DoctorDoctor Who Guide

Season 5 (1967-1968)


The Wheel In Space: Episode 1

Last updated 31 May 2015


Episode 1

Episode 1

Series Episode Number: 204

World Premiere: Sat 27 Apr 1968 - 5:15pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 23 minutes 47 seconds

7.20 Million

Appreciation Index: 57


Chart Position: 40 ()

Recorded on Fri 05 Apr 1968 in Lime Grove D
Archive State: Missing



The Doctor and Jamie are forced to abandon the TARDIS when the mercury fluid link explodes, finding themselves aboard a spacecraft called the Silver Carrier.