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Attack of the Cybermen – Episode Guide

Posted in 6th Doctor, Classic Series, Colin Baker, Cybermen, Peri, Telos with tags , , , , on April 1, 2009 by Mr M


Whilst travelling alongside Halley’s Comet, the TARDIS picks up an alien distress call from Earth.

In the sewers below London’s Fleet Street, a small gang of petty criminals – Griffiths (Brian Glover), Payne (James Beckett) and Russell (Terry Molloy), with their boss Lytton (Maurice Colbourne), ex-commander of the Dalek task force [Resurrection of the Daleks] – are apparently attempting to pull off a jewellery robbery.

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DVD Release – Attack of the Cybermen

Posted in 6th Doctor, Classic Series, Colin Baker, Cybermen, DVD Release, Nicola Bryant, Peri, Telos, Video Clip with tags , , , , , , , , on March 17, 2009 by Mr M


DVD extras for this release include:

• Commentary with actors Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant, Terry Molloy and Sarah Berger.

• The Cold War (dur. 27′ 26″) – cast and crew look back at the making of the story in this documentary from John Kelly. With actors Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant, Terry Molloy and Sarah Berger, writer Eric Saward, director Matthew Robinson, continuity advisor Ian Levine and film cameraman Godfrey Johnson. Narrated by Stephen Greif.

• The Cyber Story (dur. 22′ 49″) – Brendan Sheppard gives us a brief history of the Cybermen in the classic series. With director Morris Barry, writer Eric Saward, costume designers Sandra Reid and Dinah Collins, Cyberman actor Mark Hardy, voice artiste Roy Skelton and Professor Kevin ‘Human Cyborg’ Warwick.

• Human Cyborg (dur. 8′ 07″) – an interview with Professor Kevin Warwick, who has used himself as a human guinea pig for cybernetic implant experimentation.

• The Cyber-Generations (dur. 7′ 48″) – a gallery of Cyberman through the history of the series, set to music from their stories.

• Trails and Continuity (dur. 3′ 09″) – BBC1 trails and continuity announcements from the story’s first transmission.

• Isolated Score – option to view the episodes with isolated music soundtrack.

• PDF Material – Radio Times listings for ‘Attack of the Cybermen’ and ‘The Invasion’ (previously missed from that story’s DVD release), plus a 1969 article from ‘The Listener’ magazine by Cyberman co-creator Kit Pedler in Adobe pdf format for viewing on PC or Mac.

• Plus of course the usual Coming Soon Trailer, Programme Subtitles, Subtitle Production Notes and Photo Gallery.