The Caves of Androzani
Number of DVDs: 1
DVD Number: BBCDVD1042
Duration: 99 minutes
The Doctor and Peri arrive on the planet of Androzani Minor and upon investigating some nearby caves they brush against a strange web-like substance. Soon afterwards they are arrested by the army of the neighbouring Androzani Major on suspicion of being gun-runners for the rebel known as Sharez Jek who has holed himself up in the caves with an army of androids having stolen the only supply of a drug called Spectrox, said to prolong life.
Rescued by Sharez Jek, who has fallen in love with Peri, they discover that all he wants is revenge against Morgus, a wealthy and corrupt businessman who was resposible for horribly disfiguring him. The Doctor and Peri soon realise that the substance they touched, which is killing them, is raw Spectrox and they must quickly find an antidote. However, on a world of android doubles and double-crosses this is easier said than done as Jek and Morgus battle it out for vengeance and the control of Spectrox.
- Commentary by Peter Davison (The Doctor), Nicola Bryant (Peri) and Graeme Harper (director).
- Original BBC 1 trailer.
- BBC News item on Peter Davison departing the show.
- BBC News interview with Peter Davison.
- South East at Six News feature with Peter Davison and John Nathan-Turner (producer).
- 8 minute featurette with commentary.
- 5 minute featurette including a commentary from Christopher Gable on the creation of his character, Sharez Jek.
- Isolated Music Soundtrack.
- Photo Gallery.
- Scene Selection.
- Graphical Menus.
- Information Subtitles