BBC VHS tapes

The following is a list of VHS titles released by the BBC, broken down by year of release. Doctor Who and K9 and Company are the only two Whoniverse-related programmes to be released to VHS. They were released in both PAL and NTSC formats for both European and North American audiences. The catalogue number and release dates given here apply only to the PAL UK releases, with North American and other territory releases usually occurring at some point after (but occasionally before) the UK release.

Until about 1995, the William Hartnell releases would be edited to remove “next episode” captions that lead into a different story to avoid confusing casual buyers. Also, until the release of The Daleks in late 1989, the releases were edited together into an omnibus format which removed cliffhangers and opening and closing credits between episodes. Some releases prior to this point also featured other edits for content reasons (such as the nunchaku scene from The Talons of Weng-Chiang).

In the 2 decades following that, nearly 150 Who-related VHS videos were released, which included all complete classic series stories, compilations of the other surviving episodes, some documentaries and a number of incomplete stories (with photos and narration to fill the gaps).

By the end of 2003, the supply of episodes to be released finally ran out, and combined with the dwindling market for VHS tapes, the BBC switched solely to releasing Who on DVD

Also note that the UK and Australian VHS releases had the video encoded in PAL format, while the US releases were in NTSC format. So unless you had a multi-standard VCR, UK/Australian videos wouldn’t play in US VCRs, and vice versa.

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Welcome to the BBC VHS Guide, here you will find info on the videos available to own – click a topic for your choice

William Hartnell
An Unearthly Child
The Daleks
The Daleks Remastered
The Edge of Destruction
The Keys of Marinus
The Aztecs
Reign Of Terror Box Set
Planet of Giants
The Dalek Invasion Of Earth
The Rescue/The Romans
The Web Planet
The Dalek Set One
The Daleks
The Ark
The Crusade/Space Museum
First Doctor Box Set
The War Machines
The Cybermen Tin (The Tenth Planet/Attack of the Cybermen)
Patrick Troughton
The Invasion
Tomb of the Cybermen
Ice Warriors
The Dominators
The Seeds of Death
The Mind Robber
The Krotons
The War Games
Jon Pertwee
Spearhead From Space
The Silurians
The Ambassadors of Death
Inferno
Terror of the Autons
The Mind of Evil
The Claws of Axos
The Sea Devils
Master Tin Set
The Daemons
Day of the Daleks
The Curse of Peladon
The Mutants
Frontier in Space
Time Warrior
The Three Doctors
Invasion of the Dinosaurs
The Green Death
Death to the Daleks
The Monster Of Peladon
Planet of the Spiders
Tom Baker
Robot
The Ark in Space
Revenge of the Cybermen
Terror of the Zygons
Planet of Evil
Pyramids of Mars
The Android Invasion
The Seeds of Doom
The Brain Of Morbius
The Face of Evil
The Talons Of Weng Chaing
Genesis of the Daleks/Sontaran Experiment
The Robots of Death
Horror of Fang Rock
Image Of The Fendahl
The Creature From the Pit
City of Death
Underworld
Destiny of the Daleks
The Ribos Operation
The Pirate Planet
The Stones of Blood
The Androids of Tara
Power of Kroll
The Armageddon Factor
Masque of Mandragora
Sunmakers
Invasion Of Time
The Nightmare of Eden
E Space Trilogy
Meglos
The Keeper of Traken
Logopolis
The Deadly Assassin
The Invisible Enemy
Hand of Fear
The Pyramids of Mars
Timelord WH Smith Box Set
The Horns of Nimon
The Leisure Hive
Shada
Peter Davison
Castrovalva
Four to Doomsday
Kinda
Snakedance
Arc of Infinity
The Visitation/Black Orchid
Earthshock
Timeflight
Mawdryn Undead
Enlightenment
Terminus
Warriors of the Deep
The Awakening/Frontios
The Five Doctors
The Kings Demons/The Five Doctors
Resurrection of the Daleks
Planet Of Fire
Caves of Androzani
Colin Baker
The Twin Dilemma
The Two Doctors
Cybermen Tin – The Tenth Planet/Attack of the Cybermen
Vengeance on Varos
The Mark of the Rani
Timelash
Trial of a Timelord
Sylvester McCoy
Time and the Rani
Delta and the Bannermen
Dragonfire
Paradise Towers
The Happiness Patrol
The Curse Of Fenric
Remembrance of the Daleks
Silver Nemesis
The Greatest Show in the Galaxy
Battlefield
Ghost Light
Survival
Misc Releases
Cybermen the Early Years
Curse of Fatal Death
The Colin Baker Years
30 Years in the TARDIS
The TV Movie
The Dalek Movies
The End of The Universe Collection
Daleks the Early Years
The Pertwee Years
The Tom Baker Years
The Davros Collection
The Troughton Years
The Hartnell Years

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