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Author: Russell T DaviesJulie GardnerSusie LiggatAndy GoddardGareth RobertsAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The next doctor: Christmas 1851, and Cybermen stalk Victorian London. The Doctor discovers a spate of mysterious deaths, and he's surprised to meet another Doctor. The two Doctors will need to be enough to stop the rise of the CyberKing. Planet of the dead: When a London bus takes a detour to an alien world, the Doctor must join forces with the extraordinary Lady Christina. But the mysterious planet holds terrifying  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Action and adventure television programs
Drama
Fiction television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Science fiction television programs
Television series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVDs
DVD-Video discs
Videodiscs
Named Person: Doctor, (Fictitious character); Doctor, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell T Davies; Julie Gardner; Susie Liggat; Andy Goddard; Gareth Roberts; Tracie Simpson; James Strong; Phil Ford; Nikki Wilson; Graeme Harper; Euros Lyn; David Tennant; David Morrissey; Dervla Kirwan; Velile Tshabalala; Michelle Ryan; Lee Evans; Noma Dumezweni; Adam James; Lindsay Duncan; Aleksandar Mikić; Max Bollinger; John Simm; Bernard Cribbins; Timothy Dalton; Catherine Tate; Jacqueline King; Claire Bloom; Brian Cox; Billie Piper; Camille Coduri; John Barrowman; Freema Agyeman; Noel Clarke; Elisabeth Sladen; Jessica Hynes; June Whitfield; Tommy Knight; Russell Tovey; David Harewood; Matt Smith; Ron Grainer; Murray Gold; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; BBC Wales.; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 141989031X 9781419890314 9781622241910 1622241916
Language Note: Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
OCLC Number: 502462881
Notes: Title from container.
Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas acting as agents for 2 Entertain Video.
Special features: Disc 1: The next Doctor confidential; Doctor Who Proms 2008. Disc 2: Planet of the dead confidential. Disc 3: The waters of Mars confidential. Disc 4: The end of time, part one confidential; David Tennant video diaries-the final days; Doctor Who BBC Christmas indents; Audio commentary with David Tennant, Catherine Tate and Euros Lyn. Disc 5: The end of time, part two confidential; Doctor Who at Comic-Con; Deleted scenes with introduction from Russell T. Davies; Audio commentary with David Tennant, John Simm & Euros Lyn.
Credits: Original theme music, Ron Grainer ; costume designer, Louise Page ; music, Murray Gold ; editor, Richard Cox, Mike Jones, William Oswald, Philip Kloss ; production designer, Edward Thomas ; director of photography, Ernie Vincze, Rory Taylor.
Cast: David Tennant. The next Doctor: David Morrissey, Dervia Kirwan, Velile Tshabalala. Planet of the dead: Michelle Ryan, Lee Evans, Noma Dumezweni, Adam James, Glenn Doherty, Victoria Alcock, David Ames, Ellen Thomas, Reginald Tsiboe, Daniel Kaluuya, Keith Parry. The waters of Mars: Lindsay Duncan, Peter O'Brien, Aleksandar Mikic, Gemma Chan, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Chook Sibtain, Alan Ruscoe, Cosima Shaw, Michael Goldsmith, Lily Bevan, Max Bollinger. The end of time: John Simm, Bernard Cribbins, Timothy Dalton, Catherine Tate, Jacqueline King, Claire Bloom, Brian Cox, Billie Piper, Camille Coduri, John Barrowman, Freema Agyeman, Noel Clarke, Elisabeth Sladen, Jessica Hynes, June Whitfield, Thomas Knight, Russell Tovey, David Harewood, Matt Smith.
Event notes: The special episodes which fall between series 4 and series 5; originally broadcast 2008-2010.
Description: 5 videodiscs (approximately 311 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 episode guide ([16] pages : color illustrations ; 12 x 15 cm)
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround(container), Dolby Digital stereo. (discs).
Contents: Disc 1. The next doctor / by Russell T. Davies ; producer, Susie Liggat ; director, Andy Goddard (ca. 60 min., c2008) --
Disc 2. Planet of the dead / by Russell T. Davies & Gareth Roberts ; producer, Tracie Simpson ; director, James Strong (ca. 60 min., c2009) --
Disc 3. The waters of Mars / by Russell T. Davies & Phil Ford ; producer, Nikki Wilson ; director, Graeme Harper (62 min., c2009) --
Disc 4. The end of time, part one / by Russel T. Davies ; producer, Tracie Simpson ; director, Euros Lyn (ca. 59 min., c2009) --
Disc 5. The end of time, part two / by Russell T. Davies ; producer, Tracie Simpson ; director, Euros Lyn (ca. 72 min., c2009, aired 2010).
Other Titles: Next doctor.
Planet of the dead.
Waters of Mars.
End of time.
Doctor Who (Television program : 2005- ).
Responsibility: BBC ; executive producers, Russell T. Davies, Julie Gardner ; BBC Cymru Wales.

Abstract:

The next doctor: Christmas 1851, and Cybermen stalk Victorian London. The Doctor discovers a spate of mysterious deaths, and he's surprised to meet another Doctor. The two Doctors will need to be enough to stop the rise of the CyberKing. Planet of the dead: When a London bus takes a detour to an alien world, the Doctor must join forces with the extraordinary Lady Christina. But the mysterious planet holds terrifying secrets and time is running out as the deadly Swarm gets closer. The waters of Mars: Mars, 2059. Bowie Base One. Last recorded message: "Don't drink the water. Don't even touch it. Not one drop." The end of time: Christmas Eve, and the Doctor is reunited with Wilf to face the return of an old enemy. The Doctor faces the end of his life as the master's victory unleashes the greatest terror of all. Leads into series 5, and the Eleventh Doctor.
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