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BBC Releasing Doctor Who Seasons 1-7 Blu-Ray Set With Sonic Screwdriver Remote!
by Jill Pantozzi | 12:10 pm, September 5th, 2013
A few months back, I posed a query to Twitter asking if anyone knew of plans to release the Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant Doctor Who seasons on blu-ray. Many told me it would never happen because of technical reasons I couldn’t quite grasp (they can put Hitchcock films on blu-ray, why not something from 2005?) but I held out hope considering, you know, the 50th anniversary is a great opportunity to sell stuff. Lo and behold, an email from BBC Home Entertainment landed in my inbox with news of a giant blu-ray release. Hit the jump for details.
Doctor Who: The Complete Series 1-7 Limited Edition Blu-ray Gift Set includes:
New to Blu-ray/ 1080p Resolution:
- Doctor Who: The Complete First Series, starring Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper
- Doctor Who: The Complete Second Series, starring David Tennant and Billie Piper
- Doctor Who: The Complete Third Series, starring David Tennant and Freema Agyeman
- Doctor Who: The Complete Fourth Series, starring David Tennant and Catherine Tate
Also included in 1080p Resolution:
- Doctor Who: The Complete Specials, starring David Tennant
- Doctor Who: The Complete Fifth Series, starring Matt Smith and Karen Gillan
- Doctor Who: The Complete Sixth Series, starring Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill
- Doctor Who: The Complete Seventh Series, starring Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, and Jenna-Louise Coleman
You’ll also get special features: “The Doctor Who Ultimate List of Lists” from BBC AMERICA’s The Brit List, Doctor Who at the Proms 2010, Doctor Who: The Best of the Christmas Specials. And then there are the things you can hold!
- The Doctor Who Universal Remote Control Sonic Screwdriver
- 3 exclusive original art cards
- An exclusive Doctor Who comic book
Doctor Who: The Complete Series 1-7 Limited Edition Blu-ray Gift Set will be released on November 5, 2013, with a suggested price of $349.98, but is already available for pre-order on Amazon.