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Doctor Who. / The War Machines / British Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by Innes Lloyd ; written by Ian Stuart Black ; directed by Michael Ferguson.

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Series Information

William Hartnell years 1963-1966 ; story no. 27.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Peabody PL - Columbia City DVD TV DOCTOR WHO 6.7 (Text) DVD 30403001692920 DVD - TV Checked out 07/27/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419874934
  • ISBN: 9781419874932
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen.
  • Publisher: [England] : BBC Video ; [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the idea by Kit Pedler.
Originally broadcast on the BBC between June 25 and July 16, 1966.
Special features: Audio commentary by actor Anneke Wills and director Michael Ferguson; "Now and then" location featurette; Blue Peter clips featuring the new Post Office Tower and the War Machines; One foot in the past archive clip on Post Office Tower; "WOTAN assembly:" how the story was pieced back together from disparate sources for the DVD release; Easter egg; photo gallery; production note option; DVD-ROM features: Radio Times listings, War Machine design plan.
Participant or Performer Note:
William Hartnell, Jackie Lane, Anneke Wills, Michael Craze.
Summary, etc.:
The TARDIS arrives in London in 1966, where the Doctor and Dodo visit the recently opened Post Office Tower. There, they discover a brilliant new problem-solving super computer called the Will Operating Thought ANalogue. But when WOTAN decides that it should rule the world, the Doctor is the only person who can stop its rampaging War Machines from destroying London.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, full screen presentation (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Language Note:
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Doctor (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Time travel > Drama.
Interplanetary voyages > Drama.
Genre: Television programs.
Science fiction films.
Science fiction television programs.
Science fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Series Information

William Hartnell years 1963-1966 ; story no. 27.

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