Tagged John Nathan-Turner

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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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…

Cartmel Talks Thatcher

Enemy of the Thatcher and Former Doctor Who Script Editor Andrew Cartmel is reminiscing about his time controlling the very legacy of the Doctor for podcast series SFP.now. Cartmel is perhaps best know for adding a bit of class to the downright shoddy cancellation imposed on the show by the big wigs at the Beeb…

Off the Shelf DVDs?

Those of you who pre-ordered your Revisitations 2 DVD box set or went to HMV to get it, you’ll now be enjoying the sweet remastering and extras that make for fascinating new insights into some classic Doctor Who stories. Those of you who went elsewhere, such as your local supermarket, may have been slightly disappointed,…

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