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March 7th, 2016 38 comments

Doctor Who Complete Series 9 Blu-ray

uk-flag-smallAvailable to order from www.bbcshop.com

uk-flag-smallAlso available to order from www.amazon.co.uk

usa-flag-smallAvailable in the USA from www.amazon.com

Today the critically acclaimed Complete Series 9 of Doctor Who will be available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-ray from BBC Shop and Amazon and will be released on March 7th at £51.05 for DVD and £56.16 for Blu-ray.

Peter Capaldi returns as the Doctor alongside Jenna Coleman with guests including Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams. Now that the Doctor and Clara have established a dynamic as a partnership of equals, they’re relishing the fun and thrills that all of space and time has to offer. Tangling with ghosts, Vikings and the ultimate evil of the Daleks, they embark on their biggest adventures yet. Missy is back to plague the Doctor once more, the Zygons inspire fear as they shape-shift into human clones, and a new arrival moves in cosmic way.

The DVD and Blu-ray contains all 12 episodes from Peter Capaldi’s second series in the role with guest star’s Maisie Williams and Rufus Hound as well as the brilliant Missy (played by Michelle Gomez) The Complete Boxset also contains the 2014 Christmas Special, Last Christmas and this year’s highly anticipated, The Husbands of River Song and more than four hours’ worth of VAM including;

DVD Commentaries;

⦁ Under the Lake and Before the Flood: actor Sophie Stone, writer Toby Whithouse, producer Derek Ritchie
⦁ The Woman Who Lived: actor Maisie Williams, producer Derek Ritchie
⦁ Sleep No More: actor Reece Shearsmith, writer Mark Gatiss

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All The Doctor Who Extra’s from Series 9

Doctor Who Extra: The Magician’s Apprentice & The Witch’s Familiar
Peter Capaldi reveals all, and shows off his guitar riffs, as we get the inside story on this stunning two-parter. Featuring additional interviews with Michelle Gomez and Steven Moffat.

Doctor Who Extra: Under the Lake & Before the Flood

Go backstage and meet some very ghastly monsters! Discover the secret of a special celebrity appearance as Paul Kaye welcomes us on location, and we reveal how to make a big splash on set. Featuring interviews with Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, writer Toby Whithouse and production designer Michael Pickwoad.

Doctor Who Extra: The Girl Who Died & The Woman Who Lived
Maisie Williams talks about crossing fandoms, celebrates her birthday with an impromptu quiz, and generally everyone has a lot of fun, as Rufus Hound gives us a unique view of what it’s like to make Doctor Who. Featuring interviews with Peter Capaldi and Maisie Williams.

Doctor Who Extra: The Zygon Invasion & The Zygon Inversion
The Zygons are back! We discover how a Zygon keeps fit, and Ingrid Oliver tells of her delight at once more playing the Doctor’s biggest fan, Osgood! Featuring interviews with Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Ingrid Oliver.

Doctor Who Extra: Sleep No More
Mark Gatiss reveals the story behind the horror, Reece Shearsmith reviews the importance of space glasses, and we look at the challenges of making this unique episode. Featuring interviews with Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat.

Doctor Who Extra: Face the Raven
Joivan Wade (Rigsy) is shocked to be back, but he’s not the only character to return for this unforgettable adventure, as we discover the perils of thinking you are invincible. Featuring interviews with Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat.

Doctor Who Extra: Heaven Sent & Hell Bent
Steven Moffat and director Rachel Talalay reveal the challenges of creating the puzzle-box that is Heaven Sent, we get wind-blown in Fuerteventura, and we witness the departure of a companion as we go on set for Jenna Coleman’s last day of filming. Featuring interviews with Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Steven Moffat and Rachel Talalay.

Doctor Who Extra: The Husbands of River Song
Matt Lucas is our guide as we join River Song, the Doctor and a star-liner full of supervillains for this festive Christmas special. We get the heads-up on the Hydroflax from Greg Davies, reveal Alex Kingston’s favourite Sonic, and we find out what Peter Capaldi is getting for Christmas. Featuring interviews with Peter Capaldi, Alex Kingston, and Steven Moffat.

Doctor Who Documentaries

Writing Who
The definitive guide for a would-be Doctor Who scriptwriter. We follow Sarah Dollard on her intricate journey to create her episode, Trap Street. From the highs of pitching her original idea to Steven Moffat, to the challenges of writing her first draft – faced with a blank page and typing Int. TARDIS Day – to seeing her episode becoming reality.

Dalek Devotion
Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat reveal the inspiration for the return of the Daleks to the incredible season opener of series 9, how their earliest memories have shaped their devotion to the ultimate killing machine, and the journey to the Dalek homeland of Skaro.

The Adventures of River Song
Join Alex Kingston and Steven Moffat as we look forward to River’s return in The Husbands of River Song. Find out how River’s character came to be created, why Alex just had to play the role, what happened when the cast discovered who River really is. Narrated by Nina Toussaint-White.

Doctor Who: Sublime Online
A video selection box of the funniest, most insightful and engaging online treats from behind the scenes of Series 9. With interviews and magical moments from Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat, and featuring a host of guest stars, including Maisie Williams, Michelle Gomez, Rufus Hound, Ingrid Oliver and Slipknot.

Clara’s Journey
In 2012, Jenna Coleman joined Doctor Who and took her place in television history as the Doctor’s newest companion, Clara Oswald. Having become the longest serving companion since the revival of the show, Clara’s time on the TARDIS has now come to an end, so we can now look back at just what made the Impossible Girl, well, possible. Featuring interviews with Peter Capaldi, Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman. Narrated by Colin McFarlane.

The Fan Show’s Finest
Christel Dee gives a whistle-stop guide to Doctor Who: The Fan Show the online series that celebrates Doctor Who and the amazing creativity of the show’s fans. We get a peek inside Steven Moffat’s writing lair, take a look into the Old Monster’s Retirement Home and step into the amazing world of Minecraft to find out how fans are celebrating their love for the show online. We even get face to face with the Doctor and Missy to ask them all the questions the fans want to know.

Other VAM includes; the Series 9 US prequel – The Doctor’s Meditation, deleted Scenes, Series 8 recap and all Series 9 trailers and prologue, the 2015 San Diego Comic Con Panel and an interview with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman hosted by Wil Wheaton.


Categorised under: Blu-ray, DVD

38 comments

  • Sideways

    August 5th, 2016 - 6:48pm

    only £17.99 on amazon at the moment but you have to spend £20 to get free postage

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  • Doctorgeorgebaker

    March 3rd, 2016 - 2:00pm

    Anyone’s been shipped

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    • When The Doctor Was Me

      March 3rd, 2016 - 3:22pm

      Mine has from BBC Shop yesterday!

  • Martin

    February 19th, 2016 - 9:13am

    Got mine ready to put my money on for HMV, in store for £34.99 – best series since the Tennant specials.

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  • Big Bang Two

    February 5th, 2016 - 8:39pm

    Zavvi have the final artwork now. It appears that they’re sticking the mock up image but it includes a “booklet of facts” which could be cool. :L

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  • Big Bang Two

    January 26th, 2016 - 8:04pm

    Still no updated box art?

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  • Anonymous

    January 3rd, 2016 - 7:46pm

    How come blu Ray is 6 disk and dvd is 7?

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    • Philip

      January 10th, 2016 - 7:28pm

      You can get more information on a blu ray disc that a dvd…

  • A

    January 2nd, 2016 - 8:29am

    I’ve had trouble ordering this over the past few days. Dunno if it’s the same problem other BBC sites have had or my internet, which has been a bit tricky. I had another go late last night & just managed to put my order through for the new year bonus discount with minutes to midnight. It wasn’t easy but I got there.
    I don’t think the price is much higher than last series. I was quoted in the region of £55 in a shop for them to order s8. I decided to look online & found not only the BBC shop, but their exclusive for around £20 less. No exclusive this year, but their price is lower on that site, especially when one uses discount codes.
    I’m not usually one for listening to every commentary, but I think Sleep No More will be essential along with the Extra – just to figure out what the hell it’s about & what they were thinking.
    Lots of content, including the Doctor’s meditation, that I haven’t seen. Roll on 7th March ( or soonest date thereafter ).

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  • Anonymous

    December 26th, 2015 - 3:29am

    Glad they included the Christmas specials. That was my main issue with the Series 8 pack they put out!

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  • STAXTHEDRESTROYER

    December 23rd, 2015 - 3:18pm

    So I guess there will be no BBC exclusive variant, shame

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  • Ash

    December 23rd, 2015 - 12:11pm

    I’ve got series 9 part 1 so is it worth getting this?

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    • Nicholas

      December 23rd, 2015 - 9:09pm

      Sell part one and get this 😛

  • Anonymous

    December 23rd, 2015 - 2:35am

    Hope this Doctor who series 9 set comes with the doctor’s meditation and prologue be a shame if there not in the set

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  • Cymon

    December 22nd, 2015 - 3:54pm

    Hopefully they might do another digi book blu Ray like they did with season 7. It would be nice to see a special edition for season 9

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  • Floppy Who

    December 22nd, 2015 - 8:20am

    BBC Shop also have a 10% voucher available for purchases over £30…have pre-ordered the Blu-Ray set for a whisker over £35.

    £20 less than RRP isn’t bad!

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  • merchandise FAN

    December 21st, 2015 - 2:06pm

    £39.99 on BBC SHOP!

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    • 12th Doctor Fan

      December 21st, 2015 - 8:17pm

      Just preordered and paid, yes. Can skip, sleep no more and this year’s christmas special, once will be enough with River. Adore 12 though.

    • Nicholas

      December 23rd, 2015 - 11:17am

      You haven’t seen the special. Why pre judge?

  • Al

    December 21st, 2015 - 1:33pm

    I hope this is the same set we’re getting in North America. And they better keep the same cover image too: I’m not planning to buy the Part 1/Part 2 sets anyway but I was very disappointed they chose non-Jenna images for the Region 1 releases. I didn’t expect both Christmas specials, which will be a bonus. It’s a shame it doesn’t look like a gag reel will be included (though the raven blooper I’m sure will be as part of the online stuff) but I’m intrigued by the deleted scenes.being included.

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    • Bigwhofan

      December 21st, 2015 - 2:49pm

      You could say the online thing IS the gag reel??

  • 2doctors2000

    December 21st, 2015 - 1:21pm

    I wish they produced the boxsets in the same style as the 2014 re-releases….
    I really liked the consistency of the timeless logo etc.

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    • Alfie cook

      December 21st, 2015 - 3:50pm

      It says artwork tbc hope it is in the style of the part 1 and 2 seriesn9 or the series 8 boxset

    • 2doctors2000

      December 21st, 2015 - 4:22pm

      But it still isn’t going to be consistent with the 2014 rerelease with the classic logo and the grey style top border thing

    • Nicholas

      December 23rd, 2015 - 11:19am

      I don’t think they are allowed to put the classic logo on current series (2014 – ). The only way they could is if the BBC change the show’s logo to that classic one (which I think they should cause I’d like to have a uniform collection)

    • 12th Doctor Fan

      December 24th, 2015 - 8:37am

      I can’t stand river, that’s why once will be enough.

  • daz

    December 21st, 2015 - 1:12pm

    If it does indeed include 2014 and 2015 xmas specials it makes the chance of a full series next year even less as they usually hold back the most recent xmas special for the series 10 set.

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    • 2doctors2000

      December 21st, 2015 - 1:18pm

      Exactly what I said on the DVD version of this article!
      Much like the series 7 boxset.

    • Mark Brewer

      December 21st, 2015 - 2:02pm

      Unless, of course, season 10 boxset is released in 2017…in which case the Christmas special could be included…

    • the doctor

      December 21st, 2015 - 5:17pm

      And unless they have already confirmed its a full season next year

  • danny

    December 21st, 2015 - 12:44pm

    no Last Christmas its like S7 box set all over again

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    • ahunter8056

      December 21st, 2015 - 12:52pm

      “The Complete Boxset also contains the 2014 Christmas Special, Last Christmas and this year’s highly anticipated, The Husbands of River Song”

    • The Doc

      December 21st, 2015 - 1:15pm

      Danny? Are you alright it clearly says ‘The Complete Boxset also contains the 2014 Christmas Special, Last Christmas and this year’s highly anticipated, The Husbands of River Song’

    • Cymon

      December 21st, 2015 - 1:16pm

      If you read the info above it says this set includes both Christmas Specials

  • Alex

    December 21st, 2015 - 12:01pm

    About time this showed up! Bit steep though, but at least they’re including the Xmas special in it again.

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  • Matt Young

    December 21st, 2015 - 11:52am

    The link doesn’t work for either UK shop. And why is Series 9 so much more expensive (£20 isn more) than Series 8?

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    • SomeFunnyDrWhoReference

      December 21st, 2015 - 12:29pm

      It’s an RRP. Chances are it’ll change (most likely lower)

    • Nicholas

      December 21st, 2015 - 1:21pm

      It will go down in price. The price is easily justified though – this boxset is easily the most jam packed since at least the RTD years! This includes;
      14 episodes,
      3 commentaries,
      8 behind the scenes,
      6 documentaries,
      and 7 other extras.

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