New York – October 23, 2014 – The new era of Doctor Who has begun and on December 9, 2014Doctor Who: The Complete Eighth Series lands on Blu-ray and DVD. The most recent season sees a brand new face at the controls of the TARDIS with Peter Capaldi (The Thick of It) as the Doctor. TV Guide Magazine calls his performance “Absolutely brilliant” and People Magazinesays “His arrival in the premiere is a jolt – and a joy.” Relive all 12 episodes of this electrifying season, as well as bonus features including EXCLUSIVE footage from the London Premiere Q&A with Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat, four EXCLUSIVE episode commentaries, behind-the-scenes footage, a special documentary following Doctor Who: The World Tour, and many more.
The new era of Doctor Who starring Peter Capaldi delivered the highest rated season premiere ever on BBC AMERICA. In the feature-length premiere, the new Doctor crash-lands in Victorian London. As Clara (Jenna Coleman, Dancing on the Edge) struggles to recognize the man she thought she knew so well, killers are stalking the capital. A slaughterhouse restaurant and a buried spaceship lead the Doctor into a confrontation with a long forgotten foe… but how far is this new man ready to go to protect his friends? The new season sees the Doctor and Clara encounter wonders and horrors. They meet a fleet of Daleks as they attempt to rescue a stranded ship of human survivors, face ranks of Cybermen stalking the Earth, go back in time and join Robin Hood in a fight with killer robots in Sherwood Forest, become bank robbers when they break into the deadliest bank in the cosmos, face a mummy on the Orient Express, discover a deadly horror dwelling on the Moon, and come to know the last man standing at the end of the Universe. And as Clara falls for handsome fellow teacher, Danny Pink (Samuel Anderson, The History Boys), can she keep her two extraordinary lives going?
Bonus materials include:
- EXCLUSIVE footage from London Post-Premiere Q&A with Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat
- EXCLUSIVE Doctor Who episode commentaries for Into the Dalek, Robot of Sherwood, The Caretaker, and Kill the Moon
- Behind-the-Scenes featurettes (12 total)
- Doctor Who Exclusive (4 total)
- Doctor Who: The Ultimate Time Lord (special with Fifth Doctor Peter Davison)
- Doctor Who: The Ultimate Companion (special with Fifth Doctor Peter Davison)
- Doctor Who: Earth Conquest (World Tour Documentary)
- Tour of the TARDIS
- Doctor Who: Deep Breath Live Pre-Show & After Who Live (hosted by comedian and Doctor Who superfan Chris Hardwick)
- FOXES – “Don’t Stop Me Now” (Music video from Mummy on the Orient Express)
Doctor Who premieres on BBC AMERICA in the U.S. and SPACE in Canada.