Battlefield
 

No. 93 of 135 in the BBC classic series videos series
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Starring: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Nicholas Courtney & Jean Marsh
By:Ben Aaronovitch
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Editions:  UK UK (VHS) | US US (VHS) | Australia Australia (VHS)
Note:This video release contains approx. 4 minutes of extra footage compared to the broadcast version.

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Edition: UK UK (VHS)
Released:  March 1998
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 1 x VHS PAL
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"The Earth could be at the centre of a war that doesn't even belong to this dimension!"

This specially extended version of Battlefield features scenes never shown on TV, making it a must for every true fan of Doctor Who!

The Doctor and Ace receive a mysterious distress signal and land in the Earth village of Carbury, where a nuclear convoy has halted. The Doctor's concern is heightened when knights from another dimension begin to land in the area. Nearby is Lake Voortigen, the mythical resting place of Excalibur, King Arthur's mystical sword...

But the lake holds a more sinister secret. A spaceship from the same alien dimension lurks under the lake — but does it really contain Arthur's corpse? And what is it that the Witch Queen, Morgaine, is really after?

The Doctor's old friend the Brigadier is sent in to investigate, but the Doctor's happiness is short-lived. It seems his friend must take on the might of the deadly Destroyer, a horned demon intent on bringing about the end of the world...

Originally transmitted 6th - 27th September 1989.

Cover image for Battlefield
Edition: US US (VHS)
Released:  March 1998
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 1 x VHS NTSC
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Cover blurb:
The Doctor and Ace receive a mysterious distress signal and land in the Earth village of Carbury, where a nuclear convoy has halted. The Doctor's concern is heightened when knights from another dimension begin to land in the area. Nearby is Lake Voortigen, the mythical resting place of Excalibur, King Arthur's mystical sword.

But the lake holds a more sinister secret, a spaceship from the same alien dimension. The Doctor's old friend the Brigadier is sent in to investigate, but the Doctor's happiness is short-lived. It seems his friend must take on the might of the deadly Destroyer, a horned demon intent on bringing about the end of the world.

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Edition: Australia Australia (VHS)
Released:  October 1998
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 1 x VHS PAL
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Cover blurb:
Same as UK edition.


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