Welcome to the Release Guide Archive for October 2011, here at Doctor Who Online. This is the place where you can find information on items that have been released previously.

 

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October 2011



Doctor Who: 100 Scariest Monsters (Hardback)

BBC Children's Books
Reference

RRP: £9.99 - Compare Prices at CompareTheDalek.com
Released:
  6th October 2011

 


It's a big universe and there are some truly terrifying monsters out there! Here are the 100 scariest monsters the Doctor has ever encountered so far, from the devious Daleks to the weird Weeping Angels and the sinister Cybermen. With facts and stats on all the most fearsome scary monsters, this book will have you cowering behind the sofa!






Postcards from Time and Space (Boxed Set)

BBC Children's Books
Activity

RRP: £14.99 - Compare Prices at CompareTheDalek.com
Released:
  6th October 2011

 


One hundred postcards of all Doctor Who's iconic characters, terrifying monsters and incredible places the Doctor has visited in a stylish keepsake box. Send them to your friends, stick them on your wall, or keep them as a classic collectable!







The Brilliant Book of Doctor Who 2012 (Hardback)

BBC Books

By Clayton Hickman
Activity

RRP: £12.99 - Compare Prices at CompareTheDalek.com
Released:
  13th October 2011

 


Packed with unseen photographs and original artwork and illustrations, The Brilliant Book of Doctor Who 2012 is your indispensable guide to Series 6 of Doctor Who.

Weaving fact and fiction, interviews and information, the Brilliant Book boasts brand new material from the writers of the TV show, including Mark Gatiss, Gareth Roberts, Matthew Graham, Tom Macrae and Steve Thompson, plus exclusive extras from Neil Gaiman. Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill and Alex Kingston take us behind the scenes in revealing new interviews, while showrunner Steven Moffat unravels the secrets of the scripts.

Learn the art of making a memorable monster, discover how the show's secrets are kept, and see a full episode by episode guide, including deleted scenes and hidden gems you might have missed. Find out who legendary Time Lord the Corsair really was, and voyage with the Pirate crew of the good ship Fancy before they heard the Siren's song; discover the full story of the fight for Ganger rights and learn about the further adventures of Madame Vastra.

The Brilliant Book of Doctor Who 2012 - no TARDIS traveller should be without it!







The Encyclopedia (Hardback)

BBC Books

By Gary Russell
Reference

RRP: £25.00 - Compare Prices at CompareTheDalek.com
Released:
  13th October 2011

 


River Song still a riddle? Stumped by the stolen planets in the Medusa Cascade? Forgotten what happened in the Timelines That Never Happened? Look no further...

Completely revised and updated, this is the ultimate guide to everything and everyone that's ever happened, un-happened and happened again in the worlds and times of the Doctor. The Doctor Who Encyclopedia now covers the Eleventh Doctor's first two seasons, plus every Ninth and Tenth Doctor story, and is packed with photographs and artwork from seven stunning years of adventures - including the charity specials, animated adventures, online Adventure Games, TARDISodes and preludes. This is your complete tour of time and space - from Abaddon and Inspector Abberline to Melody Zucker and the Zygons.









Series 6: Part 2

BBC DVD / 2|Entertain

11th Doctor

RRP: £25.52 - Compare Prices at CompareTheDalek.com

Released:  10th October 2011

 


The Doctor, Amy and Rory return to face monsters, mysteries and adventures all across time and space in the second part of the action-packed sixth series. Billed as the biggest and best series yet, the final 6 thrilling episodes of arrive on DVD and Blu ray from 10th October, priced £25.52 and £30.63. Episodes are also available on download to own.

With Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor, Karen Gillan as Amy Pond, Arthur Darvill as Rory and Alex Kingston as River Song, these exciting new episodes also guest stars a wealth of British acting talent including David Walliams (Come Fly With Me), James Corden (Gavin and Stacey), Daniel Mays (Outcasts), Simon Callow (Rome) and Mark Gatiss (Sherlock).

The truth about River Song is out and the time has come for the Doctor to face his greatest demons. Venturing across centuries and galaxies, the Doctor, Amy and Rory will encounter the greatest war criminal in all of history - and Hitler.

Together, they'll discover there's no scarier place in the universe than a child's bedroom and a visit to an alien quarantine facility will reveal to Rory a very different side to his wife. In a hotel where walls move, corridors twist and rooms vanish, death lies waiting.

But the Doctor's time has yet to come. He has one last stop to make on his final journey - an old friend needs his help and an old foe must be defeated. But time catches up with us all and the Doctor can delay no more.

By the shores of Lake Silencio, in Utah, all of time and space hang in the balance and a NASA astronaut is waiting…

Special Features:

• The Monster Files






Series 6: Part 2 - (Blu-ray)

BBC DVD / 2|Entertain

11th Doctor

RRP: £30.63 - Compare Prices at CompareTheDalek.com

Released:  10th October 2011

 


The Doctor, Amy and Rory return to face monsters, mysteries and adventures all across time and space in the second part of the action-packed sixth series. Billed as the biggest and best series yet, the final 6 thrilling episodes of arrive on DVD and Blu ray from 10th October, priced £25.52 and £30.63. Episodes are also available on download to own.

With Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor, Karen Gillan as Amy Pond, Arthur Darvill as Rory and Alex Kingston as River Song, these exciting new episodes also guest stars a wealth of British acting talent including David Walliams (Come Fly With Me), James Corden (Gavin and Stacey), Daniel Mays (Outcasts), Simon Callow (Rome) and Mark Gatiss (Sherlock).

The truth about River Song is out and the time has come for the Doctor to face his greatest demons. Venturing across centuries and galaxies, the Doctor, Amy and Rory will encounter the greatest war criminal in all of history - and Hitler.

Together, they'll discover there's no scarier place in the universe than a child's bedroom and a visit to an alien quarantine facility will reveal to Rory a very different side to his wife. In a hotel where walls move, corridors twist and rooms vanish, death lies waiting.

But the Doctor's time has yet to come. He has one last stop to make on his final journey - an old friend needs his help and an old foe must be defeated. But time catches up with us all and the Doctor can delay no more.

By the shores of Lake Silencio, in Utah, all of time and space hang in the balance and a NASA astronaut is waiting…

Special Features:

• The Monster Files







Colony in Space

BBC DVD / 2|Entertain

3rd Doctor

RRP: £20.42 - Compare Prices at CompareTheDalek.com

Released:  3rd October 2011

 

The Time Lords discover that the Master has stolen secret files revealing the location of the dreaded Doomsday Weapon. They summon the Doctor out of his exile on Earth and send him five centuries into the future to the planet Uxarieus to retrieve and safeguard this vital information.

Arriving on Uxarieus, the Doctor and Jo encounter a group of Earth colonists whose very existence is under threat and representatives of the ruthless Interplanetary Mining Corporation are disputing the colonists’ claim to the planet.

Their only hope is placed on the imminent arrival of an Adjudicator from Earth to resolve the dispute. Meanwhile, the Doctor pursues his mission, but first he must deal with giant lizards, killer robots, and deadly primitive tribesmen – knowing all the while that the Master cannot be far away.

Special Features:

• Commentaries with cast and crew
• Documentaries
• Photo Gallery
• Coming Soon Trailer
• PDF Material & Production Information Subtitles
• Digitally remastered picture and sound quality







The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Complete Fourth Series

BBC DVD / 2|Entertain

Sarah Jane Smith

RRP: £20.42 - Compare Prices at CompareTheDalek.com

Released:  31st October 2011

 


Created by Doctor Who supremo, Russell T Davies, The Sarah Jane Adventures follows the exploits of The Doctor’s former companion along with her young supersleuth gang – school friends Luke, Clyde and Rani. Together they’ve prevented a warrior Sontaran from blowing up the planet, rescued missing children from the clutches of a sinister clown, battled the evil reptilian Androvax who can hide inside humans and saved the world from a deadly plant.

The fourth series provides ever more thrills and spills. In two special episodes written by Russell T Davies, Sarah Jane is reunited with another of The Doctor’s former companions, Jo Grant. They’re joined by The Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) in an alien-busting adventure featuring brand-new vulture aliens, the mysterious Shansheeth and a trip to an alien planet. The series also features fun with enemies old and new, including the terrors of the Nightmare Man and a dangerous journey back into history.

Extras for this release include a Classic Doctor Who story, Pyramids of Mars as a tribute to Elisabeth Sladen who sadly passed away this year. Pyramids of Mars sees Sarah Jane Smith and the Doctor arrive at an old priory in the year 1911 where the owner, Marcus Scarman, has been excavating ancient tombs and soon becomes possessed by the spirit of Sutekh, bringer of 'the gift of death to all mankind'. Will Sutekh the all-powerful be freed from his bonds and destroy the world, or will the Doctor manage to bring about his destruction?

Special Features:

- The Pyramids of Mars









153 - The Silver Turk

Big Finish Productions

The 8th Doctor
RRP: £14.99 - Compare Prices at CompareTheDalek.com

Released:
  31st October 2011

 


Roll up! Roll up! To the great Viennese Exposition, where showman Stahlbaum will show you his most wonderful creation, the Silver Turk – a mechanical marvel that will not only play for you the fortepiano, the spinet and the flute, it will play you at the gaming table too!

But when the Doctor brings his new travelling companion Mary Shelley to nineteenth-century Vienna, he soon identifies the incredible Turk as one of his deadliest enemies – a part-machine Cyberman.

And that’s not even the worst of the horrors at large in the city…

This story takes place after the Doctor Who TV Movie.







6.04 - The Companion Chronicles - The Many Deaths of Jo Grant

Big Finish Productions

Jo Grant
RRP: £8.99 - Compare Prices at CompareTheDalek.com

Released:
  31st October 2011

 


"I wasn’t going to let this happen. After all we’d been through, the Doctor wasn’t going to die like this, on his knees, in the mud."

When Jo Grant was very young, her grandmother told her that there was a time for everything. A time to laugh and a time to cry. A time to live and a time to die.

Since meeting the Doctor, Jo has laughed till she thought she might burst. She has also shed a few tears along the way, but has lived more than she ever thought possible.

But now, as a strange spaceship materialises over UNIT HQ and a heavily injured Doctor returns to Earth, it is Jo's time to die. Again, and again, and again...

This story takes place between Carnival of Monsters and Frontier in Space.







3.01 - The Lost Stories - The Elite

Big Finish Productions

The 5th Doctor
RRP: £14.99 - Compare Prices at CompareTheDalek.com

Released:
  31st October 2011

 


The Doctor offers Tegan and Nyssa a trip to the paradise world of Florana, but instead the TARDIS takes them to a domed city on a planet scarred by warfare. A world where everyone is young, and fighting for the glory of the Elite...

Hidden away in The Cathedral of Power, the High Priest is watching. It knows the Doctor, and his arrival changes everything...

 

This story takes place between Arc of Infinity and Snakedance.









 

Page Last Updated: 1/11/2011

October 2011



Doctor Who: 100 Scariest Monsters
BBC Children's Books

(Reference)

Poscards from Time and Space
BBC Children's Books

(Activity)

The Brilliant Book of Doctor Who 2012 (Harrback)
BBC Books

(Activity)

The Encyclopedia
(Harrback)

BBC Books

(Reference)




Series 6: Part 2
BBC DVD / 2|Entertain

(11th Doctor)

Series 6: Part 2 (Blu-ray)
BBC DVD / 2|Entertain

(11th Doctor)

Colony in Space
BBC DVD / 2|Entertain

(3rd Doctor)

The Sarah Jane Adventures:
The Complete Fourth Series

BBC DVD / 2|Entertain

(11th Doctor)




153 - The Silver Turk
Big Finish Productions
(The 8th Doctor)

6.04 - The Companion Chronicles
The Many Deaths of Jo Grant

Big Finish Productions
(Jo Grant)

3.01 - The Lost Stories
The Elite

Big Finish Productions
(The 5th Doctor)




No releases confirmed this month.


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