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Old 21st March 2017, 05:21 AM
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#10: Carnival Of Monsters

Release date - July 2002



Back cover info:
"It is 1926, and the Doctor and Jo arrive on board the SS Bernice, a small cargo ship peacefully crossing the Indian Ocean.

Millions of miles away from Earth, on the planet Inter Minor, a travelling showman named Vorg and his assistant, Shirna, arrive to entertain the populous [sic]. With them is an amazing machine — an intergalactic peepshow called the Scope. As Vorg's show begins, alien worlds and strange creatures are conjured up from the Scope for the watching officials of Inter Minor..."


Special features:
  • Commentary with Katy Manning (Jo Grant) and Barry Letts (Director)
  • Subtitle Production Notes
  • Extended and Deleted Scenes (dur. 3.53)
  • Directors Amended Ending (dur. 1.18)
  • Trailers: The Five Faces Of Doctor Who (dur. 4.11)
  • Delaware Opening Titles (dur. 1.24)
  • Behind the Scenes (dur. 1.44)
  • TARDIS Cam #2 (dur. 0.47)
  • Using CSO (dur. 3.09)
  • Photo Gallery

Easter Eggs
1 - Special Features - Highlight 'Delaware Opening Titles' - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for Clean Titles
2 - Special Features - Highlight 'Audio Options' - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for Clapperboard Slide

A 2-disc Special Edition of this story was later released as part of the 'Revisitations 2' box set.



Release date March 2011



Back cover info:
"Freed from his exile on Earth, the Doctor takes Jo on a test flight in the TARDIS, landing aboard SS Bernice, a cargo ship crossing the Indian Ocean in 1926.

As events take a dangerous and unexpected twist, it seems that their fate lies in the hands of a traveling showman named Vorg and his assistant Shirna, who have just arrived on the distant planet of Inter Minor with an amazing intergalactic peepshow called the Miniscope."


Special features:
Disc 1
  • Original release commentary with Katy Manning (Jo Grant) and Barry Letts (director)
  • Newly recorded Commentary with Peter Halliday (Pletrac), Cheryl Hall (Shima), Jenny McCracken (Clare) and Brian Hodgson (special sound effect designer). Moderated by Toby Hadoke.
  • Episode Two – Early Edit (dur. 29.4) – a longer early edit of the second episode, featuring the subsequently rejected ‘Delaware’ version of the theme music
  • Behind the Scenes (dur 1.48) – on the studio floor and inside the gallery during production of the story, courtesy of a film crew from the BBC’s ‘Looking In’ documentary
  • Visual Effects Models (dur. 8.41)
  • Trailer: The Five Faces of Doctor Who (dur. 4.10) – a trail for the 1981’s repeat season, which saw many of Doctor Who’s classic stories (including 'Carnival of Monsters') repeated for the first time in many years.
  • Director’s Amended Ending (dur. 1.18) – for the ‘Five Faces’ repeat of the story, director Barry Lett’s took the opportunity to re-edit the ending to remove a shot of a very obvious ‘bald cap’ which he had always felt spoiled the show!
  • CSO Demo (dur. 3.07) – BBC training film, featuring Barry Letts demonstrating CSO for his fellow directors
  • TARDIS Cam #2 (dur. 0.45) – a CGI model vignette created for the BBC’s Doctor Who website

Disc 2
  • Destroy All Monsters! (dur. 23.11) – cast and crew look back at the making of the story
  • On Target with Ian Marter (dur. 16.08) – actor Ian Marter played Andrews in this story before more famously playing companion Harry Sullivan in Tom Baker’s first stories. He was also a writer and novelised many previous Doctor Who adventures for the Target book range
  • The A-Z of Gadgets and Gizmos (dur. 11.22) – a look at gadgets and gizmos in Doctor Who over the years
  • Mary Celeste (dur. 18.01) – A trio of maritime experts - Prof. Roger Luckhurst from the University of London, Ian Murphy from the Merseyside Maritime Museum and John McAleer from the National Maritime Museum - discuss some of the mysteriously disappearing ships, including perhaps the most famous maritime mystery of all time, the strange case of the Mary Celeste
  • Photo Gallery (dur. 2.56)
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#11: The Aztecs

Release date - October 2002



Back cover info:
"The TARDIS takes the Doctor and his companions back in time to fifteenth century Mexico, the centre of the Aztec civilisation. But when Barbara is mistaken for the reincarnation of the High Priest Yetaxa, the time travellers find themselves caught up in a vicious political power struggle which could cost them their lives.."

Special features:
  • Commentary with William Russell (Ian Chesterton), Carole Ann Ford (Susan Foreman) and Verity Lambert (producer)
  • Subtitle Information Text
  • Episode 4 with an option to watch with an Arabic Soundtrack
  • Remembering the Aztecs (dur. 28.18)
  • Designing the Aztecs (dur. 24.33)
  • The Story of Cortez and Montezuma (dur. 5.55)
  • Restoring the Aztecs (dur. 8.05)
  • Making Cocoa (dur. 2.29)
  • TARDIS Cam #3 (dur. 1.05)
  • Photo Gallery

Easter Egg
Special Features - Highlight 'Intro Sequences' - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for BBC Globe

The story was later re-released as a 2-disc Special Edition

Release date March 2013



Back cover info:
"The TARDIS materialises in Mexico in the 15th century, where the Doctor and his companions soon discover that it is a bloodthirsty and dangerous place. With Barbara mistaken for a reincarnation of an Aztec high priest called Yetaxa, she thinks that she can put an end to the barbaric human sacrifices once and for all. But can she rewrite history without disastrous consequences?"

Special features:
Disc 1
  • Commentary with William Russell (Ian CHesterton), Carole Ann Ford (Susan Foreman) and Verity Lambert (producer)
  • Information Text Subtitles
  • Episode 4 Arabic Soundtrack
  • Remembering The Aztecs (dur. 28.20) - Feature about the production of the story, and of television production in the sixties in general
  • Designing the Aztecs (dur. 24.40) - Designer Barry Newbery talks about his work on the story
  • Cortez and Monezuma (dur. 5.56) - An extract from a 1970 ‘Blue Peter’, introduced by Valerie Singleton on location in Mexico, giving historical background to the Aztec belief in human sacrifice
  • Restoring the Aztecs (dur. 8.10) - A short featurette demonstrating the restoration and videoisation effects used for the release
  • Making Cocoa (dur. 2.30) - An animated guide to making cocoa the Aztec way, voiced in character by John Ringham as Tlotoxl and Walter Randall as Tonila, with both characters animated and presented in ‘South Park’ style…!
  • TARDIS-Cam no.3 (dur. 1.06)

Disc 2
  • Galaxy 4 (dur. 64.43) – a shortened reconstruction of the missing story ‘Galaxy 4’, using off-screen stills, audio recordings and animation plus the complete rediscovered episode three
  • Chronicle: The Realms of Gold (dur. 49.50) – John Julius Norwich’s 1969 retelling of the story of the Spanish conquest of Mexico and the Aztecs
  • Doctor Forever: Celestial Toyroom (dur. 22’ 34”) – Looking at Doctor Who toys
  • It’s a Square World (dur. 7.20) – Potentially the very first Doctor Who skit, featuring Clive Dunn (in full First Doctor costume) as a scientist demonstrating his new space rocket to Michael Bentine
  • A Whole Scene Going (dur. 4.31) – an excerpt from an episode of the 60's music and arts programme, featuring a behind the scenes look at filming of the movie 'Daleks’ Invasion Earth: 2150 AD' and an interview with director Gordon Flemyng
  • Coming Soon Trailer - The Ice Warriors (Dur. 0.55)
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#12: Resurrection Of The Daleks

Release date - November 2002



NOTE - This came packaged in a black rubber slipcase with 'Dalek-style' bumps. Inside was a standard DVD cover & case (pictured above)

Back cover info:
"Earth, 1984: the TARDIS becomes trapped in a Time Corridor and is drawn off course, emerging in London's deserted docklands. Deep space, the far future: a prison ship comes under attack from unknown forces. Two seemingly unconnected events — but both linked by one terrible purpose. The Daleks are back, and once again they are in search of their evil creator, Davros..."

NOTE - This release was the 4x25 minute version

Special features:
  • Commentary with Peter Davison (The Doctor), Janet Fielding (Tegan) and Matthew Robinson (Director)
  • Subtitle Information Text
  • On Location (dur. 18.31)
  • Breakfast Time (dur. 7.59)
  • Extended and Deleted Scenes (dur. 7.06)
  • BBC Trailer (dur. 0.33)
  • TARDIS Cam #4 (dur.0.44)
  • Photo Gallery

Easter Eggs
1 - Special Features - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for VT Countdown
2 - Special Features - Page 2 - Highlight 'Photo Gallery' - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for Clean Titles

A 2-disc Special Edition of this story was later released as part of the 'Revisitations 2' box set.



Release date March 2011



Back cover info:
"The TARDIS is dragged down a time corridor, forcing the Doctor, Tegan and Turlough to materialize in a disused part of London in 1984.

The corridor links Earth with a battle cruiser in the future that contains the Doctor's oldest enemy — the Daleks. Having lost the war with the Movellans, only one person can now help the evil race. With shocking consequences for the Doctor, it is time for the Daleks to resurrect their creator Davros."


Special features:
Disc 1
  • New 2x45 min edit
  • Newly recorded commentary with Terry Molloy (Davros), Eric Saward (writer) and Peter Wragg (visual effects designer), moderated by Nick Pegg.
  • Subtitle Information Text
  • Isolated Music Score
  • Casting Far and Wide (dur. 32.16) – Toby Hadoke interviews five actors who worked on the story about their careers and their experiences on the show. Features Roger Davenport, Del Henney, Leslie Grantham, Jim Findlay and William Sleigh
  • On Location (dur. 18.32) – producer John Nathan-Turner, director Matthew Robinson and writer Eric Saward return to London’s Shad Thames to reminisce about the story in its major filming location
  • Extended and Deleted Scenes (dur. 7.03)
  • Breakfast Time (dur. 7.56) – Interviews with Janet Fielding and John Nathan-Turner on BBC’s breakfast show. Also includes an item about the show’s music and sound effects
  • Trailer (dur. 0.31)
  • The Last Dalek (dur. 8.33) – a behind-the-scenes look at the Ealing studios filming for the 1967 Dalek story, 'The Evil of the Daleks', courtesy of an 8mm film shot by BBC designer Tony Cornell *
  • TARDIS Cam no.4 (dur. 0.41)

Disc 2
  • Original transmitted 4x25 min version
  • Original commentary with actors Peter Davison (The Doctor), Janet Fielding (Tegan) and Matthew Robinson (Director)
  • Subtitle Information Text
  • Come In Number Five (dur. 56.27) – a retrospective look at Peter Davison’s tenure as the fifth Doctor
  • Tomorrow’s Times: The Fifth Doctor (dur. 12.17) – A look at the press reaction to the fifth Doctor's era
  • Walrus (dur. 1.21) – an oddity from the BBC’s archives. A Welsh woman comes face to face with a Dalek, who is determined to make her speak in a monotone…
  • Coming Soon Trailer: Planet Of The Spiders (dur. 1.36)
  • Photo Gallery

Easter Eggs
Disc 1 - Episode Selection - Highlight 'Episode 2' - Press 'Right' for logo - Enter for extended opening sequence
Disc 1 - Audio options - Highlight 'Feature Audio Mono' - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for Countdown Clock

* NOTE - This feature also appears on the original release version of 'The Seeds Of Death'
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#13: The Seeds Of Death

Release date - February 2003



Back cover info:
"It is the late 21st century and mankind is totally dependent on T-Mat, a revolutionary form of instant travel. The Doctor, Jamie and Zoe arrive to find that the sinister Ice Warriors plan to invade Earth, using T-Mat to transport deadly seed pods full of a fungus that will absorb the planet's oxygen. The Doctor must race against time to defeat the Martian invaders — or condemn the human race to suffocation..."

Special features:
Disc 1
  • Commentary with Frazer Hines (Jamie), Wendy Padbury (Zoe), Michael Ferguson (Director) and Terrance Dicks (Script Editor)
  • Subtitle Information Text

Disc 2
  • New Zealand Censor Clips (dur. 1.31) - Newly-discovered footage from the missing episodes of The Web of Fear and The Wheel in Space *
  • The Last Dalek (dur. 9.35) - Original 8mm home-movie footage of the filming of the lost classic 'The Evil of the Daleks' **
  • TARDIS Cam #5 (dur. 1.00)
  • Sssowing the Ssseedsss 9dur. 24.06) - Featurette on the Ice Warriors,
  • Photo Gallery

Easter Eggs
Disc 2 - Highlight 'TARDIS Cam - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for clip from the Commentary recording session

A 2-disc Special Edition of this story was later released as part of the 'Revisitations 2' box set. This was the third (and final) re-issue from that set



Release date March 2011



Back cover info:
"By the late 21st century, mankind has become totally dependent on T-Mat to transport people, food and medicines around the world. When the system breaks down, Earth is soon crippled by global shortages. Traveling to the relay station on the Moon, the Doctor and his companions discover the horrific truth: the Ice Warriors have hijacked T-Mat, and intend to claim the planet for themselves."

Special features:
Disc 1
  • Commentary with Frazer Hines (Jamie), Wendy Padbury (Zoe), Michael Ferguson (Director) and Terrance Dicks (Script Editor)
  • Coming Soon Trailer: Planet Of The Spiders (dur. 1.36)

Disc 2
  • Lords of the Red Planet (dur. 28.31) – a look at the creation of the Ice Warriors and their re-appearance in the ‘The Seeds of Death’
  • Sssowing the Ssseedsss – (dur. 24.05) – Ice Warrior Sonny Caldinez, Ice Lord Alan Bennion and make-up designer Sylvia James recall their experiences of bringing the Martian warriors to life
  • Monster Masterclass (dur. 3.44) – director Michael Ferguson talks about his experiences directing some of Doctor Who’s most famous monster stories
  • Monsters Who Came Back For More! (dur. 16.26) – A look at the reasons why monsters often return for further adventures
  • TARDIS Cam #6 (dur. 1.01)
  • Photo Gallery

* NOTE - The New Zealand Censor Clips from the first release are not carried over to the special edition
** NOTE - The Last Dalek feature from the first release is not carried over to the special edition. However, this feature also appears on the special edition release of 'Resurrection Of The Daleks'
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#14: The Talons Of Weng-Chiang

Release date - April 2003



Back cover info:
"Women of Victorian London fall prey to an unknown menace, while monstrous terrors lurk in the sewers under the city. Chinese gangs scurry in the dank fog, and a sinister stage magician seeks to serve his mysterious master. The Doctor and Leela arrive, only to find themselves plunged into a series of macabre horrors..."

Special features
Disc 1
  • Commentary with Louise Jameson (Leela), John Bennett (Li H'Sen Chang), Christopher Benjamin (Jago), David Maloney (Director) and Philip Hinchcliffe (Producer)
  • Subtitle Information Text Photo

Disc 2
  • 'Whose Doctor Who' (dur. 50.42) - Episode from the 'Lively Arts' documentary series, part of which which went behind the scenes on 'Talons'
  • Behind The Scenes (dur. 24.01) - a glimpse into the studio recording sessions for the story
  • 'Blue Peter' (dur 26.01) - Excerpt from a strike-hit Blue Peter, presenting the show from the studio set for Tom Baker's first story, 'Robot', plus a 25-minute item on how to make a Doctor Who puppet theatre, complete with scenery, monsters and even sound effects
  • Philip Hinchcliffe Interview (dur. 11.31)
  • Trails and Continuity (dur. 2.29) - for both 'The Talons Of Weng Chiang' and also 'Whose Doctor Who'.
  • TARDIS Cam #6 (dur. 1.44)
  • Photo Gallery

Easter Egg
1) When playing commentary, some episodes contain ausio continuity announcements
2) Disc 2 - Highlight 'Trails and Continuity' - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for Extended Opening Sequence

A 3-disc Special Edition of this story was later released as part of the 'Revisitations 1' box set. This was the third (and final) re-issue from that set



Release date - October 2010



Back cover info:
"Death stalks the fogbound streets of Victorian London. Young women are going missing. Horribly mutilated bodies are found floating in the Thames. And criminal gangs terrorize the innocent.

At the heart of this tangled web sits the mysterious Li Hsen Chang, sorcerer and hypnotist, and his grotesque sidekick — the all-too-lifelike ventriloquists dummy, Mister Sin.

The Doctor dons deerstalker hat and cape to seek out the sinister force lurking in the shadows of the metropolis. For the talons of Weng-Chiang are reaching out to shred the human race."


Special features:
Disc 1
  • Commentary with Louise Jameson (Leela), John Bennett (Li H'Sen Chang), Christopher Benjamin (Jago), David Maloney (Director) and Philip Hinchcliffe (Producer)
  • Subtitle Information Text
  • Coming soon trailer: The Seeds Of Doom (dur. 0.52)

Disc 2
  • The Last Hurrah (dur. 32.32) - Tom Baker and Philip Hinchcliffe meet at Tom’s home to discuss the making of what would be their final story together
  • Moving On (dur. 4.33) - ‘The Talons of Weng-Chiang’ was to be Philip Hinchcliffe’s last story as the producer of Doctor Who. In this featurette he looks back at the ideas he had for the next season
  • The Foe from the Future (dur. 6.45) - a look at the original concept idea for the un-made story 'The Foe from the Future', which eventually became 'The Talons of Weng-Chiang'
  • Now & Then (dur. 11.01) - visiting the locations used in the story and comparing how they looked on screen in 1977 to how they look now.
  • Look East (dur. 3.45) - in January 1977, the BBC’s local news programme paid a visit to the filming of 'The Talons of Weng-Chiang' in Northampton Repertory Theatre, where reporter David Cass interviewed Tom Baker
  • Victoriana and Chinoiserie (dur. 8.06) - a discussion of the literary references that can be found within the story
  • Music Hall (dur. 21.42) - documentary looking at the history of the music hall and features performances by those who continue to uphold its traditions
  • Limehouse: A Victorian Chinatown (dur. 19.20) - Dr. Matthew Sweet investigates the area of Limehouse and its history

Disc 3
  • Whose Doctor Who (dur. 58.42) - a 1977 documentary from BBC2's 'The Lively Arts' strand, looking back at the history of the programme and its psychological impact on the viewers, particularly children
  • Blue Peter Theatre (dur. 25.58) - starts with a 1974 introduction, featuring a strike-bound Blue Peter team having to leave their usual studio and present the programme from the set of the first Tom Baker story, then continues with a series of articles from 1977 in which the team make a Doctor Who theatre, complete with sets and monsters and, with the help of Dick Mills, show how to make your own sound effects to accompany the performance
  • Behind the Scenes (dur. 24.00) - very poor quality but exceptionally rare footage from the studio recording of the story.
  • Philip Hinchcliffe Interview (dur. 11.30) - series producer Philip Hinchcliffe interviewed on 'Pebble Mill at One' about the show and the possible effects of on-screen violence
  • Trails and Continuity (dur. 2.24) - trails and continuity announcements for 'The Talons of Weng-Chiang' and 'Whose Doctor Who'
  • TARDIS-Cam No.6 (dur. 1.41)
  • Photo Gallery
Easter egg
Disc 3 - Highlight 'Trails and Continuity' - Press 'Right' for logo - enter for clean opening titles
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#15: The Dalek Invasion Of Earth

Release date - June 2003



Back cover info:
"Arriving in a devastated London in the middle of the 21st century, the Doctor, Ian, Barbara and Susan discover that the Daleks have invaded Earth. Will the human race be enslaved by the evil Daleks, or can the Doctor stop their audacious plans and save mankind from extermination...?"

Special features
Disc 1
  • Commentary with William Russell (Ian Chesterton), Carole Ann Ford (Susan Foreman), Richard Martin (Director), Verity Lambert (Producer)
  • Subtitle Information Text
  • Version With New CGI Effects
  • Stand Alone New CGI Effects (dur. 1.12)
  • BBC Trailer (dur. 1.43)

Disc 2
  • Future Visions (dur. 17.46) - Interview with the story's designer, Spencer Chapman
  • Future Memories (dur. 45.22) - A look back at the filming of the story
  • Talking Daleks (dur. 10.30) - A look at the creation of the Dalek voices
  • Now and Then (dur. 6.59) - Featurette comparing the locations used in 1964 to how they appear now
  • Script to Screen (dur. 6.02) - a graphical visualisation using original studio floorplans to show how the cameras follow the camera script to move around the studio floor to track the action
  • Blue Peter (dur. 7.03) - Valerie Singleton making Dalek Cakes
  • What Ever Happened to Susan Foreman? (dur. 27.49) - BBC Radio 4 audio drama from 1994 looking back at the life of Susan (played by Jane Asher) after she left her Grandfather at the end of this story
  • Rehearsal Film (dur. 1.42) - a short 8mm film shot by Carole Ann Ford in the studio on the last day of rehearsals for the story. Unfortunately, the film is double exposed with footage of her friends and family, but it remains a unique look inside the original Doctor Who 'family' at work
  • Photo Gallery
Easter Eggs
1) Disc 2 - Highlight 'Talking Daleks' - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for clip of 'Sid' the Slyther
2) Disc 2 - Highlight 'Photo Gallery' - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for 'Sid's Date'

NOTE - Be aware that this also exists as a single disc version
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#16: Earthshock

Release date - August 2003



Back cover info:
"The mysterious disappearance of an archaeological team is merely the prelude to a deadlier threat for the Doctor and his companions — the Cybermen want to destroy Earth, and will use any means at their disposal. The Doctor's ingenuity is stretched to its very limits as he battles to defeat the Cyber army at any cost. But even he does not realise just how high that cost will be..."

Special features
  • Commentary with Peter Davison (The Doctor), Janet Fielding (Tegan), Sarah Sutton (Nyssa) and Matthew Waterhouse (Adric)
  • Subtitle Information Text
  • Version With New CGI Effects
  • Isolated Music Score
  • Putting the 'Shock' into Earthshock (dur. 32.25) - A brand new documentary, charting the development and creation of this story, and the unique effect it had on viewers
  • 40th Anniversary Celebrations (dur. 3.01)
  • Location Film Sequences (dur. 8.47) - Presented in full and containing shots and dialogue cut from the finished show
  • Did You See? (dur. 10.17) - A 1982 edition of the BBC2 review programme taking a look back at some of Doctor Who's most memorable monsters
  • Photo Gallery
Easter Eggs
Special Features - Highlight '40th Anniversary Celebrations' - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for comedy sketch
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#17: The Two Doctors

Release date - September 2003



Back cover info:
"Whilst investigating unauthorised experiments into time travel aboard Space Station Camera, the Second Doctor and Jamie come under attack from the war-like Sontarans... Elsewhere, the Sixth Doctor and Peri also decide to pay a visit to Camera. They find the station abandoned, but discover Jamie, half-crazed, hiding in the ducting. And he tells them that the Doctor has been murdered..."

Special features
Disc 1
  • 3x45 min Version
  • Commentary with Colin Baker (The Doctor), Nicola Bryant (Peri), Frazer Hines (Jamie), Jacqueline Pearce (Chessene) and Peter Moffatt (Director)
  • Isolated music track
  • A Fix With Sontarans (dur. 9.17) - From a 1985 edition of Jim'll Fix It, starring Colin Baker and Janet Fielding *
  • Subtitle Information Text

Disc 2
  • Behind the Sofa: Robert Holmes and Doctor Who (dur. 45.28) - A special documentary looking at this popular writer
  • Beneath the Lights (27.57) - A look at the studio filming of The Two Doctors
  • Beneath the Sun (36.15) - A featurette focusing on The Two Doctors' Spanish location filming
  • 40th Anniversary Celebrations (dur. 3.01)
  • Adventures in Time and Spain (dur. 29.25) - Production Manager Gary Downie offers his insight into the making of this story
  • Wavelength (20.00) - A Radio 4 schools programme which goes behind the scenes of The Two Doctors
  • Photo Gallery

* NOTE - Sometime during 2014, the disc was re-authored to remove 'A Fix with Sontarans' from the extras (due to the Jimmy Savile scandal). As a result, this extra only appears on the original release, and is no longer featured on either current or future re-pressings of the disc
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#18: The Curse Of Fenric

Release date - October 2003



Back cover info:
"When the Doctor and Ace arrive at a secret military base during Word [sic] War II, they discover that a centuries-old Viking curse is bringing terror to its inhabitants. As hideous vampires rise from the sea and Russian commandoes begin to close in, they are confronted not only with a mystery from the distant past, but also a terrifying vision of mankind's future..."

Special features
Disc 1
  • Original transmitted 4x25 min version
  • Commentary with Sylvester McCoy (The Doctor), Sophie Aldred (Ace) and Nicholas Parsons (Reverend Wainwright)
  • Subtitle Information Text
  • Isolated Music Track
  • Nebula '90 (dur. 20.47) - The cast and crew reunited at the 1990 Doctor Who convention
  • Take Two (dur. 4.31) - BBC children's show looking behind the scenes of this story
  • Modelling the Dead (5.10) - How to make a Haemovore mask
  • Claws and Effects (17.40) - A look at the production recce and visual effects tests
  • Clean title sequences (dur. 2.14)
  • Photo Gallery

Disc 2
  • The Curse of Fenric: Special Edition (dur. 104.00) - Extended movie version, featuring extra footage, new CGI effects and a remixed soundrack
  • Shattering the Chains (24.51) - Author Ian Briggs talks about writing The Curse of Fenric
  • Costume Design (17.05) - Interview with Ken Trew
  • Recutting the Runes (15.05) - Behind the scenes of the new DVD version
  • 40th Anniversary Celebrations (dur. 3.01)
Easter Eggs:
1) Disc 1 - Special Features Menu - Highlight 'Claws And Effect' - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for Continuity Announcements
2) Disc 1 - Activate 'Subtitle Information Text' for Haemovore Nickname Quiz
3) Disc 1 - Select 'Music Only ' Option for Episode 2 Title Sequence without sound effects and Episode 3 without music
4) Disc 2 - Highlight 'Recutting The Runes' - Press 'Left' for logo - Enter for footage of composer Mark Ayres
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#19: The Three Doctors

Release date - November 2003



The story was also released as a limited edition, 40th anniversary version, which contained a die-cast model of Bessie



Back cover info:
"UNIT HQ comes under attack by an alien force, and the Doctor has no other option but to call on his own people, the Time Lords, for help. Breaking the first Law of Time, the first two Doctors are lifted out of their time-streams and sent to help the third. But in a universe of anti-matter, an all-powerful figure from Time Lord history is waiting, and even three Doctors may not be enough to stop him..."

Special features
  • Commentary with Katy Manning (Jo Grant), Nicholas Courtney (The Brigadier), and Barry Letts (Producer)
  • Subtitle Information Text
  • 40th Anniversary Celebration (dur. 3.01)
  • Patrick Troughton Interview (dur. 20.44) - A rare interview with the Second Doctor from the BBC show Pebble Mill at One
  • Jon Pertwee at Panopticon (29.45) - Jon Pertwee and Katy Manning take to the stage at a 1993 convention *
  • Blue Peter (dur. 13.40) - A celebration of Doctor Who's tenth anniversary from November 1973
  • BSB Highlights (dur. 10.15) - Terrance Dicks, Nicholas Courtney, Bob Baker and Dave Martin discussing The Three Doctors from BSB's 1990 Doctor Who Weekend
  • BBC1 Trailer (0.50) - The trailer for the 1972 BBC1 transmission of the first episode
  • The Five Faces of Doctor Who (dur. 4.11) - The full trailer for this 1981 repeat season which included The Three Doctors
  • Photo Gallery

A Special Edition of this story was later released as part of the 'Revisitations 3' box set. This was the third (and final) reissue from the set



Release date February 2012



Back cover info:
"The Time Lords are in crisis. A powerful force is draining their energy into a mysterious Black Hole — and they must recruit the Doctor to save them. But one Doctor isn't enough for this mission.

All three of the Doctor's incarnations, aided by Jo Grant and UNIT, must face the wrath of Omega — a fallen Time Lord trapped in a universe of anti-matter, with one thing on his mind: revenge."


Special features:
Disc 1
  • Commentary with Katy Manning (Jo Grant), Nicholas Courtney (The Brigadier) and Barry Letts (Producer)
  • Subtitle Information Text
  • Pebble Mill at One (dur. 20. 43) - Bernard Wilkie (special effects) and Patrick Troughton interviews from Christmas '73
  • Blue Peter 5/11/73 (dur. 13.29) - Jon Pertwee and the Whomobile in the studio, plus a look back at the first ten years of Doctor Who
  • BSB Highlights (dur. 10.14) - Excerpts from BSB's '31Who' weekend, including the trail for 'The Three Doctors', interviews with Jon Pertwee, Nick Courtney, script editor Terrance Dicks and writers Bob Baker and Dave Martin. Introduced by John Nathan-Turner
  • 'Five Faces of Doctor Who' trail (dur. 4.09) BBC2 trail for the 1981 repeat season, in which 'The Three Doctors' was repeated
  • BBC1 Trail (dur. 0.48) - a poor quality off-air audio recording of the original 1972 BBC1 trail, married up with remastered pictures
  • 40th Anniversary Promo (dur. 3.00) – 40th anniversary DVD trailer
  • Coming Soon Trailer: The Face Of Evil (dur. 1.27)

Disc 2
  • Happy Birthday to Who (dur. 23.12) – cast and crew look back at the making of the story which served as a fitting tenth birthday treat for Doctor Who fans
  • Was Doctor Who Rubbish? (dur. 13.58) – four fans of the classic series raise a brave defence against the traditional claims that the programme was all wobbly sets, bad actors, dodgy special effects and always filmed in quarries
  • Girls, Girls, Girls: 1970s (dur. 21.16) – Caroline John, Katy Manning and Louise Jameson discuss the trials and tribulations of being a 1970’s Who girl
  • Photo Gallery

* NOTE - The 'Jon Pertwee At Panopticon' feature does not appear on the special edition release
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