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Matt Smith as the Doctor
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PodKast with a Question

We’re a little later than normal with this week’s podKast – but worry not, we’re here now to discuss (in our own unique manner) everything from the impending end of the DVD range (or is it?) to whether or not Matt Smith might star in Doctor Who for more episodes than David Tennant. This week…

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…

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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Oliver Elmes

As reported by the Doctor Who News Page, former BBC graphics designer Oliver Elmes, who was responsible for various computer generated sequences for the broadcaster during the 1980s, has died. You will know Elmes’ work as the opening titles and logo that graced the Sylvester McCoy era of the show, and various merchandise that was…

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