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Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng-Chiang

Starring Tom Baker and Louise Jameson 


The Talons of Weng-Chiang Special

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Directed by: David Maloney
Produced by: Philip Hinchcliffe
Written by: Robert Holmes


The Doctor brings Leela to Victorian London to meet her ancestors (though Agincourt might have been more to her liking). The TARDIS materializes in the darkest heart of the city, where life - and death - is anything but dull. A hapless cabbie is slain by agents of a secret Chinese cult. Young women are disappearing at an alarming rate, and Li H'sen Chang, the Palace Theatre's celebrated magician, may know more about that than he admits. Li H'sen's ventriloquist dummy, Mr. Sin, appears to have a life of its own, and the rat problem in the sewers is bigger than anyone can imagine.


• Audio Commentary
• The Last Hurrah
• Moving On
• The Foe from the Future
• Now & Then
• Look East
• Victoriana and Chinoiserie
• Music Hall
• Limehouse - A Victorian Chinatown
• Photo Gallery
• PDF materials: Radio Times Listings
• Plus Bonus Disc of extras from 2003 DVD
• Production Note Subtitles
• Digitally remastered picture and sound quality


Format: DVD Fullscreen
Contains: 3 discs
Duration: 2 hour 30 mins
Region: 1 (USA, Canada & US Territories)
Subtitles: English Subtitles for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired




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