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

Doctor Who diamond logo 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

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

The Daleks

Released: 1989 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Runtime: 174 mins
BBCV: 4242
Rating: U

Twin video pack

The Edge Of Destruction And Dr Who: The Pilot Episode

Released: 2000 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Runtime: 82 mins
BBCV: 6877
Rating: PG

Extras:

  • Contains the pilot episode of Doctor Who

The Keys Of Marinus

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

The Aztecs

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

The Sensorites

Released: 2002 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Runtime: 149 mins
BBCV: 7279
Rating: U

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

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

The Dalek Invasion Of Earth

Released: 1990 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Runtime: 150 mins
BBCV: 4353
Rating: PG

Twin video pack

The Rescue

Released: 1994 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Runtime: 146 mins
BBCV: 5378
Rating: U

Part of a double video set with the Romans

The Romans

Released: 1994 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Runtime: 146 mins
BBCV: 5378
Rating: U

Part of a double video set with the Rescue

The Web Planet

Released: 1990 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Runtime: 148 mins
BBCV: 4405
Rating: U

Twin video pack

The Crusade And The Space Museum

Released: 1999 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Runtime: 148 mins
BBCV: 6888
Rating: PG

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

Released: 1993 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
Runtime: 145 mins
BBCV: 5005
Rating: PG

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

Released: 2002 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Runtime: 96 mins
BBCV: 7275
Rating: U

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

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

The Gunfighters

Released: 2002 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Runtime: 95 mins
BBCV: 7277
Rating: U

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

Released: 1997 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Runtime: 99 mins
BBCV: 6183
Rating: U

Extras:

  • Special introduction - The War Machines on Blue Peter

The Tenth Planet

Released: 2000 BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Runtime: 94 mins
BBCV: 6874
Rating: U

Available as part of the Cybermen boxed set along with Attack of the Cybermen; also features Saturday Superstore interview from 1985.