The new Daleks colourisation will soon be yours to own on Blu-ray, DVD and Steelbook

One of the most fun looking treats of the 60th Anniversary is the new edition of The Daleks. Only the second Doctor Who story every made, it introduced the eponymous mutants on the 23rd of November it will return to TV in a brand new edition. And you won’t have long wait before it arrives on DVD, Blu-ray and Steelbook too.

The story has been dazzlingly colourised by Rich Tipple, Kieran Highman, Scott Burditt, and Timothy K Brown. Benjamin Cook has also weaved them together into a 75 minute blockbuster to appeal to today’s modern audiences. There’s also new sound design, and new music created by Mark Ayres, and even new material written by Russell T Davies! All in all, it looks to be a glorious alternate way to enjoy The Daleks. Thoroughly updated, but as thrilling as it was when it began in 1963.

Viewers can enjoy watching the colourised version of The Daleks when it arrives on 23rd November on BBC Four, or within the iPlayer Whoniverse where both it and the original black and white serial are available. But you’ll also be able to own it on physical media! The Daleks colourisation comes out on DVD, Blu-ray and Steelbook on the 12th of February. It’s accompanied by a 15 minute documentary going behind the scenes of the new version. All three format releases will include the original 1963/4 black and white serial (in SD) and all the extras from the earlier DVD release of The Daleks.


Two Daleks plot the extermination of thir enemies, the Thals in the new colour version of The Daleks ,BBC,Archive Doctor Who
Two Daleks plot the extermination of thir enemies, the Thals in the new colour version of The Daleks ,BBC,Archive

Doctor Who: The Daleks in Colour

The story follows the very first crew of the TARDIS as they land in a petrified forest on an alien planet. Determined to explore, the Doctor (William Hartnell) leads his companions into the metal city, where they discover danger at every corner and what will become his deadliest enemy, the mutant Daleks.

Doctor Who: The Daleks in Colour is available from all good stockists on the 12th of February



  1. This is cool and everything but there’s got to be some technology to remove the ghastly blue flooring everywhere. Tardis should be a light colour to match the surroundings and the dales spaces could be literally anything other than that ghastly blue-screen blue.


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