Description

DOCTOR WHO: SHADA WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE FRIDAY 24TH NOVEMBER. Chris Parsons is happily engrossed in studying post-graduate physics at Cambridge, when one day he finds an old book, sitting on a dusty shelf in an ageing professor's library. Written in a language nobody can read and made of a paper that can't be torn, this is no ordinary book. And when it enters his life, everything changes for young Chris Parsons.
Soon finding himself aboard an invisible space-ship, chased by monsters made of molten rock; aboard an alien prison on a distant planet and attacked by a horde of mind-control zombies. Chris also meets a strange man with a very long scarf who claims he can travel through time and space... in a police box. It's going to be a busy day for Chris Parsons.

    • £16.99

Description

DOCTOR WHO: SHADA WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE FRIDAY 24TH NOVEMBER. Chris Parsons is happily engrossed in studying post-graduate physics at Cambridge, when one day he finds an old book, sitting on a dusty shelf in an ageing professor's library. Written in a language nobody can read and made of a paper that can't be torn, this is no ordinary book. And when it enters his life, everything changes for young Chris Parsons.
Soon finding himself aboard an invisible space-ship, chased by monsters made of molten rock; aboard an alien prison on a distant planet and attacked by a horde of mind-control zombies. Chris also meets a strange man with a very long scarf who claims he can travel through time and space... in a police box. It's going to be a busy day for Chris Parsons.

    • Episode 1

    Shada

    Chris Parsons is happily engrossed in studying post-graduate physics at Cambridge, when one day he finds an old book, sitting on a dusty shelf in an ageing professor''s library. Written in a language nobody can read and made of a paper that can''t be torn, this is no ordinary book. And when it enters his life, everything changes for young Chris Parsons. Soon finding himself aboard an invisible space-ship, chased by monsters made of molten rock; aboard an alien prison on a distant planet and attacked by a horde of mind-control zombies. Chris also meets a strange man with a very long scarf who claims he can travel through time and space... in a police box. It''s going to be a busy day for Chris Parsons.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 2 Hours 18 Minutes

    Chris Parsons is happily engrossed in studying post-graduate physics at Cambridge, when one day he finds an old book, sitting on a dusty shelf in an ageing professor''s library. Written in a language nobody can read and made of a paper that can''t be torn, this is no ordinary book. And when it enters his life, everything changes for young Chris Parsons. Soon finding himself aboard an invisible space-ship, chased by monsters made of molten rock; aboard an alien prison on a distant planet and attacked by a horde of mind-control zombies. Chris also meets a strange man with a very long scarf who claims he can travel through time and space... in a police box. It''s going to be a busy day for Chris Parsons.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 2 Hours 18 Minutes
    • Episode 101

    Shada Announcement Trailer

    This is the Shada Announcement Trailer.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 22 Seconds

    This is the Shada Announcement Trailer.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 22 Seconds
    • Episode 102

    Taken Out of Time

    Cast and crew look back on the making of ''Shada''. With actors Tom Baker and Daniel Hill, director Pennant Roberts, production manager Ralph Wilton, production assistant Olivia Bazalgette and design assistant Les McCullum.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 25 Minutes

    Cast and crew look back on the making of ''Shada''. With actors Tom Baker and Daniel Hill, director Pennant Roberts, production manager Ralph Wilton, production assistant Olivia Bazalgette and design assistant Les McCullum.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 25 Minutes
    • Episode 103

    Now and Then

    A return visit to Cambridge to compare and contrast the city locations as they appear in ''Shada'' with how they look today. Narrated by Richard Bignell.

    • HD
    • 12 Minutes

    A return visit to Cambridge to compare and contrast the city locations as they appear in ''Shada'' with how they look today. Narrated by Richard Bignell.

    • HD
    • 12 Minutes
    • Episode 104

    Strike! Strike! Strike!

    Although by far the most high profile victim, ''Shada'' was by no means the only Doctor Who story to be affected by industrial action. BBC political correspondent Shaun Ley presents this 2012 documentary, featuring actress Nicola Bryant, director Paul Seed, Liberal Democrat peer Lord Addington, BECTU union president Tony Lennon and script editor and union rep Gary Russell.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 27 Minutes

    Although by far the most high profile victim, ''Shada'' was by no means the only Doctor Who story to be affected by industrial action. BBC political correspondent Shaun Ley presents this 2012 documentary, featuring actress Nicola Bryant, director Paul Seed, Liberal Democrat peer Lord Addington, BECTU union president Tony Lennon and script editor and union rep Gary Russell.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 27 Minutes
    • Episode 105

    Studio Sessions - 1979

    A compilation of raw footage from the studio recording of Shada. Shot at BBC Television Centre in November 1979.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 44 Minutes

    A compilation of raw footage from the studio recording of Shada. Shot at BBC Television Centre in November 1979.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 44 Minutes
    • Episode 106

    Dialogue Sessions

    In June 2017, the original cast of Shada reassembled in the sound studio for two days dialogue recording for the animated sections of the story. This is a compilation of some of the material recorded over those days. Featuring Tom Baker.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 14 Minutes

    In June 2017, the original cast of Shada reassembled in the sound studio for two days dialogue recording for the animated sections of the story. This is a compilation of some of the material recorded over those days. Featuring Tom Baker.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 14 Minutes
    • Episode 107

    Studio Shoot - 2017

    A compilation of behind-the-scenes footage from the final live action shoot for Shada, recorded in September 2017.

    • HD
    • 6 Minutes

    A compilation of behind-the-scenes footage from the final live action shoot for Shada, recorded in September 2017.

    • HD
    • 6 Minutes
    • Episode 108

    Model Filming

    A compilation of behind-the-scenes footage from the model effects filming conducted for Shada in August 2017.

    • HD
    • 4 Minutes

    A compilation of behind-the-scenes footage from the model effects filming conducted for Shada in August 2017.

    • HD
    • 4 Minutes
    • Episode 109

    Deleted Scenes

    Two short scenes, originally intended for animation, were cut during production, for reasons of pacing. They are presented here from the raw studio sessions.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 1 Minute

    Two short scenes, originally intended for animation, were cut during production, for reasons of pacing. They are presented here from the raw studio sessions.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 1 Minute
    • Episode 110

    Title Sequence Films

    The Doctor Who title sequence used on Shada was created in 1974 by BBC graphic designer, Bernard Lodge. As part of the 2017 completion of production on Shada all of the original film negatives for this title sequence were retransferred and digitally remastered in high definition. The sequence is presented here in full, with never before released test footage.

    • HD
    • 4 Minutes

    The Doctor Who title sequence used on Shada was created in 1974 by BBC graphic designer, Bernard Lodge. As part of the 2017 completion of production on Shada all of the original film negatives for this title sequence were retransferred and digitally remastered in high definition. The sequence is presented here in full, with never before released test footage.

    • HD
    • 4 Minutes
    • Episode 111

    Live Action Reference Footage

    In order to help give the Shada animators the best possible reference from which to work, a number of scenes were acted out as live action scenes in a green-screen studio. It was the first footage to be shot on Shada for nearly 38 years.

    • HD
    • 2 Minutes

    In order to help give the Shada animators the best possible reference from which to work, a number of scenes were acted out as live action scenes in a green-screen studio. It was the first footage to be shot on Shada for nearly 38 years.

    • HD
    • 2 Minutes
    • Episode 112

    1979 Gallery

    A collection of photographs taken during the original 1979 location filming and studio recording of Shada.

    • HD
    • 4 Minutes

    A collection of photographs taken during the original 1979 location filming and studio recording of Shada.

    • HD
    • 4 Minutes
    • Episode 113

    2017 Gallery

    A comprehensive gallery of drawings, artwork, photographs and other images related to the 2017 completion of Shada.

    • HD
    • 2 Minutes

    A comprehensive gallery of drawings, artwork, photographs and other images related to the 2017 completion of Shada.

    • HD
    • 2 Minutes
© 2017 BBC

More Seasons in Series

Viewers Also Bought

Top Sci-Fi & Fantasy Programmes