Resurrection of the Daleks
Number of DVDs: 1
DVD Number: BBCDVD1100
Duration: 100 minutes
Release Date: 18 Nov. 2002
Earth, 1984: the TARDIS becomes trapped in a Time Corridor and is drawn off course, emerging in London’s deserted docklands. Deep space, the far future: a prison ship comes under attack from unknown forces. Two seemingly unconnected events – but both linked by one terrible purpose. The Daleks are back, and once again they are in search of their evil creator, Davros…
Commentary by Peter Davison (The Doctor), Janet Fielding (Tegan Jovanka), Matthew Robinson (Director).
Director Matthew Robinson, producer John Nathan-Turner and writer/script editor Eric Saward return to the location of the story – Shad Thames in London – to talk through their memories and recollections of the making of this story. Interviews: Peter Finklestone; Videotape Editor: Amrik Manku; Producer/Director: Paul Vanezis. (18’33” | 16:9 | 2002 )
The BBC’s early morning magazine programme often featured items connected to Doctor Who and two are included on this disc. Brian Hodgson and Malcolm Clarke demonstrate how music was used to create atmosphere for the story, and John Nathan-Turner and Janet Fielding discuss the character of Tegan. Presenters: Guy Michelmore, Sally Magnusson. (7’59” | 4:3 | 1986)
Extended and Deleted Scenes
A number of deleted or extended scenes from this story are included. (7’06” | 4:3 | 1984)
The original trailer for the 1984 BBC1 transmission of Part One is featured. (0’33 | 4:3 | 1984)
Text commentary by Richard Molesworth providing cast details, script development and other information related to the production of this story.
A selection of rare and previously unpublished photographs from the recording of this story. (3’14” | 4:3 | 2002)
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound Mix
The option to choose to listen to either the original mono soundtrack or a brand new Dolby 5.1 Surround sound mix created especially for this DVD release.
The option to watch the story with Malcolm Clarke’s complete musical score on an isolated soundtrack.
Another brand new mode sequence from BBCi’s TARDIS-Cam feature. Visual Effects Supervisor: Mike Tucker; Lighting Cameraman: Peter Tyler; Gaffer: Alan Graham; Sound Design: Mark Ayres; Series Editor: Jamie Cason; Commissioning Editor: Martin Trickey; Producer: James Goss; Executive Producer: Richard Fell. BBC Fictionlab. (0’44” | 16:9 | 2002)
Countdown Clock – Episode 2. Go to the ‘Special Features’ menu. Click on the hidden Doctor Who logo to the left of the ‘BBC Trailer’. (0’15” | 4:3 | 1984)
Clean Opening and Closing Title Sequence (Seasons 19 – 21). Go to the ‘Special Features’ menu. Click on the hidden Doctor Who logo to the left of the ‘Photo Gallery’. (2’09” | 4:3 | 1982)