The Tenth Planet
 

No. 155 of 170 in the BBC classic series DVDs series
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Starring: William Hartnell, Michael Craze & Anneke Wills
By:Kit Pedler & Gerry Davis
Rating:   8.6  (8 votes)  Vote here
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Editions:  UK UK (DVD) | Australia Australia (DVD) | US US (DVD)
Note:Contains an animated reconstruction of the missing episode 4 by the same animators who worked on the Reign of Terror DVD.

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Edition: UK UK (DVD)
When:  October 2013
Format: 2 x DVD
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The TARDIS lands at the South Pole in 1986. The arrival coincides with the appearance of Earth's forgotten twin planet Mondas along with visitors from that world — the emotionless Cybermen. It's up to the Doctor and his friends to stop the creatures before they convert Earth's population into similar cyber creations — but the encounter will have a devastating effect on the Doctor...

This DVD contains a brand-new animated episode 4, currently missing from the BBC Archives.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Commentary with actors Anneke Wills (Polly), Christopher Matthews (Radar Technician), Earl Cameron (Williams), Alan White (Schultz), Donald Van Der Maaten (Cybermen Shav and Gern), Christopher Dunham (R/T Technician) and designer Peter Kindred. Moderated by Toby Hadoke
  • Frozen Out Cast and crew look back on the making of this story
  • Episode 4 VHS Reconstruction
  • William Hartnell Interview
  • Doctor Who Stories — Anneke Wills
  • The Golden Age
  • Boys! Boys! Boys! Peter Purves, Frazer Hines and Mark Strickson reminisce about their time as companions
  • Companion Piece
  • Blue Peter Tenth anniversary retrospective on Doctor Who's history
  • 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 8th - 29th October 1966

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Edition: Australia Australia (DVD)
When:  October 2013
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)
When:  November 2013
Format: 2 x DVD
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Cover blurb:
The Tardis lands at the South Pole in 1986. The arrival coincides with the appearance of Earth's forgotten twin planet Mondas along with visitors from that world — the emotionless Cybermen. It's up to the Doctor and his friends to stop the creatures before they convert Earth's population into similar cyber creations — but the encounter will have a devastating effect on the Doctor...

This special DVD release contains a brand-new animated version of episode 4, currently missing from the BBC Archives.

DVD EXTRAS INCLUDE:

  • Audio Commentary with actors Anneke Wills (Polly), Christopher Matthews (Radar Technician), Earl Cameron (Williams), Alan White (Schultz), Donald Van Der Maaten (Cyberman Shav and Gern), Christopher Dunham (R/T Technician) and designer Peter Kindred, moderated by Toby Hadoke
  • Frozen Out Making Of (29 mins)
  • Episode 4 VHS Reconstruction (25 mins)
  • William Hartnell Interview from 1966 (3 mins)
  • Doctor Who Stories — Anneke Wills (13 mins)
  • The Golden Age Historian Dominic Sandbrook examines the myth of a 'Golden Age' of Doctor Who (16 mins)
  • Boys! Boys! Boys! with Peter Purves, Frazer Hines and Mark Strickson (19 mins)
  • Companion Piece A psychologist, writers and some of the Doctor's companions over the years examine what it means to be a Time Lord's fellow traveler (24 mins)
  • Blue Peter Tenth anniversary retrospective on Doctor Who's history (9 mins)
  • Photo Gallery (3 mins)
  • PDF materials: Radio Times Listings
  • Production Notes Subtitle Option
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

Originally transmitted October 8 - 29, 1966



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