Myths and Legends DVD

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Myths and Legends DVD
Myths And Legends DVD

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Number of DVDs 3
DVD Number BBCDVD2851
Certification PG
Duration 450 minutes

Synopsis

The Time Monster

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The Master, in the guise of Professor Thascales, has constructed At The Newton Institute in Wootton a device known as TOMTIT – Transmission Of Matter Through Interstitial Time – with which to gain control over Kronos, a creature from outside time

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Underworld

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The TARDIS arrives on a Minyan space craft, the R1C, commanded by a man named Jackson. Jackson and his crew are on a long quest to recover the Minyan race banks from a ship called the P7E which left their planet centuries ago. The Doctor helps to free the R1C after it becomes buried in a meteorite storm, but it then crashes into another newly-formed planet

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The Horns Of Nimon

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With the TARDIS in for repairs, the Doctor and Romana must battle Nimon, a monster who enslaves a planet. The Danger finally over, the Doctor makes the repairs to his TARDIS

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Special Features

The Time Monster

  • Commentary by John Levene and Susan Penhaligon, producer Barry Letts, production assistant Marion McDougall, modern British television writers Graham Duff, Phil Ford, Joe Lidster and James Moran, moderated by Toby Hadoke.
  • ‘Between Now… and Now!’ – Professor Jim Al Khalili looks At The science behind ‘The Time Monster’. With producer Barry Letts, actors Katy Manning and Richard Franklin.
  • Restoration Comparison – a brief ‘before and after’ comparison of the picture restoration process
  • Photo Gallery
  • Coming Soon
  • PDF Material – Radio Times in Adobe pdf format for viewing on PC or Mac.
  • Programme Subtitles
  • Subtitle Production Notes

Underworld

  • Commentary by Tom Baker and Louise Jameson, co-writer Bob Baker.
  • ‘Into the Unknown’ – a look At The complex production of this story, with particular emphasis on the reasons for, and difficulties in achieving, the bluescreen virtual studio sets. With script editor Anthony Read, writers Bob Baker and Dave Martin, actors Jonathan Newth and Norman Tipton, designer Dick Coles and video effects designer AJ ‘Mitch’ Mitchell, with rare convention footage of producer Graham Williams.
  • ‘Underworld – In Studio’ – using timecoded Shibaden and U-matic video recordings, we are given a rare glimpse inside the studio during the recording of this story, much of which involved the use of bluescreen virtual studio techniques.
  • Photo Gallery
  • PDF Material – Radio Times listings in Adobe pdf format for viewing on PC or Mac.
  • Programme Subtitles
  • Subtitle Production Notes

The Horns Of Nimon

  • Commentary by Lalla Ward, Janet Ellis and Graham Crowden and writer Anthony Read.
  • ‘Who Peter – Partners in Time’ – since the birth of Doctor Who in the sixties, it has shared an almost symbiotic relationship with the long-running BBC children’s magazine show ‘Blue Peter’. In this special documentary, some of those involved look back over the history of that relationship.
  • ‘Read the Writer’ – Anthony Read, writer of ‘The Horns of Nimon’, looks back At The production of the story.
  • ‘Peter Howell Music Demos’ – in 1980, incoming producer John Nathan-Turner asked Radiophonic Workshop composers for demos of their music over the beginning of episode two of ‘The Horns of Nimon’. Only Peter Howell’s demo is known to exist and is presented here.
  • Photo Gallery
  • Coming Soon
  • PDF Material – Radio Times listings and studio floor plans in Adobe pdf format
  • Programme Subtitles
  • Subtitle Production Notes

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Reference

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