The Ark In Space Special Edition

The Ark In Space Special Edition DVDThe Ark In Space Special Edition


Number of DVDs: 2
DVD Number: BBCDVD3672
Certification: PG
Duration: 100 minutes


The TARDIS lands on a space station orbiting the Earth in the distant future. It’s seemingly deserted, but The Doctor, Sarah and Harry soon discover that they are not alone. Thousands of humans – the only survivors of the human race – are in cryogenic sleep, and while they’ve slept their Ark has been invaded. A parasitic insect race – the Wirrn – have taken control and threaten the very future of mankind.

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Special Features

  • Audio Commentary by Tom Baker (The TV Movie), Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah) and Philip Hinchcliffe (Producer)
  • A New Frontier Making The Ark In Space
  • Movie Version A special 70-minute repeat compliation of the story broadcast in 1975
  • Dr. Forever! – Love And War A new documentary examining the Virgin/BBC Books novelisation range produced during the 1990-2005 hiatus. Interviewees include Russell T Davies (Executive Producer/Writer 2005-2010) and Mark Gatiss (Writer)
  • Scene Around Six 1978 news footage of Tom Baker’s public appearances in Northern Ireland
  • 8mm Location Footage Amateur film shot during Tom Baker’s first story
  • Optional CGI Effects
  • Original BBC Trailer
  • Interview with Designer Roger Murray-Leach
  • Alternative Title Sequence and Model Footage
  • 3D Technical Schematics
  • Photo Gallery
  • TARDIS-Cam
  • Coming Soon Trailer
  • Production Information Subtitles
  • Radio Times Listings, Doctor Who Technical Manual, Crosse and Blackwell and Nestle Promotional Material in Adobe PDF format.
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

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