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September 20th, 2017 11 comments

Reeltime Pictures The Daemons of Devil’s End DVD Full Details

Available to order from www.amazon.co.uk

Replacement for the now cancelled White Witch of Devil’s End DVD

This special DVD release contains two unique productions.

The first is the brand-new drama production WHITE WITCH OF DEVIL S END starring DAMARIS HAYMAN, who reprises her role as Olive Hawthorne from the DOCTOR WHO story THE DAEMONS. With a blend of dramatic monologue enhanced with visualisations and sound design to develop and tell the stories, the drama is an anthology of tales following the magical life of Olive Hawthorne, from childhood to her final days as the protector of Devil s End.

Drawing on a rich heritage and appreciation of witchcraft and fokelore, the stories bring Olive’s history to life, pitting her against vampire, succubus, fae, daemonic influence and more – as Guardian of Devil’s End, she must do what she must to protect the village … but what happens when she reaches the end of her life? Who will protect the townsfolk then?

The second is the long-awaited DVD release of the classic documentary RETURN TO DEVIL S END . Filmed around the village of Aldbourne in 1992, this marvellous production stars JON PERTWEE (The Third Doctor), NICHOLAS COURTNEY (The Brigadier), RICHARD FRANKLIN (Capt. Yates), JOHN LEVENE (Sgt. Benton) and THE DAEMONS director, CHRISTOPHER BARRY. NICHOLAS BRIGGS (currently the voice of the Daleks in DOCTOR WHO), takes the cast and director on a trip around the locations, deftly gleaning stories and anecdotes about filming the classic DOCTOR WHO series in 1971.

Including interviews with villagers and rare archive film and photos … this documentary is rightly considered one of the best behind-the-scenes look at the making of DOCTOR WHO ever produced.

Both discs are packed with bonus features, making this a totally unique production!

PLUS! A third bonus disc containing video of conventions held in Aldbourne to celebrate one of Doctor Who’s most fondly remembered stories.

Disc 1: White Witch of Devil s End – Drama, Weaving Magic – The Making of … ,The Scriveners – The writers tell their story, Linzi s Tune – Theme Music singer Linzi Gold Tells her story (inc. music video),

Disc 2: Return to Devil s End – Documentary, Recording the Return – Home video of the shoot, Reporting the White Witch – Damaris Hayman & David Simeon interview, Morris Men – A profile of the Headington Quarry Morris Dancers, who featured in The Daemons

Disc 3: The Daemons Revisited – Conventions at The Daemons location of Aldbourne village


Categorised under: BBV/Reeltime Pictures, DVD

11 comments

  • MaxKenn57

    July 19th, 2017 - 9:27pm

    I really hope Koch Media re-release some of BBV’s Stories. And maybe even
    Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans

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  • Whorules

    May 6th, 2017 - 1:10pm

    Great cover

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  • Whorules

    March 19th, 2017 - 1:25am

    From talking to Galaxy 4, it seems Keith barnfather was struggling to complete the original release idea, i.e return as a solo release, witch as a solo and a double pack special at £30 due to work commitments. The success of the Koch media releases made him decide to release it as a single Three disc release through them and because of the Koch media distribution the price has dropped to £20

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    • Anonymous

      March 19th, 2017 - 2:50pm

      Thanks for this info. Didn’t really know (Or know how?) the Distribution works with these? I have seen previous release’s under Koch Media (And also presumed they did the Distribution for those) I presume these are being released by Reeltime but being distributed by Koch? Being listed on Amazon is great, but I think I’ll go with the Galaxy 4 Signed Edition.

    • Whorules

      March 20th, 2017 - 4:58pm

      Released under the Koch media label, (logo on the dvd) and therefore has a wider access to mainstream shops. Oh, and I’ve already ordered mine from Andy at Galaxy 4

  • Coolicle

    March 17th, 2017 - 6:36pm

    You can still order from galaxy four with a signed insert

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  • Anonymous

    March 17th, 2017 - 11:03am

    What happened here then?

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    • booboo

      March 17th, 2017 - 11:47am

      Looks like due to various reasons the original release was delayed so they are now going for the full works box set

    • Anonymous

      March 17th, 2017 - 2:48pm

      I wondered what was going on? I seem to remember this was announced back in 2013 or so, then it seemed to end up on the back burner with no news?

  • Timelord63

    March 17th, 2017 - 9:45am

    That link doesn’t take you to Amazon but Obverse books?

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    • booboo

      March 17th, 2017 - 10:02am

      strange, changed it now

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