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18th November 2013
The TARDIS brings the Doctor and
his friends Ben and Polly to the South Pole in 1986.
Their arrival coincides with the appearance of Earth’s forgotten twin planet
Mondas and visitors from that world – emotionless beings called Cybermen.
It’s up to the Doctor and his friends to stop these creatures before they
convert Earth’s population into similar cyber creations – but the encounter will
have a devastating effect on the Doctor...
• Commentary with actors Anneke Wills (Polly), Christopher Matthews (Radar
Technician), Earl Cameron (Williams), Alan White (Schultz), Donald Van Der
Maaten (Cybermen Shav and Gern), Christopher Dunham (R/T Technician) and
designer Peter Kindred. Moderated by Toby Hadoke.
• Frozen Out - Cast and crew look back on the making of the story. With
actors Anneke Wills, Earl Cameron and Reg Whitehead, designer Peter Kindred and
vision mixer Shirley Coward.
• Episode 4 VHS Reconstruction - The reconstruction of the missing fourth
episode using audio, stills and surviving clips, which featured on the BBC Video
VHS release of the story back in 2000.
• Radio Times listings - Episode listings for The Tenth Planet from the
BBC listings magazine Radio Times (DVD-ROM only – to be viewed on PC/Mac).
• Production subtitles - Subtitles provide the viewer with cast details,
script development and other information related to the production of The Tenth
• Photo gallery - A selection of production, design and publicity
photographs from this story.
• Coming soon - An exclusive new trailer for a forthcoming DVD release.
• William Hartnell Interview - Shortly after leaving Doctor Who, star
William Hartnell joined the 1966 Christmas pantomime tour of Puss in Boots.
Interviewed in his dressing room for the BBC Bristol’s Points West programme,
Hartnell talks frankly about Daleks, the merits of pantomime and his own
thoughts on his future career in this extremely rare glimpse into the mind of
the man who first brought the role of the Doctor to life…
• Doctor Who Stories – Anneke Wills - Anneke Wills look back on her role
as Polly in the series, in an interview recorded for the BBC’s Story of Doctor
Who in 2003.
• The Golden Age - Historian Dominic Sandbrook examines the myth of a
‘Golden Age’ of Doctor Who.
• Boys! Boys! Boys! - Peter Purves, Frazer Hines and Mark Strickson
reminisce about their time as companions to the First, Second and Fifth Doctors
• Companion Piece - A psychologist, writers and some of the Doctor’s
companions over the years examine what it means to be a Time Lord’s fellow
traveller . With actors William Russell, Elisabeth Sladen, Louise Jameson,
Nicola Bryant and Arthur Darvill, writers Nev Fountain and Joseph Lidster, and
psychologist Dr Tomas Charmorro-Premuzic.
• Blue Peter: Doctor Who's Tenth Anniversary - Two weeks before the show’s
tenth anniversary, the Blue Peter team take a look back at Doctor Who’s history.
Ironically, the strict preservation of Blue Peter’s history means that the clip
of the first regeneration has been preserved, but the final episode of The Tenth
Planet that it came from was never again seen after its use here.
- The Lost Stories - Lords Of The Red Planet
Big Finish Productions
RRP: £16.99 (CD) / £14.99 (Download)
The TARDIS crew land on Mars,
home of the Ice Warriors, far back in its history. The Doctor is convinced it's
much too early for them to meet their frozen foes.. but the Doctor is wrong.
Far below the surface of the planet an evil scheme is in motion. A scientist
works night and day at the command of an insane despot. A despot intent on
creating a terrifyingly familiar army.
What exactly does Zaadur plan? What dark secret lies at the heart of the
Gandoran mines? How far will the Doctor go to save his friends? In the deepest
caves, the true Lords of the Red Planet are ready to emerge... Can anyone
possibly survive their birth?
Written By: Brian Hayles,
adapted by John Dorney
Directed By: Lisa Bowerman
Hines (Narrator, Jamie), Wendy Padbury (Narrator,
Zoe), Michael Troughton (Quendril), Abigail Thaw
(Zaadur), Charlie Hayes (Veltreena), Nicholas Briggs (Aslor, Risor, The
No releases confirmed this month.
No releases confirmed this month.