Another Lost Doctor Who Story is Getting an Animated Release

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Back in the ’60s and ’70s the BBC made a habit of wiping old tapes and disposing of used film, taking the only copies of TV programmes along with them. This was back before home video releases were a thing, and before people could make their own copies at home, so those programmes were often lost forever. Doctor Who was one of the most famous series affected, and in recent years the BBC has been working on recreating those lost episodes via animation – the latest of which will be released next March.

The story in question is 1967’s The Macra Terror, which saw the Doctor and his three companions wind up at a relaxation resort that was secretly controlled by a


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