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Planet of Giants

Planet of Giants

Series Episode Number: 43

World Premiere: Sat 31 Oct 1964 - 5:13pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 13 Jul 1986 - 11:00pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 23 minutes 15 seconds

8.40 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 57 (UK)

Chart Position: 37 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 21 Aug 1964 in Television Centre 4
Archive State: 16mm t/r



An accident in flight leads to the TARDIS and the travellers being miniaturised. Now only an inch high, the Doctor, Barbara, Ian and Susan explore an English country garden.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterLouis Marks
DirectorMervyn Pinfield
ProducerVerity Lambert
Associate ProducerMervyn Pinfield (uncredited)
DesignerRaymond P Cusick
Story EditorDavid Whitaker
Incidental MusicDudley Simpson
Title MusicRon Grainer
with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
LightingHoward King (uncredited)
Studio SoundAlan Fogg (uncredited)
Costume SupervisorDaphne Dare (uncredited)
Make-up SupervisorJill Summers (uncredited)
Special SoundBrian Hodgson (uncredited)
Production AssistantNorman Stewart (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerVal McCrimmon (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerDawn Robertson (uncredited)
Technical Manager(TM2)Mark Lewis (uncredited)
Second Technical ManagerCyril Julius (uncredited)
Vision MixerClive Doig (uncredited)
Floor AssistantDavid Tilley (uncredited)
Director's AssistantKay Fraser (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)