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Doctor Who: Attack of the Cybermen in March

Details and the cover for March's Classic Doctor Who DVD from 2|Entertain, the Colin Baker adventure Attack of the Cybermen have now been revealed. The story, the first of the twenty-second season, sees the Doctor and companion Peri (Nicola Bryant) battling to stop the silver menaces from invading Earth on the back of Halley's Comet. Written by Paula Moore and Eric Saward, the two-parter is awash with references to past Cybermen adventures, and its arrival onto DVD completes the release of Season Twenty-Two onto the format.

Extras as detailed on the The Restoration Team's website are as follows:

  • Commentary with actors Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant, Terry Molloy and Sarah Berger.
  • The Cold War (27:26) - cast and crew look back at the making of the story in this documentary from John Kelly. With actors Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant, Terry Molloy and Sarah Berger, writer Eric Saward, director Matthew Robinson, continuity advisor Ian Levine and film cameraman Godfrey Johnson. Narrated by Stephen Greif.
  • The Cyber Story (22:49) - Brendan Sheppard gives us a brief history of the Cybermen in the classic series. With director Morris Barry, writer Eric Saward, costume designers Sandra Reid and Dinah Collins, Cyberman actor Mark Hardy, voice artiste Roy Skelton and Professor Kevin 'Human Cyborg' Warwick.
  • Human Cyborg (8:07) - an interview with Professor Kevin Warwick, who has used himself as a human guinea pig for cybernetic implant experimentation.
  • The Cyber-Generations (7:48) - a gallery of Cyberman through the history of the series, set to music from their stories.
  • Trails and Continuity (3:09) - BBC1 trails and continuity announcements from the story's first transmission.
  • Isolated Score - option to view the episodes with isolated music soundtrack.
  • PDF Material - Radio Times listings for 'Attack of the Cybermen' and 'The Invasion' (previously missed from that story's DVD release), plus a 1969 article from 'The Listener' magazine by Cyberman co-creator Kit Pedler in Adobe pdf format for viewing on PC or Mac.
  • Programme Subtitles, Subtitle Production Notes and Photo Gallery.

    The title is due for release on March 16th.

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