The Last Chance SaloonEdit
Cast and crew reflect on working at a critical time when Doctor Who was given its last chance. With actors Sylvester McCoy and Kate O'Mara, producer John Nathan-Turner, director Andrew Morgan, script editor Andrew Cartmel, writers Pip and Jane Baker, BBC Head of Series & Serials Jonathan Powell and graphic designer Oliver Elmes. Writer: Nev Fountain; Narrator: Richard Heffer; Interviewers: Steve Broster, James Goss, Bill Baggs; Camera: Mark Gill, Robert Fairclough, John Kelly, Geoff Evans; Production Assistant: Stella Broster; Colourist: Jonathan Wood; Consultant: Andrew Pixley; Executive Producer: Dan Hall; Producer: Ed Stradling. (28'40" | 16:9 | 2009)
An examination of the visual effects used throughout the story. With visual effects designer Colin Mapson, visual effects assistant Mike Tucker and video effects designer Dave Chapman. Interviewer: ; Photographic Research: Derek Handley, Ralph Montagu; Music: Keff McCulloch; Special Sounds: Dick Mills; Thanks To: Mike Tucker, Alan Hayes, Alys Hayes; Colourist: Jonathan Wood; Executive Producer: Dan Hall; Producer: John Kelly. (11'23" | 16:9 | 2010)
Graphic designer Oliver Elmes and animator Gareth Edwards talk about how they created the first CGI title sequence in Doctor Who's history. Camera: Mark Gill, Steve Broster; Footage & Stills Courtesy Of: BBC Television, Gareth Edwards; Colourist: Jonathan Wood; Executive Producer: Dan Hall; Producer: Ed Stradling. (9'18" | 16:9 | 2009)
Writers Pip and Jane Baker talk about their original vision for the lush forest planet Lakertya and director Andrew Morgan explains why he ended up shooting it in a desolate quarry instead... (2'05" | 16:9 | 2009)
BBC Breakfast Time's reporter Guy Michelmore visits the production during location filming for the story's exterior scenes and talks to John Nathan-Turner, Sylvester McCoy, Bonnie Langford and Kate O'Mara. (4'07" | 4:3 | 1987)
Episode listings for this story from the BBC magazine Radio Times in PDF format.
Production Information SubtitlesEdit
Text commentary by Stephen James Walker providing cast details, script development and other information related to the production of this story.
- Alternative Regeneration Sequence. Go to the Special Features menu, highlight '7D FX' and click left to highlight the hidden Doctor Who logo. (0'36" | 4:3 | 1987)
- Eye-Sore. Go to the second Special Features menu, highlight 'Blue Peter' and click right to highlight the hidden Doctor Who logo. (1'41 | 16:9 | 2009)
- The Name'sh McCoy, Shylveshter McCoy. Go to the second Special Features menu, highlight 'PDF Materials' and click left to highlight the hidden Doctor Who logo. (1'15" | 16:9 | 2009)