The Ambassadors of Death

The Ambassadors of Death


Number of DVDs: 2
DVD Number: BBCDVD3484
Certification: PG
Duration: 170 minutes


When all communication is lost from Mars Probe 7 shortly after it leaves. Mars and begins its trip back to Earth, a second craft is launched to investigate. As’ Recovery 7 docks in space, it too loses all communication The Doctor and UNIT are given the task of investigating the mystery, as Recovery 7 returns to Earth.

It appears that no one can be trusted, as the space capsule is hijacked from its UNIT convoy With, military precise. What has happened to the missing astronauts? Could this be a secret-invasion from Mars, -or is the enemy much closer to home?

As The Doctor plans a daring space mission of his own, his assistant Liz Shaw goes missing. Who is working against UNIT in order to bring mankind into conflict with an alien race…?

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Special Features

  • Commentary by Caroline John (Liz), Nicholas Courtney (Brigadier), Peter Halliday (Alien Voice) and Geoffrey Beevers (Private Johnson), production team Michael Ferguson (director), Terrance Dicks (script or), Derek Ware (stunt co-ordinator), and Roy Scammell/Derek Martin (stunt performers), plus moderation by Toby Hadoke
  • ‘Mars Probe 7’ the Making of Ambassadors of Death – (dur. 26′ 21″) – cast and crew look back at the making of the story. With Michael Ferguson, Terrance Dicks, Derek Ware, Roy Scammell and assistant floor manager Margot Hayhoe. Narrated by Carl Kennedy
  • Trailer (dur. 1′ 27″) – the original BBC trailer for the story.

  • Tomorrow’s Times – the Third Doctor (dur. 13′ 05″) – our ongoing series looking at the press coverage of Doctor Who reaches the Jon Pertwee era. Presented by Peter Purves
  • Photo Gallery (dur. 4’26”) – production, design and publicity photos from the story
  • Radio Times Listings in Adobe PDF forma
  • Programme Subtitles
  • Photo Gallery
  • Coming Soon Trailer

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