Friday, August 21, 2009

THE DALEK WAR - DVD Box Set

2|entertain have released details of a new DVD box set featuring the two classic Doctor Who stories, Frontier in Space and Planet of the Daleks. THE DALEK WAR BOX SET will be released on October 5th and have the following Special Features:

Commentary - With actor Katy Manning, producer Barry Letts and script editor Terrance Dicks, moderated by Clayton Hickman.

Perfect Scenario: Lost Frontier - In the far future, the remaining population of an oxygen-depleted planet Earth lies in enforced stasis in The Field of Dreams, their minds kept active through the work of scenariosmiths. Looking for ideas to help him re-connect to his captive audience, Zed, a young scenariosmith, turns to the world of Doctor Who for inspiration… Featuring interviews with actors Katy Manning, Janet Fielding, Vera Fusek and Michael Hawkins, producer Barry Letts, script editor Terrance Dicks, visual effects designers John Friedlander and Mat Irvine. With Rich Batsford, Mick Broster, Tony Broster, Henry Dunn and Paul Ewing, and the voices of Steve Broster, David Harley and Cathryn Miller.

The Space War - Cast and crew look back at the making of the story.

Roger Delgado: The Master - A biography of actor Roger Delgado, most famous for playing the Doctor's arch-nemesis The Master from his introduction in 1971 until his tragic death two years later. Featuring previously unseen photographs, rare excerpts from his many BBC TV appearances and interviews with those who knew and loved him.

Stripped for Action: The Third Doctor - The ongoing series looking at the Doctor's comic book adventures reaches his third incarnation.

Photo Galley, Coming Soon, Programme Subtitles, Subtitle Production Notes and PDF Materials

Since the mid-seventies, episode three of this story has only been available as a 16mm monochrome film recording, but for this DVD release it has been returned to full colour using a brand new process.

Commentary - With actors Katy Manning, Prentice Hancock and Tim Preece, producer Barry Letts and script editor Terrance Dicks.

Perfect Scenario: The End of Dreams - Continuing his search for inspiration, scenariosmith Zed resumes his studies of twentieth century television's Doctor Who. What he finds will have a profound effect on the lives of all of the remaining sleepers in The Field of Dreams… Featuring interviews with actors Katy Manning, Jane How, Janet Fielding, Bernard Horsfall and Tim Preece, producer Barry Letts, script editor Terrance Dicks. With Rich Batsford, Mick Broster, Tony Broster and Paul Ewing, and the voices of Steve Broster, David Harley and Cathryn Miller.

The Rumble in the Jungle - Cast and crew look back at the making of the story.

Multi-colourisation - A look at the colour restoration of episode three.

Stripped for Action: The Daleks - The ongoing series looking at the Doctor's comic book adventures focuses on his deadliest foes - the Daleks!

Blue Peter - Two items from the childrens' magazine programme, featuring an appeal for any information on the theft of two Daleks from the BBC and their subsequent return.

Photo Galley, Coming Soon, Programme Subtitles, Subtitle Production Notes and PDF Materials

Sleeve art can be seen HERE.

Read the full review HERE.

Thanks to 2|entertain.

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