Doctor Doctor Who Guide
Last updated 31 May 2015


Part One

Part One

Series Episode Number: 522

World Premiere: Sat 22 Dec 1979 - 6:11pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 8 Nov 1981 - 11:00pm CST [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 25 minutes 41 seconds

6.00 Million (UK)


Chart Position: 100 () (UK)




With the TARDIS disabled for repairs, the Doctor is powerless to act when Romana is kidnapped by a battleship en route to Skonnos and the formidable Nimon.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterAnthony Read
DirectorKenny McBain
ProducerGraham Williams
DesignerGraeme Story
Script EditorDouglas Adams
Costume DesignerJune Hudson
Make-up ArtistChristine Walmesley-Cotham
Visual Effects DesignerPeter Pegrum
Electronic EffectsDave Jervis
Vision MixerJames Gould
Videotape EditorRod Waldron
Studio LightingNigel Wright
Studio SoundJohn Hartshorn
Technical ManagerDerek Thompson
Senior CameramanAlec Wheal
Production AssistantHenry Foster
Production Unit ManagerJohn Nathan-Turner
Director's AssistantElizabeth Sherry
Assistant Floor ManagerRosemary Chapman
Incidental MusicDudley Simpson
Special SoundDick Mills
K9 OperatorSteve Cambden (uncredited)
Floor AssistantSally Bates (uncredited)
Grams OperatorGordon Phillipson (uncredited)
Show Working SupervisorChick Hertherington (uncredited)
Design AssistantRorie Mitchell (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantFrancoise Cresson (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantChristine Greenwood (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantJenny Hughes (uncredited)
Title MusicRon Grainer (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)
Title Music BBC Radiophonic Workshop (uncredited)