He’s back… and it’s about time!
Paul McGann is the Eighth Doctor, in this 1996 made for television movie.
It’s December 31st 1999, the eve of the new Millennium and the Time Lord known as the Doctor has just regenerated. He’s immediately thrown into another epic battle with his arch nemesis - and rival Time Lord - the Master!
Commentaries: 1 - with director Geeoffrey Sax (recorded 2001) 2 - with Doctors Paul McGann & Sylvester McCoy, moderated by Toby Hadoke (recorded 2009)
The Seven Year Hitch - documenting the return of Doctor Who to the screen. Narrated by Amanda Drew.
The Doctor’s Strange Love - writers Joe Lidster and Simon Guerrier discuss The TV Movie with comedian Josie Long.
The Night of the Doctor - the mini-episode released in 2013 in the run-up to the show’s 50th anniversary special, marking Paul McGann’s second on-screen appearance as the Eighth Doctor.
Electric Press Kit - used by Fox in 1996, this includes a short documentary and interview segments to allow other broadcasters to put together their own packages about the TV Movie.
Behind the Scenes - on set and on location in Vancouver, Canada during the filming of The TV Movie.
Philip Segal’s Tour of the TARDIS
VFX Tests June 1994 - early video effects tests by Amblin Imaging in 1994, featuring the ‘Spider Dalek’ design.
VFX March 1996 - video effects presented as mute time-coded ‘work in progress’ shots from the CGI department.
Paul McGann Audition
The Wilderness Years - in the years between the end of the classic series and the broadcast of The TV Movie, Doctor Who survived in print, video and audio, kept alive by fans who were determined not to let it die.
Stripped for Action – The Eighth Doctor - looking at the Doctor’s adventures in comic-strip form.
Tomorrow’s Times – The Eighth Doctor - a look back at the contemporary coverage of The TV Movie in newspapers and other publications. Presented by Nicholas Courtney.
Who Peter 1989-2009 - the second part of this documentary, exploring the special relationship between Doctor Who and Blue Peter. Presented by Gethin Jones.
Isolated Score - the option to view The TV Movie with the isolated music soundtrack.
Music Tracks - tour tracks from the production presented in full: In a Dream, All Dressed Up, Ride into the Moonlight and Auld Lang Syne.
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