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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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Grab a Shada Bargain!

Here’s a great way to kick-off our March coverage of Shada: we tell you where to find the book for a ridiculously unmissable low price! Amazingly the hardcover version of Shada – out this week on the 15th – is available for a super low £7.64 – a 55% discount and almost as cheap as…

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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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Roberts Discusses Adapting Shada

Shada. You’re probably thinking there’s nothing left to say. You’re probably well up to speed with the series of events that kept this Douglas Adams script from being broadcast. You have your unofficial fan novelisations, the VHS set and you’ve already watched the McGann/Eighth Doctor adaptation. So what’s left to say? Even with the Gareth…

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Roberts Signs Shada

In a few weeks time, collectors of Doctor Who novels can breathe a sigh of relief and indulge in what is surely an important release. Finally Shada, the untelevised Douglas Adams-penned Doctor Who serial from 1979, will be released as a full novel. This is something that we Doctor Who fans have been waiting for…

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Doctor Who Magazine 444

106 episodes from the black-and-white years of Doctor Who are missing from the BBC’s Archives; the original tapes long since wiped. However, film copies were made and sold all over the world in the 1960s and 70s. Where did these episodes go – and, more importantly, could they still exist somewhere today? Doctor Who Magazine…

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Recording the Shada Audiobook

On what kind of job could you conceivably spend your time recording one of the most eagerly anticipated releases of 2012 with Doctor Who royalty – taking tea breaks to chat about life, the universe and Doctor Who lore – and then head off for a pub lunch with Professor Richard Dawkins where you end…

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