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Doctor Who Snakedance TV Story

Tegan falls once more under the influence of the Mara and directs the TARDIS to the planet Manussa. There the Federator’s son Lon and his mother Tanha are preparing for a ceremony to celebrate the banishment of the Mara five hundred years earlier. It’s up to the Doctor to defeat the evil Mara.

Story Order

  • Story 124 from Doctor Who
  • Story 2 of 6 from Season 20

Episodes (4 episodes)

Tuesday
18th January 1983
6:50PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Snakedance - Part One

Tegan falls once more under the influence of the Mara and directs the TARDIS to the planet Manussa.

Wednesday
19th January 1983
6:45PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Snakedance - Part Two

Tegan's disturbing dreams are dominated by the image of huge snake's skull.

Tuesday
25th January 1983
6:50PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Snakedance - Part Three

With the Doctor imprisoned, the Mara sets the TARDIS co-ordinates for Manussa, his home world.

Wednesday
26th January 1983
6:45PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Snakedance - Part Four

As the commemorations begin, nothing seemingly stands between the Mara and its spectacular return.

Characters

Credits

  • The DoctorPeter Davison
  • TeganJanet Fielding
  • NyssaSarah Sutton
  • AmbrilJohn Carson
  • TanhaColette O'Neil
  • DojjenPreston Lockwood
  • LonMartin Clunes
  • DugdaleBrian Miller
  • Fortune TellerHilary Sesta
  • HawkerGeorge Ballantine
  • ChelaJohnathon Morris
  • PuppeteerBarry Smith
  • Megaphone ManBrian Grellis