Saturday, 8 March 2014

Three-disc Region 1 Blu-ray release of An Adventure In Space And Time announced

A three-disc Blu-ray edition of the drama An Adventure In Space And Time is to be released for Region 1 territories on Tuesday 27th May.

The 90-minute special - which tells the story of Doctor Who's genesis - was made for BBC Two as part of the 50th-anniversary celebrations. Written by Mark Gatiss and directed by Terry McDonough, it stars David Bradley as William Hartnell, Jessica Raine as Verity Lambert, Brian Cox as Sydney Newman and Sacha Dhawan as Waris Hussein.

The first disc will be the Blu-ray of the drama, while the second disc will be a DVD containing the pilot episode of Doctor Who plus the four episodes comprising the first story, An Unearthly Child, and disc three will be a DVD of An Adventure In Space And Time.

The disc one contents have been listed by Blu-ray.com as follows:

Disc 1: An Adventure In Space And Time Blu-ray
  • Feature film presented in 1080p with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround
  • The Making of An Adventure in Space and Time
  • William Hartnell: The Original
  • Regeneration: Doctors 1, 2 and 3, Re-cast
  • Reconstruction: Four Sequences
  • Farewell: David Bradley
  • Christmas Greeting: David Bradley
  • Titles Sequence
  • Deleted Scene: Delia Derbyshire
It is not known as yet if a Region 2 Blu-ray release of the drama has been scheduled.

The Region 1 Blu-ray is available for pre-order.

The trailer for the drama and a behind-the-scenes video can be watched below: