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Part One

Part One

Series Episode Number: 566

World Premiere: Mon 15 Feb 1982 - 6:57pm GMT [BBC One: Not Wales] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 15 May 1983 - 11:00pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 24 minutes 11 seconds

9.10 Million (UK)


Chart Position: 54 () (UK)




The TARDIS lands in 17th century England which is being stalked by a robotic death-like figure. The locals seem to be under a strange mesmeric spell.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterEric Saward
DirectorPeter Moffatt
ProducerJohn Nathan-Turner
DesignerKen Starkey
Script EditorAntony Root
Title SequenceSid Sutton
Costume DesignerOdile Dicks-Mireaux
Make-Up ArtistCarolyn Perry
Studio LightingHenry Barber
Studio SoundAlan Machin
Technical ManagerDerek Martin
Senior CameramanAlec Wheal
Videotape EditorRod Waldron
Visual Effects DesignerPeter Wragg
Video EffectsDave Jervis
Vision MixerCarol Johnson
Film CameramanPeter Chapman
Film SoundStan Nightingale
Film EditorKen Bilton
Production ManagerRoselyn Parker
Production AssociateAngela Smith
Production AssistantJulia Randall
Assistant Floor ManagerAlison Symington
Incidental MusicPaddy Kingsland
Special SoundDick Mills
Floor AssistantKaren Beckett (uncredited)Info
Grams OperatorGordon Phillipson (uncredited)Info
Properties BuyerRuth Hyde (uncredited)
Film Camera AssistantLouis Mulvey (uncredited)
Sound Recordist AssistantTony Wornum (uncredited)
GripStan Swetman (uncredited)
LightingLes Colwell (uncredited)
Film Editor AssistantRobin Scott (uncredited)
Film Operations ManagerGraham Richmond (uncredited)
ArmourerDes Stewart (uncredited)
Fight ArrangerStuart Fell (uncredited)
Show Working SupervisorCliff Richardson (uncredited)Info
Show Working SupervisorFrank Sadler (uncredited)Info
Production SecretaryJane Judge (uncredited)
Production SecretaryFiona Duncan (uncredited)
Title MusicRon Grainer (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerPeter Howell (uncredited)
Nyssa created byJohnny Byrne (uncredited)