Henry Lincoln – Doctor Who writer, film-maker & historian 1930 – 2022

With his writing partner Mervyn Haisman, Henry Lincoln introduced the Brigadier and the Yeti to Doctor Who.  Over the weekend, the sad news reached us that Henry Lincoln has died, aged 91. In the 1960s, he helped create one of Doctor Who‘s enduring allies: Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart. However, the following decade took his career in a … >

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Doctor Who rumour: funding pulled for further lost episode animations

According to the Square Eyes column in the Mirror written by Nicola Methven and Mark Jefferies, the BBC has abandoned plans to animate more missing episodes of Doctor Who. According to the article, BBC America has pulled funding for further animations created from preserved audio recordings of missing episodes. Several Doctor Who adventures from the … >

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Missing Doctor Who story ‘The Abominable Snowmen’ animated for 2022 release

Filling another gap in missing Doctor Who episodes, The Abominable Snowmen will be released in 2022 on DVD, Blu-ray and as an exclusive Steelbook this year. The six-part Season 5 second Doctor story The Abominable Snowmen was recreated in animation based on audio recordings of the original episodes. Most of the six-part adventure story was … >

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The BBC plans to animate two more missing Doctor Who episodes

According to the Mirror, the BBC has plans to animate two more missing Doctor Who stories from the 1960s featuring Patrick Troughton as the second Doctor, The Evil of the Daleks and The Abominable Snowmen. The BBC has previously employed animation to recreate several other lost classic Doctor Who stories which were deleted from the … >

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