The Creature from the Pit DVD

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The Creature from the Pit DVD

Information

Number of DVDs 1
DVD Number BBCDVD2805
Certification PG
Duration 100 minutes

Synopsis

The Doctor and Romana receive a distress signal and arrive on Chloris, a lush and verdant world that has only small quantities of metals, all of which are controlled by its ruler, Lady Adrasta.

Adrasta keeps order with the aid of her Huntsman and his wolfweeds – mobile balls of vegetationwhile a band of scruffy thieves, led by Torvin, organize raids on her palace to steal whatever metal they can.
The Doctor identifies the distress signal’s source as a large eggshell-like structure in the forest.

He is taken prisoner By Adrasta’s guards and, in order to escape, leaps into the Pit – the entrance to a cave system into which all who incur.

Adrasta’s wrath are consigned to be devoured by an immense green globular creature living within. Can the Doctor escape from the creature of the Pit and save Chloris?

Originally transmitted in 1979.

Episode entry

Special Features

  • Commentary by Lalla Ward (Romana), Myra Frances (Lady Adrasta), Christopher Barry (Director) and Mat Irvine (Visual Effects Designer).
  • Team Erato
  • Animal Magic
  • Extended scene
  • Photo Gallery
  • Coming Soon
  • PDF Material – Radio Times in Adobe pdf format for viewing on PC or Mac.
  • Programme Subtitles
  • Subtitle Production Notes

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Reference

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