DoctorDoctor Who Guide

Season 1 (1963-1964)


The Edge of Destruction: The Brink of Disaster

Last updated 31 May 2015


The Brink of Disaster

The Brink of Disaster

Series Episode Number: 13

World Premiere: Sat 15 Feb 1964 - 5:16pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Tue 12 Aug 2014 - 8:00pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 22 minutes 11 seconds

9.90 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 60 (UK)

Chart Position: 31 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 24 Jan 1964 in Lime Grove D
Archive State: 16mm t/r



As the power of the TARDIS threatens to escape and destroy the ship, the travellers become increasingly paranoid and hostile towards each other.