Doctor Who: The Complete Series 1-7 Blu-Ray Box Set - £111.99 Using Code @ BBC Shop
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Doctor Who: The Complete Series 1-7 Blu-Ray Box Set - £111.99 Using Code @ BBC Shop

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Found 15th Dec 2013
The collection includes Series 1-4, featuring Ninth Doctor Christopher Eccleston and Tenth Doctor David Tennant, making their Blu-ray debut in newly remastered versions at full 1080p high definition, plus Series 5-7 featuring Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith, also on 1080p high definition Blu-ray.

Use code DOCTOR for this price.

Works out £16 per season.

Next cheapest is Amazon @ £147

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So £147 is the norm?! That's probably the most shocking price for a Blu-ray boxset I've seen, and for a show that is hardly top-rate television. Think I'd want McCoy, Davison et al thrown in as well for that price!

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RogG

So £147 is the norm?! That's probably the most shocking price for a … So £147 is the norm?! That's probably the most shocking price for a Blu-ray boxset I've seen, and for a show that is hardly top-rate television. Think I'd want McCoy, Davison et al thrown in as well for that price!



It was previously £165 on amazon.

Excellent price!

Cheapest currently available, wish they would release Season 1-4 separately though!

How is this 112 degrees? Silly flame deer season

Thanks OP

Should be free. Funded by license fees!

agreed. should be free

andymal78

Should be free. Funded by license fees!



It was free....

At the time of transmission and any subsequent repeats.
If anyone wants to own the episodes on a shiny disc in a nice case, well... they need to pay.

As if the BBC didn't generate enough revenue from worldwide broadcasting rights.
Shocking profiteering

Thanks.

To be fair it's not much more than buying the individual series

S1-4 (DVD) £36
S5 (Blu-ray) £14
S6 (Blu-ray) £15
S7 (Blu-ray) £24 (With DOCTOR code)
Specials (Blu-ray) £14

Total £103
Edited by: "barneydog" 16th Dec 2013

need to rub more sleep out of my eyes, thought it said £11.99 for a moment lol

Would love this set. But the price is mental. When u can grab entire Boxset of lost for £35 from Zavvi, the complete fringe for £37 from sainsbury and the new battlestar galactica Boxset from amazon for a tidy £38 - all bluray and for a total of £110. That shows this price for what it is - mental!!!

I love DR who and want the early and last season on bluray, but not at this price....

Be careful if your wanting b4xmas I ordered Dr who 50th anniversasry DVD and Adipose soft toy on 9th and still havn't received them

If I understand this correctly I can pay the bargain price of £111.99 and not even get a complete 3 Doctors set?! oO Isn't series 8 the most recent (and final MS) series and it isn't included! At this price wouldn't any enthusiast want at least a complete set - i.e. including all the last episodes for Matt Smith and all the 50th Aniversary specials? It's a ridiculous price for a ridiculous bundle. At this price I'd want a 50th Anniversary Special, which has all FOUR of the modern Doctors plus extras like the "Five-ish Doctors", etc, and which no doubt will be released at an even higher price next year? My kids and I are all big Who fans but I think we can wait until such a set is around at a discounted price - or at least buy the individual BluRay sets (by Doctor) at sensible prices.

Am not voting either way. It probably is the the cheapest price for this, but what a ridiculous package. I simply can't call it a "deal". No disrespect OP. Appreciate your efforts but I'm shocked that the BBC are being quite so exploitative.

Edited by: "qyestionmark" 16th Dec 2013

Why would anyone buy these complete sets , good show but this box will be out of date by Xmas and £111 is a bit steep for any DVD set ,like the constant bond sets this will go to the clearance bay once the next series starts

blinkbox are doing sd versions at a reasonable rate at the moment...

qyestionmark

If I understand this correctly I can pay the bargain price of £111.99 and … If I understand this correctly I can pay the bargain price of £111.99 and not even get a complete 3 Doctors set?! oO Isn't series 8 the most recent (and final MS) series and it isn't included! At this price wouldn't any enthusiast want at least a complete set - i.e. including all the last episodes for Matt Smith and all the 50th Aniversary specials? It's a ridiculous price for a ridiculous bundle. At this price I'd want a 50th Anniversary Special, which has all FOUR of the modern Doctors plus extras like the "Five-ish Doctors", etc, and which no doubt will be released at an even higher price next year? My kids and I are all big Who fans but I think we can wait until such a set is around at a discounted price - or at least buy the individual BluRay sets (by Doctor) at sensible prices.Am not voting either way. It probably is the the cheapest price for this, but what a ridiculous package. I simply can't call it a "deal". No disrespect OP. Appreciate your efforts but I'm shocked that the BBC are being quite so exploitative.



Series 8 hasn't been filmed yet, or they're just starting.

You're correct though, that without the 50th Anniversary Special and Christmas Special it does sort of leave it incomplete. And one of the (many :p) things that Doctor Who fans dislike, is an incomplete set....

Having purchased the box sets, up to and including the 10th Doctor Specials, this deal isn't for me. I'll not vote either way.
Edited by: "Rawtec" 16th Dec 2013

NO MORE

I've been buying Betamax > VHS > DVD > Blu-Ray

And all I can say is NO MORE, I'm not replacing any more for newer formats.

tweety

NO MOREI've been buying Betamax VHS DVD Blu-RayAnd all I can say is NO … NO MOREI've been buying Betamax > VHS > DVD > Blu-RayAnd all I can say is NO MORE, I'm not replacing any more for newer formats.



The only new format will be direct download / streaming

Not cheap enough for me yet but a good price all the same

Don't forget the download/streaming quality will improve, file extensions like commentaries and picture-in-picture commentary will start being included - they'll be milking people dry to keep rebuying more "extensive" special edition downloads before you know it.

Having said that, this box set is straight up awful. The American release includes art carts, a bonus disc (left out here!), a comic book and the universal sonic screwdriver remote, which in itself is worth about £50. Now it does cost about £184 right now, so its still more expensive than this. But considering this UK one is lacking so sorely, in the country of origin, it's very disappointing. Plus, as has been said, it's missing the last 2 episodes of Matt Smith's run. Both releases suck for that. I advise you avoid.

I'll give the OP props for the good spot - it's more like £14 a series as the "specials" have their own individual release not numerically counted in the series 1-7 quota. But hopefully we'll see this for £70 and under before too long.

A good price for a complete rip off. Heat added for the code which is a great deal and useful for things like Web of Fear pre-orders.

Rawtec

Series 8 hasn't been filmed yet, or they're just starting.You're correct … Series 8 hasn't been filmed yet, or they're just starting.You're correct though, that without the 50th Anniversary Special and Christmas Special it does sort of leave it incomplete. And one of the (many :p) things that Doctor Who fans dislike, is an incomplete set....Having purchased the box sets, up to and including the 10th Doctor Specials, this deal isn't for me. I'll not vote either way.



I just checked and you are right. Series 7 was made in 2 parts and I assume this set has Part 1 but not Part 2? If you buy it you are completely dependent on the BBC releasing a special set to complement and complete it!! After years of buying partial box sets for shows still in production I think the best way is to buy a series (or sub-set) at a time - preferably after they have been on the market for a while and the price has fallen. In this case I WOULD consider a much bigger box set like this deal but (i) it would have to span the four recent Doctors - including up to the end of Matt Smith, (ii) be a 50th special package with all the extras (including An Adventure in Space and Time), (iii) cost <<£100 (i.e. be around £10 a series)......


* edit - Having just read platform's post above I rechecked and am even more confused. It appears this does have Series 7 part 2 but not the end episodes for MS, which I assume are "specials"? The only thing I can see is "Doctor Who: The Complete Seventh Series, starring Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, and Jenna-Louise Coleman"

So presumably everything up until (and not including) the Night of the Doctor. Is that right?
Edited by: "qyestionmark" 17th Dec 2013

qyestionmark

I just checked and you are right. Series 7 was made in 2 parts and I … I just checked and you are right. Series 7 was made in 2 parts and I assume this set has Part 1 but not Part 2? If you buy it you are completely dependent on the BBC releasing a special set to complement and complete it!! After years of buying partial box sets for shows still in production I think the best way is to buy a series (or sub-set) at a time - preferably after they have been on the market for a while and the price has fallen. In this case I WOULD consider a much bigger box set like this deal but (i) it would have to span the four recent Doctors - including up to the end of Matt Smith, (ii) be a 50th special package with all the extras (including An Adventure in Space and Time), (iii) cost <<£100 (i.e. be around £10 a series)......* edit - Having just read platform's post above I rechecked and am even more confused. It appears this does have Series 7 part 2 but not the end episodes for MS, which I assume are "specials"? The only thing I can see is "Doctor Who: The Complete Seventh Series, starring Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, and Jenna-Louise Coleman"So presumably everything up until (and not including) the Night of the Doctor. Is that right?



You're correct that it includes Series 7 - Parts 1 and 2.

However, having been released on 4th November, it will not include The Day of the Doctor (50th) or The Time of the Doctor (Xmas)
An Adventure in Space and Time was a separate (co)production (BBC/BBC Cymru Wales/BBC America) that was also transmitted later than this box set release, so will not be included.

I'd imagine that BBC Worldwide, who deal with the commercial side of the BBC, decided to make hay while the 50th shines, so to speak, with this set. It would have required a 2014 release date to include all Matt Smith's stories up to and including the Xmas Special.

*Just to add, that there are separate releases for those episodes already transmitted but not included in this set.

The Day of the Doctor - Reduced £7.99 (£6.39 after 20% off code)
bbcshop.com/doc…869

The Day of the Doctor (3D Blu-ray) - Reduced £9.99 (£7.99 after 20% off code)
bbcshop.com/doc…248

An Adventure in Space and Time - £13.49 (£10.79 after 20% off code)
bbcshop.com/doc…913

I'd assume that the Xmas Special - The Time of the Doctor will be released a few days or a week after transmission.

Something there for anyone who wants to purchase single episodes.




Edited by: "Rawtec" 17th Dec 2013
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