Tagged Douglas Adams

Writers We Want For Doctor Who

It’s incredible how much high-calibre writing talent Doctor Who can attract. Douglas Adams, who would go on to write The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Terry Nation, who would go on to engineer Survivors and Blake’s 7, and Dennis Spooner all have their names stamped on multiple opening vortex sequences, as well as not-quite-as-famous-but-fairly-well-known personalities…

Shada from BBC Books!

BBC Books have announced the forthcoming publication of a novelisation of the great ‘lost’ Doctor Who serial Shada! Retelling an adventure that never made it to TV screens (despite several subsequent attempts), prolific Doctor Who TV script writer Gareth Roberts has adapted the original Douglas Adams draft scripts and production notes as well as original…

Reaction of the Terraphiles

Now that the much-reported Michael Moorcock foray into the Doctor Who world with his novel The Coming of the Terraphiles has been released, it’s to be expected that people have started reading it.  And while people have been reading it, they’ve naturally begun to develop opinions about the book as well.  The people at Den…

Pennant Roberts

As reported by GallifreyNewsBase Doctor Who Director Pennant Roberts has passed away at the age of 69. Pennant was a well respected Television director working during the 70’s and 80’s on such classic programmes as The Onedin Line, Doomwatch, Survivors, Angels, Blake’s 7, Juliet Bravo, Tenko and Howard’s Way. He directed six stories for Doctor…

The Creature from the Pit

As revealed on Twitter this morning, 2entertain are planning a release of the Tom Baker era Doctor Who classic The Creature from the Pit from 1979. This is how it was revealed… @classicdw: Attached pic reveals all! #cdwcfp http://twitpic.com/14rjv8 – #doctorwho creature from the pit Starring Tom Baker as the Doctor, Lalla Ward as the…

Douglas Adams Era Profiled

BBC Radio 4 are producing a new documentary looking at former Doctor Who script editor Douglas Adams’ association with the series, from being a young fan in the 1960s to writing episodes and script editing the Doctor Who in the late 1970s. Titled The Doctor and Douglas, the project was revealed on ZZ9, the official…

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