Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The War Games DVD Trailer

An exclusive preview trailer for the upcoming DVD release of The War Games has been included in the most recent Doctor Who DVD release, Delta and the Bannermen, which will be released next month. Patrick Troughton appears as the Second Doctor alongside companions Jamie, portrayed by Frazier Hines, and Zoe, portrayed by Wendy Padbury, in The War Games written by Terrance Dicks and Malcom Hulke.

The War Games was the final episode of Doctor Who to feature Patrick Troughton, Frazier Hines with Wendy Padbury and the final episode of Doctor Who to be produced in black and white. Despite this being the final episode for Patrick Troughton during his original run, 1966 to 1969, he would return for The Three Doctors, The Five Doctors and The Two Doctors.

DVD extras for The War Games include: Commentary, Programme Subtitles, Subtitle Production Notes, War Zone, Now and Then, The Doctor's Composer, Sylvia James, Talking About Regeneration, Time Zones, Stripped for Action, On Target, Devious and Photo Gallery. The War Games commentary features contributions from actors Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Philip Madoc, Jane Sherwin and Graham Weston, co-writer Terrance Dicks and script editor Derrick Sherwin.

The War Games will be released on DVD on the Sixth of July for the price of £24.99 around the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Back Guardian Trilogy, consisting of Mawdryn Undead, Terminus and Enlightenment, will be the next official DVD release from 2lentertain for the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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