This is a special report from This Week In Doctor Who:
October 23, 2003
Waveguide TV and Radio News http://www.waveguide.co.uk
has as its top
headline a press release revealing the premiere date for episode 1 of The
Scream Of The Shalka - Thursday November 13. Scream is BBCi's
first fully animated full cast Doctor
Who story. It will be available on the BBCi website.
Richard E. Grant will be making his premiere as the BBC's official Ninth
Doctor. Scream also stars Derek Jacobi, Sophie Okonedo, and Diana Quick.
Writer - Paul Cornell (Casualty, Doctor Who and other sci-fi stories in
multiple mediums). The story runs for 6 episodes, with each episode going
online at Lunchtime in the UK. Cosgrove Hall is doing the animation.
BBCi has had success over the past 3 years releasing original audio Doctor
Who stories with illustrations in the same manner (Death Comes To Time, Real
From the press release http://www.waveguide.co.uk/latest/news031023.htm:
'BBCi's Martin Trickey said: "We are delighted to be able to bring another
fantastic series of Doctor Who to a whole new generation of people.
Broadcasting the series via the BBCi website means that people can watch
whenever they want to, so they'll never have to miss a minute." '
More details if events warrant.