Son of first Doctor Who episode writer suing for rights of Tardis.

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Of course, this has nothing to do with a surviving relative of the late writer trying to feather his nest off the the back of the BBC, something which his father appeared to have no interest in.

"It is by no means my wish to deprive legions of Doctor Who fans (of whom I was never one) of any aspect of their favourite children's programme. The only ends I wish to accomplish, by whatever lawful means present themselves, involve bringing about the public recognition that should by rights always have been his due, of my father James Anthony Coburn's seminal contribution to Doctor Who, and proper lawful recompense to his surviving estate."

Yeah right. ;)

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-e...ing-bbc-over-breach-of-copyright-8930947.html
 

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The police box design was used to keep the cost of props for the first few episodes down, as the story cofirmed the TARDIS could morph into any shape had it been functioning correctly.

The BBC, and the remaining surviving doctors could countersue for the supply of a faulty product under the Sale of Goods Act.
 

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Suing over a blue portaloo with undersized wheels?


With no hope of success?


Barking.

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