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Last updated 31 May 2015


Part Three

Part Three

Series Episode Number: 540

World Premiere: Sat 6 Dec 1980 - 5:40pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Mon 30 Mar 2015 - 8:00pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 24 minutes 13 seconds

4.40 Million (UK)


Chart Position: 145 () (UK)




Adric is taken prisoner by the three vampire rulers. The Doctor discovers that they are facing a mighty foe from Time Lord history.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterTerrance Dicks
DirectorPeter Moffatt
ProducerJohn Nathan-Turner
Executive ProducerBarry Letts
DesignerChristine Ruscoe
Script EditorChristopher H Bidmead
Title SequenceSid Sutton
Costume DesignerAmy Roberts
Make-up ArtistNorma Hill
Studio LightingBert Postlethwaite
Studio SoundJohn Howell
Technical ManagerErrol Ryan
Senior CameramanAlec Wheal
Videotape EditorRod Waldron
Visual Effects DesignerTony Harding
Video EffectsDave Chapman
Vision MixerCarol Johnson
Film CameramanFintan Sheehan (uncredited)
Film RecordistBryan Showell (uncredited)
Film EditorJohn Lee (uncredited)
Production AssistantRosalind Wolfes
Production Unit ManagerAngela Smith
Director's AssistantJane Wellesley
Assistant Floor ManagerLynn Richards
Incidental MusicPaddy Kingsland
Special SoundDick Mills
Grams OperatorGordon Phillipson (uncredited)
K9 OperatorNigel Brackley (uncredited)
Floor AssistantAllison Stewart (uncredited)
Show Working SupervisorChick Hetherington (uncredited)
Props BuyerAlan Huxley (uncredited)
Design AssistantShelagh Lawson (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantLesley Rouvrey (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantSula Loizoo (uncredited)
Production SecretaryJane Judge (uncredited)
Title MusicRon Grainer (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerPeter Howell (uncredited)
K9 OperatorSteve Cambden (uncredited)