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Published on January 23rd, 2012 | by Christian Cawley

Revisitations 3 Release Date Announced

Special Editions of three classic Doctor Who DVD releases have been remastered, repackaged and reappraised in the Revisitations 3 box set. With exclusive new special features you will find the following classic serials:

  1. The Tomb of the Cybermen
  2. The Three Doctors
  3. The Robots of Death

Classic Doctor Who DVD boxsetSo what’s new?

The Tomb of the Cybermen: SPECIAL EDITION

Starring Patrick Troughton For centuries, the disappearance of the Cybermen from the universe has been a mystery. The Doctor, Jamie and Victoria arrive on Telos – once the Cyber home world – just as an Earth expedition uncovers the entrance to a long-lost control centre filled with baffling technology.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Morris Barry Introduction – The director’s introduction from the 1993 VHS release.
  • Title Sequence – Tests and build-up elements for the Patrick Troughton title sequence.
  • Late Night Line-Up - behind the scenes at the BBC Visual Effects department to interview Jack Kine.
  • The Final End – The Evil of the Daleks is mostly missing from the BBC archives. A small taste of the climactic battle…
  • Abominable Snowmen Audio Trailer
  • Coming Soon Trailer
  • Production Subtitles
  • The Lost Giants – Cast and crew look back on the making of the story.
  • The Curse of the Cybermen’s Tomb – Sir Christopher Frayling and Dr Debbie Challis examine the ancient Egyptian origins to the story.
  • Cybermen – Extended Edition – A history of the Cybermen.
  • The Magic of VidFIRE – A look at the technology behind the VidFIRE process.
  • Sky Ray Advert – 1960’s Doctor Who themed promo for Walls Sky Ray ice lolly.
  • Photo Gallery
  • Radio Times Listings

The Three Doctors: SPECIAL EDITION

Starring Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton & William Hartnell The Time Lords are in crisis. A powerful force is draining their energy into a mysterious Black Hole – and they must recruit the Doctor to save them. But one Doctor isn’t enough for this mission…

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Commentary
  • Happy Birthday To Who - A brand-new look at the making of this anniversary story.
  • Was Doctor Who Rubbish? – Raising a defence against criticism of the classic series.
  • Girls, Girls, Girls – The 1970s Katy Manning, Caroline John (Liz Shaw) and Louise Jameson (Leela) on being a 1970s Doctor Who girl.
  • Pebble Mill At One - Archival interview with the second Doctor Patrick Troughton and visual effects wizard Bernard Wilkie.
  • Blue Peter Jon Pertwee introduces the Whomobile.
  • BSB Highlights Cast and crew discuss The Three Doctors
  • The Five Faces Of Doctor Who - The full trailer for the 1981 repeat season which included The Three Doctors.
  • BBC1 Trailer
  • 40th Anniversary Trailer
  • Radio Times listings
  • Production Subtitles
  • Photo Gallery
  • Coming Soon Trailer
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound

The Robots of Death: SPECIAL EDITION

Starring Tom Baker The TARDIS, carrying the Doctor and his new companion Leela, arrives aboard a huge sandminer on a deserted world. The small human crew rely almost entirely on robots to carry out their every task and whim while they mine the planet’s rich minerals.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Commentary 1 - Original release commentary.
  • Commentary 2 – New commentary with actors Tom Baker (the Doctor), Louise Jameson (Leela) and Pamela Salem (Toos), and director Michael E Briant.
  • The Sandmine Murders – Cast and crew look back at the making of the story.
  • Robophobia – Toby Hadoke takes a humorous look at the history of robots.
  • Studio Sound – Example of a studio scene before the robot voice effects were added.
  • Model Shots Black and white time-coded recording of the original model insert film.
  • Studio Floor Plan – Interactive view of the studio layout via the original floor plan drawings.
  • Continuity – Off-air continuity for the first episode’s original transmission plus mute continuity slide.
  • Radio Times listings
  • Programme subtitles
  • Production information subtitles
  • Photo gallery
  • Coming soon trailer
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

With an RRP £35.75the Revisitations 3 DVD is released on 13th February 2012 - you can pre-order from Amazon today for just £25.97, a saving of 28%!

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About the Author

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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