Previously lost Doctor Who adventure “Evil of The Daleks” is getting an animated restoration

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On September 27th the BBC are releasing another one of their painstakingly restored Doctor Who restorations, once again mixing original audio with new animation to bring us the long-lost Evil of The Daleks.

Pre-orders are live right now.

Pre-order: Zavvi | Amazon UK

Patrick Troughton stars in this recreation of a lost classic from 1967.

The TARDIS has been stolen. Marooned on Earth in the year 1966, the Doctor and Jamie set out to find the missing time-machine. Their investigations bring them to a mysterious London antiques shop, where all the antiques all seem to be brand new.

Kidnapped by the antique shop’s owner, the Doctor is then brought face to face with a very old enemy – the Daleks. Working from a house in Victorian England, the Daleks have a new master plan to conquer the universe. And in order to carry it out, they need the Doctor’s help.

The original 1967 master recordings of ‘The Evil of the Daleks’ were lost soon after the programme’s original transmission. However, audio-only recordings of all seven episodes have survived and have been used here to create a brand new fully animated presentation of this lost classic.

Written by David Whitaker
Directed by AnneMarie Walsh (2021 Production)
Produced by Paul Hembury (2021 Production)
Directed by Derek Martinus (1967 Production)
Produced by Innes Lloyd (1967 Production)

Starring Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Marius Goring, John Bailey and Deborah Watling.

Includes:

  • Remastered surviving original ep2
  • Telesnap reconstruction – 6 episodes
  • Audio commentaries
  • Audiobook, with recorded commentary by Tom Baker
  • Making Of
  • Photo Gallery

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1 Response

  1. Andy says:

    Referring to this as a “previously lost Doctor Who adventure” makes it sound as thought the original recordings have been recovered from somewhere (which would be really big news if it were true)!

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