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Casting Doctor Who 'is toughest task'

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Viewers' complaints about the very first Doctor Who programmes are to be released today by the BBC, along with internal memos which reveal that the Doctor's regenerations were modelled on bad LSD trips.

Andrew Cartmel, novelist and playwright, and former Doctor Who script editor, reflects on how the Time Lord's relationship with the public has change since first appearing on our screens.

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