Pyramids of Mars

Pyramids of Mars DVD
Pyramids of Mars DVD


Number of DVDs: 1
DVD Number: BBCDVD1350
Certification: U
Duration: 97 minutes
Releaese Date: 1 Mar. 2004


The TARDIS materialises on Earth in the year 1911 inside an old priory owned by Egyptologist Marcus Scarman. Scarman has been possessed by Sutekh, last survivor of the god-like Osirans, who held prisoner inside a pyramid in Egypt by a signal trasnmitted from one on Mars. Sutekh desires his freedom and instructs Scarman to construct servicer robots – which look like Eygptian mummies – to build a missile with which to destroy the Martian pyramid …

Episode entry

Special Features

  • Commentary by actors Elisabeth Sladen and Michael Sheard, producer Philip Hinchcliffe and occasional input from director Paddy Russell
  • ‘Osirian Gothic’ – cast and crew recall the story’s production
  • ‘Now & Then’ – comparing and contrasting the Stargrove location as it was during filming in 1975 to how it is today
  • Deleted and extended scenes
  • ‘Serial Thrillers’ – in-depth look at the three years in which Philip Hinchcliffe produced the series, featuring contributions from writers, actors, directors and fans, as well as Hinchcliffe himself
  • ‘Oh Mummy’ – a spoof look at Sutekh’s career post- ‘Pyramids’

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