New Beginnings Box Set.   Contains three stories:  The Keeper of Traken, Logopolis, and Castrovalva.

Serial: 5T  Episode Nos. 552, 553, 554, and 555.  Title: The Keeper of Traken

The Keeper of Traken presides over the most harmonious empire the universe has ever known.  With his time of death nearing, the Keeper senses an all-pervading evil encroaching on Traken, and to combat it, he asks the Doctor to come to Traken.
Once there, the Doctor and Adric find themselves almost immediately framed for the disturbances that have been happening by a force of evil living inside an apparantly calcified statue... a force the Doctor knows all too well.

This story sees the debut of Sarah Sutton as Nyssa and the reintroduction of the Master, here played by Geoffrey Beevers.

starring Tom Baker as Doctor Who, Matthew Waterhouse as Adric, Sarah Sutton as Nyssa, and Geoffrey Beevers as the Master. Written by Johnny Byrne, Executive Produced by Barry Letts, Produced by John Nathan-Turner, and Directed by John Black.

Originally transmitted from 31 January 1981 to 21 February 1981 on BBC1.

DVD Features: 

- Digitally restored and remastered pictures and sound.

            - Graphical menus, episode selection, and scene selection features. 

            - Commentary track by writer Johnny Byrne and actors Matthew Waterhouse (Adric), Sarah Sutton (Nyssa), and Anthony Ainley

                        (Tremas/The Master).  This commentary was recorded a few years ago and is unique in that it features Anthony Ainley in

                        the only DVD commentary he recorded before his death in 2004.

            - Information Text: pop-up production information subtitles that play throughout the story.

            - Subtitles for the hearing impaired.

            - “Sarah Sutton on Swap Shop  An 11-minute appearance by Sarah Sutton on Noel Edmunds’ Multi-Coloured Swap Shop from 1981,

                        when The Keeper of Traken was being broadcast.

            - “The Return of the Master  A new featurette about the reintroduction of the Master in this story, with interviews with actor

                        Geoffrey Beevers (Melkur/the Master), script editor Christopher H. Bidmead, and director John Black.  10 minutes in length.

            - “Being Nice to Each Other  A new featurette on the general making of this story, with interviews with actors Sarah Sutton (Nyssa),

                        Sheila Ruskin (Kassia), Geoffrey Beevers (Melkur/The Master), writer Johnny Byrne, script editor Christopher H. Bidmead,

                        and director John Black.  30 minutes in length.

            - Trails and Continuities.   Plays 6 minutes worth of the trailers and other BBC announcements that preceded or followed each episode

                        as it was originally broadcast in 1981.

            - Photo Gallery.  An 8 minute presentation of photographic stills of the production.

            - Doctor Who Annual 1982 and Radio Times billings.   If you place this DVD in the DVD-ROM drive of a computer, you can access

                        these .pdf files which contain the full text of the 1982 Doctor Who Annual and the Radio Times program guide listings for this story.

            - Isolated Music Option.  Select this and the episodes will play with only the incidental music score playing. 

            - 1 Easter Egg.  Highlight the invisible text section below to see what it is and how to find it.

                        - Keep watching episode 4 all the way through the closing credits.  When they’re done, a dedication to the memory of Anthony

                                    Ainley appears, plus a small clip of him as the Master taken from the 1997 PC game “Destiny of the Doctors,” which

                                    he recorded links for.  Most of the rest of these links will appear on the forthcoming DVD of the story Survival.

            - This DVD starts with an advertisement for the Doctor Who Series 2 box set that lasts 34 seconds, but you can skip through it with your

                        remote if you wish.
 

Serial: 5V  Episode Nos. 556, 557, 558, and 559.  Title: Logopolis

Still bothered by the events on Traken, the Doctor decides to make his TARDIS work like the Master's did and repair it's
chameleon circuit, the device that should allow it to change it's outer shape.  What the Doctor fails to realize, however, is that
his plans have been anticipated by a newly regenerated Master, who secrets his TARDIS within the Doctor's so that he will be taken along to the alien city of Logopolis.  The Doctor hopes that the Logopolitan's unique form of mathematics will restore his chameleon circuit, but the Master's interference with the city's workings doom not only the Doctor, but the entire universe as
well...

This story sees the departure of Tom Baker as Doctor Who, and the debut of Janet Fielding as Tegan and Anthony Ainley
as the Master.

starring Tom Baker as Doctor Who, Matthew Waterhouse as Adric, Sarah Sutton as Nyssa, Janet Fielding as Tegan, and Anthony Ainley as the Master. Written by Christopher H. Bidmead, Executive Produced by Barry Letts, Produced by John Nathan-Turner, and Directed by Peter Grimwade.

Originally transmitted from 28 February 1981 to 21 March 1981 on BBC1.

DVD Features: 

            - Digitially restored and remastered pictures and sound.

            - Graphical menus, episode selection, and scene selection features.

            - Commentary track by actors Tom Baker (Doctor Who) and Janet Fielding (Tegan), and writer/script editor Christopher H. Bidmead.

            - Information Text:  pop-up production information subtitles that play throughout the story.

            - “A New Body at Last”.  A new 50 minute documentary about the departure of Tom Baker from the title role and the introduction of

                        Peter Davison in it.  Features interviews with Tom Baker and Peter Davison (the Doctors), actors Matthew Waterhouse (Adric),

                        Sarah Sutton (Nyssa), and Adrian Gibbs (the Watcher), writer/script editor Christopher H. Bidmead, and directors John Black

                        and Peter Moffatt.  It also has a few archival clips the producer, the late John Nathan-Turner.

            - “Nationwide – Tom Baker”  Tom Baker’s 4-1/2 minute appearance on the BBC news magazine series “Nationwide” made when it

                        was announced that he was leaving the series.

            - “Nationwide – Peter Davison  Peter Davison’s 4-minute appearance on the same show not long after when it was announced he’d be

                        taking over.

            - “Pebble Mill at One – Peter Davison  Peter Davison’s 12-minute appearance on this BBC magazine show where he’s asked about

                        what his costume will be like, and where some children get to ask him questions about how he’ll play the part.

            - News Items.   A 2-minute compilation of news clips that announced the Tom Baker departure, the Peter Davison arrival, and also

                        Tom Baker’s marriage to former companion Lalla Ward.

            - Continuities.  Plays 2 minutes worth of the trailers and other BBC announcements that preceded or followed each episode

                        as it was originally broadcast in 1981.

            - Photo Gallery.  A 5-minute presentation of photographic stills of the production.

            - Doctor Who Annual 1982 and Radio Times billings.   If you place this DVD in the DVD-ROM drive of a computer, you can access

                        these .pdf files which contain the full text of the 1982 Doctor Who Annual and the Radio Times program guide listings for this story.

            - Isolated Music Option.  Select this and the episodes will play with only the incidental music score playing.

             - This DVD starts with an advertisement for the BBC’s new Robin Hood  box set that lasts 1 minute, but you can skip through it with your

                        remote if you wish.

Serial: 5Z  Episode Nos. 560, 561, 562, and 563.  Title: Castrovalva

The Doctor's regeneration is failing, and so he retreats to a restorative chamber within the TARDIS known as the Zero Room.  Meanwhile, the Master has abducted Adric and uses his computational abilities to power an illusory Adric who pilots the TARDIS towards the Big Bang.  Later, when the Zero Room  is destroyed, Nyssa and Tegan attempt to take the
Doctor to the planet Castrovalva, a place that supposedly has similar restorative powers, not knowing that the Master is
again watching their every move...

This story sees the debut of Peter Davison as the Doctor.

starring Peter Davison as the Doctor, Matthew Waterhouse as Adric, Sarah Sutton as Nyssa, Janet Fielding as Tegan, and Anthony Ainley as the Master. Written by Christopher H. Bidmead, Produced by John Nathan-Turner, and Directed by Fiona Cumming.

Originally transmitted from 4 January 1982 to 12 January 1982 on BBC1.
 
DVD Features:

 

            - Digitially restored and remastered pictures and sound.

            - Graphical menus, episode selection, and scene selection features.

            - Commentary track by actors Peter Davison (the Doctor) and Janet Fielding (Tegan), writer/script editor Christopher H. Bidmead, and

                        director Fiona Cumming.

            - “Swap Shop – Peter Davison  A 21-minute appearance by Peter Davison on Noel Edmunds’ Multi-Coloured Swap Shop from 1982,

                        when Castrovalva was being broadcast.

            - “Blue Peter – Peter Davison” A 9-minute segment from a 1982 edition of the children’s magazine show Blue Peter that includes an

                        appearance by Peter Davison.

            - “Directing Castrovalva  A new 11-minute interview with this story’s director, Fiona Cumming.

            - “Being Doctor Who  A new 14-minute interview with Peter Davison sharing his thoughts on the role.

            - “The Crowded TARDIS  A new 11-minute featurette about the increase in the number of companions in this period to three,

                        featuring interviews with actors Tom Baker, Peter Davison, and Sarah Sutton, director John Black, and script editor

                        Christopher H. Bidmead.

            - Deleted Scenes.   Plays 2 deleted scenes from this story.  Lasts 1 minute.

            - Continuities.  Plays 5-1.2 minutes worth of the trailers and other BBC announcements that preceded or followed each episode

                        as it was originally broadcast in 1982.

            - Theme Music Video.   Plays a compilation of footage from the late Tom Baker and Peter Davison title sequences to the accompaniment

                        of a newly remastered edition of the theme music from this era, arranged by Peter Howell of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop,

                        and remastered by Mark Ayres.  You get the option to listen in either Dolby Digital 5.1 or Dolby 2.0 Stereo. 

                        (There was an authoring fault in the Region 2 edition of this disc where the Dolby 5.1 sound was left out by mistake.  This has

                        been corrected for this, the North American Region 1 edition.) 

            - Photo Gallery.  A 5-minute presentation of photographic stills of the production.

            - Doctor Who Annual 1982 and Radio Times billings.   If you place this DVD in the DVD-ROM drive of a computer, you can access

                        these .pdf files which contain the full text of the 1982 Doctor Who Annual and the Radio Times program guide listings for this story.

            - Isolated Music Option.  Select this and the episodes will play with only the incidental music score playing.

            - 1 Easter Egg.  Highlight the invisible text area below to see what it is and how to find it.

                        - On the main menu, highlight the “Audio Options” selection and then press the left arrow.  The Doctor Who logo on the top

                                    left of the screen will become highlighted.  Select this and you will see a very short segment of footage from a 1981

                                    London parade that had a Doctor Who float filled with monsters, the TARDIS, and with Peter Davison making his

                                    first public appearance in costume as the Doctor. 

            - This DVD starts with an advertisement for the Complete Series 2 Box Set, but this is skippable with your remote.