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3rd Doctor DVD and BLU RAY

A selection of DVDs featuring the Third Doctor portrayed by Jon Pertwee

 

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Inferno (Signed)

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SIGNED BY JOHN LEVENE

 Top secret drilling project "Inferno" runs into crisis when leaking liquid from the pipes transforms its victims into Primords- vicious primeval apes. The Doctor is transported into a parallel world where the Inferno project is about to destroy the planet. He must return to thwart the power-crazed Professor Stahlman, who has now become a full Primord.


Extras include: Commentary with Terrance Dicks, Barry Letts, Nicholas Courtney, John Levene, "Can You Hear The Earth Scream?" - a 35 minute making of documentary, "The UNIT Family Pt 1" - a documentary looking at the first half of the "UNIT family" that characterised the Third Doctor's era, Visual Effects Promo Film- featuring model effects from Inferno and Ambassadors Of Death, short introduction from BBC Video's Pertwee Years, Deleted scene- Jon Pertwee radio announcement, 1971 Annual PDF, Radio Times billing, photo gallery, Subtitle production notes

2 x DVD Cert PG Region 2&4

 

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Inferno Special Edition DVD

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Still chafing at his exile to the planet Earth, the Doctor (Jon Pertwee) is called in to observe the Inferno drilling experiment of Professor Stahlman. Stahlman's search for a new form of energy goes horribly wrong when a green slime emitted from the drill site transforms any who come into contact with it into primeval monsters. Meanwhile, after experimenting with the TARDIS console, the Doctor finds himself transported sideways in time to a parallel version of the Earth, where the Brigadier is an eyepatch-wearing fascist and Stahlman's experiments threaten to destroy the world.

 

Commentary with actors Nicholas Courtney (The Brigadier) and John Levene (Sergeant Benton), producer Barry Letts and script editor Terrance Dicks.

Production Notes.

Digitally remastered picture and sound quality.

Can You Hear the Earth Scream?  Actors and production team recall working on the story in this specially-shot featurette.

Hadoke versus HAVOC – Presenter Toby Hadoke reunites surviving members of the HAVOC stunt team and trains with them to perform a stunt himself. Will he survive to become an honorary member of HAVOC? With stunt arranger Derek Ware and stunt men Roy Scammell, Derek Martin and Stuart Fell.

Doctor Forever – Lost in the Dark Dimension - the penultimate instalment of our new five part series looking at how Doctor Who was kept alive in the years between the end of the classic series and the beginning of the new. In this episode we look at the various attempts to bring the show back during that period. With current and former Doctor Who Magazine editors Tom Spilsbury, John Freeman and Gary Russell, former BBC range editor Steve Cole, actor David Burton, writer Adrian Rigelsford, director Graeme Harper and new series executive producer Russell T Davies. Narrated by Zeb Soanes.

The UNIT Family - Part One - a featurette looking at the Earthbound Doctor's 'family' during his exile to Earth and his new role as the scientific advisor to the United Nations Intelligence Taskforce.

Visual Effects Promo Film - an excerpt from an early attempt to 'sell' the experience and facilities of the BBC Visual Effects Department to new clients. This short film features model effects filming from the Doctor Who stories The Ambassadors of Death and Inferno, a watertank sketch from Marty Amok featuring Marty Feldman, model shots from The Caves of Steel and the filming of the forced-perspective model pier for the explosive finale of the missing Doomwatch episode, Survival Code.

Deleted Scene - a short deleted scene which was never seen in the original BBC transmission of the story, featuring a rather too obvious Jon Pertwee as the voice of a radio presenter.

The Pertwee Years Intro - a short introduction to the story's final episode from Jon Pertwee, originally presented as part of BBC Video's The Pertwee Years VHS release.

Photo Gallery

Easter Egg 1 - clean opening title backgrounds including the special 'volcano' graphics used for this story.

Easter Egg 2 - VT countdown clock for episode 7.

Easter Egg 3 – Being David Burton – actor David Burton talks at greater length about his career and casting as the Doctor. New

Doctor Who Annual - an Adobe PDF version of the 1971 Doctor Who Annual, supplied as a PC-ROM feature for access by PC and Mac users.

Coming Soon - a trailer for a forthcoming DVD release.

Radio Times Listings in Adobe PDF format.

Programme subtitles.

 

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Mannequin Mania (DVD Box Set)

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Spearhead from Space and Terror of the Autons starring Jon Pertwee

 

Spearhead from Space

The Doctor is exiled to Earth in the late 20th Century by his own people - the Time Lords. The newly regenerated Doctor finds himself in Oxley Woods alongside a shower of mysterious meteorites.

Investigating these unusual occurrences is the newly-formed United Nations Intelligence Taskforce led by Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart. UNIT are soon called into action when people and meteorites start going missing but puzzling of all is the attempted kidnapping of a strange hospital patient - a man with two hearts, who insists that he knows the Brigadier... The new Doctor soon joins forces with his old friends, UNIT and the recently recruited Dr Liz Shaw, but time is running out.

Special Features:

•  Two Commentaries – One with actors Caroline John and Nicholas Courtney and another with producer Derrick Sherwin and script editor Terrance Dicks.

•  Down to Earth – Cast and crew look back at the making of this story and how a strike at the BBC studios inadvertently created the only classic series story to be made entirely on film. With actor Jon Pertwee, producers Derrick Sherwin and Barry Letts, script editor Terrance Dicks, costume designer Christine Rawlins and assistant script editor (and inadvertent Auton actor) Robin Squire. Narrated by Carl Kennedy.

•  Regenerations - From Black and White to Colour – ‘Spearhead from Space’ marked not only the arrival of a new Doctor but also the transition from black and white to colour. This documentary looks at the challenges faced by programme makers during this period. With actors Frazer Hines and Wendy Padbury, producer Derrick Sherwin, script editor Terrance Dicks, directors Timothy Combe, Christopher Barry and Michael Ferguson, designer Roger Cheveley and graphic designer Bernard Lodge.

•  UNIT Recruitment Film – a spoof army recruitment film put together for BBC transmission during Doctor Who’s 30th anniversary celebrations in 1993.

•  Trailers – two trailers for the 1999 BBC2 transmission of the story and for ‘Doctor Who Night’ from the same year.
•  Photo Gallery - production, design and publicity photos from the story.

•  Coming Soon - a trailer for a forthcoming DVD release.

•  Radio Times Listings in Adobe PDF format.

Terror of the Autons

Earth is in terrible danger. The Master has arrived with an evil scheme to destroy humanity and silence the Doctor forever by awakening the awesome power of the Nestene - a ruthlessly aggressive alien life form. With their control over all types of plastic, they form into faceless automatons, a willing army of destruction easily controlled by the evil Time Lord himself.

Aided by the Brigadier and his enthusiastic new assistant, Jo Grant, only the Doctor can combat their evil power, but this is easier said than done when every plastic doll, phone flex, or chair can be turned against him. First, however, he must defeat the Master.

Special Features:

•  Commentary - With actors Katy Manning and Nicolas Courtney, producer Barry Letts.

•  Life on Earth – In this documentary, cast and crew look back at the making of the story and the differences in the way Doctor Who was made in the seventies compared to now. With actors Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning and Richard Franklin, producer Barry Letts, script editor Terrance Dicks and new series producer Phil Collinson.

•  The Doctor’s Moriarty– with the introduction of the Master, the Doctor now had his very own Moriarty, who would be the dark figure behind every story in season eight, and many more beyond that. This featurette discusses the enduring appeal of the character. With actor Katy Manning, producer Barry Letts, script editors Terrance Dicks and Christopher H Bidmead and writers Robert Shearman and Joe Lidster.

•  Plastic Fantastic – how did the writers of Doctor Who and other programmes take something as everyday as plastic and turn it against us? With writers Francesca Gavin, Robert Shearman and new series designer Matthew Savage.

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

•  Coming Soon - a trailer for a forthcoming DVD release.

•  Radio Times Listings and promotional material for Sugar Smacks and Nestle products in Adobe PDF format.

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Mind of Evil DVD

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Starring Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor, The Mind of Evil will be released, restored to full colour, on DVD in June 2013.

 

Previously released on VHS in black and white, after the colour masters of the story were junked, this DVD release sees all the episodes fully restored and re-mastered.

 

Disc 1 contents

 

6 x 25 mins approx colour episodes with mono audio.

Commentary – stereo. With actors Katy Manning, Pik-Sen Lim and Fernanda Marlowe, director Timothy Combe, producer Barry Letts, script editor Terrance Dicks and stunt arranger Derek Ware. Moderated by Toby Hadoke.

Programme subtitles.

Subtitle Production Notes.

 

Disc 2 contents

 

The Military Mind (dur. 22’ 43”) – shot back in 2009 on location at Dover Castle, this look at the making of the story is made unexpectedly poignant by the appearance of Nicholas Courtney and Barry Letts, who both passed away in the intervening years. Featuring actors Nicholas Courtney, Pik-Sen Lim and Fernanda Marlow, director Timothy Combe, producer Barry Letts and script editor Terrance Dicks. Narrated by Cameron McEwan.

Now & Then (dur. 7’ 06”) – the latest in our long-running series visits the filming locations used in the story to see how they have changed over the years.

Behind the Scenes: Television Centre (dur. 24’ 00”) – back in 1971, at around the time The Mind of Evil was in production, presenter Norman Tozer visited Television Centre to find out what went on over 24 hours in the life of what was then an incredibly busy ‘television factory’.

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

Coming Soon – a trailer for a forthcoming DVD release

Radio Times Listings and the 1971 Kellogs Sugar Smacks promotion in PDF format.

 

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Mutants, The (DVD)

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The six part 3rd Doctor adventure.

Special Features:

Disc 1- Episodes

• 6 x 25 mins approx colour episodes with mono audio. 

• Commentary - stereo. With actors Katy Manning and Garrick Hagon, director Christopher Barry, script editor Terrance Dicks, co-writer Bob Baker, special sounds supervisor Brian Hodgson and designer Jeremy Bear. Moderated by Nicholas Pegg.

• Coming Soon (dur. Approx 1’) - a trailer for a forthcoming DVD release.

• Programme subtitles.

• Subtitle Production Notes.

Disc 2 – DVD Extras

• Mutt Mad (dur. 20’ 43”) – cast and crew look back at the making of the story. With actor Garrick Hagon, producer Barry Letts, director Christopher Barry, co-writer Bob Baker, script editor Terrance Dicks and designer Jeremy Bear. 

• Race Against Time (dur. 37’ 38”) - Noel Clarke narrates a documentary looking at the representation of black actors in Doctor Who and on British TV as a whole. With writer and critic Bidisha, writer Stephen Bourne, actor Fraser James, and Doctor Who Magazine’s assistant editor Peter Ware. Narrated by Noel Clarke. 

• Dressing Doctor Who (dur. 27’ 04”) – three-times Academy Award winning costume designer James Acheson takes an affectionate look back over his earlier work on Doctor Who from his home in New Zealand. Narrated by Simon Ockendon.

• Blue Peter (dur. 1’ 35”) – Peter Purves takes a look at a collection of Doctor Who monsters prior to the opening of an exhibition of visual effects.

• Photo Gallery (dur. 2’ 56”) - production, design and publicity photos from the story.

• Radio Times Listings in Adobe PDF format.

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Planet of the Spiders (DVD)

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Starring Jon Pertwee.

What begins as innocuous research into ESP turns into a deadly mind battle, with the terrifying spiders from the planet Metebelis Three pitted against The Doctor, his friends and Time Lord K'Anpo. 

At a Tibetan-style spiritual retreat deep in rural England, a clandestine circle of chanting brethren unknowingly call upon the evil powers of the Metebelis Spiders, whose quest for the perfect blue crystal leads them straight to the Doctor. He must travel to the alien planet to meet the Great One, merciless ruler of her spiders and human slaves, who plans to take over Earth.

The future of the entire universe is in the Doctor's hands, but if he is to face the fear the Great One sees in his mind, then he must face the certainty of total destruction. Could this be the Time Lord's final death? 

Special Features:

Disc 1:

•  6 x 25 mins approx colour episodes with mono audio. 

•  Commentary - stereo. With actors Elisabeth Sladen, Nicholas Courtney and Richard Franklin, producer / director Barry Letts and script editor Terrance Dicks.

•  Coming Soon - a trailer for a forthcoming DVD release.

•  Programme subtitles.

•  Subtitle Production Notes.

Disc 2:

•  The Final Curtain – five years after its re-invention in colour and its rise to massive popularity, it was time for Doctor Who’s charismatic lead actor Jon Pertwee to move on… and with him the production team that had guided the show throughout that period. This documentary looks at the background to the Third Doctor’s swansong. With actors Jon Pertwee and Richard Franklin, producer / director Barry Letts, script editor Terrance Dicks, designer Rochelle Selwyn, visual effects assistant Mat Irvine and actor and author Mark Gatiss. Narrated by Glen Allen. 

•  John Kane Remembers… – actor John Kane memorably played the gentle, slow-witted Tommy, reborn through the power of the Metebelis crystal. An accomplished writer and series creator, Kane now lives in France, from where he looks back on his memories of the story. 

•  Directing Who with Barry Letts – Barry Letts is perhaps most famous as producer of Doctor Who, but he was also responsible for directing some of the show’s best-loved stories. Barry looks back on his career as a director in this documentary. 

•  Now & Then – the latest instalment in our ongoing series takes a trip back to some of the locations used during production of the story. 

•  ‘Planet of the Spiders’ Omnibus Edition – the full-length omnibus edit of the story, presented here totally unrestored.

•  Omnibus Trailer 

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

•  Radio Times Listings in Adobe pdf format.

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Spearhead from Space Blu ray

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Starring Jon Pertwee

 

Originally shot in film Spearhead in Space has now been restored for HD and is the first Classic Doctor Who story to be released on Blu-ray. Starring Jon Pertwee as the Doctor, the TARDIS arrives on Earth in the middle of a meteorite shower and the Doctor is found by UNIT troops and taken to a nearby hospital. The Brigadier is faced with having to cope not only with the mysterious meteorites but also with Ransome, an ex-employee of a local plastics factory, who claims he has seen a walking mannequin

 

Extra Features

• A Dandy and a Clown - exclusive documentary looks at the life and career of Jon Pertwee

 

• Carry On: the life of Caroline John – a tribute to the actress who played the Third Doctor’s companion

 

• Title sequence raw material

 

• Restoration comparison

 

• Programme subtitles

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The Daemons Commentary CD

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The Daemons has long been a favourite of both the production team and Doctor Who fans alike. Featuring Jon Pertwee in the title role, with full support from the UNIT team and a formidable foe in the form of The Master, there are few stories which encapsulate an era so completely.

 

Now on the occasion of the serial’s 45th anniversary, members of the cast and crew reunite to share their memories and experiences of working on the show in five brand new commentaries, with a bonus alternative track for episode two.

 

Moderated by actor, comedian and cult television enthusiast Toby Hadoke, this release features Katy Manning (Jo Grant), John Levene (Sgt Benton), David Simeon (Alastair Fergus), John Owens (Thorpe), Alec Linstead (Sgt Osgood), Terrance Dicks (Script Editor) and Sue Upton (Director’s Assistant).

 

EPISODE ONE: Katy Manning & David Simeon

EPISODE TWO: Terrance Dicks & Sue Upton

Alternative EPISODE TWO: John Levene

EPISODE THREE: John Owens & Alec Linstead

EPISODE FOUR: Katy Manning, John Owens & Alec Linstead 

EPISODE FIVE: Katy Manning, Terrance Dicks & Sue Upton

 

These CDs can be enjoyed on their own or played in conjunction with the official BBC DVD release.

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Three Doctors Special Edition DVD

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Starring Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton & William Hartnell. 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...Special Features

• Commentary
• Happy Birthday To Who - A brand-new look at the making of this anniversary story.
• Was Doctor Who Rubbish? - Raising a defence against criticism of the classic series.
• Girls, Girls, Girls – The 1970s Katy Manning, Caroline John (Liz Shaw) and Louise Jameson (Leela) on being a 1970s Doctor Who girl.
• Pebble Mill At One - Archival interview with the second Doctor Patrick Troughton and visual effects wizard Bernard Wilkie.
• Blue Peter Jon Pertwee introduces the Whomobile.
• BSB Highlights Cast and crew discuss The Three Doctors
• The Five Faces Of Doctor Who - The full trailer for the 1981 repeat season which included The Three Doctors.
• BBC1 Trailer
• 40th Anniversary Trailer
• Radio Times listings
• Production Subtitles
• Photo Gallery
• Coming Soon Trailer
• Digitally remastered picture and sound

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Time Warrior (DVD), The

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Extras on the disc include:

* Commentary - with Elisabeth Sladen, producer Barry Letts and script editor Terrance Dicks
* Beginning the End - a 'Making Of' featurette partially shot on location at Peckforton Castle, with contributions from Elisabeth Sladen, Donald Pelmear, Jeremy Bulloch, producer Barry Letts, script editor Terrance Dicks and designer Keith Cheetham. Narrated by Simon Ockenden
* Optional new CGI Effects
* 1974 Doctor Who Annual pdf
* Radio Times listings pdf
* Photo Gallery
* Coming Soon trailer
* Trails and Continuity

Cert PG Region 2&4

 

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UNIT Files Box Set: Invasion of the Dinosaurs and The Android Invasion

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Two stories released for the time on DVD

Invasion of the Dinosaurs

Starring: Jon Pertwee and Elisabeth Sladen

 The Doctor and Sarah arrive in 1970s London to find that it has been evacuated, due to the mysterious appearance of dinosaurs. It turns out that the dinosaurs are being brought to London via a time machine in order to further a plan to revert London to a pre-technological level.

Special Features:

Audio Commentary, People, Power and Puppetry, Deleted Scenes, Now and Then, Commentary John Levene, Doctor Who Stories: Elizabeth Sladen Part 1, Billy Smart’s Circus, Photo Gallery, PDF materials: Radio Times Listings, Production Note Subtitles,Digitally remastered picture and sound quality


Doctor Who: The Android Invasion

Starring: Tom Baker , Elisabeth Sladen

The Doctor and Sarah find themselves in the English village of Devesham near a Space Defence Station. But the village seems deserted, the telephones don't work, calendars are stuck on the same date and suited figures are wandering about aimlessly. Who are the Kraals, and what are their plans for Earth?

Special Features:

Audio Commentary, The Village That Came to Life, Life After Who – Philip Hinchcliffe, Weetabix commercial, Photo Gallery, PDF materials: Radio Times Listings, Weetabix packet promotions, Production Note Subtitles, Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

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