Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe)
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 - 1.33:1
Number of discs: 1
Bionic Woman and Merlin star Michelle Ryan play the mysterious Lady Christina de Souza who joins the Doctor on a bus-trip which takes a very unexpected detour into danger. British comedy star Lee Evans also joins the cast playing a character called Malcolm whose life becomes connected to the Doctor's under extraordinary circumstances and Noma Dumezweni returns as Captain Erisa Magambo - last seen helping Rose and Donna save the world in Turn Left.
Planet of the Dead is the first of four Doctor Who Specials which will air in 2009. Written by Russell T Davies and Gareth Roberts, the episode will be screened on BBC One in Spring 2009.