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Title Doctor Who. Battlefield [videorecording] / British Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by John Nathan-Turner ; written by Ben Aaronovitch ; directed by Michael Kerrigan.

Publication Info. [United States] : BBC Video ; [New York, NY] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]


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Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Series Sylvester McCoy years, 1987-1989 ; story no. 156
Sylvester McCoy years, 1987-1989 ; story no. 156.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., DVD-9, DVD-5, NTSC.
Note Title from container.
Cast Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred.
Credits Incidental music, Keff McCulloch.
Note Created for television by Ben Aaronovitch.
Originally transmitted from September 6-27, 1989.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Responding to a distress signal, the Doctor and Ace arrive near the village of Carbury, where a nuclear missile convoy has run into difficulties. The peace of the English countryside is shattered as UNIT troops are besieged by armored knights from another dimension. Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart is called out of retirement to join the battle. Together, he and the Doctor must face the Destroyer, a fearsome demon summoned by the evil witch queen Morgaine to devour the world.
Note Special features: Disc one: Audio commentary by actors Sophie Aldred, Nicholas Courtney and Angela Bruce, writer Ben Aaronovitch and script editor Andrew Cartmel; "The making of Storm over Avallion" (22 min.); "Past and future king:" Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel discuss screenplay (12 min.); "Watertank:" recalling Sophie Aldred's on-set accident (6 min.); "From kingdom to queen:" Jean Marsh looks back on her three appearances in Doctor Who (8 min.); "Studio recording:" behind-the-scenes footage from a VHS of the live studio output (19 min.); trails and continuity (5 min.); photo gallery (7 min.); isolated music score; production note option; DVD-ROM PC/Mac feature Radio Times billings. Disc two: Exclusive new extended feature-length edit of Battlefield featurig Dolby 5.1 surround; Season 26 trailer (1 min.).
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Doctor (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Great Britain. Army -- Appointments and retirements -- Drama.
Villages -- England -- Drama.
Nuclear rockets -- Drama.
Military convoys -- England -- Drama.
Witches -- England -- Drama.
Genre/Form Science fiction television programs.
Fantasy television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television series.
Added Author Nathan-Turner, John, 1947-2002.
Aaronovitch, Ben, 1964-
Kerrigan, Michael.
McCoy, Sylvester, 1943-
Aldred, Sophie.
McCulloch, Keff.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
BBC Video (Firm)
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Battlefield
Doctor Who (Television program : 1963-1989)
ISBN 1419880780
Standard No. 883929066070
Music No. 1000093206 BBC Video
3000021237 BBC Video

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