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August 23rd, 2014 96 comments

Doctor Who Series 8 Episode1 Deep Breath DVD

deep_breath-dThe feature length first episode from the much anticipated Series 8 of Doctor Who, the BBC One show in which Peter Capaldi was revealed as the Twelfth Doctor, a 10 minute behind the scenes feature and more.

When the Doctor arrives in Victorian London, he finds a dinosaur rampant in the Thames and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions.

Who is the new Doctor and will Clara’s friendship survive as they embark on a terrifying mission into the heart of an alien conspiracy? The Doctor has changed. It’s time you knew him.

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  • joe gould

    October 26th, 2014 - 5:25pm

    Got it in bury st edmunds at hmv, it was either that or the worlds end

    • Anonymous

      November 9th, 2014 - 8:36am


  • Matthew

    October 12th, 2014 - 7:34pm

    I wasn’t gonna get this until I saw it for £6 in CEX and just couldn’t resist it haha

  • Adipose Industries

    September 17th, 2014 - 10:21pm

    If I bought this, would they release the rest of the series without this episode? Just thinking of money saving 😉

  • Some bloke

    September 11th, 2014 - 6:22pm

    I ordered both the dvd and blu-ray, and I only just received the dispatch emails today… so hopefully they’ll arrive on or before monday 🙂

    • Some bloke

      September 12th, 2014 - 4:52pm

      They arrived today!!!

  • Rebel Time Lord

    September 11th, 2014 - 7:25am

    I hope at sainsburys or any other shop do a free figure like capaldi in Victorian suit or another character like half face man !

  • whorules

    September 10th, 2014 - 3:14pm

    received my copy yesterday, no problems with it. not edited at all. three extras, a vastra, jenny and strax prequel, doctor who extra, and the live show announcing capaldi as the new doctor.

    • whorules

      September 10th, 2014 - 11:53pm

      oh and i’m still getting the box set as well

    • merchandise FAN

      September 15th, 2014 - 7:57pm

      Is it full Dr who live or cut down?

    • Dalekparadigm2

      October 5th, 2014 - 12:41am


  • Ply doc

    September 9th, 2014 - 6:47pm

    So is this just a stand alone and then they are only releasing this and the complete series or is there going to be vanilla releases of the rest of the series like previous years?Any one know?


      September 12th, 2014 - 4:54pm

      just this and the box set

  • gordon

    September 5th, 2014 - 7:07am

    Heard this has been pushed back a week because of production error

    • Grey and Blue

      September 7th, 2014 - 8:21pm

      To my knowledge as BBC shop sent me an email about my pre-order of the blu ray saying this had been pushed back to 15th of September. I wonder what error this is? Might be that they want to make a cover that pertains to deep breath rather than a promotional shot from a later episode. Maybe they want to make a proper cover or maybe there is a technical issue they picked up on.

  • Jdog

    September 1st, 2014 - 7:27am

    I had a realisation that this DVD can kind of act like a companion piece to The Doctors Revisited DVDs since it’s got a 90 minute episode and a feature about the Doctor, but I suddenly remembered that Revisited was released for the US and AUS, and Deep Breath is for UK and AUS, so that goes out the window. If only we were able to know what DVDs will be out for the rest of the year so that we can understand why this can fit in.

  • Sam Richard Bentley

    August 31st, 2014 - 3:08pm

    So, apparently Jenny and Vastra’s kiss has been but from the Deep Breath DVD. I read this online, and my instant thought was how pathetic it was. I’m sorry – but this is utterly ridiculous.

    If anyone can prove me wrong – please, please do. This, as I have said, if just something I read online.

    • the astronaut of death

      August 31st, 2014 - 3:09pm

      Its the 21st century for crying out loud

    • The Twelfth Doctor

      August 31st, 2014 - 3:12pm

      Really? That is ridiculous. Why would they remove it? I have said this on Facebook, so I’ll say it here. I hope the homophobics who complained never watch the show again, because complaining about that was ridiculous.

    • Sam Richard Bentley

      August 31st, 2014 - 3:12pm

      Exactly – I can’t see why they feel they have to tender to the small amount of people, and by small I mean smaller than those who were fine with it, and change something that was, technically, a revolutionary step for the show.

    • RoryPond

      September 2nd, 2014 - 8:57pm

      The kiss was cut from the Asian broadcasts but should be on the DVD/Blu-ray.


      September 5th, 2014 - 11:18pm

      I disagree about it being cut, but I think it was too far in a kids show. I liked the whole relationship in general though

  • cyberdalek6

    August 30th, 2014 - 7:50am

    Who else thinks that Deep Breath was AWESOME!! :0

  • planetofthewhovians

    August 26th, 2014 - 9:43pm

    As much as this is an amazing first episode for capaldie I do think the box set is more value for money as it would probably be around £35 with extras as compared to 1 episode for £10 , but I suppose it’s great if you are going to watch this episode regularly and for people who didn’t catch it on iplayer as well as new fans seeing if they’re into capaldie era .

    • clara oswin oswald

      August 28th, 2014 - 10:59am

      The complete series 8 box set is going to be released on Monday 17th November 2014 for £37 with 12th Doctor & Clara Oswin Oswald

  • meddling monk

    August 26th, 2014 - 1:52pm

    Absolutely agree. Missy even had red nail polish!

  • The Surgeon

    August 24th, 2014 - 11:50am

    My prediction for the series … with logic!
    Missy = short for Mistress.
    Mistress = female Master.
    The Gatekeeper = the Master as a woman.
    Heaven = Master’s TARDIS.
    (This one’s less logical, but bare with me.)
    Pause the video at the end. Who thinks the fountain looks like a Time Rotor?

    • Trenzalore

      August 24th, 2014 - 11:56am

      That’s a nice theory, wonder how people get there though, especially the clockwork robot in the end of Deep Breath – since when did robots go to heaven? 😆

    • DocEke

      August 24th, 2014 - 1:08pm

      Spare parts, upgrading, cybermen in the finale. Ring a bell.

    • meddling monk

      August 26th, 2014 - 1:51pm

      Absolutely agree. Missy even had red nail polish!

    • The four Doctors

      August 26th, 2014 - 9:48pm

      The surgeon (Clever name by the way), what you said is a great idea, I have breifly heard this idea before but the time rotor idea is great, but isn’t the Master going to be played by Charles Dance?

    • The Surgeon

      August 27th, 2014 - 11:28am

      Cheers for the compliment! It’s sometimes the Psychotherapist.
      I think that was just a rumour, but it might be true. I wouldn’t be surprised if Missy was killed by the Cybermen or something and regenerated into Mr Dance in the finale.

    • cyberdalek6

      August 30th, 2014 - 7:52am

      Maybe she is the Rani?

    • Anonymous

      September 3rd, 2014 - 10:56am

      perhaps it is romana as she was on galyifrey which is no longer destroyed and she spent a some time traveling with the doctor and may have formed and emothional bond with the doctor and i dout the master would call the doctor his boyfriend.

  • Destroyer of Worlds

    August 24th, 2014 - 9:05am

    ‘These eyebrows you take bottle tops of with these!’

    • cyberdalek6

      August 30th, 2014 - 7:53am

      I laughed out loud when he said that! 🙂

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