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10/08/2013 03:09:00 pm - Reported by Chuck Foster

Patrick Troughton as Doctor Who (Credit: BBC)BBC News have now confirmed that a (currently unspecified) number of previously assumed missing Doctor Who episodes have now been returned to the BBC.

Entertainment correspondent Lizo Mzimba reports:
A number of early episodes of Doctor Who, which were believed to have been permanently lost, have been returned to the BBC.

BBC Worldwide is expected to confirm the find at a press conference in London later this week.

It follows weeks of speculation that some lost episodes had been located.

Details of how fans will be able to watch the recovered episodes are also expected to be revealed later this week.

Update: the official Deborah Watling website reports: "Deborah, along with Frazer Hines, will be helping the BBC to launch the newly found Dr.Who episodes this Thurs (10/10/13), between 3.30pm and 7.00pm approx."

Meanwhile, Peter Purves has indicated that he is unaware if any of his episodes have been returned in an interview with BBC Radio Norfolk.