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SIlva Screen Records releases The Caves of Androzani soundtrack
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Reviewed: The Caves Of Androzani Soundtrack

Poignant, beautiful and heart-breaking, The Caves Of Androzani is Doctor Who at its very best and it was given a score to match from Roger Limb. While arguably it would have benefited from an orchestral arrangement, the music he produced punctuated the narrative with musical cues that have huge dramatic impact without drowning out the…

Dragonfire is one of two serials featured in the Doctor Who: Ace Adventures boxset
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Some Great Dragonfire DVD Extras

Have you picked up your Ace! Boxset yet? The DVD set, featuring two Seventh Doctor tales from the late 1980’s including 1987’s Dragonfire and 1988’s The Happiness Patrol. The DVD’s are full of fascinating extras for you to get your teeth into and if you want to “try before you buy” as it were, then…

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Planet of Giants on DVD!

The third of this summer’s recently confirmed Doctor Who DVD releases is Planet of Giants, the 1964 serial starring William Hartnell! Written by Louis Marks, Planet of Giants sees our travellers encountering some dimensional issues – but not the sort usually associated with Doctor Who. Indeed, a similar story was at one point intended as…

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The Greatest Show in the Galaxy

Starring Sylvester McCoy, The Greatest Show in the Galaxy is one of the more popular serials from his era. First broadcast in 1988, it is the final story Season 25, and is notable for many reasons, not least its overcoming of BBC industrial action by filming in a car park. Written by Stephen Wyatt, the…

Delia Derbyshire Documentary

More details have been released for the upcoming documentary on Delia Derbyshire, the visionary electro-synth pioneer whose arrangement of the Doctor Who theme tune helped the series on its way to success. Set for broadcast on Saturday March 27th at 8pm on Radio 4 (a shortened repeat follows on Monday, March 29th at 3pm), Sculptress…

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