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  • Space Island One Ep 12 "Nemesis" - Duration: 47 minutes.

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 476 views
    British Sci-Fi series first shown in 1998 on Sky TV. Episode 12: "Nemesis" written by John Brosnan and directed by Kevin Jon Davies.

    The crew of a space station are under threat from an aggressi...
  • Robert Wise talks about Gort - Duration: 114 seconds.

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 67 views
    The director of The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951) talks about creating the robot, Gort.
    Interviewed by Kevin Jon Davies for Sci-Fi Channel (UK) in 1995.
  • Robotech Origins (Intro by Tony Luke) - Duration: 76 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    • 100 views
    Manga artist Tony Luke introduces the amazing Robotech series for viewers of the early Sci-Fi Channel, filmed in October 1995.
  • Dirk Gently - BBC Radio 4 Trailer (2007) - Duration: 5 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    • 690 views
    BBC Radio adaptation by Dirk Maggs of the book by Douglas Adams.

    The series began on 3 October 2007 and features:
    Harry Enfield as Dirk,
    Billy Boyd as Richard,
    Olivia Colman as Janice,
    Jim Car...
  • Lazlar Lyricon 1985 Saturday Review - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 9 months ago
    • 316 views
    Hitchhiker fans play games at the Lazlar Lyricon 85 convention in Birmingham, whilst author Douglas Adams is interviewed elsewhere about the potential he sees for an interactive audio game based on...
  • Vincent Vogon Confused - Duration: 17 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    • 314 views
    "Good Grief!" indeed.
  • Liam's Skydive for Young Minds - Duration: 5 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    • 146 views
    So proud of my son Liam Davies (23) who completed his first 10,000ft jump in aid of a very good cause on 3 October 2015. Please donate, if you can by the end of October: https://www.justgiving.com...
  • BBC TVC Quad Edit Machine Room 1981 - Duration: 3 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 742 views
    During a 2" tape edit at TVC in January 1981, two young enthusiasts shot this behind-the-scenes footage on a portable JVC VHS system.

    I'm reliably informed the guy loading the tape is Ben Robins...
  • Sylvester McCoy on Daytime Live (1987) - Duration: 3 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 201 views
    Sylvester McCoy talks about the innovative kids' drama series "What's Your Story?" improvised by him and others from audience submissions sent in overnight. This was broadcast on National Televisi...
  • Star Cops - Trailer (1987) - Duration: 52 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 853 views
    Amazing what you find on the end of old VHS tapes...
  • Space Island One Ep 7 "The Barrier of Second Attention" - Duration: 47 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 4,897 views
    British Sci-Fi series first shown in 1998 on Sky TV. Episode 7: "The Barrier of Second Attention" written by Matthew Bardsley and directed by Kevin Jon Davies.

    A space station's crew is threate...
  • Joey Deacon drama (Horizon 1974) - Duration: 3 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 2,067 views
    Snippet from a 1981 VHS tape of Horizon drama-doc on the life of Joey Deacon, a cerebral palsy sufferer who became a minor celebrity in the UK when his book "Tongue Tied" was published.
    Broadcast...
  • Yogo Advert (1980s) Ken Campbell & Christopher Benjamin - Duration: 30 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 429 views
    Found this on the end of an old VHS tape. Theatrical legend Ken Campbell as the pack of Yogo with the brilliant character actor Christopher Benjamin as the psychiatrist.
  • Douglas Adams on Breakfast 22 March 2001 - Duration: 3 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 266 views
    The author Douglas Adams makes an appearance on the BBC Breakfast show to plug the fact that BBC Online are taking over his H2G2.com website. It's sad to think that only 7 weeks and a day later, h...
  • Back To The Future cast @ #LFCC - Duration: 16 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 796 views
    Michael J Fox and fellow cast members make their way from backstage to a press conference at the London Film & Comic Con 2015. Some 'numpty' PR guy insisted on hi-5-ing them. Some of them humoure...
  • Lordship Lane, London N22 (1981) + IRA Gun Car (1990) - Duration: 6 minutes, 41 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 2,391 views
    Home video from 1981, followed (@ 0.58) by News reports of an IRA gun car being stopped by police - from 22 May 1990.
  • Fuel Prices Dropping Fast! (Sainsbury's) - Duration: 19 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 296 views
    Sainsbury's fuel sign can't keep up with the speedily dropping prices!

    I filmed this on Monday 16 February 2015, at Sainsbury's Edmonton, on the A10 Great Cambridge Road, North London, UK.
  • Worldcon - Seacon, Brighton, 1979 - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 6,795 views
    From the series Time Out of Mind in 1979.
  • Ed 209 vs Joker 1991 - Duration: 15 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 412 views
    Ridiculous peak in our fancy dress party nonsense of the very early 1990s. I spent all week building this silly mini-ED 209 (quickly dubbed Ed 2.9) costume out of a big block of polystyrene and va...
  • Verity Lambert - in her own words... - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,527 views
    Verity Lambert (1935 - 2007) was a trail-blazing and award-winning British TV and film producer. This selection of interview clips is taken from three sets of camera rushes, conducted in 1993 and ...
  • Monty Python Live - The Final Bow - Duration: 92 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 343 views
    Final night of the Pythons - the final bow. Live at the O2, London, UK on Sunday 20 July 2014. The enormous audience gives them a standing ovation.
  • Hitchhiker's Guide Q-Phases Trailer (2005) - Duration: 5 minutes, 46 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 430 views
    Mini-featurette/trailer for the fourth and fifth radio series of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams, adapted and directed by Dirk Maggs for Above The Title Ltd and BBC Radio 4.

    ...
  • Making B7 301 - Duration: 58 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 27,644 views
    Making of part 3 of 3

    This 2003 documentary never made it onto the DVDs.
  • Tricia McMillan & Zaphod Beeblebrox - Duration: 25 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,486 views
    Sandra Dickinson as Tricia and Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod in a clip from the recording of The Quintessential Phase, the fifth radio series of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005).

    (Copyright KJD...
  • Space Precinct (1995) Behind the Scenes - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,685 views
    Starburst magazine celebrated their 200th edition with a special VHS video release presented by Jon Pertwee. This exclusive look behind the scenes on Gerry Anderson's TV series "Space Precinct" for...
  • Barrington Black Trail (Doctor Who Spoof) - Duration: 3 minutes, 53 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,075 views
    The unseen, 'forgotten' Doctor, Barrington Black auditioned for the role several times.

    Stephen Mansfield as Barrington Black
    Nicholas Briggs as the Interviewer

    Made for "Myth Makers" in 1990.
  • Making B7 201 - Duration: 59 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 38,195 views
    Making of Part 2 of 3

    This 2002/3 documentary was never released on DVD.
  • Making B7 101 - Duration: 42 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 64,587 views
    Making of Part 1 of 3

    This 2002 documentary was never released on DVD.
  • DWAS Lord Mayor's Show 1981 - Duration: 2 minutes, 51 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 888 views
    The D.W.A.S. were asked to contribute fan-made costumes to an insurance company float in the November 1981 Lord Mayor's Show in the City of London. The newly announced 5th Doctor, Peter Davison, w...
  • DWAS Blackpool 1981 - Duration: 4 minutes, 32 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,283 views
    Fans of Doctor Who on an annual trip to Blackpool in May 1981 to see the exhibition.
  • On Star Trek, The Motion Picture Premiere - Duration: 4 minutes, 1 second.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,399 views
    Made in 1995 for Sci-Fi Channel Europe, interviews conducted and edit produced by Kevin Jon Davies. Featuring: Robert Wise, James Doohan, George Takei, Nicholas Meyer.
  • Beeblebear Advert 1992 - Duration: 8 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 208 views
  • Quark Hitch (1982) - Duration: 32 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 149 views
    From Quark Video, 1982. Kevin Jon Davies and Toby Chamberlain thumb a lift from passing bug-eyed monster. Which is green, yes.

    Monster puppet by Susan Moore
    Voice by Melinda Webster

    (Ex-VHS)
  • DOUGLAS ADAMS' WELCOME TO HITCHCON - Duration: 19 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 95 views
    Author Douglas Adams who sadly died in 2001, nonetheless welcomed his fans to Hitchcon in 2009.

    This video was made by Kevin Jon Davies from his own archive for screening at HitchCon at The Roya...
  • HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE PROMOS & PORSCHES - Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 83 views
    By 1985, Douglas Adams was already enjoying a degree of celebrity and financial success. He recalls a favourite interview with a less than enthusiastic Australian DJ and what happened to the Porsc...
  • HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE THIS NEVER HAPPENED - Duration: 2 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 387 views
    This is the story of a unique concept for a Hitchhiker's radio series which ultimately never happened. Shame.

    This video was made by Kevin Jon Davies from his own archive for screening at HitchC...
  • HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TOWELS - Duration: 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 620 views
    Douglas Adams, author and creator of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy explains the story behind a rare piece of licensed merchandise from 1985; the official towel. As noted in the pages of the...
  • HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE RADIO ORIGINS - Duration: 3 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 472 views
    Before the official towel, before the novels, the vinyl LP records or the TV version, there was the original 1978 series on BBC Radio 4. Douglas Adams and producer Geoffrey Perkins (who sadly died...
  • HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE PREMIER PARTY - Duration: 3 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 93 views
    The world's press and TV crews covered the star-studded premier of the Hitchhiker movie in London's Leicester Square, but the galactic-themed party afterwards was a glittering, invitation-only affa...
  • HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE MOVIE PREMIER - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 253 views
    By 1985, Douglas Adams was already frustrated by the lack of progress in his plans for a Hitchhiker feature film and the situation rarely improved over subsequent years.

    Sadly, Douglas died in 200...
  • HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE GRAPHICS FOR TV - Duration: 2 minutes, 39 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,675 views
    Douglas Adams explains how and why the animated "computer graphics" sequences of the Hitchhiker's Guide TV series really worked. Includes footage from behind the scenes at the animation company an...
  • HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE BBC TV SERIES - Duration: 2 minutes, 51 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 675 views
    Douglas Adams reflects on the problems of adapting Hitchhiker from the freedom of its superior radio roots to the more limited(!) visual medium of television.

    Simon (Arthur) Jones and Mark (Zaphod...
  • Daleks 2013AD (Filming for "An Adventure In Space And Time") - Duration: 6 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 10,792 views
    Behind the scenes filming in February 2013 for "An Adventure in Space and Time", a BBC TV drama about the early days of Doctor Who. They were re-creating a moment in 1964 when the Daleks were filme...
  • Dr Who? (Time Waits For No man) Spoof cartoon - Duration: 3 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 397 views
    Amateur cartoon spoof of Doctor Who made in 1977, by Kevin Jon Davies and friends from Tottenham School in London UK. Music: Dr Who? (Time Waits For No Man) by Mankind vs Dos Amigoz - Available on...
  • HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE RAINBOW THEATRE - Duration: 4 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 612 views
    Regular Hitchhiker cast member Michael Cule, in footage from a 1981 fan convention, recalls his many roles in the doomed Rainbow Theatre production of The Hitchhiker's Guide in July 1980.

    With rar...
  • HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE ICA STAGE SHOW - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 244 views
    Author Douglas Adams remembers the first stage production of his most famous work, as directed by Ken Campbell in 1979.

    This video was made by Kevin Jon Davies from his own archive for screening ...
  • Here's a real treat for puppet fans.

    When Gerry Anderson Met Ray Harryhausen - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,530 views
    October 1995, London. Legendary filmmaker Ray Harryhausen had just been interviewed for the fledgling Sci-Fi Channel UK, when the next interviewee arrived. It was Gerry Anderson, producer of Stin...
  • DR.HOO cartoon (1977) - Duration: 3 minutes, 1 second.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,903 views
    Made on 8mm film, directed by Kevin Davies. Premiered at the world's first Doctor Who convention in Battersea, London, in August 1977.

    Animation:
    Kevin Davies
    Andrew Harlow
    Steven Harlow
    David ...
  • Panopticon 5 in Birmingham, 1982 - Duration: 2 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 399 views
    Just found this very rough bit of VHS which I shot in 1982, of Jon Pertwee, Nicholas Courtney and John Levene signing. Aussie fan Suzanne Duffy in the Nyssa costume. We also see Toby Chamberlain ...
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