Doctor Who: The Brain of Morbius (USA shop)

Starring Tom Baker and Elisabeth Sladen

Directed by: Christopher Barry
Produced by: Philip Hinchcliffe
Written by: Robert Holmes , Terrance Dicks


The planet Karn is home both to a mystic Sisterhood, whose sacred flame produces an elixir of life, and to Solon, a fanatical scientist who is using the remnants of spaceship crash victims to put together a new body for the still-living brain of the executed Time Lord criminal Morbius. When the Doctor and Sarah arrive on the planet, Solon decides that the Doctor’s head is just what he needs to complete his work.

But is even the Doctor’s mind a match for the Brain of Morbius?


  • Audio Commentary by actors Tom Baker (The Doctor), Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane), Philip Madoc (Solon), producer Philip Hinchcliffe and director Christopher Barry
  • Getting a Head Making Of documentary featuring Christopher Barry, Philip Hinchcliffe, writer Terrance Dicks, designer Barry Newbery, composer Dudley Simpson, and actors Philip Madoc, Cynthia Grenville (Maren), Colin Fay (Condo) and Gillian Brown (Ohica), narrated by Paul McGann (32 mins)
  • Designs on Karn – Designer Barry Newbery tells how the planet Karn was created (6 mins)
  • Set Tour – Take a walk around the studio sets with this 3D CGI reconstruction (2 mins)
  • Photo Gallery (4 mins)
  • Sketch gallery (2 mins)
  • Production Note Option
  • PC-ROM feature Radio Times billings
  • Digitally remastered picture and sound quality

Product Information

Format: DVD Fullscreen
Contains: 1 disc
Duration: 1 hours 40 mins
Region: 1 (USA, Canada & US Territories)
Subtitles: English Subtitles for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired