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A Battle of Wits

A Battle of Wits

Series Episode Number: 80

World Premiere: Sat 17 Jul 1965 - 5:40pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Tue 9 Sep 2014 - 8:00pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 24 minutes 10 seconds

7.70 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 53 (UK)

Chart Position: 28 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 25 Jun 1965 in Television Centre 4
Archive State: 16mm t/r



Steven and Vicki discover an atomic bazooka. It seems that the Monk has plans for the Viking invaders. Returning to the Monastery, Steven and Vicki make an amazing discovery.