Doctor Who adventures to hit vinyl for Record Store Day 2018 By
James Whittington, Saturday 10th March 2018
Demon Records is to release an eclectic collection of records as part of 2018's Record Store Day. The releases, which will be only be available at independent record shops on Record Store Day on Saturday 21st April, contain two that will interest Doctor Who fans; vinyl editions of Doctor Who - City Of Death and Doctor Who - Tomb Of The Cybermen.
Doctor Who: City Of DeathCity Of Death is a classic from 1979, starring the fourth Doctor Tom Baker, Lalla Ward and Julian Glover. Featuring linking narration by Lalla Ward and previously unreleased on vinyl, the two hour story is presented on 2LP heavyweight translucent green vinyl, and features newly commissioned gatefold artwork, sleevenotes and on-set photos. Whilst sightseeing in Paris, the Doctor and Romana notice a series of unexplained temporal disturbances. When a visit to the Louvre lands them in hot water, they realise that a certain Count Scarlioni knows more about advanced technology than a 20th-century Parisian should. With British detective Duggan in tow, the time travellers.
Doctor Who: The Tomb Of The CybermenThe Tomb Of The Cybermen is from 1967 and features the second Doctor as played by Patrick Troughton. Previously unreleased, the story is two hours long spread across 2LP heavyweight silver vinyl, and featuring newly commissioned gatefold artwork, sleevenotes and on set photos. The Doctor faces the dreaded Cybermen in the digitally remastered soundtrack of the classic BBC TV story, with linking narration by Frazer Hines. It has legendary status amongst Whovians as the serial was believed lost for many years until discovered in Hong Kong in 1992. The action of The Tomb of the Cybermen follows directly on from that of the preceding serial The Evil of the Daleks, with the Doctor and Jamie welcoming the newly orphaned Victoria aboard the TARDIS. Commissioned as Doctor Who and the Cybermen Planet, this was the third encounter between the Doctor and his half-human, half-machine foes. It was co-written by Kit Pedler, who devised the Cybermen in The Tenth Planet, and Gerry Davis, the story editor who had helped develop them.
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