Planet of Evil and Infinite Quest DVDs!

An excellent bit of relase news, with two exciting Doctor Who DVD releases for the last quarter, with the Tom Baker adventure Planet of Evil and the animated Infinite Quest starring David Tennant!

Planet of Evil tells the story of some sentient anti-matter that seeks revenge on a party of geologists who acquired some anti-matter samples. Sound familiar? Well there are similarities in the theme of 42, but they really are thematic differences, with Planet of Evil being more about fear and danger (mainly due to the fact that it is twice as long as it’s Series 3 successor!)

The extras are detailed on the BBC’s Official Doctor Who site as:

Planet of Evil DVD

* Commentary – With actors Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen and Prentis Hancock, producer Philip Hinchcliffe.

* A Darker Side – With producer Philip Hinchcliffe, writer Louis Marks, designer Roger Murray-Leach, director David Maloney, actors Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen and Prentis Hancock.

* Planetary Performance – a look at the making of the story from an actor’s perspective. With actors Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Prentis Hancock, Tony McEwan and Graham Weston.

* Studio Scene – the only surviving behind-the-scenes footage from the story.

* Continuities – continuity announcements and repeat trailer.

* Photo Gallery – production, design and publicity photos from the story.

* Coming Soon trailer.

* Easter Egg.

Planet Of Evil will be released on 15 October 2007 and is available from Amazon for just £12.98

The Infinite Quest DVDMeanwhile, The Infinite Quest has been pencilled in for a DVD release! The animated adventure was shown as part of Totally Doctor Who, and starred Anthony Head and Lisa Tarbuck alongside Freema Agyeman and of course David Tennant.

The DVD will feature the following extras:

* Exclusive cast interviews

* David Tennant’s animation test

* Animation and Voiceover behind the scenes features

* Animatics of episodes and deleted scenes

* Character profiles

* Photo gallery

The Official Doctor Who site reports that The Infinite Quest will be released on November 5th 2007. You can purchase this DVD from Amazon for UNDER TEN POUNDS!

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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