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Classic “Doctor Who” Episodes Long Thought Lost Rumored To Be Recovered

Also Former Doctor Matt Smith to Star in American Pyscho in London Musical

Oct 08, 2013 Doctor Who Bookmark and Share

Over 100 classic episodes of Doctor Who have believed to have been recovered by the BBC. The episodes, featuring the first two actors to play the Doctor, William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, were long thought lost when their original transmission tapes were destroyed ‘60s and ‘70s. As the majority of these episodes were transferred onto film for foriegn broadcasters, old prints found in other countries have been a source of retrieved episodes in the past.

BBC Worldwide is expected to confirm the rumored find at a press screening in London later this week, with potential details of how fans will be able to watch the recovered episodes. (via BBC News)

In related Doctor Who news, former Doctor Matt Smith has been cast in a musical stage adaptation of American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis’ acclaimed novel about serial-killing investment banker Patrick Bateman. Christian Bale originally starred as Bateman in the 2000 film adaptation. (via Deadline)

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Doctor Who will of course also be airing a television movie about the first Doctor titled An Adventure in Space and Time starring David Bradley, as well as anticipated special that sees Matt Smith reuniting with prior incarnations of the Doctor, including David Tennant.



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