BBCDVD 1040 Doctor Who - Remembrance of the Daleks


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Catalogue numberBBCDVD 1040
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TitleDoctor Who - Remembrance of the Daleks
ArtistBen Aaronovitch
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeA
BBC DVD label
Item deleted?Yes
Released1988
LabelBBC DVD
BBC%20DVD label
Distributed / printed byBBC Worldwide Ltd
Media typePrimary
Media genreDramas - Sci-fi View all other tracks listed as Dramas - Sci-fi.
Run-off codes / Shop bar codesA0100352622-A911 16
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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Part 124.33
A2Part 224.31
A3Part 324.30
A4Part 424.36
A5Extended and deleted scenes10.25
A6BBC1 trailer - Episode one0.35
A7BBC1 trailer - Episode two0.34
A8Alternative angles - Chemistry lab camera A1.03
A9Alternative angles - Chemistry lab camera B1.03
A10Alternative angles - Chemistry lab final cut1.03
A11Alternative angles - Gate explosion camera A0.47
A12Alternative angles - Gate explosion camera B0.47
A13Alternative angles - Gate explosion final cut0.47
A14Out-takes compilation4.08
A15Photo gallery
Total length of media 1:59:22.

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Starring


Sylvester McCoy (Seventh Doctor)
Sophie Aldred (Ace)
Terry Molloy - The Emperor Dalek / Davros
Simon Williams - Group Captain Gilmore
Pamela Salem - Dr Rachel Jensen
Karen Gledhill - Allison
Dursley McLinden - Sgt. Mike Smith
George Sewell - Ratcliffe
Harry Fowler - Harry
Jasmine Breaks - The Girl
Joseph Marcell - John
Peter Hamilton Dyer - Embery
Michael Sheard - Headmaster
Peter Halliday - Vicar
William Thomas - Martin
Derek Keller - Kaufman
John Leeson - Voice
Hugh Spight, John Scott Martin, Tony Starr, Cy Town - Dalek Operators
Roy Skelton, Royce Mills, Brian Miller, John Leeson - Voices/Dalek Voices

Written by


Ben Aaronovitch

Produced by


John Nathan-Turner

Directed by


Andrew Morgan

Synopsis


London 1963. The first Doctor is forced to leave Earth, after two teachers from his granddaughter's school discover the TARDIS, disguised as a police box, sitting in a junkyard ...

London 1963, The seventh Doctor returns - with new companion Ace in tow and with unfinished business.

Now for the first time, unusual events are unfolding at Coal Hill School and at Totters Lane jumpyard. The Doctor discovers his oldest foes - the Daleks - are on the trail of hidden Time Lord technology. Tecvhnology that he himself left behind on Earth all those years ago. The Daleks are planning to perfect their own time-travel capability, in order to unleash themselves across all of time and space. Can the Doctor - with help of the local military - stop the Daleks stealing Gallifreyan secrets? Or are things much more complicated?

Two opposing Dalek fractions meet in an explosive confrontation, with the fate of the entire Universe at stake ...

Background


Despite its fragile position in the television landscape of 1989, Doctor Who launched into its 26th season with a renewed sense of direction. Script Editor Andrew Cartmel's vision for the series was finally taking shape. It would reveal a darker side of the Doctor's nature, and his companion Ace would be forced to face her personal demons.

The Doctor's time-travelling adventures have always allowed him to rub shoulders with famous characters throughout history, and even resulted in him being mistaken for one or two of them,. Battlefield takes this idea a step further, and offers unprecedented hints of Doctor's off-screen exploits. In a tale where the definition of magic (or science) is ,merely a matter of time, accepting that he is Merlin is hardly a challenge. The revelation, offered with scant explanation, evokes a potent new mystique around the Doctor, and creates a disconcerting sense that he is hiding something from the viewer.

As Ace is left to face a very real demon, it is the Brigadier's act of supreme sacrifice which has the biggest impact. In the face a very real demon, it is the Brigadier's act of supreme sacrifice which has the biggest impact. In the face of such bravery, the slightest hint that the Doctor may be playing with people's lives is all more unsettling.

Combining powerful and evocative mythology with a traditional UNIT tale, Battlefield is a clashing of ancient and modern, pitting girl power against brute force in an action-packed romp that forces us to consider the Doctor in a new light.

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