The Creature from the Pit
 

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Starring: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward & David Brierley
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Edition: UK UK (DVD)
Released:  May 2010
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 1 x DVD
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Making a forced materialisation on Chloris, the Doctor, Romana and K9 become embroiled in the political machinations of its ruler, the Lady Adrasta. The lush vegetation of the planet's surface hides a ragtag group of bandits, a giant eggshell, man-eating Wolfweeds and, within the depths of an old mining pit, something very large has a terrible secret which threatens the destruction of Chloris itself...

Special Features:

  • Commentary by Lalla Ward (Romana), Myra Frances (Lady Adrasta), Director Christopher Barry and Visual Effects Designer Mat Irvine
  • Christopher Barry: Director Veteran Doctor Who director Christopher Barry, on location in the Wiltshire village of Aldbourne, talks about his career
  • Team Erato The BBC Visual Effects crew talk about the problems they faced building and operating Erato, with Mat Irvine, Steve Bowman, Steve Lucas and Morag McLean
  • Animal Magic The Fourth Doctor tells viewers about the creatures he has met on his travels
  • Radio Times Billings (PDF DVD-ROM — PC/Mac)
  • Production Information Subtitles
  • Photo Gallery
  • Extended Scene
  • Coming Soon Trailer
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

This story was originally broadcast on BBC1 between 27th October - 17th November 1979

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Format: 1 x DVD
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Cover blurb:
Making a forced materialization on Chloris, the Doctor, Romana and K-9 become embroiled in the political machinations of its ruler, the Lady Adrasta.

The lush vegetation of the planet's surface hides a ragtag group of bandits, a giant eggshell, man-eating Wolfweeds and, within the depths of an old mining pit, something very large has a terrible secret which threatens the destruction of Chloris itself.

DVD EXTRAS INCLUDE:

  • Audio Commentary by actors Lalla Ward (Romana) and Myra Frances (Adastra), director Christopher Barry and visual effects designer Mat Irvine
  • Christopher Barry: Director Interview taped on location in the Wiltshire village of Aldbourne (19 mins)
  • Team Erato Visual effects crew discuss problems faced in building and operating Erato, with Mat Irvine, Steve Bowman, Steve Lucas and Morag McLean (15 mins)
  • Animal Magic Archive on-set interview with Tom Baker (2 mins)
  • Extended Scene
  • Photo Gallery (5 mins)
  • PDF materials: Radio Times Listings
  • Production Notes Subtitle Option
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

Originally transmitted October 27 - November 19, 1979


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