Some images from the filming of the beginning and end of Timebase Mk.I. Continue reading Step Back in Timebase… Caught on Camera
In episode two Man in the Shadows, the alien Scav Besh is reading a naughty magazine. Here’s the design for the magazine’s back and front covers. Lots of tiny detail that won’t be noticed on the screen but adds colour to the production. Continue reading Production Design
MEMORY FAILURE Hypnotherapist Dr Claire Wheeler thinks that her new client is just a little eccentric. She doesn’t know the half of it! Under hypnosis, the funny little man who calls himself the Doctor reveals a far-fetched tale of time travel and alien scavengers. Pretty soon, Claire finds herself helping the Doctor in a deadly race against time to stop the wretched Scavs from exploding a terraforming device on the planet Earth and destroying every living thing on its surface. Memory Failure is the sixth full Timebase production (our first in 15 years) and stars Paul Ferry as the new Doctor. … Continue reading What’s It All About?
Behind the scenes of the classic Timebase productions. Continue reading Step Back in Timebase… Behind the Scenes
The Doctor’s cuff-links, lapel pin, Sonic Screwdriver and Psychic Paper from Memory Failure (2016). Sonic Screwdriver and Psychic Paper by Richard Knapper. Continue reading Details of the Doctor’s Costume & Equipment
Costume designs by Paul Ferry for two of the alien Scavs in the new Timebase production Memory Failure (2016). Continue reading Costume Designs
TIMEBASE FILMS were formed in 1994 by the amalgamation of several North East amateur film-making groups who all shared a common love of DOCTOR WHO. Our first 2-part video adventure was REGENESIS in 1994, starring Rupert Booth as the Doctor. Production of the second video, the 4-part Cyberman epic PHASE FOUR was delayed and extensive reshoots meant that although it was the second story chronologically, it was completed fourth. The 2-parter PARADISE IN CHAINS introduced a new companion, the psychic vampire Amaryllis, and LONG SHADOWS saw the Doctor meeting up with Shakespeare – 10 years before THE SHAKESPEARE CODE on … Continue reading A Brief History of Timebase