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Norman Taylor

Kasterborous is sad to report the passing of Norman Taylor, one of the technicians behind the original, groundbreaking Doctor Who title sequence. Norman was Technical Operations Manager on Crew 9 based at Lime Grove, London, who, during down time made the serendipitous discover of the ‘visual howl-around’- the haunting effect that was a mainstay of the…

Classic Commentary Tweets

Classic Who stars and technicians will be umming, arghing and generally forgetting what they did as they record brand new commentary tracks for potential Doctor Who DVD this year. Revealed on 2|Entertain’s Classic Series Twitter feed two commentary tracks will be recorded this Sunday in London. Amongst the morning attendees will be original companions William…

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…

Ark Art & TweetView

A couple of brief updates from the world of classic Who this morning – first, enjoy the image you’ll find to the immediate right of this text. If you can’t tell by looking at it, it’s the box art for 2entertain’s February DVD release, otherwise known as the William Hartnell story The Ark.  Doesn’t it…

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