The Rescue & The Romans - [Box-set]
BBC DVD / 2|Entertain (cat.#2698)
Format: DVD -
Region 2 & 4 - PAL UK Episodic
23rd February 2009
Released together with
■ Commentary with
actors William Russell, Nick Evans and Barry Jackson, and
director Christopher Barry.
■ What Has ‘The Romans’ Ever Done For Us? – actors, crew
and historians look at both the reality and fantasy behind the
story of ‘The Romans’. With actors William Russell, Kay
Patrick, Barry Jackson, Anthony Andrews and Christopher
Biggins, director Christopher Barry, designer Raymond Cusick,
historian Dr. Mark Bradley, writer James Moran, Doctor Who
Magazine editor Tom Spilsbury and 1960’s viewer Ian McLachlan.
Narrated by John Bowe.
■ Roma Parva - director Christopher Barry demonstrates
the use of a model of the studio set in the planning of camera
positions and moves during recording.
■ Dennis Spooner, Wanna Write a Television Series? – a
look at writer Dennis Spooner’s work on Doctor Who. With
actors William Russell and Peter Purves, script editor Donald
Tosh, writers Brian Clemens and Rob Shearman, and Spooner’s
friend Jane Clemens. Narrated by Anna Hope.
■ Blue Peter – The Blue Peter team hold a Roman banquet
in the studio.
■ Girls! Girls! Girls! The 1960’s – an affectionate look
back at the sixties Who-Girls. With actors Carole Ann Ford,
William Russell, Peter Purves, Anneke Wills, Deborah Watling,
Frazer Hines, Jean Marsh and Honor Blackman, script editor
Donald Tosh and director Christopher Barry. Narrated by Dona
■ Photo Gallery
■ Coming Soon Trailer
■ PDF Material
■ Programme Subtitles