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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…

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,…

Walking to Hong Kong…

In advance of the release of the Revisitations 2 classic Doctor Who DVD boxset this week, 2|entertain have released a handful of clips from some of the new extras from these repackaged releases on their YouTube channel. Featuring previously released DVDs repackaged with new extras, Revisitations 2 includes the Second Doctor story The Seeds of…

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