• Interviewee

    Jack Pitt

  • Portrayed

    Creature in Doctor Who, 1965

Who might you ask is Jack Pitt?

He was actually one of the extras who inhabited the legion of monsters seen in Doctor Who during the William Hartnell era of Doctor Who. His memories of the early days of television and (more importantly) squeezing into Venom Grubs and Mechanoids are both evocative and humorous.

But what Jack really brings to Myth Makers is a personal insight into William Hartnell’s life. For eighteen months Jack shared digs with William and this gave him a unique view of a pivotal point in both William Hartnell’s career and in Doctor Who history.

Nicholas Briggs reminisces with Jack about Doctor Who in the 1960’s and uncovers some surprising facts…

Technical details, RTP 0213

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