The Greatest Show in the Galaxy
 

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Starring: Sylvester McCoy & Sophie Aldred
By:Stephen Wyatt
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Editions:  UK UK (DVD) | US US (DVD) | Australia Australia (standard DVD) | Australia Australia (limited DVD)

Cover image for The Greatest Show in the Galaxy
Edition: UK UK (DVD)
Released:  July 2012
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 1 x DVD
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Cover blurb:
Although Ace hates clowns, the Doctor decides to take his companion to the Psychic Circus on the planet Segonax. There they find a group of scared performers who live in fear of the sinister and creepy Chief Clown.

But what is so dangerous about this particular circus, why is there such a small audience and will Ace be able to overcome her fear before it's too late?

Special Features

  • Commentary with actors Sophie Aldred (Ace), Jessica Martin (Mags) and Christopher Guard (Bellboy), writer Stephen Wyatt, script editor Andrew Cartmel and composer Mark Ayres. Moderated by Toby Hadoke.

  • The Show Must Go On Cast and crew look back on the making of this story

  • Deleted and Extended Scenes

  • Model Effects Unused model effects shots originally intended for the story

  • The Psychic CircusA music video set to a song written by Christopher Guard and featuring vocals by Christopher Guard, Jessica Martin and TP McKenna. Produced by Mark Ayres.

  • 'Remembrance' Demo Two scenes from Remembrance of the Daleks re-scored by Mark Ayres

  • Tomorrow's Times — The Seventh Doctor The on-going series looking at the press coverage of Doctor Who reaches the Sylvester McCoy era. Presented by Anneke Wills

  • Victoria Wood Doctor Who sketch from Victoria Wood — As Seen on TV

  • Radio Times listings (DVD-ROM)

  • Programme Subtitles

  • Production Information Subtitles

  • Photo Gallery

  • Coming Soon Trailer

  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

    This story was originally broadcast on BBC1 between 14th December 1988 - 4th January 1989

  • Cover image for The Greatest Show in the Galaxy
    Edition: US US (DVD)
    Released:  August 2012
    Publisher:  BBC Video
    Format: 1 x DVD
    Owned:
    Buy:
    Order from Amazon.com
    New: $25.99
    Used:  $18.99
    Order from Amazon.ca
    New: CDN$ 58.46
    Used:  CDN$ 48.66
    eBay

    Cover blurb:
    Although Ace hates clowns, the Doctor decides to take his companion to the Psychic Circus on the planet Segonax. There they find a group of scared performers who live in fear of the sinister and creepy Chief Clown.

    But what is so dangerous about this particular circus, why is there such a small audience and will Ace be able to overcome her fear before it's too late?

    DVD EXTRAS INCLUDE:

    • Audio Commentary with actors Sophie Aldred (Ace), Jessica Martin (Mags) and Christopher Guard (Bellboy), writer Stephen Wyatt, script editor Andrew Cartmel and composer Mark Ayres
    • The Show Must Go On "Making Of" with actors Sophie Aldred and Ian Reddington, producer John Nathan-Turner, director Alan Wareing, Andrew Cartmel, designer David Laskey and visual effects assistant Mike Tucker (30 mins)
    • Deleted and Extended Scenes From Parts One and Three (11 mins)
    • Lost in the Darkness Model Effects (2 mins)
    • The Psychic Circus Music video set to a song written by Christopher Guard and featuring vocals by Christopher Guard, Jessica Martin and TP McKenna (4 mins)
    • 'Remembrance' Demo Two scenes rescored by Mark Ayres (3 mins)
    • Tomorrow's Times — The Seventh Doctor (14 mins)
    • Victoria Wood — As Seen on TV Doctor Who sketch (1 min)
    • Photo Gallery (7 mins)
    • Isolated Music
    • PDF materials: Radio Times Listings
    • Production Notes Subtitle Option
    • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality
    • Stereo & 5.1 Audio Options on Episodes

    Originally transmitted December 14, 1988 - January 4, 1989

    Cover image for The Greatest Show in the Galaxy
    Edition: Australia Australia (standard DVD)
    Released:  August 2012
    Publisher:  BBC Video
    Format: 1 x DVD
    Owned:
    Buy:DoneDirtCheapDVD.com.au
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    Cover blurb:
    Same as UK edition, except that the Coming Soon trailer is not included.

    Cover image for The Greatest Show in the Galaxy
    Edition: Australia Australia (limited DVD)
    Released:  August 2012
    Publisher:  BBC Video
    Format: 1 x DVD
    Owned:
    Buy:eBay

    Note:  Limited edition sleeve, exclusive to Aussie retailer JB Hi-Fi.

    Cover blurb:
    Same as UK edition, except that the Coming Soon trailer is not included.


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