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Part One

Part One

Series Episode Number: 356

World Premiere: Sat 15 Dec 1973 - 5:10pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 2 Oct 1983 - 11:00pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 15 seconds

8.70 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 59 (UK)

Chart Position: 34 () (UK)

Recorded on Mon 28 May 1973 in TC6
Archive State: PAL 2 VT



UNIT investigates when scientists go missing, kidnapped by an alien trapped in the 13th Century. Travelling back in time in the TARDIS, the Doctor is unaware that he has stowaway.


Characters hide uncredited
Doctor WhoJon Pertwee
Sarah Jane SmithElisabeth Sladen
Brigadier Lethbridge-StewartNicholas Courtney
LinxKevin Lindsay
Professor RubeishDonald Pelmear
EleanorJune Brown
Edward of WessexAlan Rowe
HalJeremy Bulloch
MegSheila Fay
EricGordon Pitt
IrongronDavid Daker (uncredited)
BloodaxeJohn J Carney (uncredited)
MaryJacqueline Stanbury (uncredited)
(extra)David Cleeve (uncredited)
(extra)Steve Ismay (uncredited)
(extra)Keith Norrish (uncredited)
(extra)Alan Charles Thomas (uncredited)
(extra)Alan Lenoir (uncredited)
(extra)Jimmy Lyon (uncredited)
(extra)Bill Herbert (uncredited)
(extra)Emmett Hennessy (uncredited)
(extra)Roger Marston (uncredited)
(extra)George Ballantine (uncredited)
(extra)David Eynon (uncredited)
(extra)Eden Fox (uncredited)
(extra)Douglas Domingo (uncredited)
(extra)Robert Peters (uncredited)
(extra)Tom Atkins (uncredited)
(extra)Dick Weable (uncredited)
(extra)Michael Ralph (uncredited)
(extra)Ray Dunbobbin (uncredited)
(extra)Brian Bowles (uncredited)
(extra)David Buswell (uncredited)
(extra)Michael Boone (uncredited)
(extra)Steve Brunswick (uncredited)