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R2 News: Tegan Tales?

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Tegan Tales to come?

Play.com is reporting information on an upcoming DVD release. According to the site, a new box set, Tegan Tales, is currently scheduled for release in the UK on July 30th. The box set is slated to include Time-Flight, Arc of Infinity and Snakedance. No cover or special feature information is available at this time.
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R2 News: Robot DVD Cover

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Oooo.....the first Tom Baker story....
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Updates from Outpost Gallifrey:

Season Three Releases Update

Doctor Who Magazine has announced another vanilla release for season three. As previously reported, Volume One will be released on May 21st and will include Smith and Jones, The Shakespeare Code, and Gridlock. The second volume will be released on June 18th and will include Daleks in Manhattan, Evolution of the Daleks and The Lazarus Experiment. The remaining volumes will be released later in the year, with a box set for the whole series being released in the autumn.
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New DVD Special Features Announced

Doctor Who Magazine has released information on the special features for this summer's DVD releases. Robot is currently set to be released on May 28th, while Timelash will follow on June 25th.

Robot will include the following special features:
- A 40-minute documentary called Are Friends Electric? will look at Tom Baker's introduction to the series and the making of his first story. This documentary will include contributions from Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Terrance Dicks, Philip Hinchcliffe, and Barry Letts.
- A clip from Blue Peter recorded on the Robot sets
- A 15-minute featurette called "The Tunnel Effect" which focuses on the creation of the Fourth Doctor title sequence
- A photo gallery
- Subtitle Production noted
- Radio Times listings in pdf format
- Commentary from Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Barry Letts, and Terrance Dicks


Timelash will include the following:
- A 25-minute documentary called The Good, the Bad and the Ugly narrated by Terry Molloy and featuring contributions from Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant, Paul Darrow, and Eric Saward.
- A photo gallery
- Subtitle Production notes
- Radio Times listings in pdf format
- Commentary from Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant, and Paul Darrow
- There will also be a 'Coming Soon' trailer for the next DVD release
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From the usual source:

The future of animated episodes

Daniel Hall, commissioning editor for DVD publisher 2Entertain has recently made an announcement of the future for animated episodes of Doctor Who. Speaking on the Restoration Team's Technical Forum, he stated: "After due consideration and for the foreseeable future, we are withdrawing from co-commissioning and co-producing any "classic" Doctor Who animations. I feel our energies will be better spent working on existing stories. With the New Series such a success, and the forthcoming animations for Totally Doctor Who, the BBC is in a far superior position to develop this idea. After all, the original commission of The Invasion came from them."

Having recently made a request for animators to get in touch with them, 2Entertain have now said that they'd pass any details onto the BBC. Says Hall: "Please continue to express your support for this excellent and innovative idea. The quality of creative response from my earlier post was thrilling, and bodes well for the future possibilities of animated stories."
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R1 News: Robot & Survival - August 14th

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Doctor Who - It's the Beginning for Tom Baker, and the End for Doctor Who

Tom Baker's First and Sylvester McCoy's Last Come to DVD in August

Posted by David Lambert
5/09/2007

As you know, June 5th sees the release of Doctor Who - The New Beginnings Collection on DVD, a box set with the three episodes that ended Tom Baker's time as the 4th Doctor. The BBC and Warner are now preparing to announce an August 14th release of Doctor Who - Story #075: Robot, which was Tom Baker's first episode as The Doctor, taking over for Jon Pertwee.

On the same date, the BBC and Warner will also release a DVD of Doctor Who - Story #159: Survival, which was the final episode of the classic series' 26-season run, and Sylvester McCoy's last regular episode (although he would appear once more in a substantial role as the 7th Doctor, a few years later, in the Dimensions In Time special production, before turning things over to Paul McGann in the '96 telefilm).

Robot saw companion Sarah Jane getting used to a newly-regenerated Doctor that has no time to get used to his new body; he must join the Brigadier and UNIT to stop a giant robot who has stolen the plans and many of the parts for a top-secret disintegrator gun. Look for commentary tracks, the documentary "Are Friends Electric?", featurette "The Tunnel Effect", a Blue Peter segment, and the usual a photo gallery, production subtitle notes and Radio Times listings in .PDF format.

Survival saw the 7th Doctor returning companion Ace to her homeworld, only to find the people are missing and the pets have been victimized by unseen killers. Expect a massive amount of extras, including a new 5.1 audio mix, two commentary tracks, several featurettes and documentaries, Deleted and Extended scenes, plus the usual photo gallery, production subtitle notes, etc.

Stay tuned for box art, pricing, and other detailed info, which we expect to be available soon.
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EDIT: The first post is updated btw.

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UK DVD Release Schedule

28 May 2007 - Robot - Tom Baker
25 June 2007 - Series 3, Volume 2
9 July 2007 - Timelash - Colin Baker
23 July 2007 - Series 3, Volume 3
6 August 2007 - Time Flight/Arc of Infinity - Peter Davison
3 September 2007 - The Time Warrior - Jon Pertwee
23 September 2007 - Key to Time - Tom Baker
Looks like the UK will finally be getting a Key to Time release, reportedly with "the full extras it deserves". They are also apparently working on the Tom Baker serial Planet of Evil for future release as well.
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Time Warrior And Key To Time Season On DVD
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May 18, 2007 Posted By John Bowman
The Time Warrior and the Key To Time season are to be released on DVD in the UK by 2Entertain later this year, says the official programme website.

September 3 will see The Time Warrior available. This story launched Jon Pertwee's final season as the Third Doctor and saw the debuts of companion Sarah Jane Smith, as played by Elisabeth Sladen, and classic villains the Sontarans.

According to the BBFC classification site, extras are to likely to include a 30-minute documentary entitled Beginning The End - Making The Time Warrior, as well as a trailer, two Easter Eggs and a photo gallery.

Sixteen new CGI shots have also been created, spanning all four episodes.

A box set of the six-story Season 16, with Tom Baker as the Doctor and Mary Tamm as assistant Romana, will apparently be out on September 23, although that date is a Sunday.

The Key To Time season has already been available on DVD in the USA and Canada for a number of years, although its UK release will include "the full extras it deserves", according to the BBC website.

Further details of those extras will be announced at a later date.
Along with the above release schedule.

Planet of Evil news:

Planet Of Evil Planned For DVD
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May 18, 2007 Posted By John Bowman
Hot on the heels of the announcement that The Time Warrior and the Key To Time season will be out on DVD in the UK later this year comes the news that 2Entertain is planning to release the 1975 Tom Baker four-parter Planet of Evil.

The British Board of Film Classification yesterday cleared just over 60 minutes of extras for the DVD of Planet of Evil, although a release date is unknown.

The extras, which have a PG rating, include three features entitled Hidden Hinchcliffe, A Darker Side and Planetary Performance - Acting In Doctor Who.
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Planet of Evil? Seems an odd choice. Always considered that one to be a weaker story. I wish they'd release Invasion of Time, Brain of Morbius, Invisible Enemy, Sunmakers, Image of the Fendahl, and Destiny of the Daleks.
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Originally Posted by moonraker
Planet of Evil? Seems an odd choice. Always considered that one to be a weaker story. I wish they'd release Invasion of Time, Brain of Morbius, Invisible Enemy, Sunmakers, Image of the Fendahl, and Destiny of the Daleks.
I think they're working on filling in season gaps so they can release Season Box Sets.


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EDIT - Cause I'm retarded.

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Originally Posted by moonraker
Planet of Evil? Seems an odd choice. Always considered that one to be a weaker story. I wish they'd release Invasion of Time, Brain of Morbius, Invisible Enemy, Sunmakers, Image of the Fendahl, and Destiny of the Daleks.
Oh, I don't know if Planet of Evil is such an odd choice. The eps you've listed rank thusly at the Doctor Who Dynamic Rankings website:

61 The Brain of Morbius
100 Image of the Fendahl
110 The Sunmakers
117 Destiny of the Daleks
125 The Invasion of Time
169 Invisible Enemy

Yikes! That's out of 193. At least you didn't say Underworld (190). We will be getting Time-Flight (188) and Timelash (192) soon, though, so bad poll numbers certainly don't mean that a story will get pushed out on the release schedule. Personally, as far as Tom Baker releases, I'd tend to agree with the poll numbers. My wish list looks something more like this:

23 The Seeds of Doom
13 The Deadly Assassin
61 The Brain of Morbius (when you're right, you're right)
71 Masque of Mandragora

I'll take Planet of Evil (106), first of all because it isn't that bad a story, and secondly because it indicates that they might be looking into completing Season Thirteen (Terror of the Zygons, The Android Invasion, The Brain of Morbius, The Seeds of Doom)! I love Seeds of Doom!

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BBV Update

BBV updated it's website with the brief announcement of the abandoned Who spin-off project Zygon. If no one knows anything about it, there's running jokes all over the Outpost Gallifrey Boards calling it "Zygon Porn."




Errrrrr........
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Wheeeee! Got my New Beginnings box set today! Can't wait to re-live Logopolis!
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Will there be a re-release of the KTT boxset in R1??
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Originally Posted by Dai
Will there be a re-release of the KTT boxset in R1??

Unknown at this time but I'm pretty sure we'll get it eventually.
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Originally Posted by The Valeyard
Wheeeee! Got my New Beginnings box set today! Can't wait to re-live Logopolis!
ditto...but my wife is holding it hostage as a gift for our anniversary this Saturday.

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A couple of questions:

1) Is there any word on an R1 release of Torchwood?

2) I'm a Doctor Who noob. I've watched the first two seasons of the revival on DVD (i.e the season with Eccleston as the Doctor and the first season with Tennant as the Doctor). But I'm a little intimidated in jumping into a 25+ season show. What makes it even worse is I tend to like to watch TV on DVD by starting with Season 1 and watching every episode in order, but that's obviously not possible with Doctor Who. So if I were going to check out some of the pre-Eccleston Doctor Who stuff, what's the best way to approach it?
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Originally Posted by JasonF
A couple of questions:

1) Is there any word on an R1 release of Torchwood?
Not yet. 2Entertain (in charge of home video releases for Who & Torchwood) said they wouldn't give it an R1 release until after it aired in the US. It's been scheduled to air on BBC America soon so maybe later this year.


Originally Posted by JasonF
2) I'm a Doctor Who noob. I've watched the first two seasons of the revival on DVD (i.e the season with Eccleston as the Doctor and the first season with Tennant as the Doctor). But I'm a little intimidated in jumping into a 25+ season show. What makes it even worse is I tend to like to watch TV on DVD by starting with Season 1 and watching every episode in order, but that's obviously not possible with Doctor Who. So if I were going to check out some of the pre-Eccleston Doctor Who stuff, what's the best way to approach it?

I'd hit some of what are considered the Classics.

The First Doctor:

An Unearthly Child (1st story!)
The Daleks
The Daleks Invasion of Earth

My side recommendation - I think The Aztecs is pretty darn good. More so than The Daleks.


The Second Doctor:

Tomb of the Cybermen
The Invasion

My side recommendation - The Seeds of Death.


The Third Doctor:

Spearhead From Space
The Three Doctors

My side recommendation - Carnival of Monsters


The Fourth Doctor:

Genesis of the Daleks
Pyramids of Mars
The Talons of Weng-Chiang
City of Death (A MUST SEE)

My side recommendations - The Ark in Space, The Ribos Operation (Part 1 of the Key to Time), Logopolis


The Fifth Doctor:

Earthshock
The Five Doctors
Resurrection of the Daleks
The Caves of Androzani

My side recommendation - The Visitation


The Sixth Doctor:

Vengeance of Varos
The Two Doctors

My side recommendation - Errrrrr.....


The Seventh Doctor:

Remembrance of the Daleks
Ghost Light

My side recommedation - The Curse of Fenric


No real choices for The Eighth Doctor. He's only been in one thing and it's not available for Region 1.

Hope that helps. Welcome to the Whoniverse.
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R2 News: Some release dates

Amazon.co.uk has a pre-order release date of November 27 for Doctor Who Series 3.

Meanwhile, the BBC Shop has Doctor Who: The Infinite Quest scheduled for November 5.

On a spin-off note, the pilot for The Sarah Jane Adventures (Invasion Of The Bane) is scheduled for October 29.

No world on a Torchwood: Series 1 Box Set yet.
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Updated with new release dates, Sarah Jane pilot & The Infinite Quest.
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My way of watching Doctor Who (im a veteran noob....still a noob though) is just by watching anything I can.

I mean, there isnt a specific order for me since some episodes have been lost in most of the troughton era (which kinda pisses me off because from what ive seen of him...he was very good).

Plus its all time travel. As long as you can follow which orders the doctors come in, watching them shouldnt be a trouble.

At least thats my point of view.....
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Time Flight & Arc of Infinity - November 6th!

http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/newsitem.cfm?NewsID=7643

Time-Flight and Arc of Infinity hit this November
Posted by David Lambert
7/11/2007

Two new classic Doctor Who stories are on their way to DVD! The BBC and Warner Home Video will bridge the 19th and 20th seasons with the Peter Davison episodes Story #123: Time-Flight (the season 19 finale, which includes one of the Doctor's most lethal foes and strands a companion in the process), and Story #124: Arc Of Infinity (the season 20 premiere, which answers the question as to whether the Doctor's missing companion will make it back to the TARDIS). Look for these stories on DVD November 6th, cleaned up by the marvelous Doctor Who restoration team and filled with extras that include commentaries, interviews, featurettes, deleted scenes, extended scenes, outtakes, photo galleries, production note subtitles, "coming soon" trailers and DVD-ROM features.

ARC OF INFINITY: Traveling with Nyssa in the TARDIS, the Doctor is attacked by a malign entity - a being of pure anti-matter seeking to cross the dimensions. Although the invader is successfully repelled, the TARDIS is immediately recalled to Gallifrey, where the High Council of Time Lords sentence the Doctor to be executed to prevent any further attempts at bonding. It seems there is a traitor on Gallifrey. And what links the Renegade and the disappearance of Tegan's cousin in Amsterdam? Two fates intertwined must battle for the future of the entire universe. Look for sixth Doctor-to-be Colin Baker playing a guard on Gallifrey.

TIME-FLIGHT: The TARDIS arrives by accident in the middle of Terminal One at Heathrow Airport. One of the supersonic Concordes has disappeared mid-air and the Doctor, Tegan and Nyssa soon become involved in a hunt for the missing airplane. But what connects its disappearance to prehistoric Earth, and why is a mysterious sorcerer so interested in the Doctor's TARDIS? A flight through time will reveal all.
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The extras for the new Key to Time box set has been revealed over at the Restoration Site:

http://www.purpleville.pwp.blueyonde.../KeyToTime.htm

Determined to put together a package which would convince previous buyers of the 2002 release to 'double-dip' and purchase this version also, commissioning editor Dan Hall successfully obtained funding for a lavish package of extra features. New featurettes and documentaries were commissioned from Ed Stradling, who acted as the main content producer for the release and who himself sub-commissioned features to other producers, and from commercial production company Phoenix Media. As well as these new commissions, many archive TV programmes - some provided by fans - were raided for additional items of interest from the time of the series' original transmission. To complement the six commentaries recorded for the US release, three additional commentaries were recorded to ensure that Tom Baker appeared on commentaries for every story.

Ed was put in charge of nine features being put together by the RT production group, of which some were sub-commissioned to other producers. A total of 31 new interviews were recorded for these features, most of them shot by Steve Broster, and extensive further use was made of interviews conducted for previous DVDs, in particular the 2005 interview with Script Editor Anthony Read recorded for the City of Death DVD. At the same time, Phoenix Media were commissioned to provide six additional special features. A total of 15 new features have been produced for this DVD set.

Full package contents:

Story One: The Ribos Operation

4 x 25 mins approx colour episodes with mono audio.

Commentary with Tom Baker and Mary Tamm.

A Matter of Time (dur. 60' 00" ) - the flagship documentary of this boxset , this new 60-minute documentary written by Nicholas Pegg and produced by Ed Stradling, covers not only the Key to Time season but the entirety of Graham Williams' eventful three years as producer of Doctor Who in the late 1970s. Featuring interviews with Graham Williams in extracts from two 1980's conventions, actors Tom Baker, Louise Jameson, Mary Tamm, Lalla Ward (her first interview for the DVD range), John Leeson and Paul Seed, script editors Anthony Read and Douglas Adams (interviewed in 1992), writers Bob Baker, Dave Martin (his last interview) and David Fisher, directors Pennant Roberts, Michael Hayes, Ken Grieve, Christopher Barry and Darrol Blake, designers Richard McManan-Smith and Dick Coles, visual effects designers Mat Irvine and Colin Mapson, new series writer Gareth Roberts, DWAS founder member Jeremy Bentham, and Graham's widow, Jackie Williams. Narrated by Toby Longworth.

The Ribos File (dur. 19' 36") - cast and crew look back at the making of the story. Featuring interviews with actors Nigel Plaskitt, Paul Seed, Mary Tamm, Prentis Hancock and Stuart Fell, with Doctor Who Magazine editor Clayton Hickman. Produced by Ed Stradling

Continuities (dur. 2' 06") - off-air continuity links from the story's original BBC1 transmission.

Season 16 Trailer (dur. 0' 40") - BBC1 trailer for the forthcoming season.

Photo Gallery (dur. 6' 01") - design, production and publicity stills for the story.


Story Two: The Pirate Planet

4 x 25 mins approx colour episodes with mono audio.

Commentary 1 with Bruce Purchase and director Pennant Roberts.

Commentary 2 with Tom Baker, Mary Tamm and script editor Anthony Read.

Parrot Fashion (dur. 30' 28") - Kevin Davies' documentary looks at the writing and production of the story. Featuring an archive interview with writer Douglas Adams, actors Mary Tamm, John Leeson, Bruce Purchase, Rosalind Lloyd and Primi Townsend, script editor Anthony Read, director Pennant Roberts, film cameraman Elmer Cossey, visual effects designer Colin Mapson, Douglas Adams' half-brother James Thrift ,and friend and biographer Nick Webb.

Film Inserts, Deleted Scenes & Outtakes (dur. 13' 56") - a collection of extra material from the story's production.

Weird Science (dur. 17' 14") - a spoof seventies schools science show looks at some the science seen in 'The Key to Time'. Featuring David Graham and Mat Irvine, with Stevii the super-computer. Produced by Phoenix Media.

Continuities (dur. 3' 42") - off-air continuity links from the story's original BBC1 transmission.

Photo Gallery (dur. 7' 00") - design, production and publicity stills for the story.


Story Three: The Stones of Blood

4 x 25 mins approx colour episodes with mono audio.

Commentary 1 with Mary Tamm and director Darrol Blake.

Commentary 2 with Tom Baker, Mary Tamm, Susan Engel and writer David Fisher.

Getting Blood from the Stones (dur. 26' 32") - cast and crew look back at the making of the story in this new feature produced by Ed Stradling. Featuring interviews with writer David fisher, script editor Anthony Read, director Darrol Blake, actors Mary Tamm, John Leeson and Susan Engel, visual effects designer Mat Irvine, with DWM's Clayton Hickman and SFX's Steve O'Brien.

Hammer Horror (dur. 13' 05") - Marcus Hearn's featurette looks at the influences of horror films on Doctor Who stories down the years. Featuring interviews with former Shivers magazine editor David Miller, author Jonathan Rigby, script editors Terrance Dicks and Anthony Read, with archive interview from actor Tom Baker. Produced by Phoenix Media.

Stones Free (dur. 9' 08") - Mary Tamm visits the Rollright Stones location used in the story to meet local experts on this ancient stone circle. Produced by Phoenix Media.

Deleted Scenes (dur. 2' 10") - deleted scenes from episode two.

Continuities (dur. 2' 23") - off-air continuity links from the story's original BBC1 transmission.

Model World (dur. 2' 40") - an excerpt from 'The Model World of Robert Symes' looks at the model work for this story, with designer Mat Irvine.

Blue Peter (dur. 6' 03") - the famous children's show looks back at the history of Doctor Who on the show's fifteen anniversary.

Nationwide (dur. 8' 49") - the BBC1 news magazine programme looks back on 15 years of Doctor Who with a surreal interview from Tom Baker, with Mary Tamm and Carole Ann Ford.

Photo Gallery (dur. 8' 00") - design, production and publicity stills for the story.


Story Four: The Androids of Tara

4 x 25 mins approx colour episodes with mono audio.

Commentary with Tom Baker, Mary Tamm and director Michael Hayes.

The Humans of Tara (dur. 21' 12") - a look back at the making of this story, featuring interviews with actors Paul Lavers, Mary Tamm and Neville Jason, writer David Fisher, script editor Anthony Read and director Michael Hayes. Produced by Ed Stradling and edited by Steve Broster.

Now & Then - The Androids of Tara (dur. 10' 17") - the latest in our irregular series, Doctor Who historian Richard Bignell's featurette compares and contrasts present day locations as they are now with how they appeared in the story. Narrated by Paul Lavers.

Double Trouble (dur. 11' 02") - a brief history of 'doubles' in other Doctor Who stories. With contributions from DWM assistant editor Tom Spilsbury, Doctor Who Adventures editor Moray Laing and art editor Paul Lang.

Photo Gallery (dur. 7' 44") - design, production and publicity stills for the story.


Story Five: The Power of Kroll

4 x 25 mins approx colour episodes with mono audio.

Commentary - stereo. With Tom Baker and John Leeson.

In Studio (dur. 11' 25") - a fascinating glimpse inside the studio during recording of the story, recovered from timecoded monochrome production recordings.

Variations (dur. 6' 24") - a BBC local news programme visits the story's location during filming.

There's Something About Mary (dur. 9' 47") - Mary Tamm looks back at her single-season starring role as the Doctor's companion. Produced by Richard Molesworth, edited by Steve Broster.

Philip Madoc - A Villain for All Seasons (dur. 9' 40") - actor Philip Madoc looks back on his numerous roles as a Doctor Who villain down the years, including his appearance in the 1966 feature film 'Daleks Invasion Earth 2150AD'. Narrated by Jonathan Rigby. Produced by Phoenix Media.

Continuities (dur. 2' 48") - off-air continuity links from the story's original BBC1 transmission.

Photo Gallery (dur. 4' 52") - design, production and publicity stills for the story.


Story Six: The Armageddon Factor (Two discs)

DISC 1

6 x 25 mins approx colour episodes with mono audio.

Commentary 1 with Mary Tamm, John Woodvine and director Michael Hayes.

Commentary 2 with Tom Baker, Mary Tamm and John Leeson.

1979 Doctor Who Annual in Adobe PDF format for viewing on PC or Mac.


DISC 2

Defining Shadows (dur. 15' 38") - cast and crew look back at the making of this story, with interviews from writers Bob Baker and Dave Martin, director Michael Hayes, script editor Anthony Read, designer Richard McManan-Smith, with actors Mary Tamm, Lalla Ward, David Harries and Barry Jackson . Produced by Ed Stradling, edited by Steve Bagley.

Alternative / Extended Scene (dur. 2' 49") - taken from a timecoded monochrome studio recording.

Directing Who (dur. 8' 25") - Michael Hayes looks back on his directing career on Doctor Who in this short featurette produced by Ed Stradling.

Rogue Time Lords (dur. 13' 10") - a potted history of other errant Time Lords. Featuring actor Nicholas Courtney, script editor Terrance Dicks, writers Pip and Jane Baker, DWM assistant editor Tom Spilsbury, Doctor Who Adventures editor Moray Laing and art editor Paul Lang. Produced by Phoenix Media.

Pebble Mill at One (dur. 8' 21") - Tom Baker interviewed on the long-running lunchtime magazine show in 1978.

Radiophonic Feature (dur. 4' 26") - a Pebble Mill at One interview by Tony Francis, with Dick Mills and Brian Hodgson looking at Radiophonic music and effects in Doctor Who.

The New Sound of Music (dur. 0' 59") - sound effects supremo Dick Mills talks about creating a Doctor Who sound effects in this extract from the BBC documentary.

Merry Christmas, Doctor Who (dur. 1' 11") - a special Christmas sketch, recorded on the set of 'The Armageddon Factor' for the BBC Christmas Tape that year.

Continuities (dur. 2' 54") - off-air continuity links from the story's original BBC1 transmission.

Photo Gallery (dur. 4' 45") - design, production and publicity stills for the story.

Late Night Story - Tom Baker reads five spine-chilling stories from this 1978 series:
The Photograph by Nigel Kneale (dur. 14' 29")
The Emissary by Ray Bradbury (dur. 13' 41")
Nursery Tea by Mary Danby (dur. 14' 16")
The End of the Party by Graham Greene (dur. 14' 58")
Sredni Vashtar by Saki (dur. 12' 50") - this episode was never transmitted.

Easter Egg

All stories also feature Coming Soon - trail for forthcoming DVD release Radio Times Listings in Adobe PDF format for viewing on PC or Mac. Programme subtitles and Subtitle Production Notes.
and for The Time Warrior:

http://www.purpleville.pwp.blueyonde...imeWarrior.htm

The extra for this release include a commentary with actress Elisabeth Sladen, producer Barry Letts and script editor Terrance Dicks

Brendan Sheppard has produced Beginning the End (dur. 30' 13"), in which cast and crew talk about the making of this story, partially shot on location at Peckforton Castle. With actors Elisabeth Sladen, Donald Pelmear and Jeremy Bulloch, producer Barry Letts, script editor Terrance Dicks and designer Keith Cheetham. Narrated by Simon Ockenden.

Trails and Continuity (dur. 1' 08") - BBC1 trails and continuity, recreated from off-air home audio recordings.

Optional CGI Effects - view the story with new video effects.

1974 Doctor Who Annual - in Adobe pdf format for viewing on PC or Mac.

As always, there's a Photo Gallery (dur. 9' 15"), Coming Soon trailer, Radio Times lisings pdf and maybe even some Easter Eggs.

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