Details and artwork for the DVD releases of the recently recovered Patrick Troughton serials The Enemy Of The World and The Web Of Fear have been announced.
The Enemy Of The World
Unseen in the UK for 45 years – marvelously restored and remastered and brought back to life for you to own on DVD.
Released 25 November 2013Enemy of the World is the fourth tale of Series 5 which first aired on the BBC in December 1967. It stars the second actor to play the Time Lord, Patrick Troughton, who is both the Doctor and his antagonist Ramon Salamander, alongside Frazer Hines (Jamie) and Deborah Watling (Victoria). On Earth in the near future, the Doctor and his companions are enmeshed in a deadly web of intrigue thanks to his uncanny resemblance to would-be 21st century dictator Salamander. He is hailed as the ‘Shopkeeper of the World’ for his efforts to relieve global famine, but why do his rivals keep disappearing? How can he predict so many natural disasters? The Doctor must expose Salamander’s schemes before he takes over the World.
The Web of Fear
Unseen in the UK for 45 years – marvelously restored and remastered and brought back to life for you to own on DVD
The TARDIS narrowly avoids becoming engulfed in a cobwebby substance in space. It arrives in the London Underground railway system, the tunnels of which are being overrun by the web and by the Great Intelligence’s robot Yeti. The Intelligence’s goal is to drain the Doctor’s mind; can the Doctor sabotage the device before the Intelligence’s plan comes to fruition?Released 24 February 2014
[Source: Doctor Who TV]