The biggest news of the week is the forthcoming BBC release of an animated reconstruction of the 1966 long-missing regeneration epic “The Power of the Daleks”. The master negatives were destroyed in an archive purge in 1974. The episode is introduced by the Second Doctor himself.
The official trailer. The full story is here: http://www.doctorwho.tv/whats-new/article/an-i-mate-the-power-of-the-daleks-celebrates-50th-anniversary-with-animated-reconstruction
The original trailer, from 50 years ago.
This classic Dalek adventure, featuring Patrick Troughton’s debut as the Doctor, will be released later this year on BBC Store, exactly 50 years to the minute after it was first transmitted on BBC One (November 5), and then on DVD.
Something very odd, brilliantly odd: one night, bored YouTuber SimplyAnna decided to play the Doctor Who theme on her otamatone (a musical instrument shaped like a note on a stave, that you blow into). The result is the sort of buzzing fizziness, and you can enjoy it right now.
A fan-made fact file on the First Doctor, putting together all the information we have on his early years in the order in which he had experienced it, from his childhood to his travels in time and space.
Peter Davidson return to Doctor Who magazine, in this issue out yesterday you have a huge in-depth interview with the Fifth Doctor. Also, Steven Moffat talks about Matt Lucas and you find out more about the DWM awards.
This is how subscriber exclusive cover looks like.
The idea is interesting: they are friends, they are enemies (from time to time), they are both Time Lords. The following video is about the idea of the Master and the Doctor being brothers, to help celebrate The Master for #MonsterMonth of July 2016 with the Doctor Who team.
Steven Moffat‘s son, Louis, put together a video of himself trying to prank Michelle Gomez. It was the third attempt (the first two were unsuccessful) that he tried that day, at London Film and Comic-Con last weekend (July 29-31).
Let’s watch the kid trying again. Will he successful this time?
Doctor Who Magazine Issue 501 was published almost a week ago, Thursday 30 June. It was a Tom Baker Special, with a poster & art cards.
The second image is the cover of the actual magazine, which you’ll find inside the plastic polybag. Tom Baker’s interview in the issue of Doctor Who Magazine was his gift to fans & readers and it was describe as ‘the last interview’, remarking cheerfully “I’ll be dead quite soon.” He is healthy, but he is also 82 years old.
What if the First Doctor’s tenure was treated to a movie-style trailer? This clip answers that question. It’s a fan-made trailer for the era of the First Doctor, William Hartnell, and the first years of the show.
Music: A New Nightmare – A Nightmare on Elm Street 2010 Remake Trailer Music
Do you know or remember the 1963 opening titles? This is how the next season (10th of New Who) would look like in 1963 style.