Preview discs for the upcoming Doctor Who box set The Dalek War confirm that the Fifth Doctor story The King’s Demons (1983) plus Planet of Fire (1984) will be the following DVD release after The Dalek War is released next month. Both of these Doctor Who stories feature the Fifth Doctor, portrayed by Peter Davison, encounter his arch nemesis the Master, portrayed by Anthony Ainely, who seeks control of Kamelion.
The King’s Demons, written by Terence Dudley, featured Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor with Janet Fielding, as companion Tegan, Mark Strickston as companion Turlough and Anthony Ainely as the Master. Planet of Fire, written by Peter Grimwade, featured Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor with Mark Strickston as companion Turlough, the introduction of Nicola Bryant as companion Peri and Anthony Ainely as the Master.
The King’s Demons/Planet of Fire DVD box set will be released by 2lEntertain sometime in January 2010 as the first Doctor Who DVD that will be released next year around the United Kingdom and Ireland. Doctor Who Hideout will keep all readers informed regarding this DVD release of the Doctor Who stories The King’s Demons and Planet of Fire.