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Published on September 22nd, 2010 | by Christian Cawley

The Seeds of Doom DVD Cover Art

Out on Monday, 25th October, the DVD release of Doctor Who classic The Seeds of Doom has a great selection of extras, not to mention some stunning cover art!

We’ve already given you a full run-down of the extras (which includes “Podshock”, which charts the making of the serial, as well as a look at the locations used in “Now and Then” and a chat with Geoffrey Burgon about the unique soundtrack to the serial in “Playing in the Green Cathedral”) but now we bring you the final approved covers, direct from 2entertain today!

It’s 20th Century Earth and a research team based in the Antarctic unwittingly digs up two mysterious pods which have lain buried in the snow for twenty thousand years.

Yet the identity of the pods is no mystery to the Doctor, they are Krynoid, a hostile, alien species of life. The Doctor’s fears are confirmed when one of the pods opens and attacks a scientist.

Unfortunately, the Doctor is not the only one interested in the seeds – an insane millionaire, Harrison Chase, is desperate to get his hands on a pod at any cost – even murder. But why?

As the remaining pod hurtles to England, splitting open to reveal a ferocious Krynoid carnivore, can the Doctor arrest its development? As its strength grows every moment, it threatens to turn Earth’s vegetation hostile too. Its germination could jeopardize the security of mankind itself…

This exciting adventure is presented over two discs and includes some fantastic specially created content including a making of with cast and crew and audio commentary from the main cast including Tom Baker and John Challis.

Released on October 25th, you can pre-order The Seeds of Doom for just £12.99 on Amazon!

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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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