If you’ve ever wondered about the origin story of “Doctor Who,” wonder no longer.
BBC America announced Tuesday that it will co-produce “An Adventure in Space and Time,” a scripted special that will tell the story of how the sci-fi series, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, came to exist.
Mark Gatiss, who has written episodes of both “Sherlock” and “Doctor Who,” will write the special. “Harry Potter” actor David Bradley will portray the first Doctor, William Hartnell, and “Call the Midwife’s” Jessica Raine will play producer Verity Lambert.
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