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Episode Eight

Episode Eight

Series Episode Number: 251

World Premiere: Sat 7 Jun 1969 - 5:14pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 24 minutes 37 seconds

3.50 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 53 (UK)

Chart Position: 96 () (UK)

Recorded on Thu 29 May 1969 in Television Centre 8
Archive State: 16mm t/r



The Doctor is captured by the War Chief, who belongs to the same race of people as the Doctor, and offers an alliance. In the 1917 zone, fighters prepare to attack Central Control.


Characters hide uncredited
Dr. WhoPatrick Troughton
JamieFrazer Hines
ZoeWendy Padbury
Lieutenant CarstairsDavid Savile
Security ChiefJames Bree
RussellGraham Weston
War LordPhilip Madoc
War ChiefEdward Brayshaw
Arturo VillarMichael Napier-Brown
PetrovStephen Hubay
Alien TechnicianJohn Spradbury (uncredited)
American SoldierJim Delaney (uncredited)
Crimean SoldierDel Watson (uncredited)
German soldierPatrick Milner (uncredited)
Mexican BanditJohn de Marco (uncredited)
Mexican BanditChris Achilles (uncredited)
Resistance ManSteve Emerson (uncredited)
Resistance ManStan Simonds (uncredited)
(extra)Ron Conrad (uncredited)
(extra)Terry Munro (uncredited)
(extra)Bill Richards (uncredited)
(extra)Denis Balcombe (uncredited)
(extra)Bryan Nolan (uncredited)
(extra)Joe Santo (uncredited)
(extra)Allan Travell (uncredited)
(extra)Derek Crick (uncredited)
(extra)David Billa (uncredited)
(extra)Derek Calder (uncredited)