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Last updated 31 May 2015


Part Three

Part Three

Series Episode Number: 536

World Premiere: Sat 8 Nov 1980 - 5:42pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Thu 26 Mar 2015 - 8:00pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 22 minutes

5.90 Million (UK)


Chart Position: 115 () (UK)




Romana has been infected by the bite of a marsh spider and the Doctor discovers that the ruling Deciders have been perpetuating a lie to their own people.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterAndrew Smith
DirectorPeter Grimwade
ProducerJohn Nathan-Turner
Executive ProducerBarry Letts
DesignerJanet Budden
Script EditorChristopher H Bidmead
Title SequenceSid Sutton
Costume DesignerAmy Roberts
Make-up ArtistFrances Needham
Studio LightingMike Jefferies
Studio SoundJohn Holmes
Technical ManagerJeff Jeffery
Senior CameramanAlan Kerridge
Videotape EditorRod Waldron
Visual Effects DesignerJohn Brace
Video EffectsA J Mitchell
Vision MixerCarol Johnson
Production AssistantSusan Box
Production Unit ManagerAngela Smith
Director's AssistantPatricia Greenland
Assistant Floor ManagerLynn Richards
Incidental MusicPaddy Kingsland
Special SoundDick Mills
Film CameramanMax Samett (uncredited)
Film SoundMervin Broadway (uncredited)
Film EditorMike Houghton (uncredited)
Floor AssistantStephen Jones (uncredited)
K9 OperatorSteve Cambden (uncredited)
Title MusicRon Grainer (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerPeter Howell (uncredited)
Production Unit ManagerJanet Radenkovic (uncredited)
Visual Effects AssistantSteve Keates (uncredited)
Visual Effects AssistantCharles Jeanes (uncredited)
Visual Effects AssistantSimon Tayler (uncredited)
Grams OperatorJames Cadman (uncredited)
Film Operations ManagerGraham Richmond (uncredited)
Film OpsJoe Bates (uncredited)
Film OpsLeslie Thomas (uncredited)
Film OpsIan Gosling (uncredited)
GripRoy Russell (uncredited)
Properties BuyerJohn Bush (uncredited)
Film LightingDave Child (uncredited)
Film Camera AssistantJohn Morris (uncredited)
Film Camera AssistantIan Dabbs (uncredited)
Film Sound AssistantPatrick Quirk (uncredited)
DresserJohn Atkins (uncredited)
DresserRoy Prichard (uncredited)
DresserArabella Shaw (uncredited)
DresserTom Reeve (uncredited)
DresserMel Freedman (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantJulie Shepherd (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantCaroline Gibbs (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantEve Barker (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantChristine Vidler (uncredited)
Design AssistantClaire Tinsley (uncredited)