[Elfsea] OT - Doctor Who set to return to TV
SMABRY at flash.net
Fri Sep 26 15:05:05 PDT 2003
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Doctor Who set to return to TV
BBC cult series will air again in 2005; Doctor unknown
Legendary science fiction hero Doctor Who is time
jumping once more, set to return to British television
more than a decade after he disappeared into space,
the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) said on
THE CULT SERIES that aired from 1963-1989 to become
the worlds longest-running science fiction programme
will return in 2005, but details about the new shows
are being kept secret.
The new series will be fun, exciting,
contemporary and scary, series writer Russell T
Although Im only in the early stages of
development, Im aiming to write a full-blooded drama
which embraces the Doctor Who heritage, he said.
The original programmes chronicled the
adventures of eight Doctors and their many companions
who battled countless foes -human, alien and most
notoriously the Daleks - as they travelled through
time and space in a time machine disguised as a police
Doctor Who has also thrived in print and on
stage and has spawned countless devotional web sites.
A Doctor Who television movie was broadcast in
1996 and it returned to the Internet for a 30-minute
web broadcast in 2001.
William Hartnell played the first Doctor Who.
The actor who will star as his latest incarnation has
not been named.
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