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Part Two

Part Two

Series Episode Number: 437

World Premiere: Sat 6 Nov 1976 - 6:04pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Fri 16 May 1980 - 5:30pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 44 seconds

12.10 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 59 (UK)

Chart Position: 11 () (UK)

Recorded on Tue 17 Aug 1976 in TC3



The Time Lord president has been assassinated and the Doctor is the prime suspect. The Doctor realises that he has been framed for the murder, but by whom?


Characters hide uncredited
Doctor WhoTom Baker
Chancellor GothBernard Horsfall
Castellan SpandrellGeorge Pravda
Co ordinator EnginErik Chitty
Commander HilredDerek Seaton
Commentator RuncibleHugh Walters
Cardinal BorusaAngus MacKay
The MasterPeter Pratt
The PresidentLlewellyn Rees
Time LordJohn Dawson
(extra)Jim Delaney (uncredited)
(extra)Alf Coster (uncredited)
(extra)Christopher Woods (uncredited)
(extra)Garth Watkins (uncredited)
(extra)Geoffrey Witherick (uncredited)
(extra)George Romanov (uncredited)
GuardHarry Fielder (uncredited)
(extra)James Linton (uncredited)
Time LordLeslie Bates (uncredited)
Time LordMichael Earl (uncredited)
(extra)Michael Lomax (uncredited)
(extra)Pat Gorman (uncredited)
Time LordReg Cranfield (uncredited)
(extra)Richard King (uncredited)
(extra)Ronald Mayor (uncredited)
(extra)Sonnie Willis (uncredited)
(extra)Steve Ismay (uncredited)
(extra)Terry Sartain (uncredited)
(extra)Walter Henry (uncredited)
(extra)Willy Bowman (uncredited)
Stunt Double for Doctor WhoTerry Walsh (uncredited)Info