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August 23rd, 2018 365 comments

Doctor Who Season 19 The Collection Blu-ray

Available to order in the UK from www.amazon.co.uk

Also available to order in the UK from www.zoom.co.uk (10% off with first order available), www.zavvi.com and www.hmv.com.

Available to order in the USA from www.amazon.com

Released on 19th November 2018 in the UK and December 4th in the USA

BBC Studios announces Peter Davison’s inaugural series as the next installment in the DOCTOR WHO: THE COLLECTION Blu-ray range

Today BBC Studios is pleased to announce Doctor Who Season 19 as the next release in the Doctor Who: The Collection range. Season 19 is Peter Davison’s first series as the Fifth Doctor and this edition follows the success of Tom Baker’s first season on Blu-ray. To be released on the 19th November 2018, this collector’s edition also has a limited run.

The title will be available to pre-order from HMV and Amazon from tomorrow.

Peter Davison joined the long running BBC series in 1982, replacing Tom Baker as the Doctor. His first season bursts with the fresh energy and breathless excitement that would come to define his era. Across seven classic adventures, the Doctor and his companions Tegan, Nyssa and Adric face off against The Master, the terrifying Mara, the Terileptils, the Plasmatons, Monarch and the revamped Cybermen, making a triumphant return to the series in one of the programme’s all-time classics.

The Limited Edition Blu-ray includes brand new ‘Special Features’ exclusive to this set include: Five new ‘Making-Of’ documentaries for Castrovalva, Four To Doomsday, Black Orchid, Earthshock and Time-Flight, surround sound mixes for Kinda and Earthshock, an Extended Version of Black Orchid Part One, rare studio footage from Castrovalva, Four To Doomsday, Earthshock and Time-Flight, updated special effects for Castrovalva, seven more editions of Behind The Sofa and a newly-shot one-hour interview Peter Davison In Conversation with Matthew Sweet, and much more.

The eight-disc box set also includes the Peter Davison/David Tennant mini-episode Time Crash, plus hours of extensive special features previously released on DVD.

All 26 episodes are being remastered from scratch by Peter Crocker and Mark Ayres. With this season’s original 16mm film elements still in existence, the location material can be presented in true HD, with studio material upscaled. Lee Binding is again providing stunning packaging design and Pete McTighe has written extensive booklet notes and is the content consultant for the title. Doctor Who: The Collection is executively produced for BBC Studios by Russell Minton.

DOCTOR WHO: THE COLLECTION – SEASON 19 includes the following stories from 1982:

Castrovalva (Four episodes); Four To Doomsday (Four Episodes); Kinda (Four Episodes); The Visitation (Four Episodes); Black Orchid (Two Episodes); Earthshock (Four Episodes); Time-Flight (Four episodes)


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365 comments

  • Anonymous

    August 22nd, 2018 - 8:22am

    £54.99?!?!

    The last set was only £40.00 I believe
    Why the increse by £15

    Reply
    • booboo

      August 22nd, 2018 - 8:25am

      Amazon ALWAYS start of at RRP and then it comes down, exactly the same with happened with season 12

    • Gordon

      August 22nd, 2018 - 8:28am

      The rrp of season 12 was £49.99 and dropped to £39.99

      It will drop again as £54.99 is the rrp and no-one ever really pays that

      It was always going to be more expensive as it’s got 2 more discs

    • C

      August 22nd, 2018 - 8:44am

      Also, Davison’s first season is longer than Baker’s. So, if the price reduction is the same as last time, you’ll be paying another £4.99 for 6 episodes more.

    • Anonymous

      August 22nd, 2018 - 2:24pm

      already dropped to £45 on amazon. will drop more as time goes on- expect to pay £40-45

  • Gordon

    August 22nd, 2018 - 8:01am

    http://www.amazon.co.uk

    Now it is. £54.99 but that price will drop

    Reply
  • Scifi_suprboy

    August 22nd, 2018 - 12:18am

    Are season 12 discs being sent out automatically by Amazon, or do I have to contact them.?

    Reply
    • Gareth Pugh

      August 22nd, 2018 - 12:27am

      You have to contact BBC studios not Amazon.

      the address to e-mail to is:
      DVDSupport@bbc.com

  • William Byers

    August 21st, 2018 - 11:09pm

    When I was at Forbidden Planet in London the guy said that Season 12 had been re-called and they would be releassing it again with an extra 1000 copies due to the demand. I really hope that is the case, I have been a fan of Doctor Who since I was 3 in 2005 and I have watched hardly any Classics, I bought a few last year but decided to keep on hold because I knew that they would be released on Blu-Ray, and when they finally are I miss out on Season 12, Will be checking constantly to Pre-Order Season 19 straight away!

    Reply
    • Anonymous

      August 22nd, 2018 - 7:12am

      This is not true in the slightest- bbc are offering replacement discs with proof of purchase but there has been no recall and this is officially sold out. This is why when people see “limited edition” they shouldn’t dismiss it and if they want it, get it immediately

    • RW

      August 25th, 2018 - 9:07am

      HMV recalled all boxsets from stores because of the amount of unfullied online orders on their webstore

  • Jack

    August 21st, 2018 - 9:41pm

    My replacement discs for Season 12 still haven’t arrived. It’s annoying me as other people seem to have received them already.

    Reply
    • the4thdoc42

      August 21st, 2018 - 9:48pm

      It’s because they repressed the faulty Revenge disc again by mistake, so they stopped sending them out while they press the fixed version

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 9:56pm

      There is a problem with the revenge replacement disc. The sontaran disc is fine. They accidentally sent another faulty version of revenge instead of the fixed version. My guess is that they started sending them then they stopped when they realised their mistake. There is no point sending any more if they are the wrong disc. Got an email after I complained and the new fixed replacement is due in less than 2 weeks so you should receive both discs then. At least they are rectifying their mistake. Other dvd companies would not bother (studio canal yes you)

    • The Silent Silent

      August 21st, 2018 - 10:03pm

      What happens if you already received the 2 discs ???
      (even though the Revenge of the Cyberman Disc still has the mistake) ???

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 10:07pm

      Contact the DVD support line and they will get back to you.

    • The Silent Silent

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:03pm

      Thanks Gordon, you have been very helpful !!!!
      Not only in this matter, but in other DVD / Blu Ray related matters !!

      I will email them now and hopefully i get my replacement-replacement discs

    • Ollie

      August 22nd, 2018 - 10:17am

      Gordon,

      I received my replacement discs for Season 12 last Saturday. Besides the misspelling of Michael’s Wisher’s name on the credits, what were the other issues on the Revenge disc?

      Also, shall I email and complain as you have done or do you think they’ll automatically send out the corrected Revenge disc to me even though I’ve already received one?

      Many thanks.

    • Gordon

      August 22nd, 2018 - 10:43pm

      Send an email back saying you received your replacement disc of revenge and it’s still faulty. They will send an email back asking to resend your adress.

      The faults on revenge are; Revenge 1 – misspelling of Michael Wisher in credits
      – Revenge 3 – Ian Marter credit overlapping with the subsequent credit
      – Revenge 4 – overlapping frames at end of episode, noticeable as Sarah and Harry walk to the TARDIS.
      – Walls promo PDF – accidentally left off

    • Ollie

      August 23rd, 2018 - 5:39pm

      Cheers Gordon.

      I sent an email this morning after seeing the post on doctorwhonews.net about requesting a new ‘Revenge’ disc. I sent them a pic of the boxset and replacement discs too just to prove I’d received them.

  • Simon Wood

    August 21st, 2018 - 8:51pm

    Do we know if the David banks cometary recorded in 2013 will be included ?

    Reply
    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 8:57pm

      Wasn’t that just a convention commentary? if so it Seems unlikely

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 10:07pm

      No as it was only a convention commentary

  • Anonymous

    August 21st, 2018 - 8:16pm

    Did anyone else think the behind the sofa features was basically a waste of time, not really informative, just seem to poke fun at the episodes, and sometimes they didn’t even follow what was going.

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    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 8:31pm

      No I thought they were enjoyable and a bit of fun. I just wish they changed the guests around and were a bit shorter. I didn’t mind having Tom Sadie and Philip just wished they had other people do a couple of stories. Will be interesting to see who they get for the guest sofa this time around as it looks like the main sofa will be Peter Sarah Janet and matthew

    • TigerMan1995

      August 22nd, 2018 - 1:51am

      Sarah and Janet were on the Season 12 set. So maybe Nicola and Bonnie…

    • TigerMan1995

      August 22nd, 2018 - 1:54am

      Let me correct that, Mark, Nicola, and Bonnie. Louise was also on the Season 12 set. Representing a middle doctor season companion.

  • Gordon

    August 21st, 2018 - 7:48pm

    Fyi the following stories have film inserts that can be scanned in hd:

    Castrovalva
    Visitation
    Black Orchid
    Earthshock
    Timeflight

    Can’t wait to see the Peter Davison interview especially after how good the Tom one was with matthew sweet. Hopefully it means we will get Colin Sylvester and maybe even Paul down the line in future sets. Great having making ofs for castrovalva four to doomsday black orchid and timeflight as they were missing on the dvds. Bit surprised earthshock is getting 1 after how good putting the shock into earthshock is but still interested in what they do with it.

    I hear Four to Doomsday, Black Orchid and Earthshock will have a new set of subtitles done by Martin Wiggins, David Brunt and Paul Scoones respectively, Kinda gets an overhaul and the others have a few tweaks. Plus the pdfs will be at least 722 pages of production documentation, 1906 pages of script, 55 pages of Radio Times cuttings plus a few extra bits and pieces.

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  • When The Doctor Was Me

    August 21st, 2018 - 7:32pm

    Looks just a beautiful as the previous release. Can’t wait to see all the seasons lined up together!

    Reply
  • Darren

    August 21st, 2018 - 6:34pm

    Is it going live midnight or say 9 or 10 in the morning?

    Reply
    • booboo

      August 21st, 2018 - 6:39pm

      no idea sorry either could update at any time

  • spectre

    August 21st, 2018 - 5:43pm

    has the season 12 set been recalled because I can’t find any online anymore?

    Reply
    • Tim M

      August 21st, 2018 - 5:50pm

      It was a limited run. Any copies being sold now are in excess of £100.

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 5:56pm

      Allocation sold out. May get another print run once those that request replacement discs

  • Anonymous

    August 21st, 2018 - 4:52pm

    Do you think they will make more of this, this time

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    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 5:54pm

      Probably seeing as they now have a larger idea how many copies they will likely sell. Season 12 did better than anybody expected. Doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to be easier to grab a copy this time round. There will still only be a certain number available on release date. After the trouble of trying to nab a copy after release date more people may want to preorder this time round. Plus after the success of season 12 some may bulkbuy in attempt to fleece fans when it sells out

  • TORCHWOODFAN1

    August 21st, 2018 - 4:25pm

    Are all the box sets going to be different in thickness because of seasons having less stories than others or will there just be less layers for the discs inside boxes of equal thickness? (Well done if you can understand this cause I’m struggling )

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    • The Myrka

      August 21st, 2018 - 4:30pm

      I think you’re right. I doubt for any series made between 1970-’85 will have a noticeable difference bit before and after had radically longer/shorter seasons so I’d think so.

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 4:44pm

      No the plan is to keep the boxes the same. The boxes can hold up anything up to 10-11discs a set.

  • Sons of Skaro

    August 21st, 2018 - 4:09pm

    I’m still waiting for them to fix the errors on the season 12 boxset.

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    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 4:18pm

      They have fixed them they are just getting round to send replacement discs out to those that have bought the set first. I got mine on saturday but due to accidentally sending the faulty revenge disc by mistake the fixed version of that is coming within 2 weeks. Probably won’t be too long before they start appearing in shops again.

    • Anonymous

      August 21st, 2018 - 4:54pm

      Wait hold on did the first one go out of stock because of it selling well or because of replacement discs

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 6:51pm

      The first sold out due to selling way better than expected. They just haven’t had another print run due to the errors needing fixed and replacement discs needing to be released. No point doing another print run while there are still faults

  • Anonymous

    August 21st, 2018 - 3:50pm

    I can’t pre order it
    And they need to make more stock this time

    Reply
    • Who Knows

      August 21st, 2018 - 3:57pm

      Will be available for pre order tomorrow

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 3:59pm

      They don’t go up for preorder till tomorrow

  • Judooning

    August 21st, 2018 - 3:25pm

    I don’t understand why people want these in standard packaging aswell.
    I’d have thought these were supposed to be a novelty in this package design seen as the episodes have already been released as standard dvds. I don’t see them releasing more versions of these sets.

    Reply
    • Duncan

      August 21st, 2018 - 4:27pm

      If there’s money to be made they will.

  • funkadelicish

    August 21st, 2018 - 2:24pm

    Kind of weird Monarch’s face is covered by BBC logo/Doctor Who title text – I expect this will be rejigged before final version?

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    • Who Knows

      August 21st, 2018 - 2:39pm

      Well the area where the Doctor Who logo is placed will only be showcased on the cardboard backing holder – it shouldn’t be a problem once you have opened it up.

      ( Refer to a Season 12 Blu Ray Boxset unboxing if you’re having difficulty with what I’m getting at )

  • Anonymous

    August 21st, 2018 - 2:23pm

    So out of curiosity, do we know if these sets are being released in standard packaging? It does seem silly to not rerelease them at some point, even if the limited sets aren’t done and it’s just standard bluray cases without the art cards and booklet.

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    • Anonymous

      August 21st, 2018 - 3:56pm

      I don’t believe so. Streaming is the future so physical releases are on the way out, except for limited releases such as these. As I have all the DVDs anyway I’m not getting this, but if I did want to, the option is there on Amazon Video with all the extras too.

    • Anonymous

      August 21st, 2018 - 4:37pm

      If streaming is the future, then I’m not following it.

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 4:39pm

      The version on amazon prime is more expensive than the pre order price doesn’t have the optional effects production subtitles pdfs or commentaries. It’s also only available in sd which would be a step down for season 19 over the blu Ray as 5 out of the 7 stories will have film elements scanned in hd for the blu ray

    • Anonymous

      August 21st, 2018 - 10:46pm

      According to one of the Restoration Team (who put together much of the DVD range for 2|entertain / BBC Studios and now curate this range) the are two factors involved here. One, they had to commit to a certain retailer that the first print run of every new release in this new classic BluRay range will always come in this deluxe cardboard package format. And two, they will likely keep on using that packaging for any re-prints so long as they are confident of selling the minimum viable print run of 2000 copies to amazon, HMV etc quickly so they don’t sit in a warehouse accruing shelf rent and so diminishing the profit margins waiting for a retailer to take another chunk of that batch. Then, if they reach the point where they think there’s enough demand to do another run of over 500 but not enough to justify 2000 more copies – they’ll move to plastic case format. But the only ‘guarantee’ of having a consistently packaged collection is to always go for the first print run when each one is released – the above scenario could result in a particular season never seeing a plastic case even when others before do/have done.

    • Gareth Pugh

      August 21st, 2018 - 10:52pm

      According to one of the Restoration Team (who put together much of the DVD range for 2|entertain / BBC Studios and now curate this range) the are two factors involved here. One, they had to commit to a certain retailer that the first print run of every new release in this new classic BluRay range will always come in this deluxe cardboard package format. And two, they will likely keep on using that packaging for any re-prints so long as they are confident of selling the minimum viable print run of 2000 copies to amazon, HMV etc quickly so they don’t sit in a warehouse accruing shelf rent and so diminishing the profit margins waiting for a retailer to take another chunk of that batch. Then, if they reach the point where they think there’s enough demand to do another run of over 500 but not enough to justify 2000 more copies – they’ll move to plastic case format. But the only ‘guarantee’ of having a consistently packaged collection is to always go for the first print run when each one is released – the above scenario could result in a particular season never seeing a plastic case even when others before do/have done.

    • Gareth Pugh

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:05pm

      Apparently that depends on the demand levels each time they consider second a subsequent print runs of a set. If they think they can quickly interest retailers in another 2000, then they say they’ll keep it in card packaging (which needs that number as a minimum print run). But if they decide there is still some demand but they estimate it falls between 500 and 2000 copies, they’ll switch it to a plastic box. There is no guarantee a release will ever see a plastic box run, though, they might just let it go OOP after a few runs of 2000 in card boxes. There *is* an assurance that at least the first run of every release in this range will come In the special packaging format – they had to commit to that to a particular retailer who made it a condition of stocking/supporting Classic Who Blu Ray.

  • Anonymous

    August 21st, 2018 - 1:54pm

    anyone had disks yet

    Reply
    • Anonymous

      August 21st, 2018 - 1:54pm

      replacement disks

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 2:07pm

      I got mine on Saturday. Sontaran is fine. Revenge still has the faults. Got an email after I wrote to them about it and will be getting another replacement within 2 weeks. Think what happened was they repressed the faulty disc by mistake instead of the fixed version. They started sending them out then stopped when they realised their mistake. At least they are repressing them again and making up for their mistake. Other companies probably wouldn’t bother

  • Lorcan Murphy

    August 21st, 2018 - 1:37pm

    What season do you think they’re gonna do next? I mean it’s gotta be Season 7 right?

    Reply
    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 1:52pm

      Rumours are season 18 10 and 26 are the next 3 releases. Considering how bad ambassadors looks compared with other episodes it’s probably not the best idea to do season 7 first

    • Tim M

      August 21st, 2018 - 4:16pm

      Season 11 would make sense…so long as they properly colourise episode 1 of Invasion (of the Dinosaurs), and conduct it the same way as ‘The Mind of Evil’ episode 1 was painstakingly restored to full colour.

  • MJs

    August 21st, 2018 - 1:14pm

    Please correct me if I’m wrong, but wasn’t earthshick issued with updated effects and are they going on this too?

    Reply
    • MJS

      August 21st, 2018 - 1:15pm

      EarthshOck, sorry!!

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 1:33pm

      Yes it will be on there

  • Draconiandan

    August 21st, 2018 - 11:50am

    These sets are limited and when there gone there gone I emailed the BBC a couple days ago and they have no plans on re releasing them in standard packaging

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    • Whovastron

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:53am

      I thought they said it would be released with different packaging down the line. Sucks for us who missed out if not. I didn’t buy it because of the faults everyone was complaining about…

    • Wolf

      August 21st, 2018 - 12:21pm

      I sincerely doubt this is true. They’d be fools to not press more copies, special packaging or otherwise.

    • Daniel

      August 21st, 2018 - 1:19pm

      https://youtu.be/XQEvPJC8AEI

    • Mrs Who

      August 21st, 2018 - 4:20pm

      Well…of course the BBC would say that these Blu-rays are the only releases of these seasons. They want to maximize sales and they don’t want people holding out for a re-release in standard packaging, when any faults on the original release can be properly corrected.

    • Anonymous

      August 21st, 2018 - 8:10pm

      I wonder if they will release them again but in more of a bundle, complete 3rd, 5th, 6th doctors etc but brake the longer running doctors into 2 or so release to complete their runs.

  • Thedoctor1104

    August 21st, 2018 - 11:19am

    Really want them to do all classic seasons like this. Really loving the art work again

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  • AT

    August 21st, 2018 - 10:58am

    Lovely artwork shame the quality of this season doesn’t match it. With the exception of Earthshock the rest of Season 19 is utter rubbish.

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    • the ergon

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:24am

      Seriously. You don,t like Kinda or The visitation?

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:29am

      Respectfully disagree. Besides earthshock you have castrovalva which is very good kinda which is extremely underrated and complex visitation which is a lot of fun. Sure black orchid is pretty much filler but it’s still worth a watch. Time flight is nonsense but it’s cheesy enjoyable nonsese four to doomsday is the only story i find a struggle to get through. There is definitely more good than bad here

    • Paul Armstrong

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:51am

      To be honest Earthshock is in my bottom 5 stories of all time. Certainly the worst cyberman story for me.

    • the ergon

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:53am

      With four to doomsday its a case of letting bigons be bygones. sorry but i couldn,t resist it.

    • the ergon

      August 21st, 2018 - 12:19pm

      For Monarch having to watch those recreation dance sequences for those millenia must be the equivalent of watching DAVE on a loop

    • Anonymous

      August 21st, 2018 - 12:38pm

      For me earthshock is weak, story is silly and despite the cybermen looking great I didn’t like the actors doing there own dialogue as straightaway that means a more emotional performance rather than what the cybermen should be like. I love visitation, and I have a soft spot for four to doomsday. Kinda is decent along with black orchid and having just watched time flight again I have to say I rather enjoyed it! Yes, there is no reason whatsoever for the master to be in diguise, yes the sets are a bit naff but the story was alright if a little ambitious on the budget, something that effected a lot of jn-t’s run as producer. Personally though I won’t be buying this as the dvds are fine, but for those who want this I hope there are no faults this time!

    • AT

      August 22nd, 2018 - 9:35am

      Castrovalva is so very dull, Four & Black are boring rubbish. Love The Visitation novel but the TV Story is so badly directed it sucks any enjoyment from it (the terrible cliffhanger of companions screaming at a brick wall?!) Id totally forgotten about Kinda which kinda says it all, it very overrated. Earthshock is great, TimeFlight stinks – it deserves the title of worst Who story. Just not a fan of the Davison era, its my least fav – a weak Doctor, awful companions, badly written and made story’s, there`s not much to enjoy!

  • Gordon

    August 21st, 2018 - 10:52am

    Looks like being another cracking set. Always thought this was the perfect 2nd release considering its the season with the most film elements exist and 4 stories don’t have their own making of Definitely picking this up. Yes season 12 had a couple of faults but it was the first release.. Hopefully quality control is tighter this time round. Would rather chance getting it now than waiting to see if it has faults and then I can’t get it for a reasonable price. If there are faults it will get fixed so no worries

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  • Anonymous

    August 21st, 2018 - 10:49am

    I don’t understand why these box sets are of limited runs, I get it might encourage fans to rush out to buy them so they get them but as doctor 909 says undecided weather to get it as doesn’t have 12, so surely make more so fans can easily get complete collection.

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    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:00am

      It’s the packaging that is limited. Season 12 is currently out of stock as there are errors getting fixed. No point restocking them while they have errors. The big question is if the 2nd print run will be the limited packaging will have the limited packaging or normal packaging

    • the ergon

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:10am

      Normal one would hope.

  • DalekAgent

    August 21st, 2018 - 10:49am

    The only stories i own and have already seen out of this season are Catrovalva and Earthshock, the other stories ive only seen clips of and ive not watched the full episodes so whats everyones opinions on the other episodes in this season?

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    • Who Knows

      August 21st, 2018 - 10:52am

      Castrovalva – Alright
      Four to Doomsday – Meh
      Kinda – Excellent
      The Visitation – Good
      Black Orchid – Very Good
      Earthshock – Excellent
      Time Flight – Meh

      Of course this is just opinion

    • Anonymous

      August 21st, 2018 - 10:53am

      Don’t really like four to doomsday, timeflight is okish, but the other stories are quite strong.

    • Who Knows

      August 21st, 2018 - 10:58am

      Castrovalava – Alright
      Four to Doomsday – Meh
      Kinda – Excellent
      The Visitation – Good
      Black Orchid – Very Good
      Earthshock – Excellent
      Time Flight – Meh

      Of course this is just my opinion

    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:15am

      Castrovalva: very good
      Four to doomsday: four to snoozeday very dull
      Kinda: extremely underrated and complex (for me it’s almost on par with earthshock personally)
      Visitation: good
      Black orchid: feels almost like filler but still worth a watch
      Earthshock: excellent
      Timeflight: nonsense but cheesy enjoyable nonsense

    • the ergon

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:40am

      I liked the recursive occlusion part of castrovalva and you kind of sympathise with the castrovalvans towards the end but there was a lot of filler and larking about before they get there to help with the recuperation. The visitation i,ve always liked for the John savident comical turn at the beginning alone and its a shame they run out of budget for Timeflight. Laughable for all the wrong reasons. Was it too much trouble to bother with effects for this story?

    • Anonymous

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:51am

      in my opinion,
      castrovalva- average
      four to doomsday – rubbish.
      kinda- fantastic story which gets better on repeat viewing
      visitation- brilliant
      black orchard- average at best
      earthshock- EXCELLENT!
      time flight- rubbish, but guilty pleasure material

    • Tim M

      August 21st, 2018 - 1:51pm

      Castrovalva : Decent opening story. 8/10
      Four to Doomsday : Underrated. 8/10
      Kinda : Fantastic story. 10/10
      The Visitation : Great story. 9/10
      Black Orchid : Wonderful gem. 10/10
      Earthshock : My favourite Davison. 10/10
      Time-Flight : Poor, but not all bad. 6/10

    • DalekAgent

      August 21st, 2018 - 2:45pm

      Thanks for the replies and ive noticed all of you say Kinda is a really good story and i know absolutely nothing about that story so i cant wait to watch that one

    • the ergon

      August 21st, 2018 - 3:21pm

      Enjoy.
      Only one quibble which i,m sure you won,t miss but one of Davisons best.

  • Mr Fish

    August 21st, 2018 - 10:47am

    Do you think the updated special effects from the Earthshock DVD will also be included?

    Reply
    • Gordon

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:07am

      They will be included. The ark in space special effects were so the earthshock special effects will be as well

  • Doctor 909

    August 21st, 2018 - 10:27am

    missed out on the Season 12 one so still undecided as to whether to get this one. If Season 12 pops up anywhere for a sensible price then I’ll probab get them. Anyone know anywhere selling it for a decent price?

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  • the ergon

    August 21st, 2018 - 10:20am

    Is this boxed like season 12?

    Reply
    • the ergon

      August 21st, 2018 - 10:21am

      Sorry about that. Its plain to see it is.

    • the ergon

      August 21st, 2018 - 10:25am

      The special effects for castrovalva needed updating but more so for Timeflight i would have thought.

    • the ergon

      August 21st, 2018 - 11:08am

      I got the season12 boxset to compare from HMV to compare but as it had the faults sent it back. The effects for revenge of the cybermen were good but i found the picture quality less impressive than the dvds on some. I also had a problem with the book style packaging. I would have liked the option if all faults were amended to release in full plastic case. These are fragile and prone to wear and tear. Saying that i am in the minority and i,m sure fans will clamber for these when released for preorder tomorrow. After the last time i,m sure theywill have rectified any faults beforehand.

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