Doctor Who is the world's longest-running science fiction television series, and has had children hiding behind sofas since it was first broadcast in 1963. Eleven actors have played the famous Time Lord, starting with William Hartnell, and it has been a career landmark for all of them. Indeed, no other role in television history is as iconic, demanding, or as anticipated by its legion of fans as that of the famous time traveller with two hearts.
Find out: Who had a fondness for woolly hats and a grandson who would become Harry Potter's nemesis; Who played a barmaid before becoming a Doctor Who heart-throb; Who was a bouncer for The Rolling Stones before taking control of the Tardis.
All these bizarre facts are explained, and many more, as the lives and careers of each Doctor (including the latest – and youngest – incarnation, Matt Smith) are put under the spotlight and given the credit they so richly deserve. Including interviews with many of the stars, this is a must-have for any fan.