William Russell: Ian Chesterton in the original TARDIS crew

; Date: June 28, 2018

Tags: Doctor Who

The original TARDIS crew had two couples, The Doctor / Susan and Barbara / Ian. Ian Chesterton was ably portrayed by William Russell. This interview was filmed in 2012 during the lead-up to the 50th anniversary, and has William Russell say a few things looking back over the history of Doctor Who.

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary - William Russell Interview

William Russell, who starred as Ian Chesteron in the first two seasons of "Doctor Who", talks about how he'd feel about returning to the show for the 50th anniversary, and what William Hartnell would have thought about the show now. Filmed at a Tenth Planet signing in 2012, with Aztecs co-star Ian Cullen. Apologies for the audio quality.

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