Over 100 long-lost Doctor Who episodes found by dedicated fans – in Ethiopia

Over 100 long-lost Doctor Who episodes found by dedicated fans – in Ethiopia  

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

The recovered episodes from the 60s include much-loved scenes from The Crusade, The Enemy of the World and The Ice Warriors series.

 In the four-part Crusade story Hartnell and his ­assistant Vicki, played by Maureen O’Brien, arrive in the Tardis in Palestine in the 12th century just as King Richard the Lionheart is doing battle with the Saracen ruler Saladin.

After each airing only once between 1964 and 1969, copies were sold to the Ethiopian Agency and the BBC then lost or wiped the originals.

As the corporation still owns the copyright the shows could be digitally remastered and shown again. The prospect will delight millions of fans worldwide.

Source: Mirror

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