Doctor Doctor Who Guide

Last updated 09 January 2020

Part One

Series Episode Number: 466

World Premiere: Sat 26 Nov 1977 - 6:07pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Fri 20 Jun 1980 - 5:30pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 59 seconds

8.50 Million (UK)

Chart Position: 48 () (UK)

Recorded on Mon 04 Jul 1977 in TC3


The TARDIS arrives on Pluto which has been made habitable and turned into a giant factory where the ruthless Company exploits its under-paid workers.

Production Team hide uncredited
WriterRobert Holmes
DirectorPennant Roberts
ProducerGraham Williams
DesignerTony Snoaden
Script EditorRobert Holmes (uncredited)
Costume DesignerChristine Rawlins
Make-up ArtistJanis Gould
Visual Effects DesignerPeter Day
Visual Effects DesignerPeter Logan
Studio LightingDerek Slee
Studio SoundMichael McCarthy
Film CameramanJohn Tiley
Film SoundDavid Brinicombe
Film EditorTariq Anwar
Production AssistantLeon Arnold
Production Unit ManagerJohn Nathan-Turner
Incidental MusicDudley Simpson
Special SoundPaddy Kingsland (uncredited)
Vision MixerJames Gould (uncredited)
Grams OperatorAndrew Hunter (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerLinda Graeme (uncredited)
Floor AssistantBarbara Simonin (uncredited)
Senior CameramanPeter Hider (uncredited)
Technical ManagerLance Wood (uncredited)
Electronic EffectsA J Mitchell (uncredited)
Title MusicRon Grainer (uncredited)
Title Music BBC Radiophonic Workshop (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)
Director's AssistantGwen Foyle (uncredited)