Robert Holmes

Doctor Who: The Lost TV Episodes Collection Five
  • Doctor Who: The Lost TV Episodes Collection Five

  • Six narrated TV soundtrack adventures starring Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor - plus bonus features. These thrilling recordings of TV episodes, largely absent from the BBC archives, have been remastered with additional linking narration by original cast members.

    This set also includes bonus interviews with Wendy Padbury and Frazer Hines.
    In The Enemy of the World, recently returned to the film archives, the time travellers meet the Doctor's murderous double.
    In The Web of Fear the Doctor and friends find the London Underground tunnels overrun by Yeti!
    In Fury from the Deep something nasty is lurking in the gas pipelines of the North Sea.
    In The Wheel in Space the Doctor and Jamie confront some old adversaries in the far future.
    In The Invasion the Doctor battles to prevent the Cybermen from invading present day Earth.
    In The Space Pirates the TARDIS crew encounter the Interstellar Space Corps and a gang of murderous bandits.

    The collection also includes PDF files featuring high quality scans of the original BBC TV camera scripts.

    Duration: 15 hours 30 mins
    (P) & © 2021 BBC Studios Distribution
    For cast and credits see accompanying PDF booklet

RELEASED 06/05/2021

Robert Holmes was a scriptwriter for numerous television programmes including Dr Finlay's Casebook, Dixon of Dock Green, The Saint, Juliet Bravo and Bergerac. He was involved with Doctor Who for over fifteen years and wrote numerous scripts including Jon Pertwee's debut serial as the Third Doctor, Spearhead from Space, and Fifth Doctor Peter Davison's final serial, The Caves of Androzani (voted by fans in 2009 as the best Doctor Who story in history). He introduced both the Autons and the Sontarans to the show and was script editor during the first three years of Tom Baker's tenure as Fourth Doctor. Holmes also contributed to several other sci-fi shows including Doomwatch, The Nightmare Man and Blake's 7. He died in 1986, aged 60.

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