Revenge of the Cybermen / Silver Nemesis - DVD

Two Cybermen stories in one box. 'Revenge of the Cybermen' sees the Fourth Doctor and his companions Sarah and Harry battling Cybermen on a space beacon and a planet of gold, and the 25th anniversary story 'Silver Nemesis' brings the Seventh Doctor and Ace back down to Earth to battle Cybermen, neo-Nazis and the evil Lady Peinforte...

Disc Contents:

Revenge of the Cybermen

• Four episodes with mono audio.

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

The Tin Man and the Witch (dur. 25'23") - 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 (dur. 5' 34") - New Doctor Tom Baker interviewed by BBC News on location at Wookey Hole during the location shoot for the story.

Cheques, Lies and Videotape (dur. 28'16") - 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. Written by Nicholas Pegg.

Easter Egg (dur. 0' 21") - the old BBC Video sting, as featured on the very first Doctor Who video releases.

Silver Nemesis

• Three episodes with mono audio.

Optional Dolby Digital 5.1 mix.

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

Industrial Action (dur. 33' 30") - cast and crew look back at the making of thr 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. Narrated by Paul Ewing.

Deleted and Extended Scenes (dur. 22' 30") - a bumper crop of deleted and extended scenes taken from early edits of the story.

Trails and Continuity (dur. 5' 31") - BBC1 trails and continuity announcements from the story's original transmission.

Isolated Soundtrack - option to view the story with the isolated music soundtrack.

• Plus of course the usual PDF materials, Coming Soon trailer, Programme Subtitles, Subtitle Production Notes and Photo Galleries.


Copyright Steve Roberts, 10 August 2011. No reproduction allowed without written permission.