Doctor Who – DVD Information

Learn about each of the Doctor Who DVD releases!

Series 1

Released: November 21, 2005 (UK); July 4, 2006 (US)
Blu-ray: No
Special Features:

  • Doctor Who Confidential.
  • Audio Commentary on all 13 episodes by cast and crew, including Billie Piper, John Barrowman, Russell T Davies, Mark Gatiss, and Steven Moffat.
  • BBC Breakfast interview with Christopher Eccelston.
  • Featurettes: Destroying the Lair, Doctor Who with Russell T Davies, Laying Ghosts: The Origin of the Unquiet Dead, Deconstructing Big Ben, Designing Doctor Who, The Adventures of Captain Jack, and Mike Tucker’s Mocks of Balloons.
  • On Set with Billie Piper.
  • Video Diary – Mark Gatiss.
  • Launch Trailers; Trailers.

Series 1 is also available on five separate DVD volumes in the UK.

Series 2

Released: November 20, 2006 (UK); January 16, 2007 (US)
Blu-ray: No
Special Features:

  • Doctor Who Confidential.
  • 2005 Christmas Special: ‘The Christmas Invasion’.
  • Audio Commentary on all 13 episodes by cast and crew, including David Tennant, Billie Piper, and Russel T Davies.
  • In-Vision Commentary on ‘The Christmas Invasion’, ‘The Girl in the Fireplace’, ‘Age of Steel’, ‘The Impossible Planet’, and ‘Doomsday’.
  • Video Diaries: David Tennant and Billie Piper.
  • Deleted Scenes.
  • Outtakes.
  • Children In Need Special.
  • Trailers.

Series 3

Released: November 5, 2007 (UK); November 6, 2007 (US)
Blu-ray: No
Special Features:

  • Doctor Who Confidential.
  • 2006 Christmas Special: ‘The Runaway Bride’.
  • Audio Commentary on all 13 episodes (as well as ‘The Runaway Bride’) by cast and crew, including David Tennant, Russel T Davies, Mark Gatiss, and Steven Moffat.
  • Featurettes: Music and Monsters, Freema’s Tour of the Studio.
  • Video Diary: David Tennant.
  • Deleted Scenes.
  • Outtakes.
  • Trailers.

Series 4

Released: November 17, 2008 (UK); November 18, 2008 (US)
Blu-ray: No
Special Features:

  • Doctor Who Confidential.
  • 2007 Christmas Special: ‘Voyage of the Damned’.
  • Audio Commentary on all 13 episodes (as well as ‘Voyage of the Damned’) by cast and crew, including David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Russel T Davies, Bernard Cribbins, Murray Gold, and Steven Moffat.
  • Featurette: The Journey (So Far).
  • Video Diary – David Tennant.
  • Deleted Scenes.
  • Children In Need Special.
  • Trailers.

2009 Specials:

Released: January 11, 2010 (UK); February 2, 2010 (US)
Blu-ray: Yes
Special Features:

  • Includes all four 2009 specials: ‘The Next Doctor’, ‘Planet of the Dead’, ‘The Waters of Mars’, ‘The End of Time: Part 1’, and ‘The End of Time: Part 2’.
  • Doctor Who Confidential.
  • Audio Commentary on all four specials by cast and crew.
  • Video Diary: David Tennant.
  • Deleted Scenes with introduction by Russel T Davies.
  • Doctor Who at the Proms.
  • Doctor Who at ComicCon.
  • Doctor Who BBC Christmas Adverts.
  • Trailers.

All four specials are available for individual purchase.

Series 5

Released: November 8, 2010 (UK); November 9, 2010 (US)
Blu-ray: Yes
Special Features:

  • Doctor Who Confidential.
  • In-Vision commentary on six episodes (‘Victory of the Daleks’, ‘The Time of Angels’, ‘The Vampires of Venice’, Cold Blood’, and ‘The Big Bang’) by cast and crew, including Karen Gillan and Steven Moffat).
  • Monster Files: the Daleks, the Weeping Angels, the Silurians, and the Alliance.
  • Video Diaries: Matt Smith and Karen Gillan.
  • Two ‘Meanwhile in the TARDIS’ DVD-only additional scenes.
  • Outtakes.
  • Trailers.

2010 Christmas Special: ‘A Christmas Carol’

Released: January 24, 2011 (UK); February 15, 2011 (US)
Blu-ray: Yes
Special Features:

  • Doctor Who Confidential
  • Doctor Who at the Proms

Series 6

Released: November 21, 2011 (UK); November 22, 2011 (US)
Blu-ray: Yes
Special Features:

  • Doctor Who Confidential.
  • 2010 Christmas Special: ‘A Christmas Carol’.
  • Audio Commentary on five episodes (‘The Impossible Astronaut’, ‘The Doctor’s Wife’, ‘The Rebel Flesh’, ‘A Good Man Goes to War’, and ‘The Wedding of River Song’) by cast and crew, including Steven Moffat and Frances Barber.
  • Monster Files: the Silence, the Gangers, the Anti-Bodies, and the Cybermats.
  • Five ‘Night and the Doctor’ DVD-only additional scenes.
  • Five episode prequels for ‘The Impossible Astronaut’, ‘The Curse of the Black Spot’, ‘A Good
  • Man Goes to War’, ‘Let’s Kill Hitler’, and ‘The Wedding of River Song’.
    Trailers.

Series 6 is also available in two separate DVD/BluRay volumes.

2011 Christmas Special: ‘The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe’

Released: January 16, 2012 (UK); February 14, 2012 (US)
Blu-ray: Yes
Special Features:

  • Prequel to ‘The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardobe’.
  • Three BBC America ‘Best of Doctor Who’ Specials: ‘Best of the Doctor’, ‘Best of the Monsters’ and ‘Best of the Companions’.