‘An Adventure in Space and Time’ Trailer Teases ‘Doctor Who’ Origin Story

“C.S. Lewis meets H.G. Wells meets Father Christmas– that’s the Doctor.”

So says Doctor Who original producer Verity Lambert (Jessica Raine) in the trailer for the BBC’s An Adventure in Space and Time, a made for TV movie that will explore the origin story of the iconic British series. Set in 1963, An Adventure in Space and Time reveals how an upstart producer and declining actor William Hartnell (David Bradley) brought the Doctor to the small screen.

The trailer is full of Who Easter eggs from a look at the retro Daleks to Hartnell musing how could you have Doctor Who without the Doctor. Watch it below and let us know what you think of your first glimpse at the Doctor’s behind the scenes origins.

An Adventure in Space and Time premieres Friday, November 22nd at 9PM on BBC America, and Thursday, November 21st at 9PM on BBC Two.