Doctor Doctor Who Guide
Last updated 04 January 2018


The Cave of Skulls

Series Episode Number: 2

World Premiere: Sat 30 Nov 1963 - 5:29pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Mon 4 Aug 2014 - 8:30pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 24 minutes 37 seconds

5.90 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 59 (UK)

Chart Position: 85 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 25 Oct 1963 in Lime Grove D
Archive State: 16mm t/r
BBC Genome Project: see entry

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Ian and Barbara are aboard the TARDIS uninvited. The Doctor ignores Susan's pleas to let them go. The TARDIS takes off and travels back to Stone Age times, where the crew make the mistake of venturing outside.