Last updated 09 January 2020

Episode 2

Episode 2

Series Episode Number: 132

World Premiere: Sat 15 Oct 1966 - 5:50pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 23 minutes 15 seconds

6.40 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 48 (UK)

Chart Position: 57 () (UK)

Recorded on Sat 24 Sep 1966 in Riverside 1
Archive State: 16mm t/r

Earth's energy is being drained away by the new planet, Mondas, and faces destruction. Cyberman invade the base and threaten to convert the humans into creatures like themselves.

Additional Details

Records on Film
Records Dubbed
Film Sequences used

Space Adventure (Martin Slavin) 38"

Normin Ramin Chappell C812A

Machine Room (Douglas Gamley) 17"

Wind and Percussion Ensemble Chappell C754B


Machine Room (Douglas Gamley) 45"

Wind and Percussion Ensemble Chappell C754B

Drumdramatic NO 7 (Robert Farnon) 20"

Perciussion Ensemble C785B

Power Drill (Douglas Gamley) 30"

Wind and Percussion Ensemble Chappell C754A


BBC Stock Film

Footage:  28' sound 35mm (titles)

27' sound 35mm

BBC Specially Shot

60' sound 35mm (Guards and Cybermen)

100' sound 35mm

All the exteriors were shot on film on Stage 3 of the BBC's Ealing Studios from Tuesday 30 August to Friday 2 September 1966.