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Doctor Who Ghost Light TV Story

The Doctor brings Ace to Gabriel Chase, an old house that she once burnt down in her home town of Perivale. The year is 1883 and the house is presided over by Josiah Samuel Smith, who turns out to be the evolved form of an alien brought to Earth in a stone spaceship that is now in the basement…

Story Order

  • Story 153 from Doctor Who
  • Story 2 of 4 from Season 26

Episodes (3 episodes)

Wednesday
4th October 1989
7:35PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Ghost Light - Part One

Ace and the Doctor travel back to Victorian England, to a house she knew in her childhood.

Wednesday
11th October 1989
7:35PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Ghost Light - Part Two

Ace breaks the glowing panel in the spaceship and the Doctor learns of Smith's bizarre evolutionary experiments.

Wednesday
18th October 1989
7:35PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Ghost Light - Part Three

Smith's plans are revealed and the Doctor must convince the light not to destroy all of the life on Earth.

Characters

Credits

  • The DoctorSylvester McCoy
  • AceSophie Aldred
  • JosiahIan Hogg
  • Mrs PritchardSylvia Syms
  • Redvers Fenn-CooperMichael Cochrane
  • ControlSharon Duce
  • GwendolineKatharine Schlesinger
  • Reverend Ernest MatthewsJohn Nettleton
  • NimrodCarl Forgione
  • Mrs GroseBrenda Kempner
  • Inspector MackenzieFrank Windsor
  • LightJohn Hallam