The Ice Warriors
 

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Starring: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines & Deborah Watling
By:Brian Hayles
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Editions:  UK UK (DVD) | Australia Australia (DVD) | US US (DVD)
Note:Contains animated reconstructions of the missing episodes 2 and 3.

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Edition: UK UK (DVD)
Released:  August 2013
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 2 x DVD
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In the distant future, Earth faces a new Ice Age. While a dedicated team of scientists battle to hold the approaching glaciers at bay, a startling discovery is made deep within the ice... an alien warrior, frozen for millennia. When the Doctor, Jamie and Victoria arrive they soon discover Earth is under threat from the Ice Warriors — fearsome Martians intent on conquering our planet for themselves...

The classic Second Doctor adventure — complete at last with two animated episodes!

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Animated Episodes Two and Three
  • Commentary (Episodes One, Four, Five and Six) with Frazer Hines (Jamie), Deborah Watling (Victoria), Sonny Caldinez (Turoc), Designer Jeremy Davies and Grams Operator Pat Heigham
  • Commentary (Episode Two) archive recordings or readings by Brian Hayles (Writer), Derek Martinus (Director), Martin Baugh (Costume Designer), Bernard Bresslaw (Varga), Peter Barkworth (Clent), Wendy Gifford (Miss Garrett) and Sylvia James (Make-Up Supervisor)
  • Commentary (Episode Three) with Patrick Troughton's son Michael
  • Cold Fusion
  • Beneath the Ice
  • VHS Links
  • Blue Peter Design-A-Monster
  • Doctor Who Stories — Frazer Hines (Part Two)
  • Subtitle Production Notes
  • Photo Gallery
  • Animated Original Trailer
  • Coming Soon Trailer
  • Radio Times Listings
  • Digitally Remastered Picture and Sound Quality

This story was originally broadcast on BBC1 between 11th November - 16th December 1967

Cover image for The Ice Warriors
Edition: Australia Australia (DVD)
Released:  August 2013
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 2 x DVD
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Same as UK edition, without the mention of the Coming Soon trailer.

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Edition: US US (DVD)
Released:  September 2013
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 2 x DVD
Owned:
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New:  $19.84
Used:  $8.25
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Cover blurb:
In the distant future, Earth faces a new Ice Age. While a dedicated team of scientists battle to hold the approaching glaciers at bay, a startling discovery is made deep within the ice... an alien warrior, frozen for millennia. When the Doctor, Jamie and Victoria arrive they soon discover Earth is under threat from the Ice Warriors — fearsome Martians intent on conquering our planet for themselves.

DVD EXTRAS INCLUDE:

  • Animated Episodes 2 and 3 Created exclusively for this DVD release
  • Commentary (Episodes 1,4,5 and 6) with actors Frazer Hines (Jamie), Deborah Watling (Victoria), Sonny Caldinez (Turoc), designer Jeremy Davies and grams operator Pat Heigham
  • Commentary (Animated Episode 2) with actors Bernard Bresslaw (Varga), Peter Barkworth (Clent), Wendy Gifford (Miss Garrett), make-up supervisor Sylvia James, writer Brian Hayles, director Derek Martinus and costume designer Martin Baugh
  • Commentary (Animated Episode 3) with Patrick Troughton's son Michael
  • Cold Fusion Making Of (24 mins)
  • Beneath The Ice Behind the scenes of the animated episodes with producers Chris Chapman and Niel Bushnell and animation director Chris Chatterton (10 mins)
  • VHS Links from the 1998 BBC Video release (19 mins)
  • Blue Peter Design-A-Monster (10 mins)
  • Doctor Who Stories — Frazer Hines (Part Two) (13 mins)
  • Animated Original Trailer
  • Photo Gallery (4 mins)
  • PDF materials: Radio Times listings
  • Production Notes Subtitle Option
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

Originally transmitted November 11 — December 16, 1967


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