More DOCTOR WHO Audition Scripts

mattchangesNow we can see the other two audition scripts (or “sides”) being used by DOCTOR WHO show-runner Steven Moffat to audition actors for the role of the 12th Doctor.

In addition to the previously released scene in which Clara meets the regenerated Doctor, we now have a sequence featuring the Doctor facing down the Cyberleader, and another in which he chats with a little boy — both very boilerplate occurrences for DOCTOR WHO, so nothing to be gleaned about series eight from these audition pages. So we must take Moffat at his word that these pages are designed to give the auditioner an opportunity to make the part his own.
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About Those ‘Recovered’ DOCTOR WHO Stories…

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“The Web of Fear”

After a few weeks of silence, the rumor that huge a cache of previously missing episodes of DOCTOR WHO has been returned to the BBC has suddenly lurched back to life. And, once again, the rumors are being attributed to members of the DOCTOR WHO production team, not mere fans.

The Bleeding Cool website passes along the rumor of a dinner party at which someone “heavily associated” with the production team claimed that “at least 40 episodes” are held by the BBC right now, while another source put the number at 93. Which is still not the total 106 that were wiped/junked at the end of the 1960s/beginning of the 1970s. Bleeding Cool says the still-missing episodes are: “Mission To The Unknown”; nine episodes of “The Dalek Master Plan”; one episode of “The Ice Warriors”; and one episode of “The Wheel In Space.” Upping the ante, the BBC is also said to be preparing to air “The Web of Fear” during the 50th anniversary week in November, and to release “The Enemy of the World” on DVD.
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