Two lost episodes of Doctor Who were found in a TV engineer's private collection. The episodes feature the first two Doctors, William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton. One episode, Airlock, was part of a four-parter titled Galaxy Four. The other is The Underwater Menace, about the rebirth of Atlantis. From BBC News:
The announcement was made on Sunday at Missing Believed Wiped, an event held at the British Film Institute (BFI)…"Missing Doctor Who episodes discovered"
Former TV engineer, Terry Burnett… bought them at a school fete in Hampshire in the 1980s.
Mr Burnett had no idea the BBC did not have the recordings - it was only when he mentioned them casually in conversation to Ralph Montagu, head of heritage at Radio Times, that their significance was recognized…
The find makes only a modest dent in the number of missing episodes, with 106 installments broadcast between 1964 and 1969 still being sought.
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