Wednesday, 25 March 2009

'The Deadly Assassin' DVD Cover & Details

The cover and information for the upcoming release of 'The Deadly Assassin' DVD have been revealed by 2|entertain. For people who are not familiar with this story, it was first broadcast in 1976 in 4 parts (30th October - 20th November) and was the first episode of Doctor Who at that time to feature no companion.
This is the story's synopsis:
"Gallifrey. Planet of the Time Lords. The Doctor has finally come home, but not by choice.

Summoned by a vision from The Matrix, he is drawn into a web of political intrigue and assassination. Nothing is quite what it seems, and in the shadows lurks his oldest and deadliest enemy..."

The DVD special features are as follows:
  • Commentary - Featuring Tom Baker, Bernard Horsfall and Philip Hinchcliffe.
  • The Matric Revisited - Cast, crew and critics look back at the making of this story, featuring director David Maloney, designer Roger Murray-Leach and the founder of the National Viewers and Listeners Association, Mary Whitehouse.
  • The Gallifreyan Candidate - A look at Richard Condon's novel The Manchurian Candidate, a major influence on the plot of The Deadly Assassin.
  • The Frighten Factor - What exactly is Doctor Who's 'Frighten Factor'? A diverse panel of experts try to answer the question.
  • RadioTimes Billings - Listings for this story in a PDF format.
  • Photo Gallery
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality.
  • Coming Soon to DVD
  • Production Information Subtitles
  • Easter Egg
Image courtesy of

'The Deadly Assassin' is released on DVD on May 4th 2009 for £19.56
Pre-Order - Save 35% at >>>

What do you think of this cover and DVD extras? Will you be buying it?
Please comment.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Do you want Christopher Eccleston back for the 50th Anniversary?
YES!! - That would be absolutely brilliant!
Not sure - I'm not bothered either way, to be honest...
No - it's good to see the back of 'im!
Create your own poll
Twitter Bird Gadget