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Doctor Who: The Beginning Boxset (DVD)

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Release date: 30/01/2006

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The very first 3 Doctor Who stories ever transmitted in a 3-Disc set. Includes An Unearthly Child, The Daleks & The Edge of Destruction. Includes the previously unreleased pilot episode and the very first episode from the long-running sci-fi TV series set in London in 1963. In 'An Unearthly Child', teachers Ian and Barbara follow a mysterious pupil, Susan, home one evening and find that she lives in a junkyard. Suddenly her Grandfather, the Doctor, appears but they suspect Susan is being held in the police box. On entering this box their lives change forever... Also includes 'The Daleks' and the two-part episode of 'The Edge Of Destruction'.

DVD Extras:

Disc 1 - An Unearthly Child Pilot Episode - 25 mins Episode 1: Commentary with Verity Lambert, Carole Ann Ford, William Russell, Gary Russell Episode 4: Commentary with Waris Hussein, Ann Ford, William Russell, Gary Russell. Pilot Episode Studio Recording (dur. 40') - unedited recording of the entire studio session for the Pilot Episode, including retakes. Commentary with Verity Lambert, Waris Hussein and Gary Russell. Theme Music Video (dur. 2' 30") - allows the viewer to hear the original full-length theme music with original 1963 title sequences elements in three different versions. Picture Gallery Programme Subtitles Subtitle Production Notes

Disc 2 - The Daleks Episode 2: Commentary with Christopher Barry, Verity Lambert, Gary Russell Episode 4: Commentary with Christopher Barry, William Russell, Carole Ann Ford, Gary Russell Episode 7: Commentary with Richard Martin, William Russell, Carole Ann Ford, Gary Russell Extras Creation of the Daleks (dur. 18') - new featurette looking at the origins of these icon villains. Picture Gallery Programme Subtitles Subtitle Production Notes

Disc 3 - The Edge of Destruction Episodes The Edge of Destruction - 2 x 25 mins. Episode 2 - Arabic Soundtrack Extras Origins (dur. 53') - an in-depth look at the creation of Doctor Who, including rare interviews with the programme's creator, the late Sidney Newman, and new interviews with other members of the cast and production team. Over the Edge (dur. 30') - a new featurette exploring 'The Edge of Destruction', featuring interviews with cast and crew.

The very first three Doctor Who stories ever transmitted in a 3-Disc box set starring William Hartnell as the pioneering Doctor.

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