Review Andrew Blair 13 Sep 2013 - 07:00
Andrew checks out the new Scream Of The Shalka DVD release, out on Monday the 16th of September...
Scream of the Shalka has value beyond being a mere curio. An flash-animated feature made for Doctor Who's Fortieth anniversary in 2003, and broadcast on the BBC website (it's still there), it was intended to be an official continuation of the show after the 1996 TV Movie. It was relegated to non-canonical status when the announcement of the show's return to television occurred in September of that year.
So, besides being another story in its own right (and can now be judged as such, without the pressures it was under on original broadcast), it's also of interest as a different production team's take on the series, and as an example of how the show might work as an animated feature (one of the many things I'll happily »
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