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A Race Against Death

A Race Against Death

Series Episode Number: 34

World Premiere: Sat 18 Jul 1964 - 5:14pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Tue 19 Aug 2014 - 8:00pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 24 minutes 49 seconds

5.50 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 60 (UK)

Chart Position: 58 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 19 Jun 1964 in Television Centre 4
Archive State: 16mm t/r



On the Sense-Sphere, Ian has succumbed to the deadly illness that is spreading through the Sensorite city. Desperate to save his companion's life, the Doctor searches for a cure.