BBC Worldwide have released the artwork and details for the final William Hartnell story, The Tenth Planet. This two-disc release features an animated reconstruction of Episode Four as that particular instalment does not currently exist. The DVD is due in October in the UK, click on the cover for a bigger version and check out the extras below.
Commentary with actors Anneke Wills (Polly), Christopher Matthews (Radar Technician), Earl Cameron (Williams), Alan White (Schultz), Donald Van Der Maaten (Cybermen Shav and Gern), Christopher Dunham (R/T Technician) and designer Peter Kindred. Moderated by Toby Hadoke.
Frozen Out – Cast and crew look back on the making of the story. With actors Anneke Wills, Earl Cameron and Reg Whitehead, designer Peter Kindred and vision mixer Shirley Coward.
Episode 4 VHS Reconstruction – The reconstruction of the missing fourth episode using audio, stills and surviving clips, which featured on the BBC Video VHS release of the story back in 2000.
Radio Times listings – Episode listings for The Tenth Planet from the BBC listings magazine Radio Time.
Production subtitles – Subtitles provide the viewer with cast details, script development and other information related to the production of The Tenth Planet.
Photo gallery – A selection of production, design and publicity photographs from this story.
Coming soon – An exclusive new trailer for a forthcoming DVD release.
William Hartnell Interview – Shortly after leaving Doctor Who, star William Hartnell joined the 1966 Christmas pantomime tour of Puss in Boots. Interviewed in his dressing room for the BBC Bristol’s Points West programme, Hartnell talks frankly about Daleks, the merits of pantomime and his own thoughts on his future career in this extremely rare glimpse into the mind of the man who first brought the role of the Doctor to life…
Doctor Who Stories: Anneke Wills – Anneke Wills look back on her role as Polly in the series, in an interview recorded for the BBC’s Story of Doctor Who in 2003.
The Golden Age – Historian Dominic Sandbrook examines the myth of a ‘Golden Age’ of Doctor Who.
Boys! Boys! Boys! – Peter Purves, Frazer Hines and Mark Strickson reminisce about their time as companions to the First, Second and Fifth Doctors respectively.
Companion Piece – A psychologist, writers and some of the Doctor’s companions over the years examine what it means to be a Time Lord’s fellow traveller . With actors William Russell, Elisabeth Sladen, Louise Jameson, Nicola Bryant and Arthur Darvill, writers Nev Fountain and Joseph Lidster, and psychologist Dr Tomas Charmorro-Premuzic.
Blue Peter: Doctor Who’s Tenth Anniversary – Two weeks before the show’s tenth anniversary, the Blue Peter team take a look back at Doctor Who’s history. Ironically, the strict preservation of Blue Peter’s history means that the clip of the first regeneration has been preserved, but the final episode of The Tenth Planet that it came from was never again seen after its use here.
Thanks to BBC Worldwide