Allyn Gibson wrote:
The latest speculation I've seen on "Marco" is this--
Gatiss has said that there's a restaging of a scene from "Marco" in An Adventure in Space and Time. Because of that, they're holding "Marco" back so that AAiSaT is special.
I don't know. That seems like a bit of stretch to me. I don't see the BBC holding back something like "Marco" which is worth money just because of a one-off television film that they haven't even marketed.
Well they did already release 2 stories (Enemy
), I can see the possibility they might not want to blow the whole wad at once, especially if there was a scene in AAiSaT
as you describe.
I want to believe this is true but I don't know why they released two stories and not three; unless Marco really did need more restoration and they decided not to put all their eggs in one basket.
No telling, but why did they keep the find a secret all through the recovery and restoration process right up until they released it? They were virtually lying about it. The whole thing was odd.
That doesn't mean Marco Polo was found, but keeping it a secret wouldn't be unusual for the BBC!