The Underwater Menace
 

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Starring: Patrick Troughton, Michael Craze & Anneke Wills
By:Geoffrey Orme
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Editions:  UK UK | Australia Australia | US US
Note:Contains the recently-rediscovered episode 2, the already-existing episode 3 (previously released on the Lost in Time box set) and an animated reconstruction of missing episodes 1 and 4. Originally announced for a 2013 release, but delayed extensively.

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Edition: UK UK
When:  October 2015
Format: 1 x DVD
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Includes previously unreleased episode!

The TARDIS lands in the lost city of Atlantis, where the crazed Professor Zaroff has convinced the Atlanteans that he can raise their city from beneath the sea. But the Doctor discovers the terrible truth behind Zaroff's plan — he intends to destroy the entire planet. With the doomsday clock ticking, the Doctor and his companions must battle to prevent the apocalypse...

Episodes 2 and 3 of this adventure feature fully restored picture and audio. The missing Episodes 1 and 4 are presented using photographic stills and a restored soundtrack.

Special Features

  • Commentary with Patrick Troughton's son Michael (Episode 1), actors Anneke Wills (Polly), Frazer Hines (Jamie), Catherine Howe (Ara), special sounds supervisor Brian Hodgson and floor assistant Quentin Mann (Episodes 2 & 3), and archival material from Patrick Troughton, directors Julia Smith and Hugh David, and producer Innes Lloyd. (Episode 4). Moderated by Toby Hadoke
  • A Fishy Tale Anneke Wills, Frazer Hines, Catherine Howe, Assistant Floor Manager Gareth Gwelan, Production Assistant Berry Butler and writer Robert Shearman look back at the making of this controversial story. Narrated by Peter Davison.
  • The Television Centre of the Universe — Part Two
  • Programme Subtitles
  • Photo Gallery
  • Digitally remastered picture & sound quality

This story was originally broadcast on BBC1 between 14th January - 4th February 1967

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Edition: Australia Australia
When:  2 December 2015
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Edition: US US
When:  24 May 2016
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