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Destiny of the Daleks
 

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Starring: Tom Baker & Lalla Ward
By:Terry Nation
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Editions:  UK UK (DVD) | Australia Australia (DVD) | US US (DVD) | Germany Germany (limited Blu-ray) | Germany Germany (Blu-ray)
Description:  DVD release of the 1979 Doctor Who TV story of the same name.

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Edition: UK UK (DVD)
Released:  November 2007
Publisher:  BBC Video
Format: 1 x DVD
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When the Doctor and the recently regenerated Romana arrive on a radioactive planet, the Time Lord has the strangest feeling that he has been there before. Exploring the ruins of an old city, it is not long before they discover the disturbing truth. The TARDIS has materialised on Skaro — original home to the evil Daleks. But who are the mysterious Movellans and what terrible treasure are the Daleks seeking? The answer lies deep beneath the city...

Special Features:

  • Commentary by Lalla Ward (Romana), David Gooderson (Davros) and director Ken Grieve
  • Terror Nation — A documentary about the writer Terry Nation, creator of the Dalek characters. Features interviews with Barry Letts, Philip Hinchcliffe, director Richard Martin and Nicholas Briggs
  • Directing Who — Director Ken Grieve recalls his time on this story
  • CGI Effects — The option to watch the story with seventeen of the original video effects sequences replaced by CGI versions
  • Trailers and Continuities — BBC1 trails and continuity announcements from the story’s transmission, including the specially shot trailer heralding the return of the Daleks
  • Prime Computer Adverts — Australian TV adverts for Prime Computers, starring Tom Baker and Lalla Ward
  • Production Subtitles
  • Photo Gallery
  • Radio Times Billings
  • Coming Soon
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

This story was originally broadcast between 1-22nd September 1979.

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Edition: Australia Australia (DVD)
Released:  February 2008
Publisher:  BBC Video
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Same as UK edition.

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Edition: US US (DVD)
Released:  March 2008
Publisher:  BBC Video
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Cover blurb:
When the Doctor and the recently regenerated Romana arrive on a radioactive planet, the Time Lord has the strangest feeling that he has been there before. Exploring the ruins of an old city, it is not long before they discover the disturbing truth. The TARDIS has materialised on Skaro — original home to the evil Daleks. But who are the mysterious Movellans and what terrible treasure are the Daleks seeking? The answer lies deep beneath the city...

DVD EXTRAS INCLUDE:

  • Commentary by Lalla Ward (Romana), David Gooderson (Davros) and director Ken Grieve
  • Terror Nation A documentary about the writer Terry Nation, creator of the Dalek characters. Features interviews with Barry Letts, Philip Hinchcliffe, director Richard Martin and Nicholas Briggs
  • Directing Who Director Ken Grieve recalls his time on this story
  • CGI Effects The option to watch the story with seventeen of the original video effects sequences replaced by CGI versions
  • Trailers and Continuities BBC1 trails and continuity announcements from the story’s transmission, including the specially shot trailer heralding the return of the Daleks
  • Prime Computer Adverts Australian TV adverts for Prime Computers, starring Tom Baker and Lalla Ward
  • Production Notes Subtitle Option
  • Photo Gallery
  • Radio Times Billings
  • Easter Egg
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

Originally transmitted in [sic] September 1 - 22, 1979

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Edition: Germany Germany (limited Blu-ray)
Title:  Der Vierte Doktor: Die Bestimmung der Daleks
Released:  June 2023
Publisher:  Polyband
Format: 2 x Blu-ray, 1 x DVD
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Note:  Amazon-exclusive deluxe edition.

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Edition: Germany Germany (Blu-ray)
Title:  Der Vierte Doktor: Die Bestimmung der Daleks
Released:  July 2023
Publisher:  Polyband
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