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November 10th, 2020 1,787 comments

Doctor Who The Collection Season 12

Available to order while stocks last from www.zoom.co.uk


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.

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)

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 #ad


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 #ad and www.amazon.com.au


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

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1,787 comments

  • Jake

    November 25th, 2020 - 1:53pm

    Mine arrived today, thankfully has the correct discs.

    Reply
  • Sons of Skaro

    November 24th, 2020 - 7:10am

    Got a notification that this set is available from HMV

    Reply
  • Sanj

    November 21st, 2020 - 6:16pm

    Have the same issue, just got season 12 and it contains season 10 discs. Will try emailing dvdsupport see what happens

    Reply
    • Bob

      November 22nd, 2020 - 9:33am

      Ages ago, my copy came with discs using the Season 10 art but the BBC did (eventually) send me replacements and I got to keep the misprinted discs so you’re actually lucky as you will end up with two copies of Season 12

    • Sanj

      November 29th, 2020 - 10:16pm

      Follow up….

      Contacted the dvdsupport@bbc.com email and they are doing a disc exchange. They said it will take some time with Covid but they have my details and will send out replacements at some point.

      I did check the discs i have and they do contain season 12, just the image on the discs is season 10.

  • Grey Haired Stick Insect

    November 21st, 2020 - 12:08pm

    Hi Guys, can anyone help? I ordered this from Zoom and just got it, but the disks are all Season 10!? Do I contact zoom or the BBC?

    Thanks for any advice.

    Reply
    • booboo

      November 21st, 2020 - 12:38pm

      Try Contacting DVDSupport@bbc.com with proof of purchase

      Zoom will probably just offer a refund but I’m disappointed to see they are still selling this with the wrong discs.

      Mine was OK

  • booboo

    November 17th, 2020 - 3:27pm

    Mine just arrived, they are marked 2nd edition so should be fine

    Reply
    • Anonymous

      November 18th, 2020 - 1:27am

      Are the discs alright or are they the misprinted version?

    • booboo

      November 18th, 2020 - 5:41am

      the discs are alright

    • Planet Robot

      November 22nd, 2020 - 11:14am

      Just got mine and it’s the Season 10 discs as well….so disappointed as I had hoped this was a new corrected batch at last.

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