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Episode 4

Episode 4

Series Episode Number: 126

World Premiere: Sat 16 Jul 1966 - 5:16pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Wed 17 Sep 2014 - 8:30pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 23 minutes 11 seconds

5.50 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 39 (UK)

Chart Position: 67 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 01 Jul 1966 in Riverside 1
Archive State: 16mm t/r



The Doctor hatches a dangerous plan to capture a War Machine and turn WOTAN's creations against it.


Characters hide uncredited
Dr. WhoWilliam Hartnell
Machine OperatorGerald Taylor
SergeantJohn Boyd-Brent
CaptainJohn Rolfe
Sir Charles SummerWilliam Mervyn
BenMichael Craze
Television NewsreaderKenneth Kendall
The MinisterGeorge Cross
Garage MechanicEdward Colliver
Professor BrettJohn Harvey
Professor KrimptonJohn Cater
Major GreenAlan Curtis
Man in telephone boxJohn Slavid
Radio AnnouncerDwight Whylie
PollyAnneke Wills
US CorrespondentCarl Conway
The voice of WOTANGerald Taylor
(extra)Steve Pokol (uncredited)
(extra)Pat Leclerc (uncredited)
(extra)Mike Reid (uncredited)
(extra)David Waterman (uncredited)
(extra)Dennis Plenty (uncredited)
(extra)Vic Taylor (uncredited)
ChauffeurStephen Rich (uncredited)
PedestrianDoreen Ubels (uncredited)
PedestrianDavid J Grahame (uncredited)
Person in PubJohn Pollock (uncredited)
Person in PubJoy Doye (uncredited)
Person in PubConnie Georges (uncredited)
Person in PubDolly Brennan (uncredited)
PolicemanPeter Stewart (uncredited)
SoldierRoy Stanton (uncredited)
SoldierPaul Andrews (uncredited)
SoldierJohn Cook (uncredited)
SoldierJohn Knott (uncredited)
SoldierChris Reck (uncredited)
WorkerPeter Day (uncredited)
WorkerKen McGarvie (uncredited)