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Part One

Part One

Series Episode Number: 448

World Premiere: Sat 26 Feb 1977 - 6:32pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Mon 2 Jun 1980 - 5:30pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 44 seconds

11.30 Million (UK)


Chart Position: 16 () (UK)

Recorded on Sun 23 Jan 1977 in TC1



The Doctor and Leela arrive in Victorian London where a number of young women have disappeared. A man's body is lifted from the Thames, covered in the bite marks of a giant rat.


Characters hide uncredited
Doctor WhoTom Baker
LeelaLouise Jameson
Li H'sen ChangJohn Bennett
Henry Gordon JagoChristopher Benjamin
CaseyChris Gannon
Professor LitefootTrevor Baxter
Mr. SinDeep Roy
Sergeant KyleDavid McKail
P.C. QuickConrad Asquith
BullerAlan Butler
GhoulPatsy Smart
LeeTony Then
CoolieJohn Wu
Stunt ManAlan Chuntz (uncredited)
Stunt ManMax Faulkner (uncredited)
Beat PolicemanJames Haswell (uncredited)
Beat PolicemanRichard Sheekey (uncredited)
Chimney SweepKevin Sullivan (uncredited)
Chimney SweepArnold Lee (uncredited)
Riverside GhoulLisa Beygeayer (uncredited)
Riverside GhoulMarie Anthony (uncredited)
(extra)Lisa Bergmayr (uncredited)
Station PolicemanJim Delaney (uncredited)
Station PolicemanColin Thomas (uncredited)
Theatre DoorkeeperCharles Adey-Grey (uncredited)
(extra)Ronald Musgrove (uncredited)
(extra)Mary Maxted (uncredited)
(extra)John Cannon (uncredited)
(extra)Jean Channon (uncredited)
(extra)David J Grahame (uncredited)
(extra)Vincent Wong (uncredited)
(extra)Bill Hughes (uncredited)
(extra)Fred Leown (uncredited)
(extra)Huntley Young (uncredited)
(extra)Dennis Chin (uncredited)
(extra)Bernard Price (uncredited)
(extra)James Lloyd (uncredited)
(extra)Tony Handle (uncredited)
(extra)Christopher Carrington (uncredited)
(extra)Bob Williams (uncredited)
Giant RatStuart Fell (uncredited)