Serial: TT  Episode Nos. 210, 211, 212, 213, and 214  Title: The Dominators

 

The pacifist people of the planet Dulkis are at grave risk from hostile aliens called Dominators

and their deadly robot servants, the Quarks.  With no defenses of their own or knowledge of

how to fight, only the Doctor can prevent  their planet being turned into a giant radioactive mass....

 

starring Patrick Troughton as Dr. Who, Frazer Hines as Jamie, and Wendy Padbury as Zoe..

 

Written by Norman Ashby, Produced by Peter Bryant, Directed by Morris Barry.

 

Originally transmitted from 10 August 1968 to 7 September 1968 on BBC1.

DVD Features:

- All 5 episodes of the story, digitally remastered and restored.

- Graphical menus, episode and scene selection features, and subtitles for

            the hearing impaired.

- Optional commentary track by actors Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury,

            Giles Block (Teel) and Arthur Cox (Cully), and Make-Up Designer

            Sylvia James. Moderated by Toby Hadoke

- Information Text subtitles option.  Displays pop-up production trivia throughout

the story.

- “Recharge and Equalise  A 23-minute making-of featurette featuring interviews

            with co-writer Mervyn Haisman, script editor Derrick Sherwin, actors

            Frazer Hines, Giles Block, Arthur Cox, and Felicity Gibson (Kando),

            production designer Barry Newbery, and sound effects/music composer

            Brian Hodgson.

- “Tomorrow’s Times  A 13-minute featurette resembling a newscast where

      Caroline John (Liz Shaw in the Third Doctor’s era) reads to us press reviews

      from the newspapers of the late 1960s assessing the Patrick Troughton stories.

- Photo Gallery.  6 minutes of still photos taken during production of the story.

- PDF Files.   Place this disc into your computer and you’ll have access to

   PDF files containing the original 1968 Radio Times TV listings for this story.

- Coming Soon trailer for the DVDs of Revenge of the Cybermen and Silver Nemesis.

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

            Go into the Special Features menu.  Highlight the Photo Gallery option and press

            the right arrow.  Click the Doctor Who logo that appears.  You will then see a

            3-minute featurette where the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theater discuss

            Doctor Who serial production codes rather like Abbott and Costello would if

            they were Doctor Who fans and not dead.