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Old 17-02-2011, 09:08 AM
Matt See Matt See is offline
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Remembrance of the Daleks:
The info text on Part 4 says that one of the recording days was on Easter Monday 1988, the 60th anniversary of the Easter Rebellion in Dublin according to Sylvester McCoy wrote the notes writer.

A historical fact is a historical fact but it would seem that the notes writer did not do any research on the Easter Rebellion himself and thought that citing Sylvester McCoy as the source of this information was good enough.
If the notes writer had researched the Easter Rebellion himself he would therefore had found out that it had taken place in 1916 which meant that it would not have been the 60th anniversary of this event in 1988 but the 72nd.
An incorrect information that has been presented twice upon the story’s Special Edition release and no one bothered to read the notes beforehand in order to correct this error.

TP McKenna has passed away.

Thomas Patrick McKenna was born on September 7 1929 and had appeared in Doctor Who in The Greatest Show which had ended the 25th anniversary season and the second season of Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor. In The Greatest Show In The Galaxy playing the intergalactic explorer Captain Cook.

Roles outside of Doctor Who included the Blake’s 7 episode Bounty playing a deposed President Sarkoff.

His other TV work included episodes of Danger Man, Adam Adamant Lives, Man In A Suitcase, The Saint, The Avengers, Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), Jason King & Callan.
His film roles included Silver Dream Racer which also featured a very brief appearance by Lis Sladen.

He died on February 13 2011 at the age of 81.
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