HMV Exclusive An Introduction to the Fifth Doctor

The Fifth Doctor HMV Exclusive DVD


Number of DVDs: 4
DVD Number: TBA
Certification: PG
Duration: 290 minutes


Three episodes of the long-running sci-fi show starring Peter Davison as the fifth Doctor. The episodes are: ‘Castrovalva’, ‘Earthshock’ and ‘The Caves of Androzani’..


Haunted by a shadowy watcher, The Doctor’s bound for Logopolis in search of a new chameleon circuit for the TARDIS, with a dangerous stowaway on board. Now in a new body, and bent on Universe domination, his arch enemy The Master is back with a vengeance.

His plan could rock Logopolis, the keystone of all life. Could this mean the unravelling of the causal nexus and the end of the universe itself? The Doctor must pit his wits against The Master in a desperate battle to thwart his plans aware that this might be a fight which could easily spell the end of his life.

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A fateful landing on Earth in the 26th century finds the TARDIS deep within a system of subterranean caves and even deeper within the mystery surrounding the brutal murderof a group of geologists working there. Who is controlling the androids guarding the hatch in the rock face?

More importantly, what lies beyond the hatch? The answers provide a serious threat for The Doctor as the time and place is set for an encounter with his old arch enemies. The Cybermen are well and truly back and the Doctor and his companions could well be counting the cost in truly personal terms.

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The Caves of Androzani

Arriving on the barren world of Androzani, The Doctor and Peri find themselves embroiled in a long-running underground war. Military troops mount an armed blockade whilst gunrunners bring in weapons for the sinister, masked renegade, Sharaz Jek. Meanwhile, lethal androids guard the caves, a deadly creature lurks in the shadows, killing all in its path. At the heart of the conflict is a substance called Spectrox – the most valuable item in the universe… and the deadliest!

The very presence of the Doctor and Peri on Androzani sets in motion a chain of events that will have dramatic consequences for everyone involved. As the situation gets even more desperate, The Doctor realises time is running out – both for Peri and himself. Will The Doctor make the ultimate sacrifice to save his young friends life..?

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