Revisitations 2 DVD

Revisitations 2 DVD
Revisitations 2 DVD

Information

Number of DVDs: 6
DVD Number: BBCDVD2956
Certification: PG
Duration: 336 minutes
Release Date:‎ 28 Mar. 2011

Synopsis

Previous releases had not so many features due to demand re issued in new packaging and 2 disc or 3 sets

The Seeds of Death Special Edition

The Seeds of Death Special Edition

The TARDIS arrives on Earth in the 21st Century, human society is now reliant on T-Mat – a matter transmitting device that beams people and freight instantly to destinations all around the globe, but it’s malfunctioning and the travellers agree to investigate

Episode entry

Carnival of Monsters Special Edition

Carnival of Monsters Special Edition

The Doctor and Jo take the TARDIS on a test flight. They arrive on a cargo ship, that appears to be crossing the Indian Ocean in 1926 but is in fact trapped inside a Miniscope – a banned peepshow of miniaturised life-forms

Episode entry

Resurrection of the Daleks Special Edition

Resurrection of the Daleks Special Edition

The TARDIS materialises in present day London within sight of Tower Bridge. Investigating some nearby warehouses, the travellers stumble into a trap that the Daleks have set for them

Episode entry

Special Features

The Seeds of Death Special Edition

Disc 1

Commentary

Region 2 DVD Boxset

Commentary by Frazer Hines (Jamie), Wendy Padbury (Zoe), Michael Ferguson (director) and Terrance Dicks (script editor).

Production Subtitles

Subtitles provide the viewer with cast details, script development and other production information, offering further insight into the making of the Seeds of Death.

Coming Soon

A trailer for a forthcoming Doctor Who DVD release.

Disc 2

Lords of the Red Planet

A look back at the creation of the Ice Warriors, and their re-appearance in The Seeds of Death. With Frazer Hines (Jamie), Wendy Padbury (Zoe), Michael Ferguson (director), Terrance Dicks (script editor), Bobi Bartlett (costume designer), Richard Bignell (TV historian) and Katherine Mount (narrator).

Sssowing the Ssseedsss

Ice Warrior Sonny Caldinez, Ice Lord Alan Bennion and make-up designer Sylvia James recall their experiences of bringing the Martian Warriors to life.

Monster Masterclass

Director Michael Ferguson talks about his experiences directing some of Doctor Who’s most famous monster stories.

Monsters Who Came Back For More!

Nicholas Briggs and Doctor Who Magazine’s assistant editor Peter Ware take a look at the reasons why monsters often return for further adventures.

TARDIS Cam 6

A model vigette created for the BBC’s Doctor Who website.

Photo Gallery

A selection of production, design and publicity photographs from this story.

Radio Times Billings

Listings for this story from the Radio Times from its original transmission in a PDF file (DVD-ROM only – to be viewed on PC/Mac).

Carnival of Monsters Special Edition

Disc 1

Commentary 1

Commentary by Katy Manning (Jo Grant), Barry Letts (Producer). Recorded September 2000. (2000)

Commentary 2

Region 2 DVD Boxset

Commentary by Peter Halliday (Pletrac), Cheryl Hall (Shirna), Jenny McCracken (Claire), Brian Hodgson (Special Sounds Creator).

Episode 2 – Early EDIT

A longer edit featuring the Delaware version of the theme music. It is presented unrestored and includes a countdown clock. (29’45” | 4:3 | 1973)

Behind the Scenes: Looking In

Looking In was originally broadcast on 7th November 1972 as part of the BBC’s 50th anniversary celebrations. The programme contained a section looking at the making of this story. (1’45” | 4:3 | 1972)

Visual Effects Models

An expanded version of this feature, including unused model shots, trims and tests. (8’43” | 4:3 | 1972)

The Five Faces of Doctor Who Trailer

When BBC2 decided to broadcast a season of repeats of old Doctor Who stories in 1981, Carnival of Monsters was chosen to represent the Third Doctor’s era. Included is the full trailer for this repeat season, which also featured the stories An Unearthly Child, The Krotons, The Three Doctors and Logopolis. (4’09” | 4:3 | 1981)

Director’s Amended Ending

For the 1981 repeat, producer/director Barry Letts requested that 44 seconds of material be cut from the end of the final episode, due to Peter Halliday’s bald-cap slipping in some shots. This shortened ‘director’s preferred’ ending is included here. (1’19” | 4:3 | 1972/1981)

CSO Demo

Colour Separation Overlay was a new technique at the BBC in the 1970s. In this short internal training film, Barry Letts demonstrates the process. (3’08” | 4:3 | 1972)

TARDIS-Cam No.2

A CGI model vignette created for the BBC’s Doctor Who website. 3D Modelling & Animation: Nick Sainton-Clark; Series Editor: Jamie Cason; Commissioning Editor: Martin Trickey; Producer: James Goss; Executive Producer: Richard Fell. BBC Fictionlab. (0’46” | 16:9 | 2002)

Production Subtitles

Text commentary by Richard Molesworth providing cast details, script development and other information related to the production of this story.

PDF Materials

Episode listings for this story from the BBC magazine Radio Times in PDF format.

Coming Soon

A preview of Planet of the Spiders DVD. The trailer for this story is available on Mara Tales. (1’36” | 4:3 | 2011)

Easter Egg

Clean main title sequence (Seasons 7-10). Go to the first ‘Special Features’ menu. Navigate to ‘Director’s Amended Ending’ and click left to highlight the hidden Doctor Who logo. (0’45” | 4:3 | 1970)

Disc 2

Destroy All Monsters!

A look back at the making of the story with Katy Manning, Cheryl Hall, Peter Halliday, Barry Letts, Terrance Dicks, Karilyn Collier and Colin Mapson. Special Thanks to: Richard Bignell, Derek Handley, Andrew Pixley, Ed Stradling, Paul Dean, Julia Filsell, Stellenstar, The Sound Company; Narrator: Marc Silk; Camera: Paul Ream; Runner: Katie Storey; Backgrounds: Eddie Scrimgour; Graphics: Mark Lediard; Dubbing Mixer: Peter Groom; Post-Production Assistant: Andy Byron; Editor: Topher McGrillis; Executive Producer: Dan Hall; Producer/Director: Chris Chapman. Dene Films. (23’13” | 16:9 | 2011)

On Target: Ian Marter

Ian Marter appeared as Andrews in this story before playing companion Harry Sullivan. He was also a writer, and novelised many Doctor Who adventures for Target Books. With Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Nicholas Courtney, Nigel Plaskitt, Terrance Dicks and Gary Russell. Narrator: Jonathan Rigby; Senior Editor: Hamish Logie; Editor: Laura May Hards; Stills: Derek Handley; Scratchman Artwork: Brian Williamson; Special Thanks: Joe McIntyre; Music: Hamish Logie; Audio Mastering: Andreas Williamson; Producers: Anthony Caulfield, Rohan Latchman; Executive Producer: Dan Hall; Director: Marcus Hearn. (16’10” | 16:9 | 2007)

The A to Z of Gadgets and Gizmos

A tongue-in-cheek look at gadgets and gizmos in Doctor Who over the years. Narrator: Paul Jones; Sound Engineer: David Roper; Online Editor: Michael Connors; Colourist: Jonathan Wood; Script Editor: Annabel Gibson; Executive Producer: Dan Hall; Producer/Director: Brendan Sheppard. (11’23” | 16:9 | 2009)

Mary Celeste

A trio of maritime experts discuss the disappearance of real ships, including the most famous maritime mystery of all time, the Mary Celeste. With the University of London’s Professor Roger Luckhurst, Merseyside Maritime Museum’s Ian Murphy and the National Maritime Museum’s John McAleer. Thanks to: The National Maritime Museum, Rob Semenoff; Camera: Steve Broster; Colourist: Jonathan Wood; Executive Producer: Dan Hall; Producer: Stella Broster. (18’03” | 16:9 | 2011)

Photo Gallery

A selection of rare and previously unpublished photographs from the recording of this story. BBC Radiophonic Workshop Archive: Mark Ayres; Music: Dudley Simpson; Special Sound: Brian Hodgson; Thanks to: BBC Photograph Library, Derek Handley, Ralph Montagu; Producer: Paul Shields. (2’56” | 4:3 | 2010)

Resurrection of the Daleks Special Edition

Disc 1

Original Two-Part Version

Commentary #1

Commentary by Terry Molloy (Davros), Eric Saward (Writer), Peter Wragg (Visual Effects Designer), Nicholas Pegg (Moderator).

Casting Far and Wide

Actor and comedian Toby Hadoke interviews five of the actors who worked on the story about their careers and their experiences on the show. With Roger Davenport (Trooper), Del Henney (Colonel Archer), Leslie Grantham (Kiston), Jim Findlay (Mercer) and William Sleigh (Galloway). Presenter: Toby Hadoke; Camera: Steve Broster; Thanks to: The Nottingham Playhouse & Cast Restaurant, The Alexandra Theatre, Jim Sangster; Colourist: Jonathan Wood; Music: Kevin MacLeod; Executive Producer: Dan Hall; Producer/Director: Ed Stradling. (32’19” | 16:9 | 2011)

On Location

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)

Extended and Deleted Scenes

A number of deleted or extended scenes from this story are included. (7’06” | 4:3 | 1984)

Breakfast Time

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)

Trailer

The original trailer for the 1984 BBC1 transmission of Part One is featured. (0’33 | 4:3 | 1984)

The Last Dalek

BBC designer Tony Cornell was working at Ealing film studios in May 1967, during the filming of the climactic Dalek battle scenes from the Evil of the Daleks – a story which is now missing from the BBC archives. He took an 8mm film camera with him, and made this 10-minute black and white silent film of the day’s events. Original effects designers Michaeljohn Harris and Peter Day provide a commentary on the action. Also available on The Seeds of Death and Lost in Time. (09’36” | 4:3 | 1967)

TARDIS-Cam No.4

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)

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.

Isolated Score

The option to watch the story with Malcolm Clarke’s complete musical score on an isolated soundtrack.

PDF Materials

Episode listings for this story from the BBC magazine Radio Times.

Coming Soon

A preview of Planet of the Spiders DVD. The trailer for this story is available on Mara Tales. (1’36” | 4:3 | 2011)

Easter Eggs

Clean Opening and Closing Title Sequence (Seasons 19 – 21). Go to the ‘Episode Selection’ menu and select The Doctor Who logo to the right of Episode 2. (2’09” | 4:3 | 1982)
Countdown Clock (Episode 2). Go to ‘Audio Options’ in the Special Features menu and select ‘Feature Audio Mono’. Then select The Doctor Who logo to the left. (0’17” | 4:3 | 1984)

Four-Part Version

Commentary #2

Commentary by Peter Davison (The Doctor), Janet Fielding (Tegan Jovanka), Matthew Robinson (Director).

Come in Number Five

A special retrospective of Peter Davison’s tenure as the Fifth Doctor. With actors Peter Davison, Janet Fielding and Mark Strickson, producer John Nathan-Turner, executive producer Barry Letts, director Fiona Cumming, scripts editors Christopher H. Bidmead, Eric Saward and Antony Root, BBC Head of Series and Serials David Reid, and new series head writer Steven Moffat. Presenter: David Tennant; Interviewers: Simon Guerrier, Simon Harries; Script Editor: Nicholas Pegg; Location Camera: Robert Hollingworth; Studio Camera: Tim Hirst, Steve Broster; Archive Footage & Stills Courtesy of: BBC Television, Christopher H. Bidmead, Fiona Cumming, Lynn Gray, Eric Saward, Paul Vanezis; Colourist: Jonathan Wood; Thanks to: Mark Ayres, Derek Handley, Andrew Martin, Jim Sangster, Stephen James Walker, Peter Ware; Executive Producer: Dan Hall; Producer/Director: Ed Stradling. (56’30” | 16:9 | 2011)

Tomorrow’s Times: The Fifth Doctor

The ongoing series looking at the press reaction to Doctor Who through the years reaches the Fifth Doctor’s era. Presenter: Frazer Hines; Voices: Claire Louise Amias, Kate Brown, David Morley Hale, Jonathan Rigby, Keith Wickham, Nicholas Courtney; Thanks To: The British Library, Doctor Who Magazine, Peter Ware; Autoscript: Liz Hughes; Opening Titles: Richard Adamson; Online Edit & Graphics: Thiago Amendoeira; Sound: Andreas Williamson; Executive Producer: Dan Hall; Producer: Rorie Sherwood; Writer/Director: Marcus Hearn. (12’19” | 16:9 | 2010)

Walrus

An oddity from the BBC’s archives. A welsh woman comes face-to-face with a Dalek who is determined to make her speak in a monotone… (1’24” | 4:3 | TBC)

Photo Gallery

A selection of rare and previously unpublished photographs from the recording of this story. BBC Radiophonic Workshop Archive: Mark Ayres; Music: Malcolm Clarke; Special Sound: Dick Mills; Thanks to: BBC Photograph Library, Derek Handley, Ralph Montagu; Producer: Paul Shields. (5’19” | 4:3 | 2010)

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.

Isolated Score

The option to watch the story with Malcolm Clarke’s complete musical score on an isolated soundtrack.

Production Subtitles

Text commentary by Paul Scoones providing cast details, script development and other information related to the production of this story.

Coming Soon

A preview of Planet of the Spiders DVD. The trailer for this story is available on Mara Tales. (1’36” | 4:3 | 2011)

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Region four cover

Reference

Fifth Doctor page | Tegan page | Turlough page | Third Doctor page | Jo Grant page | Second Doctor page | Jamie page | Zoe page | BBC DVD Index page | Go back home

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