Last updated 09 January 2020

Episode 1

Series Episode Number: 163

World Premiere: Sat 20 May 1967 - 6:00pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sat 30 Oct 2021 - 8:00am EDT [BBC America]
Running Time: 24 minutes 7 seconds

8.10 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 51 (UK)

Chart Position: 37 () (UK)

Recorded on Sat 13 May 1967 in Lime Grove D
Archive State: Missing


The TARDIS has been stolen and the Doctor and Jamie follow the clues which lead to an appointment at a mysterious antique shop.

Production Team hide uncredited
WriterDavid Whitaker
DirectorDerek Martinus
ProducerInnes Lloyd
DesignerChris Thompson
Story EditorGerry Davis
Incidental MusicDudley Simpson
Title MusicRon Grainer
and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Visual Effects DesignerPeter Day (uncredited)
Visual Effects DesignerMichaeljohn Harris (uncredited)
LightingWally Whitmore (uncredited)
SoundBryan Forgham (uncredited)
CostumesSandra Reid (uncredited)
Make-upGillian James (uncredited)
Special SoundBrian Hodgson (uncredited)
Film CameramanJohn Baker (uncredited)
Film EditorTed Walter (uncredited)
Associate ProducerPeter Bryant (uncredited)
Production AssistantTimothy Combe (uncredited)
Daleks created byTerry Nation (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerDavid Tilley (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)