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Episode 7

Episode 7

Series Episode Number: 264

World Premiere: Sat 14 Mar 1970 - 5:15pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Thu 2 Oct 2014 - 8:00pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 22 minutes 55 seconds

7.50 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 58 (UK)

Chart Position: 54 () (UK)

Recorded on Mon 26 Jan 1970 in Television Centre 8
Archive State: PAL Restor



As the Silurian plague quickly spreads, the Doctor desperately searches for a cure. But the Silurians are aware of the Doctor's efforts and intend to stop him.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterMalcolm Hulke
DirectorTimothy Combe
ProducerBarry Letts
DesignerBarry Newbery
Script EditorTerrance Dicks
Videotape EditorSam Upton
Film CameramanFred Hamilton
Film EditorBill Huthbert
Special SoundBrian Hodgson
and BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Studio LightingRalph Walton
Studio SoundJohn Staple
CostumesChristine Rawlins
Make-upMarion Richards
Make-upTeresa Wright
Visual Effects DesignerJim Ward
Incidental MusicCarey Blyton
Conducted ByCarey Blyton
Title MusicRon Grainer
and BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Production AssistantChris D'Oyly-John (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerSue Hedden (uncredited)
Vision MixerMike Catherwood (uncredited)
Grams OperatorJohn Sanderford (uncredited)
Technical ManagerBernard Fox (uncredited)
Floor AssistantJohn Norton (uncredited)
Location CaterersMossberry Williams (uncredited)
Artist BookingBarbara Buchanan (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)
Technical AdviceDavid Jarvis (uncredited)