The official word: It’s the episode everyone has been waiting for … The Doctor makes his spectacular return in Deep Breath, the feature-length season premiere episode of the hit sci-fi series Doctor Who. A pulse-racing adventure through Victorian London, this standalone episode arrives on Blu-ray and DVD September 9, 2014. Directed by Ben Wheatley and written by Emmy-winning lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat, the beginning of the Twelfth Doctor’s era stars Peter Capaldi as the Doctor, Jenna Coleman as his companion Clara Oswald, Neve McIntosh as Madame Vastra, Catrin Stewart as Jenny Flint and Dan Starkey as Strax. The episode premiered on BBC AMERICA and SPACE on August 23 with special theatrical events on August 23 and 25. Doctor Who: Deep Breath is the highest rated season premiere ever on BBC AMERICA.
• Prequel Scene only seen in theaters
• Behind the Scenes featurette only seen in theaters
• Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor – the live announcement of the casting of Peter Capaldi as the next Doctor
• The Real History of Science Fiction: Episode 4 - TIME - This documentary series delves into the real history of science fiction, with this episode focusing on time travel and featuring Steven Moffat, David Tennant, Karen Gillan, and Neil Gaiman offering a unique perspective on the Doctor.
When the Doctor arrives in Victorian London he finds a dinosaur rampant in the Thames and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions. Who is the new Doctor and will Clara’s friendship survive as they embark on a terrifying mission into the heart of an alien conspiracy? The Doctor has changed. It’s time you knew him.