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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 - Reported by Chuck Foster
BBC Worldwide have announced details for the forthcoming release of The Visitation (Special Edition) on DVD. The two-disc set has been provisionally scheduled for release on the 6th May for both its R2 and R1 versions, and on the 24th April for R4.

The Visitation - Special Edition
Release date: 6 May 2013 UK (available for pre-order)

The Visitation Special Edition Cover (R2). Credit BBCStarring Peter Davison as The Doctor, with Janet Fielding as Tegan, Sarah Sutton as Nyssa, and Matthew Waterhouse as Adric
Written by Eric Saward
Directed by Peter Moffatt

Broadcast: 15th - 23rd February 1982

It’s 1666, and medieval England is in the grip of the Great Plague. But when the Doctor and his companions arrive, they discover an even greater threat: the entire planet is in danger. As the Grim Reaper stalks the countryside, the Doctor uncovers an alien menace intent on wiping out humanity and claiming our planet for themselves. The Terileptils have arrived – and only the Doctor can stop them…

Special Features:
  • Commentary with Peter Davison, Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton, Matthew Waterhouse and director Peter Moffatt.
  • Grim Tales - Brand-new 45-minute documentary. Former companion Mark Strickson takes Peter Davison, Janet Fielding and Sarah Sutton back to the original filming locations while other cast and crew discuss their memories of the story. New
  • The Television Centre of the Universe: Part One - Peter Davison, Mark Strickson and Janet Fielding return to BBC Television Centre and meet up with old friends and colleagues to reminisce on their time in the iconic building.New
  • Doctor Forever: The Apocalypse Element - Examining the world of Doctor Who on audio. Including interviews with Colin Baker, Russell T Davies, Mark Gatiss and many others.New
  • Film Trims Shots and sequences cut from the finished programme
  • Directing Who: Peter Moffatt
  • Writing A Final Visitation: Eric Saward
  • Scoring The Visitation - Interview with composer Paddy Kingsland
  • Subtitle Production NotesNew
  • Radio Times listings and BBC Sales SheetNew
  • Photo Gallery
  • Coming Soon trailerNew
  • Isolated Music Score
  • Easter Egg
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound qualityNew

FILTER: - Classic Series - Fifth Doctor - Blu-ray/DVD