The Underwater Menace DVD

This 1967 Doctor Who adventure with Patrick Troughton as the Doctor and his travelling companions Polly (Anneke Wills), Ben (Michael Craze) and Jamie (Frazer Hines) is finally coming out DVD. This is the final DVD release of the classic series of Doctor Who. The TARDIS arrives on a extinct volcanic island. Before long, the travellers are captured and taken into the depths of the Earth, where they find a hidden civilisation – the lost city of Atlantis.

The Atlanteans worship a goddess named Amdo and use Fish People – men and women operated upon so that they can breathe under the sea – to farm the plankton-based food on which they survive. A deranged scientist, Professor Zaroff, has convinced them that he can raise their city from the sea, but actually he plans to drain the ocean into the Earth’s molten core, so that the resultant superheated steam will cause the planet to explode.

Can the TARDIS team stop Zaroff in time?

The DVD contains:
Fully remastered Episodes 2 and 3.
Commentary on Episodes 2 and 3: a traditional commentary with actors Anneke Wills, Frazer Hines, Anneke Wills, Brian Hodgson, Catherine Howe, and Quentin Mann moderated by Toby Hadoke.
“Fishy Tales” – making of documentary
Tales of TV Centre – part 2
Programme subtitles.
Subtitle Production Notes.

*Extras TBC

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