William Hartnell - First Doctor

1963 - 1966

Quote from

The Five Doctors


Tegan: And who might you be?
First Doctor: I might be any number of things, young lady. As it happens I am the Doctor. The original, you might say.

Tegan and the First Doctor (played by Richard Hurndall)

Videos

From the early 1980s to the early 2000s almost every complete, and not so complete, television adventure was released on VHS by BBC Video. Sometimes there were added extras, or extended scenes included.

An Unearthly Child

Published: 1990 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Rating: PG
Runtime: 98 mins
BBCV: 4311

The Daleks

Published: 1989 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 174 mins
BBCV: 4242
Notes:
  • Twin video pack

The Edge Of Destruction And Dr Who: The Pilot Episode

Published: 2000 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Rating: PG
Runtime: 82 mins
BBCV: 6877
Extras:
  • Contains the pilot episode of Doctor Who

The Keys Of Marinus

Published: 1999 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 147 mins
BBCV: 6671

The Aztecs

Published: 1992 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 100 mins
BBCV: 4743

The Sensorites

Published: 2002 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 149 mins
BBCV: 7279
Notes:
  • This video, along with the Time Meddler and the Gunfighters, was released in a special First Doctor box set to mark the release of the final three complete William Hartnell stories on video.

Planet Of Giants

Published: 2001 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 73 mins
BBCV: 7263

The Dalek Invasion Of Earth

Published: 1990 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Rating: PG
Runtime: 150 mins
BBCV: 4353
Notes:
  • Twin video pack

The Rescue

Published: 1994 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 146 mins
BBCV: 5378
Notes:
  • Part of a double video set with the Romans

The Romans

Published: 1994 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 146 mins
BBCV: 5378
Notes:
  • Part of a double video set with the Rescue

The Web Planet

Published: 1990 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 148 mins
BBCV: 4405
Notes:
  • Twin video pack

The Crusade And The Space Museum

Published: 1999 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Rating: PG
Runtime: 148 mins
BBCV: 6888
Extras:
  • Also included is the Crusade (episodes 1 & 3), CD soundtrack to the Crusade (episodes 2 & 4) and limited edition postcards and TARDIS keyring.

The Chase

Published: 1993 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Rating: PG
Runtime: 145 mins
BBCV: 5005
Extras:
  • Part of The Daleks - Limited Edition Boxed Set along with Remembrance of the Daleks and booklet: 'The History of the Daleks.'

The Time Meddler

Published: 2002 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 96 mins
BBCV: 7275
Notes:
  • This video, along with the Sensorites and the Gunfighters, was released in a special First Doctor box set to mark the release of the final three complete William Hartnell stories on video.

The Ark

Published: 1998 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 98 mins
BBCV: 6609

The Gunfighters

Published: 2002 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 95 mins
BBCV: 7277
Notes:
  • This video, along with the Sensorites and the Time Meddler, was released in a special First Doctor box set to mark the release of the final three complete William Hartnell stories on video.

The War Machines

Published: 1997 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 99 mins
BBCV: 6183
Extras:
  • Special introduction - The War Machines on Blue Peter

The Tenth Planet

Published: 2000 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Rating: U
Runtime: 94 mins
BBCV: 6874
Notes:
  • Available as part of the Cybermen boxed set along with Attack of the Cybermen; also features Saturday Superstore interview from 1985.