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Doctor Who: Shada region 1 DVD now available

Doctor Who fans were given a treat last year when the lost Shada episode, written by Douglas Adams was reconstructed with animation to fill in all the missing gaps. However, Shada wasn’t readily available to fans in the United States… until now! Last November fans of Douglas Adams, Tom Baker, Doctor Who, or just of…

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Classic Doctor Who scripts up for auction

Scripts from classic Doctor Who stories featuring William Hartnell’s and Tom Baker’s Doctors are set to go to auction.  Welsh auction house Rogers Jones & Co is offering a set of rare scripts from the Fourth Doctor adventure Shada, written by Douglas Adams. Shada was intended to be the last story of the show’s seventeenth series,…

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Tom Baker returns to Doctor Who for Shada cameo

Tom Baker has reprised the role of the Fourth Doctor to help complete the unfinished Doctor Who story Shada. Filming on the Douglas Adams-penned episodes – intended to round off the show’s seventeenth series – was abandoned in 1979 due to industrial action. The new release from BBC Worldwide, announced last month, combines a specially-filmed…

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Doctor Who: SHADA to hit Australian cinemas

If you’re in Australia this November and you love classic Doctor Who, you’re in luck. The lost Douglas Adams episode of Doctor Who, SHADA will be released in cinemas on November 24th. The recent news of this lost episode being completed and released with animation of missing scenes and voiced by the original cast has had…

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Suzanne says… this might be emotional blackmail

With some classic episodes lost or missing, Doctor Who has become some sort of a television legend. Not every show has its own Indiana Jones travelling the world looking for tapes of the missing episodes! Reconstruction works based on audio and stills also gave a scent of “lost treasure” to Doctor Who. But as many…

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Shada completed in new partly-animated feature

Amidst over 50 years worth of episodes, there is perhaps none more eligable for the status of ‘legendary’ than 1979’s Shada. Despite being unfinished and unbroadcast, most fans of classic Who know about it. Written by Douglas Adams, Shada finds the Doctor and Romana in Cambridge working with a retired Time Lord, Professor Chronotis, to…

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Classic Doctor Who DVD 2013 News & Update

After the release of The Ambassadors of Death we’ve got just one more classic Doctor Who DVD to look forward to this year, The Claws Of Axos: Special Edition. Next year is looking very promising for the range in the build up to the 50th anniversary. Speaking today at the Doctor Who Appreciation Society event: Recon, DVD producer…

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