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The Great Space Elevator

The Great Space Elevator

Release: 38

First Released: Sun 31 Aug 2008 (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 60 minutes


Recorded on Wed 02 Apr 2008 in The Moat Studios



The Great Space Elevator is a marvel of human engineering; a transit tube stretching from the equator up to a space station held in geosynchronous orbit.

When the TARDIS lands in Sumatra in the future, the Second Doctor, Jamie and Victoria are captured by guards just as the station loses power. Together with Security Officer Tara Kerley, the three travellers take a one-way trip on the elevator to fix the problem, and find themselves confronted by a powerful alien force that threatens to wreak chaos on Earth…