You and Who: Contact Has Been Made

You and Who Contact Has Been Made Very few television programmes make it to their fiftieth birthday But then Doctor Who is just a little bit special From its humble beginnings being recorded in a tiny studio on line black and whi

  • Title: You and Who: Contact Has Been Made
  • Author: J.R. Southall Christopher Bryant Matthew Kresal
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 125
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Very few television programmes make it to their fiftieth birthday But then, Doctor Who is just a little bit special From its humble beginnings being recorded in a tiny studio on 405 line black and white video cameras with a minuscule budget, to its latest incarnation on HD as one of the BBC s flagship dramas, Doctor Who has always moved with the times, and often reflecteVery few television programmes make it to their fiftieth birthday But then, Doctor Who is just a little bit special From its humble beginnings being recorded in a tiny studio on 405 line black and white video cameras with a minuscule budget, to its latest incarnation on HD as one of the BBC s flagship dramas, Doctor Who has always moved with the times, and often reflected them For the last five decades, the series has inspired and engaged audiences in a way that no other television programme has ever managed For than 26 years, the original series delighted children of all ages with its unique blend of sci fi and horror, excitement and scares, cliffhanger storytelling and, above all, monsters As the programme grew, so we grew with it, absorbing its pleasures in diverse and changing ways As it enters its anniversary year, Doctor Who is popular than ever before This wholly original blend of science fiction concepts and magical storytelling, updated for the 21st century, is delighting a whole new generation of fans, alongside those of us who waited patiently for the inevitable regeneration You and Who Contact Has Been Made is a record of how that relationship began, how it continues, and of how we have experienced those fifty years, as written by the show s own fans This combined edition of You and Who Contact Has Been Made includes two brand new replacement essays not featured in the first edition of Volume One, as well as several brand new essays bringing the book up to date with Doctor Who s fiftieth anniversary programming 100% of the royalties from You and Who will be donated to Children in Need.

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    • Mark says:

      I bought the original physical copies when they were first published by Miwk. This new bumper edition with additional essays coincided with me acquiring a new kindle reader, so I thought I would make it my first purchase.The idea, which I find fascinating, is very simple, to celebrate the 50th anniversary fans were invited to write essays about their relationship with Doctor Who, how it has helped to make them the people they are, and how went from being casual viewers to become fans. There is a [...]

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