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)

Telos Novellas

From 2001 to 2004 Telos Publishing held a licence to produce short novellas featuring the first eight Doctors. Two of the novellas were even set before the beginning of Doctor Who.

Frayed by Tara Samms

Published: 2003 Telos Publishing
Number of Pages: 134
ISBN: 1 903889 22 7
  • Deluxe edition also published (ISBN: 1 903889 23 5)

'I like to stare into the sun, eyes wide. It burns incredible colours into my head, great shifting continents of them that blot out all else. And I try to keep looking until I imagine all the pretty blue has boiled away and they are left a bright, bloody, red and quite sightless.'

Time And Relative by Kim Newman

Published: 2001 Telos Publishing
Number of Pages: 115
ISBN: 1 903889 02 2
  • Deluxe edition also published (ISBN: 1 903889 03 0)

Grandfather came in late. He didn't speak to me. I worry about him. I worry about why we are here and what we might do. I'm more like them, the people he calls the 'infestation.' Human beings, people, are aliens. Singlehearts who race through their lives, grow up and old fast. But they're not an infestation. This is their home, and we are their guests. Nobody even invited us...