BattlefieldBattlefield DVD


Number of DVDs: 2
DVD Number: BBCDVD2440
Certification: PG
Duration: 95 minutes
Release Date: 26 Dec 2008


Responding to a distress signal, The Doctor and Ace arrive near the village of Carbury, where a nuclear missile convoy has run into difficulties. The peace of the English countryside is shattered as UNIT troops are beseiged by armoured knights from another dimension. As the crisis deepens, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart is called out of retirement to join the battle. Together, he and the Doctor must face the destroyer, a fearsome demon summoned by the witch queen Morgaine to devour the world…

Episode entry

Special Features

  • Commentary by Sophie Aldred, Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel
  • ‘Storm over Avallion‘ – cast and crew talk about the making of Battlefield. With actors Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Nicholas Courtney, Jean Marsh, Angela Bruce and Marcus Gilbert, director Michael Kerrigan, writer Ben Aaronovitch and script editor Andrew Cartmel. Produced by Steve Broster
  • ‘Past and Future King’ Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel discuss how Battlefield was commissioned and written, with additional comments from Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Nicholas Courtney, Angela Bruce and Michael Kerrigan. Produced by Steve Broster.
  • ‘Watertank’ – Illustrated with BEHIND THE SCENES footage of the actual event, Sophie Aldred and members of the cast and crew recall the on-set accident that happened during the making of Battlefield, when a glass water tank shattered with Sophie still inside it. With Sophie Aldred, Sylvester McCoy, Michael Kerrigan and Andrew Cartmel
  • ‘From Kingdom to Queen’ – Jean Marsh looks back on her three appearances in Doctor Who
  • Studio recording BEHIND THE SCENES taken from a VHS tape made from the live studio output.
  • Isolated music score
  • Trailers and continuity
  • Radio times billings
  • Photo gallery
  • coming soon trailer
  • Production information subtitles
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality
  • Battlefield: Special edition – a brand new extended feature-length, exclusive
  • Season 26 Trailer from the 1989 press launch

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