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Episode 2

Episode 2

Series Episode Number: 216

World Premiere: Sat 21 Sep 1968 - 5:18pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Tue 23 Sep 2014 - 8:00pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 21 minutes 39 seconds

6.50 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 49 (UK)

Chart Position: 54 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 28 Jun 1968 in Television Centre 3
Archive State: 16mm t/r



Arriving in the Land of Fiction, the Doctor searches for his companions in a forest of words. Clockwork soldiers are on the prowl and fictional characters come to life.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterPeter Ling
DirectorDavid Maloney
ProducerPeter Bryant
DesignerEvan Hercules
Script EditorDerrick Sherwin
Title MusicRon Grainer
and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
CostumesMartin Baugh (uncredited)
Make-upSylvia James (uncredited)
LightingHoward King (uncredited)
SoundJohn Holmes (uncredited)
Film CameramanJimmy Court (uncredited)
Film EditorMartyn Day (uncredited)
Visual Effects DesignerJack Kine (uncredited)
Visual Effects DesignerBernard Wilkie (uncredited)
Production AssistantJohn Lopes (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerEdwina Verner (uncredited)
Floor AssistantGavin Birkett (uncredited)
AssistantJudy Shears (uncredited)
Grams OperatorPat Heigham (uncredited)
Technical ManagerFred Wright (uncredited)
Horse TrainerJoan Rosaire (uncredited)
BookingsBarbara Buchanan (uncredited)
BookingsHilary Turnbull (uncredited)
Production SecretarySandra Brenholz (uncredited)
Special SoundBrian Hodgson (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)