Unlike other fictional universes, the Doctor Who universe is created solely by fiction. To us, this is a secondary source. Information from this source can only be used in "behind the scenes" sections, or on pages about real world topics.
Publisher's summary Edit
In 1996, over nine million people in Britain alone tuned in to watch the rebirth of a legend — the Doctor Who film, starring Paul McGann as the eighth incarnation of BBC Television¹s famous Time Lord. As seen through the eyes of the only man who could tell it as it was — the film¹s executive producer, Philip Segal — Doctor Who-Regeneration offers a unique insight into television politics and the traumas of creating a whole new era for Doctor Who. Packed with behind-the-scenes accounts, this is the story of one man¹s struggle to bring one of the longest-running and most popular science fiction series of all time back to the television screens of the world.
With additional views from the director Geoffrey Sax and stars of the television movie itself, this is the most detailed exploration of a previously mysterious part of the Doctor Who universe.
Subject matter Edit
In great detail through concept drawings and behind the scenes information and photgraphs the development and production of Doctor Who as well as many previous attempts to make a Doctor Who movie.
Notable features Edit
- Features details on the previous attempts including:
- Leekley Bible (a New series writer's guide written by John Leekley).
- Philip Segal's Amblin Daleks, these were to have appeared in a 1994 Doctor Who movie, featuring a picture of "a Gallifrey ruined by war with the Daleks")
- The Robert deLaurentis script, like the previous Leekley script featured the Doctor, the Master, Borusa/Barusa (both spellings) and a companion.
- The Daltenrays Project, this portion of the book focuses on and around a project linked to a poster proclaiming "Doctor Who" - "Last of the Time Lords", which featured in some books of the early 1990s.
- Nicholas Courtney provides the Afterword to the book.
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