Today: June 20, 2024

BBC’s Doctor Who Collection Continues

BBC’s acclaimed Doctor Who archive collection continues with two more stellar releases that will prove to be essential purchases for any collector. With Season 17 (Tom Baker) making its debut with the collection’s trademark Limited Edition Packaging and Season 26 (Sylvester McCoy) the latest to be reissued in a regular case, these two celebrated seasons include some of the Doctor’s most beloved adventures. 

Boasting the usual wealth of special features and gloriously restored episodes, these two releases are must-haves for any Whovians.

Doctor Who – The Collection – Season 17 – Limited Edition Packaging

  • DESTINY OF THE DALEKS
  • CITY OF DEATH
  • THE CREATURE FROM THE PIT
  • NIGHTMARE OF EDEN
  • THE HORNS OF NIMON
  • SHADA


All 26 episodes newly restored for Blu-ray and packed with extra material including:

  • SHADA The definitive presentation of the unfinished season finale, in six episodes with newly-enhanced animation to fill in the gaps, plus the 1992 VHS and 2017 DVD versions
  • BEHIND THE SOFA Six new episodes with an all-star line-up of classic Doctor Who guests
  • MAKING OF DOCUMENTARIES Including a brand new documentary for Destiny Of The Daleks
  • DOUGLAS ADAMS TRIBUTE Friends and colleagues celebrate the life and career of Season 17’s script editor and writer
  • LALLA WARD INTERVIEW Lalla Ward gives an overview of her time as beloved companion Romana
  • NEW AUDIO COMMENTARIES Brand new commentaries on selected episodes with Tom Baker, Lalla Ward & Catherine Schell
  • IN CONVERSATION Matthew Sweet chats to writer Bob Baker, co-creator of K9 and writer of stories during the Tom Baker and Jon Pertwee eras
  • UPDATED SPECIAL EFFECTS on Nightmare Of Eden
  • TOM TALKS Tom Baker gives us his unique take on life, the universe and everything
  • BLU-RAY TRAILER A special mini-episode of classic Doctor Who
  • EXCLUSIVE ARCHIVE TREATS A treasure trove of previously unavailable content from the BBC archives
  • STUDIO FOOTAGE Previously unseen footage from the original studio tapes
  • IMMERSIVE 5.1 SURROUND SOUND on Destiny Of The Daleks and Shada
  • AUDIO ARCHIVE Including the 1979 LP Genesis Of The Daleks
  • PDF WRITTEN ARCHIVE Scripts & rare archival material

Each disc also features extensive Special Features previously released on DVD including:

DOCUMENTARIES, FEATURETTES, AUDIO COMMENTARIES, INFO TEXT, THE 1992 AND 2017 RELEASES OF SHADA AND MUCH MORE.

Starring TOM BAKER and LALLA WARD with DAVID BRIERLEY

Doctor Who – The Collection – Season 26 – Regular Packaging

  • BATTLEFIELD
  • GHOST LIGHT
  • THE CURSE OF FENRIC
  • SURVIVAL


A classic season featuring the Seventh Doctor – all 14 episodes newly restored for Blu-ray and packed with bonus material including:

  • RARE EXTENDED VHS VERSIONS of Battlefield and The Curse Of Fenric
  • GHOST LIGHT – EXTENDED WORKPRINT Brand new and exclusive to Blu-ray
  • BURIED TREASURE: 30 YEARS OF FENRIC A brand new one-hour Making-Of documentary with Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Tomek Bork, Nicholas Parsons, Cory Pulman, Ian Briggs, Andrew Cartmel, Mark Ayres, Marek Anton, Stephen Mansfield and Ian Collins
  • IN CONVERSATION Matthew Sweet chats to Sophie Aldred
  • SHOWMAN – THE LIFE OF JOHN NATHAN-TURNER A feature-length look at the life of Doctor Who’s longest-serving producer
  • THE WRITERS’ ROOM Ben Aaronovitch, Marc Platt, Ian Briggs, Rona Munro and Andrew Cartmel discuss Season 26
  • BEHIND THE SOFA New episodes with Sylvester McCoy & Sophie Aldred, companions Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton & Anneke Wills, and Thirteenth Doctor writers Pete McTighe & Joy Wilkinson
  • BECOMING THE DESTROYER Learn how cast and crew brought this fearsome monster to life
  • RARE ARCHIVE DISCOVERIES Including previously unseen studio and location footage
  • BLU-RAY TRAILER: THE PROMISE Ace returns! Sophie Aldred back in character for the first time since 1989.
  • IMMERSIVE 5.1 SURROUND SOUND On every version of every episode!
  • PDF WRITTEN ARCHIVE Scripts & rare archival material.

This set also features extensive Special Features previously released on DVD including: MAKING-OF DOCUMENTARIES, SPECIAL EDITIONS, FEATURETTES, DELETED SCENES, ISOLATED MUSIC SCORES, AUDIO COMMENTARIES, INFO TEXT AND MUCH MORE.

Starring SYLVESTER McCOY and SOPHIE ALDRED.

 

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