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Doctor Who. Survival [videorecording DVD] : Story no. 159
Uniform Title:
Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : BBC Video : 2 entertain : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, [2007]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (approximately 72 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
DVD format (DVD9) ; region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.

Originally broadcast by the BBC from Nov. 22-Dec. 6, 1989.

Special features: Commentary by Sylvester McCoy (The Doctor), Sophie Aldred (Ace) and Andrew Cartmel (script editor); fan commentary by the winners of a recent Doctor Who magazine competition (Ep 3 only); "Cat flap": two-part documentary covering the making of "Survival"; deleted and extended scenes; outtakes; continuities; photo gallery; isolated score; Radio Times listings; subtitle production notes; "Endgame": documentary delving into why Doctor Who was cancelled at the end of season 26 and what might have been in store for the Doctor and Ace if the series had continued into season 27; "Search out science" schools program featuring the Doctor and Ace, with Stephen Johnson and K9; "Little girl lost": retrospective look at the development of Sophie Aldred's character, Ace; "Destiny of the Daleks": Anthony Ainley's last appearance as the Master, in these links from the 1997 computer game.
Disc 1: Episodes 1-3 (ca. 72 min.) -- Disc 2: Special features (ca. 92 min.).
The Doctor takes Ace back to her hometown of Perivale, only to find that something is very, very wrong. Many of Ace's old friends and neighbors have disappeared while domestic pets become victims of unseen kiillers. Will the hunter become the hunted when only the fittest survive? A race of galactic hunters called the Cheetah People have found a way to transport themselves to Earth-- and the entire human race is their prey.
Reading Level:
Rating: Not rated ; CHV rating: PG.


Material Type
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Digital Video Disc (DVD) Doctor Who (1987-1989)

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