The Web of Fear
 

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Starring: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling & Nicholas Courtney
By:Mervyn Haisman & Henry Lincoln
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Editions:  UK UK (standard DVD) | UK UK (limited DVD) | Australia Australia (DVD) | US US (DVD) | UK UK (2nd DVD) | UK UK (Blu-ray) | UK UK (steelbook Blu-ray) | Australia Australia (special DVD) | Australia Australia (special Blu-ray) | US US (special DVD)
Note:DVD/Blu-ray release of the classic 1968 Doctor Who TV story of the same name.

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Edition: UK UK (standard DVD)
Released:  February 2014
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 1 x DVD
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Recovered and restored — a classic Patrick Troughton adventure!

In order to escape an attack in space, the TARDIS makes an unscheduled landing and ends up deep inside the London Underground.

Here the travellers soon find themselves engulfed in a thrilling battle with the Great Intelligence and the Yeti, a deadly enemy set to invade the Earth. But as events take a turn for the worse, it becomes clear that the golden prize is not just the Earth, but the Doctor’s mind too...

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Available Now Trailer
  • Digitally Remastered Picture and Sound Quality

This story was originally broadcast on BBC1 between 3rd February - 9th March 1968

Episode 3 reconstructed from telesnaps

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Edition: UK UK (limited DVD)
Released:  February 2014
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Note:  Comes in a limited edition cardboard slipcase, exclusive to BBCShop.com.

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Same as UK standard edition.

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Edition: Australia Australia (DVD)
Released:  February 2014
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Same as UK edition, without the mention of the “Available Now” trailer.

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Edition: US US (DVD)
Released:  April 2014
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Unseen for 45 years — a classic Patrick Troughton adventure! The first UNIT story has been marvelously restored and remastered and brought back to life for you to own on DVD.

In order to escape an attack in space, the TARDIS makes an unscheduled landing and ends up deep inside the London Underground.

Here the travelers soon find themselves engulfed in a thrilling battle with the Great Intelligence and the Yeti, a deadly enemy set to invade the Earth. But as events take a turn for the worse, it becomes clear that the golden prize is not just the Earth, but the Doctor’s mind too.

In order to present the complete story of The Web of Fear, Episode Three (which is still missing) has been reconstructed using the audio track and photographs.

Originally transmitted February 3 - March 9, 1968

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Edition: UK UK (2nd DVD)
Title:  The Web of Fear: Special Edition
Released:  16 August 2021
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 2 x DVD
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Note:  Special edition re-release, containing brand new DVD extras and an animated reconstruction of the missing episode 3.

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In order to escape an attack in space, the TARDIS makes an unscheduled landing and ends up deep inside the London Underground. Here the travellers soon find themselves engulfed in a terrifying battle against the Great Intelligence and the Yeti, a deadly enemy set to invade the Earth. As events progress and the menace spreads, it becomes clear that the Intelligence’s goal is not just possession of Earth, but the Doctor’s mind too...

This release includes all surviving episodes, plus a brand new fully animated black and white reconstruction of the missing third episode created from the surviving audio-only recordings.

INCLUDES

  • All 5 existing episodes
  • Animated missing episode (black & white)
  • Animated missing episode (colour)
  • Audio commentaries on all episodes
  • Episode 3 Telesnap Reconstruction
  • Photo Gallery
  • ‘Making Of’ documentary
  • ‘Making the Animation’
  • The Web of Fear Trailer
  • The Missing Years documentary (previously released on DVD)

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Edition: UK UK (Blu-ray)
Title:  The Web of Fear: Special Edition
Released:  16 August 2021
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Same as DVD edition.

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Edition: UK UK (steelbook Blu-ray)
Title:  The Web of Fear: Special Edition
Released:  16 August 2021
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Edition: Australia Australia (special DVD)
Title:  The Web of Fear: Special Edition
Released:  22 September 2021
Publisher:  BBC Video
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Edition: Australia Australia (special Blu-ray)
Title:  The Web of Fear: Special Edition
Released:  22 September 2021
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Edition: US US (special DVD)
Title:  The Web of Fear: Special Edition
Released:  October 2021 (Exact date unconfirmed)
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 2 x DVD
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