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Episode Two

Episode Two

Series Episode Number: 345

World Premiere: Sat 14 Apr 1973 - 5:53pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 24 minutes 8 seconds

10.70 Million (UK)


Chart Position: 18 () (UK)

Recorded on Tue 23 Jan 1973 in TC4
Archive State: PAL 2 VT



The Doctor recovers from his coma and befriends a Thal expedition but is captured by the Daleks and taken to their base. Then a second Thal expedition arrives with terrible news...


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterTerry Nation
DirectorDavid Maloney
ProducerBarry Letts
DesignerJohn Hurst
Script EditorTerrance Dicks
Visual Effects DesignerClifford Culley
Incidental MusicDudley Simpson
Special SoundDick Mills
Title MusicRon Grainer
Title Music BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Costume DesignerHazel Pethig (uncredited)
Make-upJean McMillan (uncredited)
Studio LightingDerek Slee (uncredited)
Studio SoundTony Millier (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerSue Hedden (uncredited)
Film CameramanElmer Cossey (uncredited)
Film EditorDave Thomas (uncredited)
Production AssistantGeorge Gallaccio (uncredited)
Floor AssistantKen Dodds (uncredited)
Props BuyerBill Bonner (uncredited)
Production SecretarySarah Newman (uncredited)
Director's AssistantCarole Bisset (uncredited)
Vision MixerMichael Turner (uncredited)
Grams OperatorGerry Burrows (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantScota Raqueen (uncredited)
GripTed Childs (uncredited)
Film SoundIan Sansam (uncredited)
GripStan Swetman (uncredited)
Sound AssistantFrank Brown (uncredited)
AssistantJohn Harper (uncredited)
Visual Effects AssistantArthur Beavis (uncredited)
Visual Effects AssistantMartin Gutterridge (uncredited)
Visual Effects AssistantCharlie Stoneham (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)
Music CopyistGeorge Bayton (uncredited)
Artist BookingSybil Cave (uncredited)
Artist BookingEleri Ebenezer (uncredited)
Artist BookingSusan Hopkins (uncredited)



Additional Details


The working title for this episode provided by Terry Nation was "Mission Survival".
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