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March 3rd, 2020 1,741 comments

Doctor Who The Collection Season 12

This is a Limited Re-Release

Available to order while stocks last from www.amazon.co.uk (sold out)

Also available to order while stocks last from www.zoom.co.uk, and www.zavvi.com. (all sold out)

The second edition of Doctor Who – The Collection: Season 12 will be released on 2nd March 2020.

Season 12 was first released as a limited edition on Blu-ray in February 2018, and is being re-released by BBC Studios to bring the total number of copies in line with other seasons in the classic collection.

Please see below for a full summary – All content, extras and artwork will remain the same as the 1st edition.

Season 12 features five stories over 20 episodes, including The Ark in Space and Genesis of the Daleks. The Doctor is accompanied by Sarah Jane Smith (Elizabeth Sladen) and Harry Sullivan (Ian Marter) and was first broadcast on the BBC between December 1974 and May 1975.

BBC Studios have confirmed replacement discs will be included with this release.


Sold as Tom Baker Season One in the USA in std packaging and available to order from www.amazon.com


Original Press Release:

BBC Worldwide has announced that Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 12 will be released on Blu-Ray on 2nd July 2018.

For fans of Doctor Who and collectors of Classic Who seasons, the Blu-Ray has limited edition packaging with artwork by Lee Binding and has been restored and up-scaled to HD by Peter Crocker and Mark Ayres. The new release also has a wealth of new bonus content.

Russell Minton, Executive Producer at BBC Worldwide says : “We are doing our very best at BBC Worldwide to restore and bring as many Classic Who titles out on Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, and this starts with being able to confirm one of my favourites, Tom Baker’s first season. We will also endeavour to include additional archive material and exciting newly-shot features where possible.”

Season 12, Tom Baker’s first as the Doctor, features five stories over 20 episodes, including The Ark in Space and Genesis of the Daleks. The Doctor is accompanied in this season by Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) and Harry Sullivan (Ian Marter) and was first broadcast between December 1974 and May 1975.

The new Blu-Ray release includes existing bonus material from the original DVDs as well as the brand new features below:

TOM BAKER IN CONVERSATION

  • A candid new one-hour interview with the Fourth Doctor.

BEHIND THE SOFA

  • Classic clips from Season 12, viewed by Tom Baker, Philip Hinchcliffe,
  • Louise Jameson, Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton and Sadie Miller

NEW MAKING-OF DOCUMENTARIES

  • For The Sontaran Experiment and Revenge Of The Cybermen

IMMERSIVE 5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIXES

  • For The Ark In Space and Genesis Of The Daleks

OPTIONAL BRAND NEW UPDATED SPECIAL EFFECTS

  • For Revenge Of The Cybermen

GENESIS OF THE DALEKS – OMNIBUS MOVIE VERSION

  • Unseen since broadcast in 1975

THE TOM BAKER YEARS

  • The 1991 VHS release, on disc for the first time

PRODUCTION ARCHIVE MATERIAL

  • PDF files from the BBC Archives

Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 12 will be released on Blu-Ray from Monday 11th June 2018.


The American and Australian sets available from www.amazon.com and www.amazon.com.au


You can see all DVD, Blu-ray and Steelbook releases in our Interactive collectors lists.

Click Here for The Classic Series List or Here for the New Series List.


Images thanks to Simon R


Categorised under: Blu-ray, DVD

1,741 comments

  • DanWFA

    February 27th, 2020 - 7:12pm

    All this stuff with the wrong discs is interesting, But is it true its the later batch? because i’ve not had any email from Zoom to say that my copy has been delayed and the status still says ‘Sent to warehouse’ I did order it as soona s it was announced so could there be some batches that have the right discs and could still come on Monday booboo?

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    • Anonymous

      February 28th, 2020 - 8:19am

      Same here

    • Antonio Zambonini

      February 29th, 2020 - 3:38pm

      tbh I think they can’t do as tbh if u look back at season 26 a lot of people got there’s very early on Saturdays and then later by Monday but with this due too the problems I doult they would send out 12 for early people now then the pushed out released date for the end of March

  • Anonymous

    February 27th, 2020 - 6:15pm

    Knew it was too good to be true. I mean I know it’s still coming but I’ve been looking forward to this all week. Very annoying but I suppose I would wait and get the proper product. Just don’t understand why there are so many delays with these box sets.

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    • Rob W

      February 27th, 2020 - 6:53pm

      I’ve asked abot the delay and have been given a £5 promotional discount on my next purchase. Shush, don’t tell the others this is between you and me right?

    • Anonymous

      February 27th, 2020 - 7:41pm

      How did you get the promotional discount? Where did you ask. I couldn’t resist £5 off my next purchase

    • Bobby Fackrell

      February 27th, 2020 - 8:08pm

      The release date changes work well for me; 14 was the wrong side of pay day and is now at a nicer time money wise

      I cancelled The Faceless Ones steelbook as it was too much in one month with this now I have just reordered it. March was always a bit expensive for releases! As much as I am enjoying the current series and as lush as the steelbook looks that price has to come down before I buy that one!

    • Rob W

      February 28th, 2020 - 2:03pm

      Sorry for not replying earlier, Amazon gave me a £5 credit as a gesture of goodwill as I asked what the delay was. The rather long reply did not mention any issue other than the supplier changing the release date.

    • Anonymous

      February 28th, 2020 - 4:17pm

      I’ll try and ask Amazon tonight then. No harm in trying to get £5 credit

  • Harry

    February 27th, 2020 - 5:47pm

    Werid got an email saying its changed to 30th of March yet on my amazon orders says it’s coming monday

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    • Simon

      February 27th, 2020 - 5:51pm

      It’s all happened fairly quickly so I’d imagine that date would take a while to update. I reckon a couple days time it might say 30th. I’ve heard a couple people got theirs from HMV orders but I’ve yet to verify it. I’m happy to wait, providing it’s all correct and I actually get it. Only ‘time’ will tell *taps nose in a Baker-esc fashion*

  • Harry

    February 27th, 2020 - 5:27pm

    Just got a message 30th of march now to be honest I would rather wait and have it sorted then swapping disks and such

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  • Matt

    February 27th, 2020 - 5:26pm

    Just had an email saying 30th of March from Amazon. Bugger…

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    • Anthony

      February 27th, 2020 - 5:27pm

      Just had the same email.

  • Darren

    February 27th, 2020 - 5:26pm

    Amazon have just notified me that the release date will now be March 30th.

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  • Bicky

    February 27th, 2020 - 4:10pm

    Amazon sent me an email today saying date is now 4th March!

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    • I Cotterill

      February 27th, 2020 - 5:28pm

      I’ve just received an email saying that Amazon are releasing it on 30th March. Slightly annoying as I was looking forward to it arriving next week.

    • Simon

      February 27th, 2020 - 5:29pm

      I had the same email saying it should be 4th March. But I’ve just had yet another from amazon saying it’s now the 30th March instead.

  • Anonymous

    February 27th, 2020 - 3:48pm

    Zoom have just got back to me through eBay and said that all preorders made through the Zoom eBay shop were fine and shall be delivered at the original date. The “fault” is with a later batch of stock affecting the Zoom website stock. Very interesting…

    It’s worth noting that at the beginning of this month, the Zoom ebay store was the only place you could get the S12 boxset for about a day or so before it became available everywhere else.

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    • booboo

      February 27th, 2020 - 3:56pm

      Amazon had it on early, before zoom on ebay

    • Harry

      February 27th, 2020 - 4:22pm

      So the early amazon ones should be ok then

    • Rob W

      February 27th, 2020 - 4:28pm

      My copy ordered on 5th Feb, no word (as yet) to whether it will be delayed or cancelled. There’s still time though…

    • dazzleshell

      February 27th, 2020 - 4:32pm

      Ordered mine from Amazon day before official announcement so expected on 5th March as had confirmation email today.

      Remember, if you do receive the item and discs are incorrect the BBC will replace them.

    • philip shaw

      February 27th, 2020 - 4:44pm

      Bit of a pain having to open them to check discs when I have bought 2 as presents!

    • Rob W

      February 27th, 2020 - 4:48pm

      You might have to return the discs if they are all the wrong ones. Where are all these fiscs coming from if Season 10 sold out?

    • Anonymous

      February 27th, 2020 - 5:12pm

      Rob W, that might just be the best question yet. Curious situation…

    • dazzleshell

      February 27th, 2020 - 6:19pm

      Just means incorrect Master Copy was used to press discs from. Every Season will have a Master Copy even if sold out.

      Wrong one sent to Disc Pressing factory that’s all. Discs probably had correct image file for covers but incorrect media causing human error.

      As the Doctor would say, “Oh”.

    • Anonymous

      February 27th, 2020 - 6:38pm

      Thanks Dazzle, but still… shocking error.

  • Gordon

    February 27th, 2020 - 3:07pm

    March 30 according to zoom

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    • Adan

      February 27th, 2020 - 3:25pm

      I ordered fron Zoom via eBay around the 5th Feb and my delivery is still set for 28th-29th Feb. Is it that the people who preordered in the first instance are being sent there’s error-free?

    • Gordon

      February 27th, 2020 - 3:31pm

      I imagine that will change shortly as all of the zoom stock has been recalled

    • Anonymous

      February 27th, 2020 - 3:43pm

      Zoom have just got back to me through eBay and said that all preorders made through the Zoom eBay shop were fine and shall be delivered at the original date. The “fault” is with a later batch of stock affecting the Zoom website stock. Very interesting…

      It’s worth noting that at the beginning of this month, the Zoom ebay store was the only place you could get the S12 boxset for about a day or so before it became available everywhere else.

    • James craig

      February 27th, 2020 - 4:35pm

      Gordon bennet I’ve just received my two copies of season 12 from hmv!!! I’ve opened one and it’s got the correct discs so can only assume the other is correct two. I ordered these within 10 mins of the first order order going up. So happy get in!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • SamWho

      February 27th, 2020 - 5:33pm

      Amazon emailed me to say 30th too
      Great shame better late then never I suppose

    • dazzleshell

      February 29th, 2020 - 1:45pm

      James Craig.

      If you have received yours can you confirm if the inside is same as original release. Does the Tardis in the vortex extend beyond the booklet holder to edge of disc trays. Or is it just on the booklet holder like recent Season sets.

      Thanks.

  • Harry

    February 27th, 2020 - 2:40pm

    If they ship them with wrong disks will they do replacement disks and has anyone heard from Amazon I’ve rang them say it’s fine but others are getting emails its mad

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    • Gordon

      February 27th, 2020 - 3:03pm

      Yes they will do replacement discs

  • Anonymous

    February 27th, 2020 - 1:14pm

    Since this release is going haywire. It’s most like it’s been pulled from pre order since the disc problem and hmv have went nuts and cancelled peoples

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  • JaseB

    February 27th, 2020 - 1:03pm

    Just had a text from my local HMV store.

    “Doctor Who Collection 12 has been recalled and your order has unfortunately been cancelled. Please return to the store with your deposit receipt for a refund.”

    Gutted.

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    • Gordon

      February 27th, 2020 - 1:09pm

      Shocking behaviour from Hmv not keeping your preorder.

    • Anonymous

      February 27th, 2020 - 1:13pm

      Thats awful!? I understand an item being recalled and thats out of their hands but to cancel the pre-order altogether and not honour it for however long it takes for them to rectify the situation and release it is abysmal.

    • Jimmy Cartwright

      February 27th, 2020 - 1:19pm

      That’s hilarious. Hope you manage to get s copy eventually friend.

    • JaseB

      February 27th, 2020 - 1:29pm

      I always try to support bricks and mortar stores rather than online stores, even if it is a few quid more but I think this has changed my outlook. A delay is acceptable but cancelling is totally unacceptable. I know the staff on there and even though it is not their fault they will probably receive the brunt of my angst.

    • Rob W

      February 27th, 2020 - 3:19pm

      Perhaps HMV don’t want all the hastle

    • Gordon

      February 27th, 2020 - 3:23pm

      Hmv now saying March 30th. I’d double check your Hmv account

    • Gordon

      February 27th, 2020 - 3:33pm

      It’s just the instore preorders that have been cancelled.

    • Darren

      February 27th, 2020 - 4:48pm

      It’s very disappointing I know, but if there’s no stock to fulfil the order because of the error, that’s not the fault of hmv, it would be the same with an online store in that situation.
      Maybe think again before going off on one at staff in a store, it’s not their fault, complain to the BBC, they supply them.

  • Harry

    February 27th, 2020 - 11:20am

    Just rung amazon they have said that there is no delay on the boxset they have no had any new on if it’s been postponed or date moved and the only reason that it maybe late is due to weather

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  • Harry

    February 26th, 2020 - 10:49pm

    So have they sorted the problem now or is there going to he a delay

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    • Master of M

      February 26th, 2020 - 10:54pm

      I’ve had an email from Amazon saying Season 14 has been put back to May 5th

    • Harry

      February 26th, 2020 - 11:02pm

      I mean will season 12 still be released Monday

    • Anonymous

      February 27th, 2020 - 8:23am

      Probably wont

    • Harry

      February 27th, 2020 - 9:46am

      I’ve contacted Amazon and said its shipping monday for me so we shall see to be honest as long as I get it I’m cool

  • Anonymous

    February 26th, 2020 - 10:48pm

    Sold out every place on the planet. Try eBay people are selling this for under £100.
    Also season 14 is off of amazon sale.
    It’s like jingle all the way here and it’s not Christmas. They gave us a month in between boxsets and are releasing this barley a fortnight before series 12. This was terribly timed. I would have had this out in December. Also I mean I would at least have made 10,000 copies of this due to high demand. These sell out. It’s like river rapids.

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    • Anonymous

      February 27th, 2020 - 7:57am

      I don’t completely get why it’s released now. But I believe the intention was to not replace the release date of any other set. Cause that could lead to some major scheduling issues later on. I don’t see an issue with them releasing it so close to series 12 airing, cause it’s a completely different situation.

      As for season 14 going off Amazon, this always happens. Whether they are checking for addition stock, for due to the delay that’s been announced regarding its release date.

      And as for the quantity, they were only matching the quantity of the newer sets. So say if season 19 had 10,000 sets made, and 12 only had 2000 sets, then only 8000 new sets would be produced. There is probably only so many they can produce that can be deemed financially viable. An don’t forget, everyone has had sufficient warning about this release. We were told last year it was happening, and it was given a date in January. If you missed out on ordering it, that sucks, but it’s not their fault.

    • Anonymous

      February 27th, 2020 - 8:22am

      It is their fault. They released it in between the release of season 26 which was in late January and season 14 which is in early April. Some of us had to scramble to get spare money in that time. Also this coming out a week before series 12 is terrible.

    • Gordon

      February 27th, 2020 - 8:23am

      The problem is they were busy working flat out on the season 26 set till early December. There was simply no time to get the reissues out for Christmas. .

    • Gordon

      February 27th, 2020 - 8:49am

      It’s 2 weeks after. season 12 is limited edition where series 12 isn’t. If you can’t afford both you prioritise. You have had since October to save for the reissue. Put a quid a day aside and just over a month it’s saved up. The new releases and the classic era releases are run independently of each other by separate teams and people . That’s why you have situations like this. If they waited till after season 14 people would have complained about waiting too long for it

    • Anonymous

      February 27th, 2020 - 1:07pm

      One, announcement and release are too very different things. It was announced then rumoured to not be happening then put up for order right before Season 26 officially came out. Had they given say an extra months notice. They could have had more sets made and known of this disc going crazy. Known the demand. Had extra for pre orders and stuff. They need to work on scheduling for these sets. Season 26. This and season 14 all overlapped terribly. Out was about to out, one was up for pre order, one was about to come up for pre order. Spread them out!. These sets are announced months in advance for a reason.

    • Gordon

      February 27th, 2020 - 3:01pm

      After the reissue was confirmed it was always going to happen. That rumour was started by those wanting to stir it and wanted to big up the price of the eBay sets. The problem with upping the amount of sets it’s constantly selling out no matter how many sets are made. Scalpers are snapping more and more copies. It was originally meant to have the same number of preorders as other sets but It’s been upped again after it went on preorder. By now It’s probably the season with the highest print run. If it got an extra month it would have been too close to season 14 in terms of manufacturing sets. Having it out in March is perfect as it’s Midway point between sets 26 and 14. Season 26 and 14 didn’t overlap terribly. 3 and a half months is the norm for announcing a set and release and Season 12 didn’t need the 3 and a half months as it was a rerelease. They are spreading them out but season 12 is a special case.

  • Bryan

    February 26th, 2020 - 9:43pm

    Seems there has been a bit of a problem. zoom orders are on hold, a friend says, Reports that the wrong discs are in the box (s10 instead of (s12) or the artwork ON the discs.

    G4 says there is a recall. Anyone know about Amazon,There have been despatch notices

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    • Chris

      February 27th, 2020 - 7:17am

      Incompetence. Who’s packing these things, a bunch of Ogrons!

  • Anonymous

    February 26th, 2020 - 3:37pm

    Zoom sent to warehouse

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    • timelord1944

      February 26th, 2020 - 8:07pm

      Thanks for letting us know. Just checked mine. Same.

    • TimelordParagon

      February 26th, 2020 - 8:10pm

      No need to thank me

    • TimelordParagon

      February 26th, 2020 - 8:12pm

      No need to thank me. Glad it’s on it’s way for you. also any one else excited to see what season 10 disks we get? Just me?

    • dazzleshell

      February 26th, 2020 - 9:10pm

      TimelordParagon.

      If not Season 10 I wonder if some of Season 14 may have been accidentally pressed.

      I don’t mind having to get replacement discs from bbc. As I’ve ordered from Amazon I just hope the box arrives without damages.

    • timelord1944

      February 28th, 2020 - 10:30pm

      Have yours dispatched yet? Mine order still says ‘sent to warehouse.’

  • Anonymous

    February 26th, 2020 - 1:00pm

    Why can’t they press adequate quantities of these to meet demand? I’m facing missing out for a second time and it hasn’t even been released yet!

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    • Basil Funkenstein

      February 26th, 2020 - 3:55pm

      It’s called *Limited Edition* for a reason. They advertised a re-release ages ago to try and give the people that missed out the first time another chance of adding this season to their collection.

    • Ricky

      February 26th, 2020 - 5:34pm

      With the larger numbers of these now out there it has driven the market place price down by alot so there’s plenty out there available , if it means that much you missed out why not just pay a few extra quid and get a copy?
      I don’t understand with sites like these how
      anyone could miss out.

      Also there’s stores such as forbidden planet and also cult stores in the cities that will have the odd copy on the shelf.

    • Rob W

      February 26th, 2020 - 5:36pm

      Maybe Argos is worth a try on Monday. Or your HMV if there is one nearby.

  • R1ch1e

    February 26th, 2020 - 9:28am

    I’ve heard on Twitter that the discs are wrong and they have put season 10s discs in instead. Not sure if it’s TRUE. Just a heads up for those who, like me, have just ordered

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    • timelord1944

      February 26th, 2020 - 10:48am

      That would explain why peoples zoom orders haven’t yet entered the dispatch process.

    • Darren

      February 26th, 2020 - 1:42pm

      Any idea where this info came from?

    • SaBo

      February 26th, 2020 - 1:44pm

      i got a mail from galaxy4 today that all season 12 blu-rays have all been recalled as some of them have season 10 discs in them….

    • Sabo

      February 26th, 2020 - 1:49pm

      I got a mail from galaxy4 today, that all blurays have been recalled because some of them have season 10 discs in them……

    • SamWho

      February 26th, 2020 - 2:12pm

      You can’t make this stuff up how does it happen do these sets have a curse on them

    • The Ergon

      February 26th, 2020 - 4:35pm

      The funny thing is i haven,t yet recieved this and i,m being asked to review the product. And the arrival date is supposedly the 29th.

    • Gordon

      February 26th, 2020 - 5:32pm

      Accidents and mistakes happen and delays happen. They are only human but this is a new level of stupidity. Whoever was responsible is probably looking for a new job about now. That’s if indeed it is true.

    • Anonymous

      February 26th, 2020 - 8:29pm

      So will they be corrected before despatched, or will some have escaped with the wrong disc in.

    • Anonymous

      February 26th, 2020 - 10:55pm

      oh…that’s why it’s been recalled. Oh makes sense. Thanks for the info. Wait how did they mix up the season 10 and season 12 discs. Also does the us version use the same discs

    • Bicky

      February 27th, 2020 - 4:57am

      What a fiasco- again. What is wrong with them? I’ve never known problems like this with any other Blu-ray or dvd set- ever! Seems like incompetence or sabotage- we need proper answers here!

  • NX-74205

    February 26th, 2020 - 12:56am

    Just been looking at Amazon and price dropped on my order to £38, thanks to online surveys and giftcards, knocked it down to £31 so I am happy

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  • Rob W

    February 25th, 2020 - 5:59pm

    https://bbfc.co.uk/releases/doctor-who-video-270

    I wonder what this is for then?

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    • Gordon

      February 25th, 2020 - 6:45pm

      That was for the doctor who magazine dvd

    • Rob W

      February 26th, 2020 - 9:39am

      Thanks for the reply. Much appreciated.

  • Sons of Skaro

    February 25th, 2020 - 10:56am

    AMAZON PREORDERS ARE BACK ON!

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    • Sons of Skaro

      February 25th, 2020 - 1:24pm

      Gone again.

    • Rob W

      February 25th, 2020 - 4:39pm

      In stock at the moment at Zoom.

    • Sons of Skaro

      February 25th, 2020 - 4:47pm

      Nope

  • timelord1944

    February 25th, 2020 - 9:11am

    For those who ordered off the zoom website does your order status say ‘sent to warehouse’ yet? Usually with pre-orders the status of the order changes to ‘sent to warehouse’ the monday before release. My order does not say that. Does anybody elses?

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    • thedoctor1104

      February 25th, 2020 - 12:20pm

      Have you been charged yet? I haven’t and I’m worried my order won’t be sent.

    • timelord1944

      February 25th, 2020 - 1:18pm

      Yes but only because I paid by paypal. When I pay by card I usually get charged the monday before release and my order status changes to ‘sent to warehouse.’ My order status still says ‘queuing.’ I am worried too. What does yours say?

    • timelord1944

      February 25th, 2020 - 1:52pm

      I paid by paypal. If I had paid by card zoom usually takes payment the monday before release and at the same time changes the order status to ‘sent to warehouse.’ This has not happened. The status still says ‘queuing.’ I am worried too. I ordered mine half an hour after it appeared on the site. Does your order still say ‘queuing?’

    • Thedoctor1104

      February 25th, 2020 - 4:37pm

      Yes mine still says queuing too.

    • timelord1944

      February 25th, 2020 - 5:12pm

      This sometimes happens if the release date is about to be put back. Lets hope theres a good explanation.

    • Anonymous

      February 25th, 2020 - 6:37pm

      Mine still says queuing. Just looked I haven’t been charged yet. Don’t care about the money just want the set this time around!

    • Anonymous

      February 26th, 2020 - 12:43pm

      Mine has been sent to warehouse now. Thank god for that

    • timelord1944

      February 28th, 2020 - 10:32pm

      Has anyone’s order from zoom dispatched or does it still say ‘sent to warehouse.?’

  • RPG74

    February 23rd, 2020 - 6:32pm

    Sorry, this is a little off-topic, but I think it bears saying.
    I just responded to the complaint of a poster in the audio section, regarding the steep prices for some of the Big Finish range, and I will repeat here what I told him there (provided the moderators don’t object): you can listen to a selection of Doctor Who Big Finish audios, for free, on Spotify. Just type in ‘Doctor Who Big Finish’ in Search, and, voila.
    I myself am currently making my way through some of Five’s stories, but I gather there are numerous Doctors represented on the service.
    That’s for those of you who didn’t already know.
    Cheers.

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  • Anonymous

    February 20th, 2020 - 7:23am

    Zoom still says queing but unlike other releases hasn’t done a charge of £1

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    • timelord1944

      February 25th, 2020 - 9:54am

      I paid with paypal. My order still says queuing today on the 25th feb. Usually should say ‘sent to warehouse’ by now. Does yours still say queuing?

    • Anonymous

      February 25th, 2020 - 6:33pm

      I kniw what you mean mine still says queuing. Would usually say sent to warehouse by now. Hope it’s here by Monday I’ve booked the day off work especially!

    • timelord1944

      February 25th, 2020 - 6:47pm

      Because of the issues last time this was released it is all very worrying. I did phone zoom and they said there was no issue with my order. All very strange though.

  • Gordon

    February 17th, 2020 - 11:04am

    Dvd Blu Ray tidbits from galifrey 1 convention.

    1. During a panel featuring Sarah Sutton a blu ray extra was shown of peter Sarah and Janet traveling to a convention at kessel in Germany for season 20. It was said to be very funny. Sarah also said another road trip to Amsterdam has been pitched and if it gets the go ahead it will be filmed in the summer. (If that goes ahead the blu ray set will probably pushed back till later in the year)

    2. In the blu ray panel it was mentioned that The plan is to get all 26 season sets out with the same logo and if the show logo changes they will fight to keep it the same. No wilderness years news but that technically isn’t a season. They have been filming things for the next 6 sets after s14 though no hints on what those are. Clips from s 26 (remember it’s not out yetin America) and s14. Clips from s14 include our Sarah Jane whose doctor who revisited and an interview with deep Roy.

    3. In the animations panel they said that they now have 2 animation teams to get them out faster. They see no reason why any or every story can’t be animated, but it remains to be seen if they will! The delayed US releases are done to coincide with BBC America screenings, which are a source of funding. The budget for the animation is increasing over time. Faceless Ones will be available in 16:9 and 4:3, color and black and white. The existing episodes will *also* now be animated if you want a consistent version to watch. That’s the new policy. Fury is animated in colour then graded in black and white when it’s finished as it’s easier to do that way and doesn’t cost any extra to do make both versions. Price in Fury from the Deep is mostly filmed sitting down because the actor had limited mobility, so Gary Russell made the choice to put him in a wheelchair. Paul Condon (a fan who sadly passed away recently) has been modeled in Fury From the Deep as the episode 5 and 6 helicopter pilot in tribute. It was a favorite story of his. International Electromatics logos are included in the Fury animation on speakers. Gary couldn’t resist! He also added establishing shots of the rig that didn’t exist in the original. He says he loves that you can expand stuff on the 60s stories with animation. Clips from the faceless ones was shown and fury had animation models shown and the scene with the sonic screwdriver from episode 1 was also shown.

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    • dazzleshell

      February 17th, 2020 - 4:35pm

      Thanks for posting this. Good to hear what was said. Be a shame is Season 20 is pushed back but happy to get more features.

    • Pertwee

      February 18th, 2020 - 10:38am

      Gordon, do you know if any other series might get re-released? I missed out on Season 10 sadly, and 130 bucks on Amazon is a lot of money.

    • Gordon

      February 18th, 2020 - 11:02am

      I haven’t heard of any rereleases but you might want to try cex. They charge £65 currently

    • Prof Horner

      February 18th, 2020 - 12:00pm

      Hopefully we will get another Pertwee season after season 14 and maybe a sixties season. Thanks for the info Gordon don’t always agree with you on JNT and season 22, but this is interesting.

    • Antonio Zambonini

      February 18th, 2020 - 3:00pm

      Cex rates have gone up higher now too 75 for season 10 as there always selling out quick best bet is try gumtree or be quick on cex web especially they now go quick a lot

    • Anonymous

      February 18th, 2020 - 3:31pm

      I hope that if season 11 does come out that they can redo the special effects for invasion of the dinosaurs

  • James

    February 13th, 2020 - 4:44pm

    Looks like it sold out on Amazon UK now.

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    • David

      February 14th, 2020 - 9:33am

      Back up on Amazon! Don’t like pre-ordering from them tbh as they take payment straight away now.

    • David

      February 14th, 2020 - 11:10am

      Well it was for about half an hour! Gone again!

    • flo

      February 14th, 2020 - 9:54pm

      Sold out on Zavvi.

    • Gordon

      February 14th, 2020 - 10:54pm

      6 left in hmv

    • Gordon

      February 14th, 2020 - 11:58pm

      And now sold out

    • Andrew

      February 15th, 2020 - 12:51am

      David I have pre-order for series12 steelbook and season 14 att Amazon and haven’t been charged for either yet

    • Ricky

      February 15th, 2020 - 8:48am

      Amazon dont take payment until pre orders are dispatched.

    • Rob W

      February 15th, 2020 - 11:19am

      £39.18 at Amazon this very minute.

    • Gordon

      February 15th, 2020 - 12:47pm

      @rob w currently unavailable

    • John Smith

      February 15th, 2020 - 2:48pm

      I wonder how many have been bought up by scalpers hoping to make a quick buck on eBay? There are already some offering them on pre-order for way over the retails price. Some might say that’s ‘market forces’ but I think it’s sad when it’s at the expense of genuine fans.

    • booboo

      February 15th, 2020 - 4:05pm

      There was ample warning they were going to re issue and plenty of time to get your order in if you really wanted one

    • Snoopy

      February 15th, 2020 - 5:51pm

      Back on Amazon now.

    • Antonio Zambonini

      February 15th, 2020 - 10:56pm

      I did tbh see this on a unlikely web galaxy 4 but is 10 more then the other sites hence maybe why not sold
      out on that web so people can get a good cheap bargain

  • David

    February 13th, 2020 - 3:28pm

    Gutted I missed this the first time around, and even more gutted to see it has sold out, except for HMV, where I have managed to pre-order. Phew!!

    Lis was a dear friend of mine, and I know she would have loved this set.

    When I was very young back in the 70’s, I won the LP of Genesis from the Doctor Who Comic. Still have it, and I still have the comic with my name in it. Proud moment.

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    • Antonio Zambonini

      February 13th, 2020 - 9:01pm

      Galaxy 4 website also have it up still but if ur up for paying 10 pound more

  • Andrew Townsend

    February 12th, 2020 - 10:18pm

    I am so chuffed this will be 100 percent the same as the first release as there were grumblings from original copy owners that the re release should be different to differentiate between the two.so it will be as the first was except no faulty discs. Ordered mine and am happy as a pig in s**t.

    Reply
  • Anonymous

    February 10th, 2020 - 6:14pm

    Hello! I have ordered this boxset from Zavvi for the first time, since normally I use Zoom (who are excellent with these sets) but they’ve sold out. I’ve heard that sometimes the packaging can get damaged and ruined when ordering with Zavvi and have noticed that this box set is on for sale online with HMV too. Is it worth cancelling my Zavvi order and ordering with HMV? Or should I keep my order with Zavvi, and will the quality of the product I receive be okay do you think? Thank you!!

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    • Ricky

      February 10th, 2020 - 7:32pm

      I wouldn’t worry too much ,whoever you order from there’s a risk of damage in transit. My previous orders whether from zoom, Amazon or HMV have all been in the same style of cardboard packaging so the risk is the same with all those suppliers and I’ve never had any damage, I’ve not had any experience of zavvi lately but never had any damage a few years ago.

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