Claws of Axos/City of Death DVD Details

Following closely on the heels of Horror of Fang Rock and The Mind Robber comes The Jon Pertwee Classic Claws of Axos originally aired between 13th March – 3rd April 1971.

The story tells the tale of a race of space parasites, disguised as attractive gold beings and bearing the twig of peace setting out with the aid of The Master to drain the earth of its energy.

The DVD will be out in April and will feature an extensive list of features including a Commentary track, photo gallery, out takes/deleted scenes a Now and Then’ featurette about the Dungeoness location and a Michael Ferguson (director) interview among other things.

The City of Death is considered by many as a classic and is a welcome addition to the dvd series. Its planned release is November and is set to feature an interview with Tom Baker on location in Paris where the story was filmed. Keep it here for more information soon.

Christian Cawley


A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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