"An Adventure in Space and Time" is a TV movie that is part of the BBC America's celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of "Doctor Who." The film tells the story of the genesis of "Doctor Who" — which first aired on November 23, 1963 — and the many personalities involved.

David Bradley ("Harry Potter") plays the first ever Doctor, the iconic William Hartnell. The BBC's Head of Drama Sydney Newman, credited with the creation of the show, is portrayed by Brian Cox ("The Bourne Supremacy," "Bourne Identity") and the producer, Verity Lambert, by Jessica Raine ("Call the Midwife"). The director of the first ever episode "An Unearthly Child," Waris Hussein, is played by Sacha Dhawan ("History Boys," "Last Tango In Halifax").

"An Adventure in Space and Time" is a co-production between BBC Cymru Wales and BBC America. The drama is produced by Matt Strevens ("Misfits," "Skins") and directed by Terry McDonough ("Breaking Bad," "The Street"). The drama is written by Mark Gatiss ("Sherlock," "Doctor Who"), who also serves as executive producer alongside Steven Moffat ("Doctor Who," "Sherlock") and Caroline Skinner ("Doctor Who," "The Fades").

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Network: BBC America
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 90 mins.
Premiere Date: November, 2013
Production Company: BBC Cymru Wales

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