For those less versed in Whovian lore, The Power of the Daleks is the first full story to feature Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor. It aired in 6 weekly episodes from November 5 until December 10, 1966. Sadly, the entirety of this serial was lost during the BBC’s archive purge in the late ’60s and early ’70s. All that remains of the original footage are a few very short video clips that were used for other things, some still pictures, and the complete broadcast audio. This is where we now pick up the narrative.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Power of the Daleks, the BBC has taken that original broadcast audio track and animated all six episodes, releasing the results in the UK starting on November 5, 2016, and to the rest of the world in the weeks since...Read More