Serial: 6T Episode Nos. 635, and 636. Title: Attack of the Cybermen
The Doctor investigates an alien
distress call coming from
duplicate human forces, now marooned on Earth and heading up crime capers to obtain and finance the technology he needs.
And now his latest diamond heist
plan brings him into contact with a party of Cybermen hidden in the sewer
a discovery that will take him, his cohorts, and the Doctor and Peri all the way to the Tombs of the Cybermen on the planet Telos....
starring Colin Baker as the Doctor, and Nicola Bryant as Peri. Written by Paula Moore, Produced by John Nathan-Turner, and
Directed by Matthew Robinson.
Originally transmitted from
Doctor Who: Attack of the Cybermen starring Colin Baker as the Doctor and Nicola Bryant as Peri.
- Both 45-minute episodes with full restoration treatment.
- Graphical menus, episode and scene selection features, and subtitles for the hearing impaired.
- Optional commentary track with actors Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant, Terry Molloy (Russell),
and Sarah Berger (Rost)
- Optional isolated music track, that plays the episodes with only the music soundtrack playing.
- Information Text subtitles option. Displays pop-up production trivia throughout the story.
- “The Cold War” 27-minute making-of documentary featuring interviews with actors
Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant, Terry Molloy, and Sarah Berger, Script Editor and
surreptitious writer Eric Saward, fan consultant Ian Levine, Film Cameraman Godfrey
Johnson, and Director Matthew Robinson.
- “The Cyber Story” 23-minute featurette about all of the Cybermen’s appearances
throughout all of Doctor Who through 2007. Features interviews with their original
Costume Designer Sandra Reid, original voice actor Roy Skelton, Director Morris Barry,
Writer/Script Editor Eric Saward, Earthshock Costume Designer Dinah Collin,
Cyber-actor Mark Hardy, and Kevin Warwick, a scientist attempting to become the world’s
first real cyborg.
- “Human Cyborg” 8-minute featurette about scientist Kevin Warwick’s efforts to become the
world’s first real cyborg.
- Photo Gallery. 8-minute photo montage of stills taken throughout the production.
- The Cyber-Generations. A second 8-minute photo montage of the Cybermen as they appeared
in every classic series story.
- Trails and Continuity. 3-minute featurette of the advertising and introduction materials from
the original 1985 broadcasts.
- Coming Soon trailer. A 1-minute trailer for the forthcoming DVD of Image of the Fendahl
starring Tom Baker.
- PDF Materials. Three pdf files that your home computer can read from the disc if you put it
into your computer’s DVD-ROM drive. One is the Radio Times TV listings for this story
from 1985, including feature articles. The other two are files that were originally intended
to appear in the DVD of the Patrick Troughton Cybermen story The Invasion but were left
out by error (an error common to every edition in every region around the world). The
first of these are the Radio Times TV listings and features for the 1968 Invasion broadcast.
The second is a feature article for a magazine called The Listener about the future of
robotics written by Dr. Kit Pedler, the co-creator of the Cybermen.
- The disc boots up with trailers for the Complete Fourth Series DVD set, and one for the BBC
- 1 Easter Egg. Highlight the blank area below to reveal the invisible text and see what this is and
how to find it.
Go into the second page of the Special Features menu, then highlight the Cyber-Generations
Option and press the left arrow. A Doctor Who logo will appear. Click on this and you’ll
see a 1-minute featurette about an autonomous Dalek that Kevin Warwick has built in his lab.