A Special Edition of the 1968 serial The Web of Fear is set for release on Blu-ray and DVD. The six-part story stars Patrick Troughton as the Doctor, Frazer Hines as Jamie, Deborah Watling as Victoria, Nicholas Courtney as Colonel Lethbridge-Stewart and Jack Watling as Professor Travers.

The discs will include new and exclusive material, including an animated reconstruction of the missing third episode, commentaries, a making-of documentary and PDF content.

The Web of Fear Special Edition is available from 16 August, RRP £14.99 (DVD), £19.99 (Blu-ray) and £29.99 (limited-edition Blu-ray steelbook), from Amazon and other retailers. We have FIVE copies of the steelbook to give away to lucky readers.


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