Tenth Doctor David Tennant (Broadchurch, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) is reunited with former companion Donna Noble (Catherine Tate, The Office) in this first set of adventures from the rebooted Doctor Who's fourth season. In these gripping stories, you'll meet the adorably cute but sinister Adipose, visit ancient Pompeii on the day before its infamous eruption, journey to the home world of the Ood, and more! Billie Piper and Kylie Minogue are among the guest stars that make this set of episodes more memorable than ever.
BBC Home Entertainment has scheduled an August 5th
release date for their next half-season DVD re-release, Doctor Who - The 4th Series, Part 1
. Priced at $19.96 SRP, this set includes "Voyage of the Damned" (featuring Russell Tovey, Geoffrey Palmer and singer Kylie Minogue aboard a star-faring Titanic
), "Partners in Crime," "The Fires of Pompeii" (with Peter Capaldi and Karen Gillan in earlier one-time roles!), "The Planet of the Ood," "The Sontaran Stratagem," "The Poison Sky" and "The Doctor's Daughter" (guest starring Peter Davison's real-life daughter, Georgia Moffett, who would go on to marry David Tennant!). Freema Agyeman returns as "Martha Jones" in several of these episodes, and we also see appearances by Billie Piper as "Rose Tyler" and Bernard Cribbins as "Wilfred Mott." Special Features consist of "Doctor Who
: A New Dimension - Making of Series 4, Part 1
," including cast interviews and behind-the-scenes footage. Package art isn't available yet, but stay tuned.