DoctorDoctor Who Guide

Season 1 (1963-1964)

An Unearthly Child: The Forest of Fear

Last updated 31 May 2015

The Forest of Fear

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The Forest of Fear

Series Episode Number: 3

First Broadcast: Sat 7 Dec 1963 - 5:15pm GMT [BBC One]
Running Time: 23 minutes 38 seconds

Appreciation Index: 56

Chart Position: 61

Recorded on Fri 01 Nov 1963 in Lime Grove D
Archive State: 16mm t/r
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The Doctor and crew leave the TARDIS to explore their new surroundings, but are soon captured, thrown in a cave and threatened with death. They only have the secret of fire to bargain with.