Doctor Who Season 25 The Collection

Doctor Who Season 25: The Collection Blu-ray range announced

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Sylvester McCoy’s penultimate season as the Seventh Doctor is the next release in the Doctor Who Blu-ray collection.

A special trailer containing archive footage from Season 25 and special features from the release was released to mark the announcement.

The stories also feature Sophie Aldred who plays iconic 80s companion, Ace, who joins the Doctor to battle Daleks, Cybermen, the murderous Happiness Patrol and the evil forces of the Psychic Circus.

The season includes these four classic stories; Remembrance of the Daleks, The Happiness Patrol, Silver Nemesis and The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.

The limited-edition, eight-disc box set will include brand-new, exclusive extended special editions of all four adventures feature unseen footage, updated special effects, immersive surround sound, and surprises. All episodes have been newly remastered from available sources.

Other exclusive material includes:

Behind the Sofa
New episodes with Sylvester McCoy (The Doctor), Sophie Aldred (Ace), Bonnie Langford (Mel), Nicola Bryant (Peri), Wendy Padbury (Zoe), Janet Fielding (Tegan), Sarah Sutton (Nyssa), Dame Sheila Hancock (Helen A), Jessica Martin (Mags), Karen Gledhill (Allison) and Mark Hardy (Cyber-Lieutenant).

In Conversation
Three new episodes, with Sophie Aldred, script editor Andrew Cartmel and director Chris Clough.

Looking for Dursley
A documentary looking back at the life and career of Dursley McLinden (Mike).

The Making of Doctor Who
A rare vintage documentary from 1988, previously only available on VHS.

Silver Nemesis – VHS extended version
A version of the story originally released on VHS with extra footage.

Silver Nemesis – special edition omnibus
A special cut-down feature-length version of this adventure, in the tradition of the 1970s Christmas repeats.

The Collectors – The 1980s
Host Emily Cook chats to Doctor Who collectors about their 1980s treasures.

The Doctor Who Escape Room – Team Seventh Doctor
Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred and Bonnie Langford attempt to escape the room of doom.

When Sophie met Leslie
Sophie Aldred chats to Lesley Dunlop, her co-star from The Happiness Patrol who also appeared in the Fifth Doctor story Frontios (1984).


• Updated special effects exclusive to Blu-ray, on the original broadcast versions of Remembrance of the Daleks, The Happiness Patrol, Silver Nemesis and The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.

• Practical effects genius Stephen Mansfield looks back on his Season 25 work.

• Hours of raw footage and outtakes, studio and location, captured during the making of all four stories.

• Hours of special features previously released on DVD including documentaries, featurettes, audio commentaries and more.

Also; 5.1 Surround Sound, rare archival material from the BBC vaults, exclusive convention footage, HD photo galleries, info text, PDF archive and more.

Doctor Who Season 25 The Collection packshot

You can pre-order Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 25 now on AmazonHMVZavvi and Rarewaves in the UK for a 21 October 2024 release.