The Sensorites on DVD!

New for January 2012, Doctor Who: The Sensorites starring William HartnellIt’s a bumper month for Doctor Who merchandise – with the UNIT Tales box set released next week, late January sees a second classic Doctor Who release, The Sensorites!

Starring William Hartnell as the Doctor accompanied by William Russell as Ian Chesterton, Jacqueline Hill as Barbara Wright and Carole Ann Ford as Susan, the adventure sees the travellers meeting future-cousins-of-the-Ood known as the Sensorites.

The Doctor and his companions land on a spaceship orbiting a distant and mysterious world, where a human crew lie frozen somewhere between life and death. The planet is the Sense-Sphere, home of the Sensorites, beings of immense intelligence and power. Unable to leave, the Doctor and his companions must deduce the Sensorites’ intentions: are they friendly, hostile, or frightened? And what is the deadly secret at the heart of the Sense-Sphere?

Originally broadcast on BBC1 between 20th June – 1st August 1964, the serial was the seventh in the show’s history, coming between The Aztecs and The Reign of Terror.

Accompanying the six-part serial, the DVD features some special features:

• Commentary
• Looking for Peter – Toby Hadoke goes in search of the enigmatic Peter R Newman.
• Vision On – What exactly does a Vision Mixer do?
• Secret Voices of the Sense-Sphere – Clive Doig reveals the origins of the eerie Sensorite voices.
• Photo Gallery
• Coming Soon Trailer
• Radio Times Listings
• Production Subtitles
• Programme Subtitles
• Digitally Remastered Picture and Sound Quality

Available on DVD 23rd January 2012 priced £20.42, you can pre-order The Sensorites for a super-low £12.99!


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