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December 29th, 2014 138 comments

Who is Your All Time Favourite on Screen Doctor?

You would think will all the polls we have done over the years we would have asked this question before – but we never have, so Who is Your Favourite Doctor?…


  • ZygonTerror

    December 29th, 2014 - 9:57pm

    For me it is a close competition between Jon Pertwee and Christopher Eccleston, but Jon Pertwee just wins for me. My third favourite is Patrick Troughton.

  • drwhofan4ever

    December 29th, 2014 - 9:30pm

    Sylvester McCoy, peter capaldi, David tennant and tom baker. So hard to choose but I had to go with sylvester.

  • timelord327

    December 29th, 2014 - 9:20pm

    I think Peter Cushing should be given a mention!

  • Doctordredd67

    December 29th, 2014 - 6:34pm

    Tom Baker. The best of the best. Without a doubt. My earliest memory of watching Dr Who was the Green Death with Jon Pertwee.

  • Joe Max

    December 29th, 2014 - 6:10pm

    Pertwee, Tom Baker 2nd and Colin Baker 3rd…Capaldi is becoming a favourite too though

  • starshipalaska

    December 29th, 2014 - 5:51pm

    Let’s face it people: McGann rules.

  • The Daleks’ Advocate

    December 29th, 2014 - 5:38pm

    That’s the problem with the “your favourite XXX” type of polls: I actually adore the Sixth Doctor, but he’s not *my favourite* Doctor. Now if I named my five favourite Doctors, Six would feature in the list: Nine, Four, Two, Six, and either Eight or Seven.

  • Doctor Rules

    December 29th, 2014 - 4:40pm

    Jon Pertwee, best performance, best actor and the stories in his era are the best. My second would be Patrick Troughton and my third would be David Tennant.

  • Hifi orno

    December 29th, 2014 - 4:21pm

    Me too

  • TheExtremeBlueTARDIS

    December 29th, 2014 - 4:06pm

    This is the toughest vote yet… I was torn between four different Doctors, these being my reasons:

    Jon Pertwee – The incarnation to introduce me to Classic Who, this Doctor’s personality was just great. I loved his relationship with UNIT, his love for gadgets and science-y stuff and his enthusiastic yet strict traits.

    David Tennant – Despite Eccleston being my first Doctor, Tennant is just ‘My’ Doctor. He made me love the show even more and he had some fantastic stories (Particularly Series 4, and a good amount of episodes ranging from Series 2-3). I was sadenned by his departure announcement back in 2008/9.

    Matt Smith – This man has to be one of the most brilliant actors I have ever seen. Took me a few episodes to like his incarnation though. Recently I’ve been looking back on to his era: the episodes, companions, merchandise… And I’ve realised how much I missed it. Memorable mentions to Series 5 and 7.

    Peter Capaldi – One of the very few Doctors which I liked right away. After Deep Breath had finished I remember saying to my friends that Capaldi is already in my top 5 Doctors… As the series progressed he was amazing, and featured in some of the best episodes of all Who, including my all-time favourite, ‘Mummy on the Orient Express’.

    Eventually, I struggled very much… But I narrowly chose Capaldi over those 4. 🙂

  • the astronaut of death

    December 29th, 2014 - 3:37pm

    For me its got to be ….. Matt Smith

  • CJ

    December 29th, 2014 - 3:31pm

    From the classic series I loved Tom Baker’s Doctor and from the new series I’ve enjoyed Peter Capaldi’s portrayal the best!


    December 29th, 2014 - 3:27pm

    Yes, there is actually 14 Doctors officially.

    John Hurt is the real 9th Doctor, making Christopher Eccleston the real 10th Doctor.

    David Tennant is the real 11th and 12th Doctors. His 11th incarnation lasted between ‘The Parting of the Ways’ up to ‘The Stolen Earth’. His 12th incarnation lasted from ‘Journey’s End’ to ‘The End of Time’, this does NOT include his Meta-Crisis incarnation who is seperate. It may also have been the 12th Doctor seen with John Hurt and Matt Smith’s Doctor’s as well when you hear him say “Regeneration, it’s a Lottery”.

    Matt Smith was the 13th and final incarnation of the original 13 Doctors, so Peter Capaldi is really the 14th Doctor, the first of a new generation of Doctors thanks to a new life cycle of regenerations –


  • CJ

    December 29th, 2014 - 3:25pm


  • the astronaut of death

    December 29th, 2014 - 3:19pm


  • CJ

    December 29th, 2014 - 3:12pm

    Theres fourteen Doctors right?

    The 1st Doctor
    The 2nd Doctor
    The 3rd Doctor
    The 4th Doctor
    The 5th Doctor
    The 6th Doctor
    The 7th Doctor
    The 8th Doctor
    The War Doctor (9th Incarnation)
    The 9th Doctor (10th Incarnation)
    The 10th Doctor (11th Incarnation)
    The 10th Doctor (12th Incarnation)
    The 11th Doctor (13th Incarnation)
    The 12th Doctor (14th Incarnation)

    So there’s actually 14 Doctors then?


    December 29th, 2014 - 3:11pm

    JON PERTWEE ! ! ! 😀

  • CJ

    December 29th, 2014 - 3:02pm

    Peter Capaldi

  • Slitheen92

    December 29th, 2014 - 3:02pm

    David Tennant has to be my favourite personally, but I also have really enjoyed John Hurt’s darker Doctor and Jon Pertwee’s Doctor with all his gagets too.

  • WFK DVD Collector 14

    December 29th, 2014 - 2:45pm

    William Hartnell

  • The five doctors

    December 29th, 2014 - 2:24pm

    David , Matt , Peter Capaldi , Colin , Chris and Patrick

  • Rachel Cox

    December 29th, 2014 - 2:19pm

    David Tennant, of course!!! He’s a classically trained Shakespearean actor, and IMO, is the most talented actor ever!!! I do like Christopher Eccleston and Peter Capaldi; but David Tennant’s portrayal of the Doctor never fails to amaze me with his brilliant acting talent; and he will forever remain my favorite!!!

  • The five doctors

    December 29th, 2014 - 1:44pm

    Poor Colin no votes 🙁

  • The Doctor

    December 29th, 2014 - 1:40pm

    John Hurt, Matt Smith, David Tennant, Paul McGann, And Peter Capaldi. They’re All The Best! 😉

  • Dalekparadigm2

    December 29th, 2014 - 1:27pm

    Got to be Peter Capaldi. He was amazing in his first series

  • Anonymous

    December 29th, 2014 - 1:24pm

    Matt Smith. Obvs

  • Gallifrey Will Rise Again

    December 25th, 2014 - 7:33pm

    Matt Smith

  • the astronaut of death

    December 25th, 2014 - 7:27pm

    Matt smith

  • Hifi orno

    December 25th, 2014 - 7:24pm

    William hartnell

  • T4RD1S

    December 25th, 2014 - 7:19pm

    Christopher Ecceleston

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