What's included in this collection?


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Initial post: 9 Aug 2013 13:12:56 BDT
Does anyone know which Christmas special(s) will be part of this collection? Previous DW complete series included the Christmas Special of the year before, but since Series 7 had been split in two parts, there are TWO Christmas specials that could - or could not - be part of this!

Christmas Special 2011
Series 7 - Part 1
Christmas Special 2012
Series 7 - Part 2

Are all of these in it or do I have to get the CS 2011 separately? Thanks in advance for any insight...

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Aug 2013 17:44:22 BDT
N. Bond says:
From the reports I have seen on various DW websites this will now include BOTH Specials.

Posted on 11 Aug 2013 20:07:40 BDT
Last edited by the author on 11 Aug 2013 20:17:25 BDT
D. J. Brown says:
But the description on the BBC Shop website states clearly that the box set includes:
"Fourteen big, blockbuster-episodes - each a brand new epic adventure featuring new monsters and some familiar foes as you've never seen them before. In series 7 we see the Ponds return for their final voyage with The Doctor. They save a spaceship full of dinosaurs, don Stetsons in the Wild Wild West and are even kidnapped by the Doctor's oldest foe. But when they arrive in Manhattan the Weeping Angels are waiting for them. Meanwhile, Christmas brings The Doctor a new companion in the form of the young feisty Clara...

"Features every episode from the explosive series 7."

"Fourteen... episodes," "every episode from... series 7" and "Christmas brings... Clara." Sounds pretty clear to me that the BBC's own shop believes that it will not include "The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe". Are they right? I have no idea, but they should know better than almost anyone.

Posted on 12 Aug 2013 01:11:29 BDT
Naomi says:
It was original not including both Xmas specials, but they agreed to change that after fans organised a petition

Posted on 13 Aug 2013 19:36:20 BDT
Cobra67 says:
I've had a reply from the BBC on this point. They have sent me a copy of their press release. The set includes Series 7 Part 1, Series 7 Part 2, The Doctor The Widow and The Wardrobe and The Snowmen.
Additional content includes:

* Behind the scenes featurettes for every episode (except The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe)

* Additional featurettes include: "The Making of the Gunslinger" , "Creating Clara", "Rain Gods", "Clara and the TARDIS", "Inforarium" and "Clara's white Christmas"

* Other Featurettes including: "Olympics: Good as Gold" (UK ONLY), "Last Days of the Ponds," "Pond Life," "The Science of Doctor Who," "The Companions," and "Doctor Who at Comic Con"

* Prequels to episodes: The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe, Asylum of the Daleks, The Snowmen (the great detective, Vastra investigates, Demons Run: Two Days Later), The Bells of Saint John and The Name of the Doctor ("she said, he said", "Clarence and the whispermen")

* Audio commentaries for episodes: The Snowmen, Cold War, Hide, and The Crimson Horror

Posted on 5 Oct 2013 16:32:31 BDT
metalazo says:
Hopefully they will have Doctor Who at the Proms 2013 on it, which was aired on Aug 26th 2013. This could be the reason why it is so late being released.
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