The Chase & The Space Museum

The Chase & The Space Museum DVD


Number of DVDs: 3
DVD Number: BBCDVD2809
Certification: PG
Duration: 250 minutes
Release Date: 1 Mar. 2010


The Chase

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The travellers are forced to flee in the TARDIS when they learn from the Time/Space Visualiser taken from the Moroks’ museum that a group of Daleks equipped with their own time machine are on their trail with orders to exterminate them.

Episode entry

The Space Museum

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The Doctor and his companions arrive on a planet which houses an all but forgotten museum. While touring it, they are horrified to discover that they themselves are exhibits in one of the cases. Can they avoid become just an exhibit in a museum?

Episode entry

Special Features

The Space Museum

  • Commentary by Maureen O’Brien and William Russell, writer Glyn Jones. Moderated by Peter Purves.
  • ‘Defending the Museum’ – writer Robert Shearman provides a personal and robust defence of this somewhat forgotten story.
  • ‘My Grandfather, The Doctor’ – Jessica Carney talks about the careerof her grandfather, William Hartnell.
  • ‘A Holiday for The Doctor’ – spo of comedy recollections of sixties Doctor Who starring Christopher Green as actress Ida Barr
  • Photo Galley – production and publicity photos from the story.
  • Radio Times Billings (PDF DVD-ROM – PC/Mac)
  • Production Information Subtitles
  • Coming Soon Trailer.

The Chase
Disc 1

  • Commentary by actors Maureen O’Brien, William Russell and Peter Purves, director Richard Martin.
  • ‘Cusick in Cardiff’ – Raymond Cusick, the designerof the Daleks, visits the new series production studios in Cardiff to be shown around the TARDIS set and meet the newest version of his design. With Raymond Cusick, production designer Edward Thomas and designer Peter McKinstry.
  • Production Information Subtitle
  • Doctor Who Magazine or Alan Barnes. Featuring readings by Caroline John, Katy Manning and David Troughton.

Disc 2

  • ‘The Thrill of the Chase’ – director Richard Martin looks back at the making of the story.
  • ‘Last Stop White City’ – School teachers Barbara Wright and Ian Chesterton were the first people from Earth to travel with The Doctor and his granddaughter Susan in their time and space vehicle, the TARDIS. From their first step into the TARDIS in ‘An Unearthly Child’ to their departure at the end of ‘The Chase’, the duo were involved in sixteen thrilling adventures that captured the imagination of a generation. This documentary tells their story. With actors William Russell, director Richard Martin, studio vision mixer Clive Doig and writer Simon Guerrier.
  • ‘daleks Beyond the Screen’ from the outset, the merchandising opportunities presented by the popularity of the Daleks was quickly realised and continues right through to the present day. With producer Verity Lambert, Dalek designer Raymond Cusick, director Richard Martin, new series Dalek voice artiste Nicholas Briggs, designer Matthew Savage, writer Robert Shearman, Doctor Who merchandise collector Mick Hall, model unit supervisor Mike Tucker, Private Eye journalist Adam MacQueen, BBC Worldwide’s Kate Walsh and Dave Turbitt. Since they first appeared on our television screens in 1963, The Daleks have been a source of enduring fascination for followers of Doctor Who. But just what was their appeal? With producer Verity Lambert, Dalek designer Raymond Cusick, director Richard Martin, actress Carole Ann Ford, writer Robert Shearman, designer Matthew Savage, model unit supervisor Mike Tucker and new series Dalek voice artiste Nicholas Briggs.
  • ‘The Original Monster Makers’ – this documentary looks at the work of Uxbridge-based Shawcraft Models, who during the sixties provided many of the props and models for Doctor Who. With BBC designers Raymond Cusick, Spencer Chapman, John Wood and Barry Newbery, and Annette Basford, the daughterof Shawcraft owner, Bill Roberts.
  • ‘Follow That Dalek’ – an amateur 8mm cine film from 1967 looking around the premises of Shawcraft Models. The film features numerous props and models from Doctor Who, many seem for the first time in colour.
  • Give-a-Show Slides – sixteen stories presented on seven slides each, as featured in The Doctor Who Give-a-Show Slide Projector toy from the sixties.
  • Photo Gallery – production and publicity photos from the story.

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