Thursday, 7 August 2008

Trial DVD Delay, Doomsday Cover

The official BBC website has announced that the forthcoming DVD release of the 1986 Sixth Doctor epic The Trial of a Time Lord has been delayed from its intended August 25th release date. It will now be released on September 29th, though no reason has been given for the delay. In its place, the First Doctor serial The War Machines starring William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, Michael Craze and Anneke Wills, will now be released on August 25th.

Also released in the same article is a a better-quality scan of the cover illustration for the forthcoming UK DVD release of the Fifth Doctor serial Four to Doomsday starring Peter Davison, Janet Fielding, Matthew Waterhouse and Sarah Sutton, which is out this autumn. The cover art was originally revealed yesterday on the Amazon.co.uk website. Click on the thumbnail image below for a larger version.