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Thursday, 23 October 2014

The Complete 8th Series DVD & Blu-ray - Covers & Details

BBC DVD have revealed the covers and details for the release of the complete eighth series of Doctor Who onto DVD and Blu-ray, read on for further details:

BBC Worldwide releases all twelve episodes from the eighth series of Doctor Who on DVD and Blu-ray on November 17, 2014. In addition, the set contains exciting bonus features including all twelve behind-the-scenes episodes of Doctor Who Extra, Earth Conquest, which documents the Doctor Who world tour, the documentaries The Ultimate Time Lord and The Ultimate Companion and more. Peter Capadi's debut as the Doctor chronicles his journey with companion Clara (Jenna Coleman) to discover the answer to the question "Am I a good man?"

The season features guest stars including Michelle Gomez (Bad Education, Green Wing), Foxes (Grammy award winning singer/song writer), Frank Skinner (Room 101), Ben Miller (Armstrong and Miller), Tom Riley (Da Vinci’s Demons, Freezing), Keeley Hawes (Line of Duty) and Samuel Anderson (History Boys, Gavin & Stacey) as Danny Pink.

The box set contains every explosive episode from Peter Capaldi’s debut series in the role including:

8.01: Deep Breath
8.02: Into the Dalek
8.03: Robot of Sherwood
8.04: Listen
8.05: Time Heist
8.06: The Caretaker
8.07: Kill the Moon
8.08: Mummy on the Orient Express
8.09: Flatline
8.10: In the Forest of the Night
8.11: Dark Water
8.12: Death in Heaven

  • Doctor Who Extra - 12 Episodes
  • Documentaries: The Ultimate Time Lord, The Ultimate Companion and Earth Conquest: The World Tour
  • Deep Breath Cinema Panel
  • Foxes: Don't Stop Me Now Music Video
  • Tardis Tour
  • Cast Interviews
  • Trailers
  • Commentaries for Into the Dalek, Robot of Sherwood, The Caretaker and Kill the Moon 

BBC DVD have also released details regarding an exclusive event in celebration of the release of the boxset:

To celebrate the DVD and Blu-ray release of Doctor Who: The Complete Eighth Series, BBC Worldwide is delighted to announce an exciting fan event to be held on Monday 17th November featuring the stars of the show. It will be the first chance the cast have had to reflect on the thrilling conclusion of Peter Capaldi’s debut series in front of 140 lucky fans at a central London location. 

BBC Worldwide has 70 pairs of tickets to give away for this exclusive event. Fans will be treated to a special screening followed by a Q&A with members of the cast. All they need to do is visit and correctly answer the multiple choice question, when they will subsequently be entered into a prize draw. The competition opens today and will close at 23:59 on Wed 29th October.

Frank Skinner commented, "When they asked me to host this event I was over the moon. Luckily the space-dragon incubation period is such that I was in no real danger. I have so many questions I want to ask and, when we're all talked out, I'm planning to finish off by crowd-surfing for 10 to 15 minutes, dressed as Chief Engineer Perkins."

The complete eighth series of Doctor Who is on sale from 24th November at all good DVD stores priced £35.99 per copy on DVD format and £39.75 per copy on Blu-ray format.