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Series Episode Number: 70

World Premiere: Sat 8 May 1965 - 6:00pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Tue 2 Sep 2014 - 8:00pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 23 minutes 33 seconds

8.50 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 56 (UK)

Chart Position: 22 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 16 Apr 1965 in Television Centre 4
Archive State: 16mm t/r
BBC Genome Project: see entry



As events escalate, the travellers fear that they will not be able to escape their fate. Vicki helps orchestrate a raid on the Moroks' armoury. Ian attempts to rescue the Doctor.

Cliffhanger: Ian is taken into the preparation centre, where he discovers what's happened to the Doctor ...


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterGlyn Jones
DirectorMervyn Pinfield
ProducerVerity Lambert
DesignerSpencer Chapman
Title MusicRon Grainer
Title Music BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Fight ArrangerPeter Diamond
Story EditorDennis Spooner
LightingHoward King (uncredited)
Studio SoundRay Angel (uncredited)
Costumes supervised byTony Pearce (uncredited)
Make-up supervised bySonia Markham (uncredited)
Grams OperatorClive Gifford (uncredited)
Technical ManagerDickie Ashman (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerCaroline Walmsley (uncredited)
Floor AssistantTrevor Beckett (uncredited)
Vision MixerClive Doig (uncredited)
Special SoundBrian Hodgson (uncredited)
Production AssistantSnowy White (uncredited)
SecretaryAnn Thomas (uncredited)
BookingsPauline Mansfield Clark (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)