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Over 100 Long-Lost “Doctor Who” Episodes Found by Dedicated Fans – in Ethiopia

Posted by addisethiopia on October 7, 2013

The Sunday People can exclusively reveal that 106 BBC programmes have been unearthed featuring the first two doctors

A group of dedicated Doctor Who fans tracked down at least 100 long-lost episodes of the show gathering dust more than 3,000 miles away in Ethiopia.

It was feared the BBC programmes from the 1960s – featuring the first two doctors William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton – had vanished for all time after the Beeb flogged off a load of old footage.

But after months of detective work the tapes have been unearthed at the Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency.

A television insider said: “It is a triumph and fans everywhere will be thrilled.

“This is a really big deal for the BBC and is set to make them millions from the sale of the DVDs.”

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One Response to “Over 100 Long-Lost “Doctor Who” Episodes Found by Dedicated Fans – in Ethiopia”

  1. addisethiopia said

    BBC confirms: lost “Doctor Who” episodes recovered

    The BBC has confirmed that it has recovered a number of missing episodes of Doctor Who and will be showing them at a special screening later this week.

    Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-24448063\

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