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Last updated 31 May 2015


Part One

Part One

Series Episode Number: 538

World Premiere: Sat 22 Nov 1980 - 5:42pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 6 Dec 1981 - 11:15pm CST [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 22 minutes 24 seconds

5.80 Million (UK)


Chart Position: 119 () (UK)




The TARDIS lands on a world in E-Space where the primitive inhabitants live in fear of the Three Who Rule.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterTerrance Dicks
DirectorPeter Moffatt
ProducerJohn Nathan-Turner
Executive ProducerBarry Letts
DesignerChristine Ruscoe
Script EditorChristopher H Bidmead
Title SequenceSid Sutton
Costume DesignerAmy Roberts
Make-up ArtistNorma Hill
Studio LightingBert Postlethwaite
Studio SoundJohn Howell
Technical ManagerErrol Ryan
Senior CameramanAlec Wheal
Visual Effects DesignerTony Harding
Video EffectsDave Chapman
Vision MixerCarol Johnson
Videotape EditorRod Waldron
Film CameramanFintan Sheehan
Film RecordistBryan Showell
Film EditorJohn Lee
Production AssistantRosalind Wolfes
Production Unit ManagerAngela Smith
Director's AssistantJane Wellesley
Assistant Floor ManagerLynn Richards
Incidental MusicPaddy Kingsland
Special SoundDick Mills
Grams OperatorGordon Phillipson (uncredited)
K9 OperatorNigel Brackley (uncredited)
Floor AssistantAllison Stewart (uncredited)
Show Working SupervisorChick Hetherington (uncredited)
Props BuyerAlan Huxley (uncredited)
Design AssistantShelagh Lawson (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantLesley Smith (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantCharlotte Norman (uncredited)
Production SecretaryJane Judge (uncredited)
Title MusicRon Grainer (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerPeter Howell (uncredited)