Last updated 18 August 2023

Episode One

Episode One

Series Episode Number: 238

World Premiere: Sat 8 Mar 1969 - 5:15pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 24 minutes 11 seconds

5.80 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 57 (UK)

Chart Position: 96 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 21 Feb 1969 in Lime Grove D
Archive State: Missing

The TARDIS arrives on a space beacon in the far future. Mistaken for pirates, the travellers are attacked by Space Corps soldiers. Then the real space pirates arrive.