Dragonfire is one of two serials featured in the Doctor Who: Ace Adventures boxset

Some Great Dragonfire DVD Extras

Have you picked up your Ace! Boxset yet? The DVD set, featuring two Seventh Doctor tales from the late 1980’s including 1987’s Dragonfire and 1988’s The Happiness Patrol.

The DVD’s are full of fascinating extras for you to get your teeth into and if you want to “try before you buy” as it were, then head over to 2Entertain’s YouTube page for some previews to get you in a seventh Doctor mood!

First of all, have a look at what the real reason was for Sylvester McCoy literally hanging from a cliff top for Dragonfire’s Part one climax:

The let Danny Hargreaves, Special Effects Technician for Doctor Who’s 21st Century run, talk you through some of Doctor Who’s older explosions and effects and how they compare for original series to new:

Want to find out how Mel’s leaving scene was put together? Want to see Sylvester McCoy and Janet Fielding do an alternate take on the scene? Then have a look at:

Finally, watch Doctor Who writers Joe Lidster and Simon Guerrier and comedian Josie Long discuss Ace’s character and her first appearance in Dragonfire:

All of these clips are included in The Doctor Who: Ace Adventures boxset – comprising Dragonfire and The Happiness Patrol – which is available for the excellent price of £19.97 from Amazon!


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