February announcements from the BBC (includes Red Dwarf Series 2)

BBC Worldwide have kindly sent over details of their February DVD releases...

Red Dwarf Series 2 - February 10th - £19.99 RRP

With over 75,000 units sold since the first series DVD debuted last November the BBC are now ready to unleash the complete series 2 of Red Dwarf on our beloved format. Presented in the original 4:3 Full Frame aspect ratio with DD2.0 Stereo sound you will also find the following features present on this two disc set...

  • 6 Classic Episodes (180mins)
  • Cast Commentary
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Smeg Ups
  • Original Trailer
  • Red Dwarf A-Z Documentary
  • Doug Naylor Interview
  • Alternate Personalities Featurette
  • Tongue Tied - Uncut
  • Special Effects Raw Footage
  • Isolated Music Cues
  • Talking Book Chapters
  • Photo Gallery
  • Weblink
  • Easter Eggs
  • Episode Subtitles
Also worthy of note is the timing of the release, which comes exactly 15 years after the shows first transmission on BBC Television.

Hound of the Baskervilles - February 10th - £15.99 RRP

This is the new adaptation of Hound of the Baskervilles starring Richard Roxborough as Sherlock Holmes, alongside Ian Hart as Dr. Watson and Richard E. Grant as Stapleton. The DVD features include a commentary by the director, David Attwood, and the producer, Christopher Hall; a 'making of' documentary including interviews with Richard Roxborough, Ian Hart, Richard E Grant, John Nettles, Neve McIntosh, Matt Day, David Attwood and Christopher Hall; photo gallery; and a 5.1 mix.

Marion and Geoff - February 17th - £15.99 RRP

DVD Extras include a special commentary from Rob Brydon and Hugo Blick, 18 minutes of out-takes with commentary, a Comic Relief Special sketch and a photo gallery. Running time is 88mins approx and the show is presented in 4:3 Full Frame with DD2.0 Stereo sound.

Doctor Who: The Seeds of Death - February 17th - £19.99 RRP

Patrick Troughton stars as the second Doctor along with Frazer Hines as Jamie and Wendy Padbury as Zoe in this episode, first broadcast in early 1969 and which is released here for the FIRST TIME as a full, unedited version. The DVD contains the customary array of spectacular extras including...

  • Commentary by actors Wendy Padbury, Frazer Hines, director Michael Ferguson, script-editor Terrance Dicks.
  • Easter egg
  • New Zealand censor clips
  • The Last Dalek
  • TARDIS-Cam no.6
  • Sssowing the Ssseedsss documentary

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