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Doctor Who Pyramids of Mars TV Story

The future of the cosmos is at stake when the Doctor faces his most fearsome adversary in this four part adventure. Returning to UNIT HQ on Earth, the TARDIS is thrown violently about by a mysterious force and Sarah and the Doctor arrive instead at an old priory in the year 1911. The owner, Marcus Scarman, has been excavating ancient tombs and is possessed by the spirit of Sutekh, bringer of “the gift of death to all mankind”. Sutekh has lain for thousands of years in his pyramid prison and Scarman and his robot mummies plan to release this ancient and evil power. Will Sutekh the all-powerful be freed from his bonds and destroy the world, or will the Doctor manage to bring about his destruction?

Story Order

  • Story 82 from Doctor Who
  • Story 3 of 6 from Season 13

Episodes (4 episodes)

Saturday
25th October 1975
5:45PM
BBC 1 (25 mins)

Doctor Who - Pyramids of Mars - Part One

The excavation of an ancient Egyptian tomb unleashes the Evil Sutekh, last of the Osirans.

Saturday
1st November 1975
5:45PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - Pyramids of Mars - Part Two

The TARDIS is drawn off-course and lands in the country house of archaeologist Marcus Scarman.

Saturday
8th November 1975
5:45PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Pyramids of Mars - Part Three

As part of a plan to release Sutekh, the mummies are building a rocket to fire at the pyramid on Mars.

Saturday
15th November 1975
5:45PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Pyramids of Mars - Part Four

Inside the pyramid on Mars, the Doctor and Sarah Jane must solve puzzles and escape deadly traps.

Characters

Credits

  • Doctor WhoTom Baker
  • Sarah Jane SmithElisabeth Sladen
  • Marcus ScarmanBernard Archard
  • Laurence ScarmanMichael Sheard
  • Dr. WarlockPeter Copley
  • Ibrahim NaminPeter Mayock
  • CollinsMichael Bilton
  • AhmedVic Tablian
  • MummyNick Burnell
  • MummyMelvyn Bedford
  • MummyKevin Selway
  • NaminPeter Mayock
  • Ernie ClementsGeorge Tovey
  • SutekhGabriel Woolf