Tagged Barbara Wright

Video: Jacqueline Hill Preview

Thanks to the new BBCClassicDoctorWho channel on YouTube, we now have a first look at 2entertain’s upcoming DVD release of the Tom Baker classic Meglos, which featured Jacqueline Hill, better known as original co-companion Barbara Wright, in a guest-starring role as Lexa, leader of the Deons of Tigella. Embedded below is a sneak preview clip…

Farewell Great Macedon Novel

Fans of the William Hartnell era of Doctor Who would have noticed that Big Finish recently released an unfilmed story called Farewell Great Macedon. The piece was read by Carol Ann Ford, who played the Doctor’s granddaughter back in 1963, and also featured a separate one episode story entitled The Fragile Yellow Arc of Fragrance….

The Lost TV Episodes Collection

James Whittington reviews the recent release of The Lost TV Episodes Collection One: 1964 – 1965 from BBC Audiobooks. This superb collection of lost adventure audios is a very timely reminder of just how fabulous William Hartnell was as the Doctor. We must all remember that if it wasn’t for this guy we wouldn’t have…

The Edge of Destruction Review

A Doctor Who adventure that takes place in the TARDIS? The travellers unsure what is going on? No, it’s not Amy’s Choice – it’s The Edge of Destruction, from 1964… When I was a little kid, I loved the original Star Trek (I was 1 when it started). My favorite stories were ones that showed…

No Ticket to Ride

According to GallifreyNewsBase, the short clip of the Beatles from episode one of The Chase is set to be available only on Region 2 DVDs – resulting in buyers of the classic Doctor Who release outside of Europe having the scene snipped. Master copies of the discs for use overseas have been prepared with a…

First Doctor DVD Extras Confirmed

2entertain have issued final confirmation of their release line up for March, featuring two classic Doctor Who adventures on one DVD box set. Space Museum and The Chase are two consecutive Doctor Who adventures from 1965, starring William Hartnell as the Doctor, William Russell as Ian Chesterton, Jacqueline Hill as Barbara Wright, Maureen O’Brien as…

First Doctor DVD Extras

The heroic Restoration Team – the gangof AV techies behind the wonderful cleaning up operations that go into so many classic Doctor Who DVDs – have released details about the work performed on the Space Museum/The Chase DVD box set. As a reminder of the storylines of the two adventures: The Space Museum: The TARDIS…

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