“Doctor Who Tom Baker Complete Season One” on Blu-ray Disc in June

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BBC Studios (distributed stateside by Warner) has officially announced plans to bring “Doctor Who: Tom Baker – Complete Season One” 6-disc set for Blu-ray Disc release on June 19th. That means the FOURTHDoctor,” Tom Baker will come to HD finally. One would expect with the latter seasons to follow, as he was the ‘Doctor‘ for ten years (1974 – 1984). Tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for a possible update on that. The release is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. Bonus materials for the release are set to include a whopping 17 hours of content which you’ll find detailed below.

  • Tom Baker in Conversation: A candid new one-hour interview with the Fourth Doctor.
  • Behind the Sofa: Classic clips from Season 12, viewed by Doctor Who actors Tom Baker, Louise Jameson, Janet Fielding, and Sarah Sutton, producer Philip Hinchcliffe, and Sadie Miller, daughter of the late Elisabeth Sladen.
  • New Making-of Documentaries for The Sontaran Experiment and Revenge Of The Cybermen.
  • Immersive 5.1 Surround Sound Mixes for The Ark In Space and Genesis Of The Daleks.
  • Optional Brand New Updated Special Effects for Revenge Of The Cybermen.
  • Genesis of The Daleks– Omnibus Movie Version, unseen since its broadcast in 1975.
  • The Tom Baker Years: A 1991 special showcasing highlights from the Fourth Doctor’s run, available on disc for the first time.
  • And much, much more

Further below, after the break, you’ll find the official announcement.

 

PRESS RELEASE:

 

FROM BBC STUDIOS

TOM BAKER’S NEWLY REMASTERED FIRST SEASON AS THE FOURTH DOCTOR

ON BLU-RAY FOR THE FIRST TIME

WITH OVER 17 HOURS OF BONUS CONTENT

DOCTOR WHO: TOM BAKER COMPLETE SEASON ONE

 JUNE 19, 2018

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Street Date: June 19, 2018

Suggested Retail Price: BD $69.99 (U.S.), $87.48 (Canada)

Length: Approx. 480 mins + bonus content / 6-disc set

New York – June 12, 2018 – The Fourth Doctor is heading to Blu-ray on June 19, 2018 in Doctor Who: Tom Baker Complete Season One from the home entertainment division of BBC Studios, featuring over five and a half hours of all-new exclusive bonus content. The earliest adventures of the beloved Classic-era Fourth Doctor – Robot, The Ark in Space, The Sontaran Experiment, Genesis of the Daleks, and Revenge of the Cybermen – have been restored for Blu-ray and are available in one collection for the very first time.

The season is accompanied by extensive bonus features – over seventeen hours in total – with brand new exclusive material. Bonus content includes:

  • Tom Baker in Conversation: A candid new one-hour interview with the Fourth Doctor.
  • Behind the Sofa: Classic clips from Season 12, viewed byDoctor Who actors Tom Baker, Louise Jameson, Janet Fielding, and Sarah Sutton, producer Philip Hinchcliffe, and Sadie Miller, daughter of the late Elisabeth Sladen.
  • New Making-of Documentariesfor The Sontaran Experiment and Revenge Of The Cybermen.
  • Immersive 5.1 Surround Sound Mixesfor The Ark In Space and Genesis Of The Daleks.
  • Optional Brand New Updated Special Effectsfor Revenge Of The Cybermen.
  • Genesis of The Daleks– Omnibus Movie Version, unseen since its broadcast in 1975.
  • The Tom Baker Years: A 1991 special showcasing highlights from the Fourth Doctor’s run, available on disc for the first time.
  • And much, much more