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Episode 5

Episode 5

Series Episode Number: 269

World Premiere: Sat 18 Apr 1970 - 5:14pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Fri 17 Oct 1975 - 6:30pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 17 seconds

7.10 Million (UK)


Chart Position: 57 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 13 Mar 1970 in Television Centre 3
Archive State: PAL Restor



The Doctor prepares to pilot the Recovery 7 ship into space, but Reegan sabotages the fuel supply which will send the Doctor into the sun.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterDavid Whitaker
WriterMalcolm Hulke (uncredited)
Script EditorTerrance Dicks (uncredited)
DirectorMichael Ferguson
ProducerBarry Letts
DesignerDavid Myerscough-Jones
WriterTerrance Dicks
Special SoundBrian Hodgson (uncredited)
and BBC Radiophonic Workshop (uncredited)
CostumesChristine Rawlins (uncredited)
Make-upMarion Richards (uncredited)
Action by HAVOC
Visual Effects DesignerPeter Day
Film CameramanA A Englander
Film EditorDon Godden
Incidental MusicDudley Simpson
Title MusicRon Grainer
and BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Studio LightingGeoff Shaw (uncredited)
Studio SoundBrian Hiles (uncredited)
Technical ManagerBernard Fox (uncredited)
Vision MixerJohn Barclay (uncredited)
Grams OperatorAndy Stacey (uncredited)
Inlay OperatorAlan Gomery (uncredited)
Production AssistantNicholas John (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerMargot Hayhoe (uncredited)
Floor AssistantJohn Turner (uncredited)
AssistantPauline Silcock (uncredited)
Location Make-UpTeresa Wright (uncredited)
Film SoundDoug Mawson (uncredited)
Assistant Sound RecordistMervin Broadway (uncredited)
Film Camera AssistantRoger Twyman (uncredited)
Film Camera AssistantNigel Walters (uncredited)
Videotape EditorJeff Higgs (uncredited)
Videotape EditorRon Bowman (uncredited)
Design AssistantDick Coles (uncredited)
Production SecretarySandra Brenholz (uncredited)
Director's AssistantKate Nemet (uncredited)
Artist BookingBarbara Buchanan (uncredited)
DresserArthur Funge (uncredited)
DresserJean Holder (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)