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Part Four

Part Four

Series Episode Number: 657

World Premiere: Mon 28 Sep 1987 - 7:35pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Fri 19 Jun 2015 - 8:30pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 24 minutes 38 seconds

4.90 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 59 (UK)

Chart Position: 86 () (UK)




As Mel convinces the Lakertyans fight back, the Tetraps turn on the Rani and the Doctor ensures the missile is deflected away from the asteroid.


Characters hide uncredited
The DoctorSylvester McCoy
MelanieBonnie Langford
The RaniKate O'Mara
IkonaMark Greenstreet
BeyusDonald Pickering
FaroonWanda Ventham
UrakRichard Gauntlett
Special VoicePeter Tuddenham
Special VoiceJacki Webb
Albert EinsteinTom O'Leary (uncredited)
TetrapChris Chering (confirmed)
(extra)Christopher Holmes (uncredited)
(extra)David Ianson (uncredited)
(extra)Cenydd Joeenz (uncredited)
(extra)Helen Garton (uncredited)
(extra)Karen England (uncredited)
(extra)Steve Rome (uncredited)
(extra)Mike Mungarvan (uncredited)
(extra)Joseph Arland (uncredited)
(extra)Paul Cottingham (uncredited)
(extra)Russell Brook (uncredited)
(extra)Daryl Brook (uncredited)
(extra)Ross Murray (uncredited)
(extra)Oscar Peck (uncredited)
(extra)Andrew Woodman (uncredited)
(extra)Penny Rigden (uncredited)
(extra)Trisha Clarke (uncredited)
(extra)Sara Wishart (uncredited)
(extra)Mandy Lesley (uncredited)
(extra)Suzanne Britten (uncredited)
(extra)Ricardo Mulhall (uncredited)
(extra)Lea Derek (uncredited)
(extra)Paul Page-Hanson (uncredited)
(extra)Ian Durrant (uncredited)
(extra)Amanda Grey (uncredited)
(extra)Mark Carroll (uncredited)
(extra)Paul Goddard (uncredited)
(extra)Andrew James (uncredited)
(extra)Tony Randall (uncredited)
(extra)Hayden Andrews (uncredited)
(extra)Micky Max (uncredited)
(extra)Christopher Mosque (uncredited)
(extra)Chris Rainbow (uncredited)
(extra)Peter Fenton (uncredited)
(extra)Josh Elwell (uncredited)
(extra)Philip Babut (uncredited)
(extra)June Bishop (uncredited)
(extra)Christine Charlesworth (uncredited)
(extra)Amanda J Beard (uncredited)
(extra)Debbie Lamb (uncredited)
(extra)Helena Richards (uncredited)
(extra)James Woodward (uncredited)
(extra)Tony White (uncredited)
(extra)Cheryl Carroll (uncredited)
Production Team
WriterPip Baker
WriterJane Baker
DirectorAndrew Morgan
ProducerJohn Nathan-Turner
DesignerGeoff Powell
Script EditorAndrew Cartmel
Graphic DesignerOliver Elmes
Costume DesignerKen Trew
Make-up DesignerLesley Rawstorne
Studio LightingHenry Barber
Studio SoundBrian Clark
Technical CoordinatorRichard Wilson
Studio Camera SupervisorAlec Wheal
Videotape EditorHugh Parson
Visual Effects DesignerColin Mapson
Video EffectsDave Chapman
Vision MixerSue Thorne
Film CameramanWilliam Dudman
OB LightingIan Dow
OB SoundDoug Whittaker
OB CamermanAlisdair Mitchell
OB CamermanJohn Hawes
Production ManagerTony Redston
Production AssociateAnn Faggetter
Production AssistantJoy Sinclair
Assistant Floor ManagerJoanna Newbery
Assistant Floor ManagerChristopher Sandeman
Title MusicRon Grainer
Title Music ArrangerKeff McCulloch
Incidental MusicKeff McCulloch
Special SoundDick Mills