Classic Doctor Who DVD boxset Revisitations 3 features XX

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.


  • 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…


  • 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.


  • 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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