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The Meddling Monk

The Meddling Monk

Series Episode Number: 79

World Premiere: Sat 10 Jul 1965 - 5:39pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Mon 8 Sep 2014 - 8:30pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 25 minutes 17 seconds

8.80 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 49 (UK)

Chart Position: 19 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 18 Jun 1965 in Television Centre 3
Archive State: 16mm t/r



The Doctor is held prisoner by the Monk in the monastery whilst Vicki and Steven search for him. Meanwhile, a Viking war party arrives ahead of the main invasion fleet.