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June 8th, 2010 57 comments

Doctor Who: Cyberman Box Set DVD

dvd-cybermensetDoctor Who: Cyberman Box Set DVD

Revenge of the Cybermen: The time ring takes the Doctor, Sarah and Harry back to Nerva, but to a period many thousands of years earlier than their previous visit. This is Voga, also known as the planet of gold as that metal can be found in abundance there. The three friends learn that a space plague has killed all but a handful of Nerva’s crew. A visiting civilian scientist named Kellman is in fact a traitor working with a group of Cybermen who want to destroy Voga as gold dust can coat their breathing apparatus and suffocate them. Can the Doctor stop them?

Silver Nemesis: The Doctor and Ace visit England in 1988, where three rival factions – the Cybermen, a group of Nazis and a 17th Century sorceress named Lady Peinforte – are attempting to gain control of a statue made of a living metal, validium, that was created by Rassilon as the ultimate defence for Gallifrey. Can the Doctor plays the three factions off against one other and eventually defeat to the Cyber Leader?

Special Features

Silver Nemesis:

Commentary with actors Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred, director Chris Clough and script editor Andrew Cartmel.

Industrial Action – cast and crew look back at the making of this story. With actors Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred and Gerard Murphy, director Chris Clough, writer Kevin Clarke, script editor Andrew Cartmel, stunt arranger Nick Gillard and musician Courtney Pine.

Deleted and Extended Scenes.

Trails and Continuity – BBC1 trails and continuity announcements from the story’s original transmission.

Photo Gallery

Revenge of the Cybermen:

Commentary with actors Elisabeth Sladen and David Collings, producer Philip Hinchcliffe.

The Tin Man and the Witch – a look back at the making of the story, with director Michael E. Briant, incoming producer Philip Hinchcliffe and outgoing producer Barry Letts.

Location Report – New Doctor Tom Baker is interviewed by BBC News on location at Wookey Hole during the location shoot for the story.

Cheques, Lies and Videotape – in the days before official VHS and DVD releases, Doctor Who fans had no option but to swap and trade episodes with other fans, often for extortionate sums of money. Featuring interviews with fans Jamie Wells, Paul Jones, Dave Hankinson, David Palfreyman, Alison Lawson and Damian Shanahan.

Photo Gallery.

Release date: 09/08/2010


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57 comments

  • Anonymous

    October 19th, 2012 - 4:37pm

    got this ages ago, revenge of the cybermen might have been better if it were released on it’s own as silver nemesis wasn’t the best episode which kinda lets the boxset down. and revenge of the cybermen needs more special features!

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  • daniel

    February 2nd, 2012 - 8:17pm

    i bought this today, i’m dissapointed with how the dvd is set out leading to the main menu. theses dvds aren’t like the layout off the older dvds.

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  • The Spaceman

    June 26th, 2011 - 2:17pm

    I got this yesterday really good. Revenge of the Cybermen is one pf the best cybermen episodes but Silver Nemesis is quite boring!

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  • Mirta Pfleuger

    April 18th, 2011 - 7:53pm

    I just wanted to comment and say that I really enjoyed reading your blog post here. It was very informative and I also digg the way you write! Keep it up and I’ll be back to read more in the future

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  • McGann is the Doctor.

    January 9th, 2011 - 7:30pm

    -Watched some of the Silver Nemesis on youtube and believe me, I was convinced this is not the episode for my DVD rack. The Cybermen get practicly ASSAULTED AND SLAUGHTERED thruout the whole story, their ship gets blown up, Ace single handedly runs up and down the place and takes out the whole squad including the Leader, and the episode overall just puts them to shame they ARE the least imposing adversary and threat in this whole stroy. And they all get wiped out by the episodes end.
    Youve got Cybermen against humans, the Cybers are obsolete.

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  • dalekdrone

    December 13th, 2010 - 3:51pm

    might be getting this

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  • cyberleader4

    November 21st, 2010 - 3:02pm

    got this on amazon new love revenge of the cyberman sliver nemis not so bad

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  • ross campbell

    October 31st, 2010 - 11:50am

    In ‘Revenge of the Cybermen’ the line ‘HARRY SULLIVAN IS AN IMBECILE!!!!!’ mkes me LOL so hard I nearly die of laughter!!

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  • Angel Tim

    October 22nd, 2010 - 9:46pm

    Dad got this for his birthday and we watched the siver nemesis and it was briliant!!!! I hope I can get some classical doctor who sets myself.I was thinking of getting the box set with the talons of wenchiang, the caves of androsarni and the movie but Dads already got the talons of wenchiang!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Iwas thinking of selling one copy but mom and dad said that it’s cheaper to getthe caves of androsarni and the movie seperate so for xmas I’m getting exactly that with some other stuff. 😉

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  • McGann is the Doctor.

    September 12th, 2010 - 1:04pm

    Posted by who crazy! on August 28th, 2010
    “I watched revenge of the cybermen a few years ago when it repeated and it is brilliant! Cybermen stories are always four parts”
    Oh really? What about the Tenth Planet, the Moonbase, the Wheel in Space, the Invasion,SilverNemesis3parts, Cybusmen stories, Age of steel, Doomsday etc, The Next Doctor, and then they return in The Pandorica opens Series 5 finale, which is not four parts long either. Y’know, I dont think you could say they’re ALWAYS four parts long, but then most Dr Who storys are.

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  • McGann is the Doctor.

    September 12th, 2010 - 12:58pm

    Posted by the flaw games on September 4th, 2010
    “what would you recomend this or the beneath the surface boxset”
    WHATCHOOTALKINBOUT ? Two completely different boxsets, no one can tell you which of them to choose, and why cannot you just hav both, and really if you want to figure out which of them youd prefer, your better to do some research, the special feature-descriptions will be listed on most online stores, I recommend amazon for Dr Who DVDs, but NOT for action figures, the FP exclusives there are like 75 quid.

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  • who crazy!

    September 6th, 2010 - 5:17pm

    I know what you mean like the invasion. Some of the parts were cartoonised. The invasion was 8 parts 😯

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  • Callum Metcalfe

    September 5th, 2010 - 3:36pm

    I think the missing episodes they ought to do cartoon.I think the celetial toymaker is the best story in lost for time,do you?

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  • doc brown

    September 4th, 2010 - 8:01am

    i might get this because i’ve all ways wanted to wacth silver nemesis but i dont want to wacth revenge of the cybermen

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  • the flaw games

    September 4th, 2010 - 7:04am

    what would you recomend this or the beneath the surface boxset

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  • who crazy!

    September 1st, 2010 - 6:56pm

    HARRY SULIVAN IS AN IMBACILE

    I think hes good 👿

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  • the flaw games

    August 30th, 2010 - 4:35pm

    yay now we have both cybermen from these storys 😀

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  • who crazy!

    August 28th, 2010 - 3:57pm

    I watched revenge of the cybermen a few years ago when it repeated and it is brilliant! Cybermen stories are always four parts 😯

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  • the flaw games

    August 17th, 2010 - 10:13am

    this is my favourite line from revenge of the cybermen…………..HARRY SULIVAN IS AN IMBACILE

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  • dalekvscybs

    August 16th, 2010 - 2:53pm

    i love the revenge cybermen they are so iconic

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  • harry doolan

    August 13th, 2010 - 6:50pm

    seen them revenge is not my favorite but sliver nemisis is great

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  • Tim Mayo

    August 12th, 2010 - 10:47pm

    This is a great DVD boxset and really worth getting. Revenge of the Cybermen is a wonderful early Fourth Doctor story with companions Sarah and Harry. Silver Nemesis with the Seventh Doctor and Ace was actually more entertaining than I remembered. The action scenes in particular are well done especially. Two fairly good Cybermen stories here, although what links them both is the fact they show Cybermen weakness to Gold more clearly in these two stories than in fact any other Cyber tales.
    Revenge of the Cybermen 4/5.
    Silver Nemesis 3/5.

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  • alex

    August 12th, 2010 - 12:55pm

    just got this
    its great!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • booboo

    August 1st, 2010 - 9:00am

    The BBC have put it on youtube

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmXoHKzp4Lc

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  • gary

    August 1st, 2010 - 8:37am

    the regeneration is the only surviving clip of part 4 (phew!)

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  • who crazy!

    August 1st, 2010 - 7:30am

    It’s Lost!! Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo! I wanted to see the first doctors regenration!

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  • C@A

    July 31st, 2010 - 11:10am

    10th Planet Part 4 is lost.

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