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Part One

Part One

Series Episode Number: 386

World Premiere: Sat 25 Jan 1975 - 5:36pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Mon 3 Mar 1980 - 5:30pm CST [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 58 seconds

9.40 Million (UK)


Chart Position: 27 () (UK)

Recorded on Mon 28 Oct 1974 in TC3



The TARDIS arrives in the far future on the Ark space station where mankind's survivors are in hibernation. Sarah is accidentally placed in suspended animation.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterRobert Holmes
StorylineJohn Lucarotti (uncredited)Info
DirectorRodney Bennett
ProducerPhilip Hinchcliffe
DesignerRoger Murray-Leach
Script EditorRobert Holmes (uncredited)
LightingNigel Wright
SoundJohn Lloyd
Costume DesignerBarbara Kidd
Make-upSylvia James
Visual Effects DesignerJohn Friedlander
Visual Effects DesignerTony Oxley
Incidental MusicDudley Simpson
Special SoundDick Mills
Title MusicRon Grainer
and BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Title SequenceBernard Lodge
Production AssistantMarion McDougall
Production Unit ManagerGeorge Gallaccio
Technical Manager(TM2)Tommy Dawson (uncredited)
Vision MixerMary Kellehar (uncredited)
Inlay OperatorDave Jervis (uncredited)
Grams OperatorGordon Phillipson (uncredited)
Senior CameramanPeter Granger (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerRuss Karel (uncredited)
Floor AssistantJohn Smith (uncredited)
Design AssistantShelagh Lawson (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantMartha Livesley (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantLeri O'Gorman (uncredited)
Props BuyerBrian Read (uncredited)Info
Director's AssistantPauline Silcock (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Artist BookingPauline Mansfield Clark (uncredited)
Production SecretarySarah Newman (uncredited)