2013

Posted by: Catherine


David Bradley (Argus Filch) is set to play William Hartnell in a film about the beginning of the Doctor Who phenomenon. The film, An Adventure in Space and Time, color=”#333333″> is a BBC drama that is a part of a 50-years-of-Doctor-Who celebration. An Adventure in Space and Time color=”#333333″>, approximately 90 minutes, will air on BBC2. The filming for the drama begins next month. The Guardian reports: color=”#333333″>

Bradley said he was thrilled to land the part: “I first heard about this role from Mark while watching the diamond jubilee flotilla from the roof of the National Theatre.

“When he asked if I would interested, I almost bit his hand off! Mark has written such a wonderful script not only about the birth of a cultural phenomenon, but a moment in television’s history.

William Hartnell was one of the finest character actors of our time and as a fan I want to make sure that I do him justice. I’m so looking forward to getting started.”

An Adventure in Space and Time, a reference to the original subtitle of the show, will tell the story of the genesis of Doctor Who, which first aired on 23 November 1963.

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