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That series on horror movies he did was excellent.
I'd've liked him to continue it beyond the 1970s/80s
but not sure how that relates to a drama about the making of a tv show. Sounds a bit dull.
He has a healthy respect for the traditions of the genre
POP WILL EAT ITSELF etc etc
That could be cool.
Lots of interesting snippets. The Radiophonic workshop's pioneering efforts.
The fact the TARDIS was supposed to alter form every week to match the surroundings but after they shot the first one they run out of budget, so just said 'let's leave it a Police box'. The 3rd story 'Edge of Destruction' being pretty much written on the spot with no budget to film outside of the set and being one of the most contemporary story ideas even today. Terry Nation's idea for the Daleks and how they arose. Mary Whitehouse HATING it.
Could be quite cool...?
If it's a documentary about making the new series, it'll be a bit dull.
It's crazy to think that those involved with those first few episodes came up with so many wonderful ideas that are still the central premise of the show today, as well as some of the most iconic imagses of popular culture, just to fill a tea time TV slot. A basic concept of a man from another world travelling in time and space with his friends which basically means you can tell any sort of story you want to. The design and idea behind the TARDIS. Bigger on the inside! The Daleks, who were created for the second ever story (and if they hadn't been the show probably wouldn't have gone much further). That theme tune FFS!
It's unbelievable really.
A lot of the shows best ideas and stories have been borne out of limitations on the show.
There's not many things which adapt to a new decade and always somehow stay relevant, is there?