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The Space Museum

The Space Museum

Series Episode Number: 68

World Premiere: Sat 24 Apr 1965 - 5:41pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 31 Aug 1986 - 11:00pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 23 minutes 38 seconds

10.50 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 61 (UK)

Chart Position: 16 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 02 Apr 1965 in Television Centre 4
Archive State: 16mm t/r
BBC Genome Project: see entry



Exploring a museum on the planet Xeros, the travellers discover they are invisible. The Doctor deduces that the TARDIS has jumped a time track and can see their own future.

Cliffhanger: having temporarily been frozen in time, the travellers discover their exhibits have vanished, and the Doctor realises that they have caught up with themselves in time ...


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterGlyn Jones
DirectorMervyn Pinfield
ProducerVerity Lambert
DesignerSpencer Chapman
Title MusicRon Grainer
with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Story EditorDennis Spooner
LightingHoward King (uncredited)
SoundGeorge Prince (uncredited)
Costumes supervised byDaphne Dare (uncredited)
Make-up supervised bySonia Markham (uncredited)
Grams OperatorClive Gifford (uncredited)
Technical ManagerDickie Ashman (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerJohn Tait (uncredited)
Floor AssistantTrevor Beckett (uncredited)
Vision MixerClive Doig (uncredited)
Special SoundBrian Hodgson (uncredited)
Production AssistantSnowy White (uncredited)
SecretaryAnn Thomas (uncredited)
BookingsPauline Mansfield Clark (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)