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The Expedition

The Expedition

Series Episode Number: 9

World Premiere: Sat 18 Jan 1964 - 5:15pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 25 May 1986 - 11:00pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 31 seconds

9.90 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 63 (UK)

Chart Position: 27 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 20 Dec 1963 in Lime Grove D
Archive State: 16mm t/r



Ian and Barbara join a Thal expedition that will penetrate the Dalek city from the unguarded mountains behind it. Their journey is a dangerous one, and not all will survive.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterTerry Nation
DirectorChristopher Barry
ProducerVerity Lambert
Associate ProducerMervyn Pinfield
DesignerRaymond Cusick
Story EditorDavid Whitaker
Incidental MusicTristram Cary
Title MusicRon Grainer
with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Vision MixerClive Doig (uncredited)
Special Effects Shawcraft Ltd (uncredited)
Costume SupervisorDaphne Dare (uncredited)
Make-up SupervisorElizabeth Blattner (uncredited)
Special SoundBrian Hodgson (uncredited)
LightingJohn Treays (uncredited)
Sound SupervisorJack Clayton (uncredited)
Grams OperatorAdrian Bishop-Lagget (uncredited)
Floor AssistantRobert Fort (uncredited)
Technical Manager(TM2)Mark Lewis (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerMichael Ferguson (uncredited)
Film CameramanStewart Farnell (uncredited)
Film EditorTed Walter (uncredited)
Production AssistantNorman Stewart (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)
Production SecretaryMeg Hornby (uncredited)
Production SecretarySusan Pugh (uncredited)