Doctor Who: City of Death (UK Shop)

Starring Tom Baker and Lalla Ward

Directed by: Michael Hayes
Produced by: Graham Williams
Written by: David Agnew


The Doctor (Tom Baker) and Romana (Lalla Ward) visit Paris for a holiday. When the Mona Lisa is stolen, the Doctor comes upon evidence of sinister time experiments being carried out by a wealthy Count, Scarlioni. He soon exposes a plot by Scaroth, the last of the Jagaroth race, to re-write the history of Earth by avoiding the destruction of his space ship – but it was this explosion that led to the formation of life on Earth!


  • Audio commentary by actors Julian Glover and Tom Chadbon and director Michael Hayes
  • Springtime in Paris – Behind the scenes featurette done in an comedic, Douglas Adamsesque style
  • Paris W12 – Ultra-rare recently discovered behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the story
  • Prehistoric Landscapes – Montage of unused landscape and spacecraft models shot from the story
  • Chicken Wrangler – Comedic montage of the trials and tribulations of trying to film the chicken sequence
  • Eye on Blatchford – spoof investigative documentary from the team who bought us ‘Oh Mummy’! We enter the life of one of Blatchford’s more unusual residents… Sardoth, the second-to-last of the Jagaroth!
  • 1980 Doctor Who Annual – PDF format version of the complete annual for PC/Mac
  • Photo Gallery
  • Production note option
  • Easter Eggs
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

Product Information

Release date: 07/11/2005
Format: DVD Pal
BBC product reference number: bbcdvd1664
Contains: 2 disc
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
Region: 2 (Europe, Japan, South Africa, Middle East (including Egypt)
Subtitles: English