Last updated 23 March 2024

The Web Planet

Series Episode Number: 58

World Premiere: Sat 13 Feb 1965 - 5:40pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 17 Aug 1986 - 11:20pm CDT [WTTW 11 Chicago]
Running Time: 23 minutes 57 seconds

13.50 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 56 (UK)

Chart Position: 7 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 22 Jan 1965 in Riverside 1
Archive State: 16mm t/r

The TARDIS is pulled down to the barren world of Vortis. The Doctor and Ian explore. Barbara falls under an hypnotic influence and is compelled to leave the safety of the TARDIS.

Production Team hide uncredited
WriterBill Strutton
DirectorRichard Martin
ProducerVerity Lambert
DesignerJohn Wood
Story EditorDennis Spooner
Film CameramanPeter Hamilton
Film EditorGitta Zadek
Title MusicRon Grainer
and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Production AssistantNorman Stewart (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerGillian Charlet (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerElisabeth Dunbar (uncredited)
Director's SecretaryBarbara Cannell (uncredited)
Special SoundBrian Hodgson (uncredited)
Costume SupervisorDaphne Dare (uncredited)
Make-up SupervisorSonia Markham (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)
LightingRalph Walton (uncredited)
Technical ManagerMark Lewis (uncredited)
Design AssistantAnthony Thorpe (uncredited)
Studio SoundRay Angel (uncredited)
Design AssistantJenifer Wyatt (uncredited)
Grams OperatorTony Bowers (uncredited)
Vision MixerClive Doig (uncredited)
Floor AssistantTrevor Beckett (uncredited)
Producer's SecretaryValerie Speyer (uncredited)