The Space Museum / The Chase

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Starring: William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill & Maureen O'Brien
By:Glyn Jones & Terry Nation
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Editions:  UK UK (DVD) | Australia Australia (DVD) | US US (DVD)
Description:  DVD box set containing the 1965 Doctor Who TV stories The Space Museum and The Chase.

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Edition: UK UK (DVD)
Released:  March 2010
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 3 x DVD
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Cover blurb:
The First Doctor sees a terrifying glimpse of his own future and is pursued through all eternity by the deadly Daleks in these two classic adventures from 1965!

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Edition: Australia Australia (DVD)
Released:  May 2010
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 3 x DVD

Cover blurb:
Same as UK edition.

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Edition: US US (DVD)
Title:  The Space Museum and The Chase
Released:  July 2010
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 3 x DVD
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Note:  Compared to the UK & Australian releases (and even the previous US VHS release), approx 2 minutes of material has been cut from Episode 1 of The Chase since copyright clearance could not be obtained for the clip of The Beatles which appears on the Time-Space Visualiser.

Cover blurb:
The Space Museum The TARDIS lands on the planet Xeros, where a vast museum houses a collection of relics from the galactic conquests of the mighty Morok Empire. While they are exploring, the Doctor and his companions make a disturbing discovery: their future selves are preserved as exhibits! (Episodes 1-4, 100 mins)

The Chase When the Doctor and his companions discover that a group of time-traveling Daleks have orders to exterminate them, a dangerous chase across time and space follows. (Episodes 1-6, 148 mins)



  • Audio Commentary by actors William Russell (Ian), Maureen O’Brien (Vicki), and writer Glyn Jones, moderated by Peter Purves
  • Defending the Museum Re-evaluation by Robert Shearman (9 mins)
  • My Grandfather, the Doctor Jessica Carney on William Hartnell (10 mins)
  • A Holiday for the Doctor Spoof with Christopher Green as Ida Barr (14 mins)
  • Photo gallery (4 mins)


  • Audio Commentary by actors Maureen O’Brien (Vicki), William Russell (Ian), Peter Purves (Steven), and director Richard Martin
  • Cusik [sic] in Cardiff Dalek designer Raymond Cusick visits new series studios (12 mins)
  • The Thrill of the Chase Making Of (10 mins)
  • Last Stop White City Story of schoolteachers Barbara Wright and Ian Chesterton (13 mins)
  • Daleks Conquer and Destroy Dalek retrospective (22 mins)
  • Daleks Beyond the Screen Merchandise retrospective (22 mins)
  • Shawcraft — The Original Monster Makers Documentary on makers of many props and models for the 1960s Doctor Who (17 mins)
  • Follow That Dalek 8mm amateur film (12 mins)
  • Give a Show Slides 16 stories (12 mins)
  • Photo Gallery (5 mins)
  • Radio Times listings (PDF DVD-ROM)
  • Production Note Subtitles

For clearance reasons, certain edits have been made.
Originally transmitted April 24 - June 26, 1965

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