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11/06/2009 07:22:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

March 2nd sees the Dalek War box set come to North America with the release of the two third Doctor stories Frontier in Space and Planet of the Daleks.

Starring Jon Pertwee as The Doctor and Katy Manning as Jo Grant, the set includes the recently restored episode three of Planet of the Daleks, now in colour for the first time in 30 years.

Frontier in Space features a commentary with Katy Manning, as well as producer Barry Letts and script editor Terrance Dicks.

Extras Include:
  • Perfect Scenario: Lost Frontier
  • The Space War, the making of the story
  • Roger Delgado: The Master, a biography of actor Roger Delgado
  • Stripped for Action: The Third Doctor's comic book adventures

Planet of the Daleks also features a commentary with Manning, Letts and Dicks and also includes Prentis Hancock who played Vaber and Tim Preece who played Codal.

Extras Include:
  • Perfect Scenario: The End of Dreams
  • The Rumble in the Jungle, the making of the story.
  • Multi-colourisation, a look at the colour restoration of episode three.
  • Stripped for Action: focuses on the Daleks
  • Blue Peter.

Also released on this day is the special edition of the seventh Doctor story, Remembrance of the Daleks.

First shown in 1988 the story stars Sylvester McCoy as The Doctor  and Sophie Aldred as Ace.

The story was first released on DVD in 2002. This special edition has a audio commentary by actors Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred as well as a number of documentaries about the programme.

  • Back to School: "Making Of" documentary (32 mins)
  • Remembrances: Influences and references to earlier Doctor Who adventures (15 mins)
  • Davros Connections: In-depth look at the history of the Daleks' creator (43 mins)
  • Extended and Deleted Scenes (12 mins)
  • Outtakes (4 mins)
  • Multi-Angle Sequences (2 mins)
  • Isolated Music Option
  • Trailers and Continuities (5 mins)
  • Photo Gallery (8 mins)
  • Easter egg
  • DVD-ROM material: Radio Times listings
  • Production Notes Subtitle Option