Reece Shearsmith cast as Patrick Troughton, the second Doctor in An Adventure in Space and Time

Radio Times announces that Reece Shearsmith, the former League of Gentlemen star, will play the second Doctor in An Adventure in Space and Time the Doctor Who anniversary movie that will by released in November 2013 by BBC2.

The cast so far, as announced here, with a lot of details about casting Reece Shearsmith as Patrick Troughton.

David Bradley as William Hartnell (the first Doctor)

Brian Cox as Sydney Newman (BBC head of drama)

Jessica Raine as Verity Lambert (Doctor Who’s first producer)

Sacha Dhawan as Waris Hussein (Doctor Who’s first director)

Lesley Manville as Heather Hartnell (William’s wife)

Reece Shearsmith as Patrick Troughton (the second Doctor)

Jeff Rawle as Mervyn Pinfield (Doctor Who’s associate producer)

Andrew Woodall as Rex Tucker (BBC producer)

Ian Hallard as Richard Martin (Doctor Who director)

Jamie Glover as William Russell (companion Ian)

Jemma Powell as Jacqueline Hill (companion Barbara)

Claudia Grant as Carole Ann Ford (the Doctor’s granddaughter Susan)

Sarah Winter as Delia Derbyshire (musician at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop)

William Russell (the original Ian Chesterton) as Harry

Reece Pockney as Alan

 

Production

Writer Mark Gatiss

Producer Matt Strevens

Director Terry McDonough

Executive producers Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat, Caroline Skinner

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