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November 27th, 2009 10 comments

Doctor Who The Peladon Tales DVD

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Two classic Doctor Who adventures set on the planet of Peladon, starring Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor, with Katy Manning as his companion in the first story and Elisabeth Sladen in the second.

In the four-parter The Curse of Peladon (1972), the Doctor (Pertwee) finally seems to have escaped his exile to Earth when he manages to transport Jo (Manning) in the Tardis to the planet Peladon.

The pair are mistaken for Earth delegates at a conference to decide whether Peladon should join the Galactic Federation, and discover that someone is attempting to use the legendary royal beast of Aggador to trigger off a war.

In the six-parter The Monster of Peladon (1974), the Tardis arrives on the Planet of Peladon half a century after the Doctor’s first visit. The planet has now become of great tactical importance because of its focal position between warring factions. The Doctor and Sarah (Elisabeth Sladen) have to act as peacekeepers between rival ambassadors and they must also find the truth behind ‘the spirit’.

Released 4th January 2010

This story includes the Ice Warriors and Alpha Centauri.

Other places of interest…

BBC The Curse of Peladon page

BBC Monster of Peladon page

Wikipedia Monster of Peladon Page

Wikipedia The Curse of Peladon page

Original VHS covers…

Categorised under: DVD


  • BaconRasherMan

    September 30th, 2010 - 5:22pm

    Boxset is really good, I’ve got it!!! Although I wish it could happen, hope the NuWho production team don’t think about another Peladon story. They’ve mucked up the Cybermen, Silurians, Sontarans…..etc.:mad:

  • Jamesbondisatimelord

    September 5th, 2010 - 6:16pm

    I think those video covers are so much better than the DVD covers

  • Callum Metcalfe

    September 5th, 2010 - 4:16pm

    I would give:

    The Curse Of Peladon:4.5/5
    The Monter Of Peladon:3/5

  • gary

    July 20th, 2010 - 7:51am

    i have had this for some time now since it was released at new year(ish) and can say if you don’t have it, get it. curse of peladon is one of the hilights of the pertwee era and the monster of peladon is a brilliant sequal, but you know what they say, the sequal is never as good as the original.

  • Sontar 7

    June 3rd, 2010 - 4:31pm

    It’s an odd picture of Pertwee that they’ve chosen for the box.

  • ?

    December 9th, 2009 - 3:31pm

    I know this looks awesome

  • masterofall

    December 9th, 2009 - 3:30pm

    i’ve orderd mine and i cant wait, looks sooooo good!!!1!!

  • ?

    December 1st, 2009 - 4:01pm

    I will get this straight away!

  • Grant McClusky

    December 1st, 2009 - 2:26pm

    getting this good job it comes out in january because i can get it next month
    because my birthday is on 23rd feb 2010

  • Brad

    November 27th, 2009 - 7:07pm

    This looks awesome. I may buy myself a copy when it comes out.


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