Tom Baker’s “Doctor Who” Series 14 is getting an extras-packed new Collectors Edition box set

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The BBC are continuing their Doctor Who Collection releases, and the next one will showcase series 14, which starred fan favourite Tom Baker.

As usual this will be jam-packed with bonus features, including new audio commentaries, interviews and documentaries, as well as archival extras from previous DVD releases.

This is due for release on April 20th, and pre-orders are live now.

Pre-order: Zavvi | Zoom | Amazon UK | HMV

In 1976, Doctor Who took a dramatic new turn, electrifying audiences with changes in format, companion and appearance of the TARDIS. Season 14 saw the departure of the Doctor’s long-term companion Sarah Jane Smith, and the introduction of Leela. The season contains some of Tom Baker’s most iconic serials, with intrepid investigations in Victorian London, deadly robots in a murderous whodunit, a return to the Doctor’s homeworld, and one of the saddest goodbyes in Doctor Who history.

Producer Phillip Hinchliffe led Doctor Who through a creative high, joined by Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith, Louise Jameson as the Doctor’s captivating new companion Leela and guests stars Tim Pigott-Smith, Stephen Thorne, Peter Pratt, Pamela Salem, David Collings, Christopher Benjamin and Trevor Baxter.

With all episodes newly remastered from the best available sources, this Blu-ray box set also contains extensive and exclusive special features which include:

  • Immersive 5.1 surround sound – The Deadly Assassin
  • Brand new audio commentaries – Tom Baker and Matthew Sweet on selected episodes of The Face of Evil and The Talons of Weng-Chiang
  • Behind the Sofa – New episodes with Tom Baker, Louise Jameson, Philip Hinchcliffe, plus companions Sophie Aldred and Peter Purves
  • Our Sarah Jane – Elisabeth Sladen Tribute – A feature-length look at the life and career of Sarah Jane Smith, played by Elisabeth Sladen
  • Whose Doctor Who Revisited – Toby Hadoke meets the producers and grown-up stars of the very first Who Documentary
  • In Conversation – Matthew Sweet chats to producer Philip Hinchcliffe
  • Blu-Ray trailer – Louise Jameson has trouble with her new home assistant
  • Brand new interviews
  • Rare archive material
  • Convention footage
  • HD photo galleries
  • Scripts, costume designs, rare BBC production files and other gems from our PDF archive
  • The eight-disc box set also includes hours of extensive special features previously released on DVD

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6 Responses

  1. Looks great a must buy. Wonder if these remastered episodes for the blu ray collection releases are the same as the episodes on britbox.

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