Tagged Douglas Adams

Get Your Stash of Vraxoin!

Yes, it’s another of those crazy Season 17 adventures out on DVD! Nightmare of Eden has a fantastic title, a fascinating concept but is in the eyes of some let down by some poor SFX and bad acting. Nevertheless, it’s out on DVD this week (from Monday, April 2nd) and is bags of fun (partly…

Jenna Louise Coleman features on cover of new Doctor Who Magazine!
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Jenna in DWM 446!

The new Doctor Who Magazine (issue 446) features an exclusive chat with new companion Jenna-Louise Coleman! “I know what my introduction is,” Jenna reveals to DWM, “and I have a general idea of where we’re going to go. There’s definitely a story arc. It sounds really interesting, really exciting. I don’t think anything’s been done…

Tom Baker as the Doctor in Shada
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A PodKast in the Shada

One of the key elements of our Shada month here at Kasterborous is the podKast (with a “K”) in which we discuss the release of the new adaptation by Gareth Roberts, the original abandoned production, the attempts to remount with other Doctors, John Nathan-Turner’s clever use of Tom Baker to narrate it in the mid…

Shada, the lost Doctor Who adventure by Douglas Adams
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When Shada Was Lost… Again!

Kasterborous contributor Joe Siegler casts his mind back over 25 years to recall the moment he was one of the lucky few to see the only recorded scenes from Shada at an American Doctor Who convention… I used to attend conventions in the Philadelphia area quite frequently in the 80’s. Back then, it would take…

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Grab a Shada Bargain!

Here’s a great way to kick-off our March coverage of Shada: we tell you where to find the book for a ridiculously unmissable low price! Amazingly the hardcover version of Shada – out this week on the 15th – is available for a super low £7.64 – a 55% discount and almost as cheap as…

Shada, the lost Doctor Who adventure by Douglas Adams
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March is Shada Month!

Back in 1979 the Doctor Who team failed to fully produce a serial by Douglas Adams called Shada. As a result of this – caused by repeated industrial action at the BBC – the series ran a few weeks shorter than normal, and most people didn’t notice. However, the people that mattered did notice. Producer…

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Roberts Discusses Adapting Shada

Shada. You’re probably thinking there’s nothing left to say. You’re probably well up to speed with the series of events that kept this Douglas Adams script from being broadcast. You have your unofficial fan novelisations, the VHS set and you’ve already watched the McGann/Eighth Doctor adaptation. So what’s left to say? Even with the Gareth…

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