September 10, 2012

BBC Home Entertainment And Consumer Products Announces The Doctor Who Fall Preview Guide

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Street Date: November 13, 2012
Suggested Retail Price: DVD$24.98 ($30.98 in Canada)
Blu-ray $29.98 ($37.48 in Canada)
Length: Approx.225 mins + bonus material / 2-disc set

Doctor Who returns, after a record-breaking season on BBC AMERICA, with five new blockbuster episodes in the first half of Series Seven. Join the Doctor (Matt Smith) and his companions Amy and Rory (Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill, aka “the Ponds”) on their latest escapades through space and time.  Featuring an asylum full of Daleks, a spaceship full of dinosaurs and a town called Mercy in the Wild West, this explosive series concludes with Amy and Rory’s heart-breaking farewell – a race against time through the streets of Manhattan. Will the Doctor really lose the Ponds forever? There’s only one way to find out. Bonus features include the BBC AMERICA specials The Science of Doctor Who and Doctor Who at Comic-Con, as well as the Pond Life featurettes, the prequel to Asylum of the Daleks, and The Making of The Gunslinger.

Street Date: September 11, 2012
Suggested Retail Price: $24.98 ($30.98 in Canada)
Length: Approx.73 mins + bonus material / single disc

The Doctor (First Doctor – William Hartnell), Ian, Barbara and Susan have arrived back on Earth in the 1960s, a time they have been trying to return to since they all met. However, an accident causes the TARDIS doors to open while the ship is still in flight, and upon landing they discover that they have been reduced in size and only stand an inch tall. The world now has dangers at every turn for the tiny travelers – including a plot involving a new insecticide may threaten more than just insects. This digitally re-mastered edition of the Doctor Whoclassic include: Audio Commentary with vision mixer Clive Doig, special sounds creator Brian Hodgson, make-up supervisor Sonia Markham and floor assistant David Tilley; Episode 3 and 4 Reconstruction; as well as more bonus features.

Street Date: September 11, 2012
Suggested Retail Price: $34.98 ($43.98 in Canada)
Length: Approx.90 mins + bonus material / 2-disc set

The TARDIS is adrift in space, and requires a particularly rare ore to get it moving again. The Doctor (Sixth Doctor – Colin Baker) and Peri have one last hope: the planet Varos, the only place in the universe where that ore can be found. But Varos is a dangerous place, where rebels are tortured on live television and executions are used to win votes from the public. Trapped in the dreaded Punishment Dome, the Doctor and Peri must fight for their lives – and save the starving population from the machinations of the villainous, reptilian Sil. This digitally re-mastered edition of the Doctor Who classic includes: Audio Commentary with actors Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant and Nabil Shaban; Nice or Nasty? making-of featurette; extended and deleted scenes; as well as more bonus features.

Pre-Order Date: September 4, 2012
Street Date: October 9, 2012
Suggested Retail Price: $34.98 ($43.98 in Canada)
Length: Approx. 170 mins. + bonus features / 2 disc set

Something has gone seriously wrong with Mars Probe 7. With no contact from the astronauts since the rocket started its return journey from Mars, Space Control is now extremely worried about the fate of the crew. A rescue mission recovers something – but whatever it is, it certainly isn’t human. To find out what has happened to the astronauts, the Doctor (Third Doctor – Jon Pertwee) must head into space…without the TARDIS. This digitally re-mastered Doctor Who classic includes: Audio Commentary by actors Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Peter Halliday and Geoffrey Beevers, director Michael Ferguson, script editor Terrance Dicks, stunt co-ordinator Derek Ware, along with stunt performers Roy Scammell and Derek Martin; Mars Probe 7 making-of featurette;  as well as many other bonus features.

Pre-Order Date: October 9, 2012
Street Date: November 13, 2012
Suggested Retail Price: $34.98 ($43.98 in Canada)
Length: Approx. 96 mins + bonus features / 2- disc set

When a damaged spaceship containing beautiful humanoid creatures called Axons lands on Earth, the Doctor (Third Doctor – Jon Pertwee), Jo and UNIT are sent to investigate. In return for their help, the Axons offer the gift of Axonite, which would end world famine. It all appears too good to be true – so what secrets are the Axons hiding on board their ship? And why is the Doctor’s old enemy the Master involved? This digitally re-mastered edition of the Doctor Who classic includes: Audio Commentary with actors Katy Manning, Paul Grist, Bernand Holley, and Derek Ware; additional Audio Commentary with director Michael Ferguson, co-writer Bob Baker, and script editor Terrance Dicks; Axon Stations making-of featurette; Directing Who – interview with Michael Ferguson; Studio Recording – the earliest surviving Doctor Who studio recording; as well as many other bonus features.

Doctor Who: Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote
Now fans can control their entertainment systems with a Sonic Screwdriver. A high quality metal replica of the Mark VII Sonic Screwdriver currently used by the Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, the new Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Controlis a gesture-based universal remote control that utilizes infrared (IR) technology to manipulate almost all earth-based home entertainment systems – from TVs and iPod docks to DVD/Blu-ray players and beyond.

Doctor Who: Keep Calm and Don’t Blink T-Shirt
Win praise and thanks by spreading the word. Short sleeves; red. Sizes S, M, L and XL. 100% cotton. Machine wash.

Doctor Who: Monopoly Game
Roll the dice and build your intergalactic empire as you move your Doctor Who game pieces around the board. Will you win with help from UNIT and Torchwood? Or lose with flack from Daleks and Cybermen? Includes sonic screwdriver, scarf and bow tie pieces, plus 22 classic episodes with all 11 Doctors. Your guaranteed Chance for hours of fun playing one of the world’s best-loved board game, now in this special 50th-anniversary Doctor Who Collector’s Edition.

Doctor Who: Van Gogh Women’s Tee
You’ll look heavenly wearing Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” vision of the exploding TARDIS—a catastrophe happily averted by the Tenth Doctor. Short sleeves; flattering wide scoop neckline; golden highlights. Women’s sizes S, M, L and XL. 100% cotton. Machine wash.

Doctor Who: TARDIS Teapot
Nothing spruces up your teatime quite as effectively as an intergalactic time machine and spacecraft, attractively retrofitted to brew and serve the hot earthly beverage commonly known as tea. Glazed lightweight ceramic pot with a more than 25-ounce capacity-the equivalent of more than four 6-ounce cups of tea. Dishwasher and microwave safe.

Doctor Who: Golden Dalek Ornament
Forget everything you ever knew about Daleks and imagine that this one comes in peace for the holidays, dressed all in gold and rendered temporarily harmless. Glass, handcrafted and hand-painted by skilled artisans. Resin appendages. Ready to hang. 5″h.

Doctor Who: TARDIS Lunch Box
Packing your lunch or snack in this metal TARDIS case adds an intergalactic dimension to your day. It’s also a great place to store toys and treasures. A fun and functional gift for Doctor Who fans of all ages.

Doctor Who: TARDIS Robe
Dress up like a TARDIS with this awesome Doctor Who TARDIS Hooded Blue Cotton Bath Robe. Featuring a design that makes this bathrobe look almost exactly like a TARDIS, which looks almost exactly like a classic British police phone box, this Bath Robe is perfect for any Doctor Who fan. Available in size M & L.

Doctor Who: Salt and Pepper Shakers
The epic battle for good taste moves to your table. Season your food and spice up the conversation with the TARDIS salt (3¾”h) and black Dalek (3¼”h) pepper shaker set. Great fun. Hand-painted porcelain.

Doctor Who: 50th Anniversary 2012 Wall Calendar
Celebrate 50 years of Time Lords with this spectacular tribute to every Doctor— one per month from William Hartnell to Matt Smith—surrounded by his companions and enemies. Collector’s Edition. 13″ x 15″.

Doctor Who: 50th Anniversary 2013 Diary
A special commemorative edition to mark the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. Features all eleven Doctors across five decades, with images from the series from 1963 to present. A collectable, and a must for Doctor Who fans, this diary displays one week to a spread, with all (British) public holidays marked and space to write notes.

Doctor Who: TARDIS Christmas Stocking
What will good little Earthlings find inside? Only Santa and the Doctor know for sure. A fun way to give intergalactic holiday pleasure. 18″ long; TARDIS appliqué on felt. Handy loop for easy hanging.