Doctor Who: The Mark of the Rani in September
Hot on the heels of last week's announcement of The Hand of Fear in July, BBC Worldwide have now confirmed that September's release in the "Classic Who" range will be the 1985 Colin Baker story The Mark of the Rani. A two-parter from Season Twenty-Two, it sees the Doctor and companion Peri (Nicola Bryant) facing off against not one but two renegade Time Lords, namely old adversary the Master (Anthony Ainley) and new nemesis the Rani (Kate O'Mara). Set in the middle of the nineteenth century in a mining village in North East England, the story also features such delights as mines that turn people into trees, a group of rowdy miners and even George Stevenson himself and was the first Doctor Who scripted by husband and wife writing team Pip and Jane Baker (no relation).
As usual a plethora of extras have been assembled by the Restoration Team, namely:
This single-disk DVD is currently due for release on 4th September, but as ever this can change. More information can be found at the Restoration Team's homepage.