Doctor Joseph Bell was a human scientist who lived during the 19th century.
In 1879, the Tenth Doctor, posing as Doctor James McCrimmon, told Queen Victoria that he studied under Bell at the University of Edinburgh. (TV: Tooth and Claw)
While studying medicine in Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle was introduced to the Doctor by Bell. (AUDIO: The Monstrous Menagerie)
Behind the scenes Edit
- He was played by Ian Richardson in the BBC series Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes.