Episode 3Series Episode Number: 133
World Premiere: Sat 22 Oct 1966 - 5:54pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 23 minutes 31 seconds
7.60 Million (UK)Appreciation Index: 48 (UK)
Chart Position: 46 () (UK)
Recorded on Sat 01 Oct 1966 in Riverside 1
Archive State: 16mm t/r
Determined to stop the Cybermen and the energy drain, General Cutler prepares to launch the deadly Z-bomb. Ben and Polly desperately try to stop the launch as the countdown begins.
|Production Team include uncredited|
|Story Editor||Gerry Davis|
|Title Music||Ron Grainer|
|and the||BBC Radiophone Workshop|
Space Adventure (Martin Slavin) 40"
Normin Ramin Chappell C812A
Power Drill (Douglas Gamley) 30"
Wind and Percussion Ensemble Chappell C754A
Drama in Minature Part 2 (John Denis) 1'30"
Wind and Percussion Ensemble Chappell C736B
Drumdramatic NO 10 (Robert Farnon) 25"
Perciussion Ensemble C809A
BBC Stock Film
Footage: 28' sound 35mm (titles)
19' silent 35mm (jets expiring)
BBC Specially Shot
83' sound 35mm
94' sound 35mm
69' silent 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.