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Part One

Part One

Series Episode Number: 686

World Premiere: Wed 4 Oct 1989 - 7:34pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 25 Aug 1996 - 11:00pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 17 seconds

4.20 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 68 (UK)

Chart Position: 94 () (UK)




The Doctor and Ace explore Victorian house Gabriel Chase and realise it hides just as many dark secrets in its drawing room as it does in its dark cellar.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterMarc Platt
DirectorAlan Wareing
ProducerJohn Nathan-Turner
DesignerNick Somerville
Script EditorAndrew Cartmel
Production AssociateJune Collins
Costume DesignerKen Trew
Make-up DesignerJoan Stribling
Studio LightingHenry Barber
Studio SoundScott Talbott
Studio SoundKeith Bowden
Vision MixerSusan Brincat
Videotape EditorHugh Parson
Technical Co-ordinatorRichard Wilson
Camera SupervisorSpencer Payne
Graphic DesignerOliver Elmes
Visual Effects DesignerMalcolm James
Video EffectsDave Chapman
Property BuyerNick Barnett
Production ManagerGary Downie
Production AssistantValerie Whiston
Assistant Floor ManagerStephen Garwood
Title MusicRon Grainer
Incidental MusicMark Ayres
Special SoundDick Mills
Stunt coordinatorPaul Heasman (uncredited)
Floor AssistantEirwen Davies (uncredited)
Sound AssistantAndrew Down (uncredited)
Visual Effects AssistantMike Tucker (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerKeff McCulloch (uncredited)
Pianist OOV/GwendolynAlasdair Nicolson (uncredited)
Production SecretaryClare Kinmont (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantCaroline O'Neil (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantVal Sparkes (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantChristina Webster (uncredited)
Design AssistantPaddy Lea (uncredited)
Production Operative SupervisorMartin Carley (uncredited)
Production OperativePhil Clark (uncredited)
Production OperativeDougie Hancock (uncredited)
Production OperativePat McGuire (uncredited)
Senior DresserRiley Clark (uncredited)
DresserKaren Beale (uncredited)
DresserLisa Bellingham (uncredited)
DresserRay Greenhill (uncredited)
DresserSara Wilkinson (uncredited)
Grams OperatorMike Weaver (uncredited)
Costume AssistantSally Booth-Jones (uncredited)
Artist BookingMaggie Anson (uncredited)
Finance ManagerPaul Goodliffe (uncredited)
VT EngineerSteve Grayston (uncredited)