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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.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterRobert Holmes
DirectorDavid Maloney
ProducerPhilip Hinchcliffe
DesignerRoger Murray-Leach
Costume DesignerJohn Bloomfield
Make-up ArtistHeather Stewart
Visual Effects DesignerMichaeljohn Harris
Special SoundDick Mills
Film CameramanFred Hamilton
Film SoundJohn Gatland
Film EditorDavid Lee
Studio LightingMike Jefferies
Studio SoundClive Gifford
OB LightingJohn Mason
OB SoundVic Godrich
Title SequenceBernard Lodge
Production AssistantRos Anderson
Production Unit ManagerChris D'Oyly-John
Incidental MusicDudley Simpson
Title MusicRon Grainer
Title Music BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Fight ArrangerStuart Fell
Script EditorRobert Holmes (uncredited)
StorylineRobert Banks Stewart (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerLinda Graeme (uncredited)
Engineering ManagerJohn Sterling (uncredited)
Vision MixerPat Mordecai (uncredited)
GripStan Swetman (uncredited)
Assistant Film CameramanBrian Hall (uncredited)
Assistant Sound RecordistSteve Diamond (uncredited)
Props BuyerBill Eldridge (uncredited)
Floor AssistantSue Box (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerJo Ward (uncredited)
Film OperativeStan Cresswell (uncredited)
Film OperativeBobby Gould (uncredited)
Director's AssistantRosemary Parsons (uncredited)
Director's AssistantCarol Bolt (uncredited)
Costume AssistantAlan Hughes (uncredited)
Design AssistantGerry Scott (uncredited)
Design AssistantGraham Lough (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantChristine Baker (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantMartha Livesley (uncredited)
Make-Up AssistantJennifer Hughes (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Magic AdvisorLarry Barnes (uncredited)
Magic AdvisorAli Bongo (uncredited)