Last updated 24 March 2024

Part One

Series Episode Number: 613

World Premiere: Wed 8 Feb 1984 - 6:49pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 23 Dec 1984 - 11:00pm CST [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 46 minutes 24 seconds

7.30 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 69 (UK)

Chart Position: 73 () (UK)

Davros has been kept in suspended animation aboard a prison space station but now the Daleks have come to collect him, aided by Lytton and his fake 'policemen'.

Production Team include uncredited
WriterEric Saward
DirectorMatthew Robinson
ProducerJohn Nathan-Turner
DesignerJohn Anderson
Script EditorEric Saward
Title SequenceSid Sutton
Costume DesignerJanet Tharby
Make-up DesignerEileen Mair
Studio LightingRon Bristow
Studio SoundScott Talbott
Technical CoordinatorAlan Arbuthnott
Camera SupervisorAlec Wheal
Videotape EditorHugh Parson
Visual Effects DesignerPeter Wragg
Video EffectsDave Chapman
Vision MixerPaul Wheeler
Film CameramanIan Punter
Film SoundBob Roberts
Film EditorDan Rae
Production ManagerCorinne Hollingworth
Production AssociateJune Collins
Production AssistantJoy Sinclair
Assistant Floor ManagerMatthew Burge
Title MusicRon Grainer
Incidental MusicMalcolm Clarke
Special SoundDick Mills
Title Music BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental Music BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Special Sound BBC Radiophonic Workshop