Commentary Edit

Commentary with Matthew Waterhouse (Adric), Peter Moffatt (director) and Terrance Dicks (writer).

The Vampire Lovers Edit

Cast and crew look back at the making of this story. With actors Lalla Ward, John Leeson and Clinton Greyn, director Peter Moffat, writer Terrance Dicks, script editor Christopher H. Bidmead and designer Christine Ruscoe. Produced by Steve Broster. Duration: 20'23"

Film Trims Edit

Mute 35mm film trims from the model effects filming for the story, featuring alternative takes of the tower and the scout ship staking the Great Vampire. Duration 5'32"

Leaves of Blood Edit

A history of Vampires in literary fiction. With authors Ramsey Campbell, Stephen Gallagher, Kim Newman, Pete Crowther, Simon Clark, Alison L R Davies, Chris Fowler and vampire specialist Dr. Tina Rath. With Nick Scovell reading excerpts from 'Dracula', 'I am Legend', 'Interview with the Vampire' and 'Anno Dracula'. Narrated by Nicholas Briggs. Produced by Keith Barnfather. Duration: 17'02"

The Blood Show Edit

A fascinating insight into the use and meaning of blood in society and culture. With haematology specialist Simon Clare, cultural historian Sir Christopher Frayling, goth club promoter Emily Richards, anthropologist Dr. Lola Martinez, broadcaster and food writer Stefan Gates, chef Fergus Henderson and butcher Frank Baker. Produced by Ann Kelly. Duration: 10'28"

The Frayling Reading Edit

Chistorian Sir Christopher Frayling looks at 'State of Decay' with reference to the vampire stories of film and literature. Produced by James Goss. Duration: 4'35"

Isolated Score Edit

The option to watch the story with Paddy Kingsland's music score on an isolated track.

Continuity Edit

A selection of off-air continuity announcements from the original BBC1 transmission. Duration: 3'32"

Radio Times Billings Edit

Listings for this story from the BBC magazine Radio Times in PDF format.

Production Subtitles Edit

Text commentary by Nicholas Pegg providing cast details, script development and other information related to the production of this story.

Photo Gallery Edit

A selection of rare and previously unpublished photographs from the recording of this story.

Coming Soon Edit

A preview of The Rescue / The Romans box set. The trailer for this story is available on Battlefield.

Additional Special Features Edit

Directing Who: Peter Moffatt Edit

Veteran television director Peter Moffatt looks back with affection on his work on Doctor Who. Produced by John Finklestone. Produced by Peter Finklestone. Duration: 26'00" (2004)  Included on The Visitation disc.