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Episode Five

Episode Five

Series Episode Number: 297

World Premiere: Sat 8 May 1971 - 6:13pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Fri 5 Dec 1975 - 6:30pm CST [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 25 minutes 22 seconds

8.80 Million (UK)


Chart Position: 23 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 02 Apr 1971 in TC3
Archive State: RSC conver



With Jo held prisoner in his TARDIS, the Master forces the Doctor to take him to the underground city of the primitives. Any sign of treachery from the Doctor and Jo will die.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterMalcolm Hulke
DirectorMichael Briant
ProducerBarry Letts
DesignerTim Gleeson
Script EditorTerrance Dicks
Visual Effects DesignerBernard Wilkie
Film CameramanPeter Hall
Film EditorWilliam Symon
Special SoundBrian Hodgson
Special Sound BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental MusicDudley Simpson
Title MusicRon Grainer
Title Music BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Studio LightingRalph Walton (uncredited)
Studio SoundDavid Hughes (uncredited)
Studio SoundTony Millier (uncredited)
CostumesMichael Burdle (uncredited)
Make-upJan Harrison (uncredited)
Production AssistantNicholas John (uncredited)
Technical ManagerBernard Fox (uncredited)
Film Sound RecordistDerek Medus (uncredited)
Film Sound AssistantEddie Dougall (uncredited)
Film Camera AssistantAlec Curtis (uncredited)
Visual Effects AssistantIan Scoones (uncredited)
Visual Effects AssistantColin Mapson (uncredited)
Visual Effects AssistantJohn Friedlander (uncredited)
Grams OperatorGordon Phillipson (uncredited)
Vision MixerJim Stephens (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerGraeme Harper (uncredited)
Floor AssistantJohn Turner (uncredited)
Director's AssistantPauline Silcock (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)