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Complete Seventh Series - [DVD]
BBC Consumer Products
28th October 2013
Say farewell to the Ponds all over
again. Meet the enigmatic Clara for the first time - and the second, and the
third. Face enemies new and old, follow the Doctor to the one place he should
never go, and learn the secret to a really great soufflé. With a cliffhanger
ending that will leave fans breathless, this set arrives just in time to catch
up before the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special on 23rd November, and the
Doctor’s regeneration in this year’s Christmas Special.
In the first part of series seven, the Ponds (Karen Gillan and
Arthur Darvill) make their final voyages with the Doctor. They
save a spaceship full of dinosaurs, don Stetsons in the Wild West and are even
kidnapped by the Doctor's oldest foe. But when they arrive in Manhattan the
Weeping Angels are waiting for them - and the Doctor has to say goodbye to his
The 2012 Christmas special, The Snowmen, brings the
Doctor a new friend (Jenna Coleman) in Victorian London - but
has he already met her before? And will she be able to pull him from his
mourning in time to save London from the chilling menace that threatens it? The
final eight episodes of series seven see the Doctor and his new companion battle
monsters on distant alien planets, become trapped in a Russian submarine with a
deadly passenger, chase terrifying ghosts, and come face-to-face with an army of
upgraded Cybermen. When his friends are kidnapped, the Doctor and Clara are
forced to visit the fields of Trenzalore, where the question that must never be
answered is finally asked… and the Doctor uncovers the secret of the Impossible
The incredible list of guest stars includes John Hurt (Tinker,
Tailor, Soldier, Spy), Warwick Davis (Willow, the Harry
Liam Cunningham (Game of Thrones), David Warner (Titanic, TRON),
Dougray Scott (Hemlock
Ever After: A Cinderella Story), Ben Browder (Farscape),
David Bradley (Game of Thrones) Jessica Raine (Call The Midwife,
The Woman in Black),
the mother-daughter duo of Dame Diana Rigg (Game of
Thrones) and Rachael Stirling (Women
in Love, Snow White and the Huntsman),
and the voice of Sir Ian
McKellan (The Lord of The Rings films). The episodes are
written by lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat, as
well as Neil Gaiman,
Neil Cross, Chris Chibnall, Toby Whithouse and Stephen
• Behind the scenes featurettes for every episode plus “The
Making of the Gunslinger” and “Creating Clara”.
• Other Featurettes including: “Doctor Who in the US,” “Last
Days of the Ponds,” “Pond Life,” “The Science of Doctor Who,” “The Companions,”
and “Doctor Who at Comic Con”.
• Prequels to episodes: The Doctor, The Widow and The
Wardrobe, Asylum of the Daleks, The Snowmen (x3), The Bells of Saint
John and The Name of the Doctor (x2).
• Audio commentaries for episodes: The Snowmen,
Cold War, Hide, and
The Crimson Horror.
- 1963: The Space Race
Big Finish Productions
RRP: £14.99 (CD) / £12.99 (Download)
November 1963, and the Soviet
space programme reigns supreme. Having sent the first animals, then the first
men beyond Earth's atmosphere, now they're sending a manned capsule into orbit
around the Moon.
Just as Vostok Seven passes over into the dark side, however, its life support
system fails. Only the intervention of the Sixth Doctor and Peri, adopting the
identities of scientists from Moscow University, means that contact with the
capsule is regained.
But something has happened to the cosmonaut on board. She appears to have lost
her memory, and developed extreme claustrophobia. Maybe she’s not quite as human
as she used to be…
Written By: Jonathan Morris
Directed By: Nicholas Briggs
(The Doctor), Nicola Bryant (Peri), Karen
Henson (Larisa Petrov), David Shaw-Parker (General
Mikhail Leonov/General Paterson), Tom Alexander (Captain Alexei
Kozlov/Lieutenant Andrews), Stuart Denman (Sergeant Leonid
Kurakin/Scientist), Samantha Béart (Marinka Talanov/Laika/Female
No releases confirmed this month.
No releases confirmed this month.