Showing posts with label bbc dvd. Show all posts
Showing posts with label bbc dvd. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Time and the Rani - DVD cover art & details

Coming up next month from 2|entertain is another 'classic' Doctor Who DVD, this time it's Time and the Rani - Sylvester McCoy's first story as The Seventh Doctor. Read details on the extras below and click on the cover for a bigger version:
• Commentary with Sylvester McCoy, Bonnie Langford and writers Pip and Jane Baker.

The Last Chance Saloon– by 1987, senior executives at the BBC were on the point of killing-off Doctor Who in the face of stiff fan opposition. Instead, they decided to give the show one last chance… With actors Sylvester McCoy and Kate O’Mara, producer John Nathan-Turner, director Andrew Morgan, script editor Andrew Cartmel, writers Pip and Jane Baker, BBC Head of Series & Serials Jonathan Powell and graphic designer Oliver Elmes. Written by Nev Fountain and narrated by Richard Heffer.

7D FX – a look behind-the-scenes at the creation of the story’s impressive visual effects. With visual effects designer Colin Mapson, visual effects assistant Mike Tucker and video effects designer Dave Chapman.

Helter-Skelter– Graphic designer Oliver Elmes and animator Gareth Edwards talk about how they created the first CGI title sequence in Doctor Who’s history.

Lakertya – writers Pip and Jane Baker talk about their original vision for the lush forest planet Lakertya and director Andrew Morgan explains why he ended up shooting it in a desolate quarry instead…

Hot Gossip – Kate O’Mara recalls the fun of working with gossiping friends. With Sylvester McCoy and Andrew Morgan.

On Location– BBC Breakfast Time’s reporter Guy Michelmore visits the production during location filming for the story’s exterior scenes and talks to John Nathan-Turner, Sylvester McCoy, Bonnie Langford and Kate O’Mara.

Blue Peter – Janet Ellis welcomes newly appointed Doctor Who Sylvester McCoy to the Blue Peter studio.

• Photo Gallery - production, design and publicity photos from the story.

Time and the Rani
is released September 13th, priced £19.99

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The Complete Fifth Series DVD box set details

2|entertain have issued artwork and details for the Series 5 DVD box set. Click on the pictures for bigger versions and read about it below:
Doctor Who Complete Series 5, will be available in stunning lenticular packaging, as well as a numbered limited edition Boxset making it the perfect gift for Christmas. The DVD also features some fantastic extras including exclusively filmed scenes giving you an insight to what has happened in the TARDIS between episodes, as well as a Matt Smith video diary, and Doctor Who Confidentials for each episode and the Monster Diaries from each volume.

Doctor Who Complete Series 5
is released Nov 8, priced £69.99 (DVD) & £79.99 (BR)

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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Cybermen box set - Cover art & details

2|entertain have issued details about the next release in the classic range. Featuring fan favourite Tom Baker as the fourth Doctor and Sylvester McCoy as the seventh Doctor, this new collection follows the Doctor’s battles with the sinister Cybermen. Packed with extras, and containing two classic adventures, Silver Nemesis and Revenge of the Cybermen, the 2 disc box set will hit stores next month in the UK. Read the details below and click on the pics for bigger versions.


• Commentary with Elisabeth Sladen, David Collings and Philip Hinchcliffe.
The Tin Man and the Witch - a look back at the making of the story, with director Michael E. Briant, incoming producer Philip Hinchcliffe and outgoing producer Barry Letts.
Location Report - New Doctor Tom Baker is interviewed by BBC News on location at Wookey Hole during the location shoot for the story.
Cheques, Lies and Videotape - in the days before official VHS and DVD releases, Doctor Who fans had no option but to swap and trade episodes with other fans, often for extortionate sums of money.
• Photo Gallery

• Commentary with Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Chris Clough and Andrew Cartmel.
Industrial Action - cast and crew look back at the making of this story. With actors Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred and Gerard Murphy, director Chris Clough, writer Kevin Clarke, script editor Andrew Cartmel, stunt arranger Nick Gillard and musician Courtney Pine.
• Deleted and Extended Scenes.
• Trails and Continuity - BBC1 trails and continuity announcements from the story's original transmission.
• Photo Gallery

Doctor Who: Cybermen Box Set
will be available August 9, priced £29.99

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Series 5: Volume 3 DVD cover art & details

2|entertain have issued details about the next volume of Series 5 on DVD. Volume 3 includes the episodes Amy's Choice, The Hungry Earth and Cold Blood along with another installment of The Monster Files looking at the Silurians. Both the DVD and Blu~Ray versions are released August 2, priced £15.99/19.99.

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Friday, June 4, 2010

Series 5 Vol.1 DVD - HMV Carrier Bags

To celebrate the release of the first DVD volume from Series 5, retailer HMV are issuing limited edition Doctor Who carrier bags. Series 5 Vol. 1 is released this Monday and you can read a review of the disc HERE. Click on the pics for bigger, baggier versions.

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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Dominators - DVD artwork & details

Featuring Patrick Troughton as the second Doctor, The Dominators follows the Doctor’s battles with a cruel alien race set on spoiling the Doctors holiday! Packed with a host of fantastic extras, this classic five-part adventure is available on DVD from 12th July 2010, priced £19.99. Here are the extras (click on the pic above for a bigger version):

• Audio Commentary with actors Wendy Padbury, Frazer Hines, Giles Block and Arthur Cox and make-up designer Sylvia James.
Recharge and Equalise – cast and crew look back on the making of the story with actors Frazer Hines, Felicity Gibson, Giles Block and Arthur Cox, script editor Derrick Sherwin, co-writer Mervyn Haisman, designer Barry Newbery, make-up designer Sylvia James and Radiophonic Workshop designer Brian Hodgson.
Tomorrow’s Times – The Second Doctor – a looks at Doctor Who’s contemporary media coverage in daily newspapers and other publications.
• Photo Gallery
• Coming Soon.
• Radio Times Listings in Adobe PDF format.
• Programme subtitles.
• Subtitle Production Notes.

Thanks to 2|entertain

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Kamelion Tales - DVD artwork & details

Coming up next month is another fantastic DVD box set from 2|entertain. Entitled Kamelion Tales, this three disc collection comprises the two stories The King's Demons and Planet of Fire (which also gets the 'special edition' treatment too) and is released June 14. Click on the pic above for a bigger version and read the details of the set below:
The King's Demons
Audio Commentary with actors Peter Davison and Isla Blair, script editor Eric Saward. Plus a bonus commentary with director Tony Virgo on episode one only.
Kamelion - Metal Man - this documentary looks at the short history of the Doctor's robotic companion.
Magna Carta - In the story, the Master tries to alter history by preventing the signing of the Magna Carta. But what exactly is the Magna Carta and what is its relevance both throughout history and to our lives today?

Planet of Fire
Audio Commentary with actors Peter Davison, Nicola Bryant and Mark Strickson, director Fiona Cumming.
The Flames of Sarn - cast and crew recall the production of 'Planet of Fire'. With actors Peter Davison, Nicola Bryant, Mark Strickson, director Fiona Cumming, designer Malcolm Thornton, film cameraman John Walker.
Return to the Planet of Fire - director Fiona Cumming and designer Malcolm Thornton return to Lanzarote to revisit some of the locations used during filming of the story.
Designs on Sarn - designer Malcolm Thornton talks about his inspirations for the production design of 'Planet of Fire'.
• Alternate Edits, Deleted and Extended Scenes
• Continuity - BBC1 continuity announcements from the story's original transmission.
Planet of Fire - Special Edition - option to choose between 5.1 (default) and stereo soundtrack.
Optional Introduction - an introduction to the Special Edition from director Fiona Cumming.
Calling the Shots - behind the scenes during the production of 'Planet of Fire'.
Remembering Anthony Ainley - A retrospective of the life and career of actor Anthony Ainley.
All this and the usual extras including:
• Photo Gallery
• Isolated Score
• Coming Soon
• PDF Material - Radio Times listings in Adobe PDF format for viewing on PC or Mac.
• Programme Subtitles
• Subtitle Production Notes
• Coming Soon - a trail for a forthcoming DVD release.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Series 5: Volume 1 DVD cover art & details

2|entertain have released details on the first DVD release of the new series starring Matt Smith and Karen Gillan. Click on the pic above for a bigger version and read the press release below.
The Doctor has regenerated into a brand-new man, but danger strikes before he can even recover, as Doctor Who returns for a new series with an hour long opening episode. With the Tardis wrecked and the sonic screwdriver destroyed, the new Doctor has just 20 minutes to save the whole world – and only Amy Pond to help him.

As the series continues the Doctor, together with Amy Pond, face some formidable new foes including a mysterious masked Lady and the sinister Smilers and the reappearance of the Daleks.

This brand new volume features the first 3 episodes of Series 5; The Eleventh Hour, The Beast Below and Victory of the Daleks plus an exclusive 10 minute special feature. Produced by the team behind BBC3's hugely popular Doctor Who Confidential series, the Monster Files gets under the skin and inside the minds of the latest Doctor's most challenging opponents. With previously unseen footage and exclusive comments from cast and crew, the Monster Files take fans old and new even further behind enemy lines.

Doctor Who Series 5 Vol. 1 is released June 7 priced £15.99 (DVD) and £19.99 (Blu~Ray)

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Coming Soon on DVD - "The Creature From The Pit"

Coming soon to DVD is the Tom Baker story The Creature From The Pit; click on the pictures to see screengrabs from the "Coming Soon" trailer on the Myths & Legends DVD box set (due March 26). The Creature From The Pit is due for release on May 3.

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Monday, January 11, 2010

The Complete 'Specials' On DVD

Out today is THE COMPLETE SPECIALS DVD box set. It includes The Next Doctor, Planet of the Dead, The Waters of Mars and both parts of The End of Time. In special packaging, this box set contains the following special features:
Commentary with Cast & Crew
Deleted Scenes
Exclusive David Tennant Video Diary
BBC Proms
Doctor Who Confidential
and more!

Thanks to 2|entertain