100 long-lost Doctor Who episodes found

Thrilling news for Dr. Who fans and just in time for the 50th anniversary next month if the Mirror is correct.

Who's the original? William Hartnell
Who’s the original? William Hartnell


A group of dedicated Doctor Who fans tracked down at least 100 long-lost episodes of the show gathering dust more than 3,000 miles away in Ethiopia.

It was feared the BBC ­programmes from the 1960s – featuring the first two doctors William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton – had vanished for all time after the Beeb flogged off a load of old footage.

But after months of ­detective work the tapes have been unearthed at the Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency.

A television insider said: “It is a triumph and fans ­everywhere will be thrilled.

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2 thoughts on “100 long-lost Doctor Who episodes found”

  1. It’s all unconfirmed at present (and highly unlikely as apparently no Patrick Troughton episodes were ever broadcast in Ethiopia), also this rumour has been floating around since last November and just keeps popping up every few months with the number of episodes and the country changed.
    So yeah I’ll believe it when I see it.

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