DoctorDoctor Who Guide

Season 25 (1988-1989)


The Greatest Show in the Galaxy: Part One

Last updated 31 May 2015


Part One

Part One

Series Episode Number: 678

World Premiere: Wed 14 Dec 1988 - 7:34pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 26 Mar 1989 - 11:00pm CST [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 23 seconds

5.00 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 68 (UK)

Chart Position: 86 () (UK)




Bellboy and Flowerchild escape the Psychic Circus but are pursued by the Chief Clown. The Doctor and Ace meet other visitors to Segonax, some of whom are not what they seem...


Production Team include uncredited
WriterStephen Wyatt
DirectorAlan Wareing
ProducerJohn Nathan-Turner
DesignerDavid Laskey
Script EditorAndrew Cartmel
Graphic DesignerOliver Elmes
Costume DesignerRosalind Ebbutt
Make-up DesignerDenise Baron
Studio LightingDon Babbage
Studio LightingHenry Barber
Studio SoundScott Talbott
Technical CoordinatorMichael Langley-Evans
Technical CoordinatorRichard Wilson
Studio Camera SupervisorAlec Wheal
Videotape EditorHugh Parson
Properties BuyerBob Blanks
Visual Effects DesignerSteve Bowman
Video EffectsDave Chapman
Vision MixerBarbara Gainsley
Vision MixerDiana Long
Vision MixerJulie Mann
Vision MixerFred Law
OB LightingIan Dow
OB SoundDoug Whittaker
OB CameramanBarry Chaston
OB CameramanAlan Jessop
Production ManagerSuzanne Shaw
Production ManagerGary Downie
Production ManagerIan Fraser
Production AssociateJune Collins
Production AssistantAlexandra Todd
Assistant Floor ManagerDavid Tilley
Assistant Floor ManagerDuncan McAlpine
Title MusicRon Grainer
Incidental MusicMark Ayres
Special SoundDick Mills