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Episode 2

Episode 2

Series Episode Number: 205

World Premiere: Sat 4 May 1968 - 5:16pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 22 minutes 50 seconds

6.90 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 60 (UK)

Chart Position: 59 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 12 Apr 1968 in Television Centre 3
Archive State: Missing



The Doctor and Jamie are rescued and taken aboard the Wheel space station. Jamie sabotages the Wheel's laser to save the TARDIS from destruction but places everyone in danger.


Production Team hide uncredited
WriterDavid Whitaker
From a story byKit Pedler
DirectorTristan de Vere Cole
ProducerPeter Bryant
DesignerDerek Dodd
Story EditorDerrick Sherwin
Special SoundBrian Hodgson
Special Sound BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Title MusicRon Grainer
Title Music BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental MusicBrian Hodgson (uncredited)
CostumesMartin Baugh (uncredited)
Make-upSylvia James (uncredited)
LightingMike Jefferies (uncredited)
SoundJohn Holmes (uncredited)
Special EffectsBill King (uncredited)
Visual Effects Designer Trading Post (uncredited)
Film CameramanJimmy Court (uncredited)
Film EditorRon Fry (uncredited)
Production AssistantIan Strachan (uncredited)
Assistant Floor ManagerMarcia Wheeler (uncredited)
Title Music ArrangerDelia Derbyshire (uncredited)
Title SequenceBernard Lodge (uncredited)