He was a close friend of his Doctor Who (1963) co-stars Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker. According to a statement on Tom Baker's website, he visited Courtney at a North London hospice only 5 days before his death.
Working with Bill Hartnell (William Hartnell) was interesting. He was towards the end of his time as the Doctor and I think he was getting a little tetchy because he wasn't a particularly well man, but he seemed to like me. But the funny thing was, ...
William Nicholas Stone Courtney
London, England, UK
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