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Doctor Who The Ambassadors of Death TV Story

When all communication is lost from Mars Probe 7 shortly after jt leaves. Mars and begins its trip back to Earth, a second craft is launched to investigate. As Recovery 7 docks in space, it too loses all communication The Doctor and UNIT are given the task of investigating the mystery, as Recovery 7 returns to Earth. It appears that no one can be trusted, as the space capsule is hijacked from its UNIT convoy With, military precision. What has happened to the missing astronauts? Could this be a secret invasion from Mars, or is the enemy much closer to home?

Story Order

  • Story 53 from Doctor Who
  • Story 3 of 4 from Season 7

Episodes (7 episodes)

Saturday
21st March 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Ambassadors of Death - Episode 1

UNIT is called in and the Doctor learns that someone is sending messages to the vessel.

Saturday
28th March 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Ambassadors of Death - Episode 2

Recovery 7 has returned to Earth but the UNIT convoy transporting the capsule is ambushed.

Saturday
4th April 1970
5:20PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Ambassadors of Death - Episode 3

The recovery capsule is empty with the astronauts seemingly kidnapped.

Saturday
11th April 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Ambassadors of Death - Episode 4

Liz has been captured by Reegan who is holding the three aliens captive.

Saturday
18th April 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Ambassadors of Death - Episode 5

The Doctor prepares to pilot the Recovery 7 ship into space, but Reegan sabotages the fuel supply.

Saturday
25th April 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Ambassadors of Death - Episode 6

On board a vast spacecraft, the Doctor meets the alien captain who demands the return of the ambassadors.

Saturday
2nd May 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Ambassadors of Death - Episode 7

General Carrington is behind the kidnapping of the ambassadors and intends to turn the world against the aliens.

Characters

Credits

  • Doctor WhoJon Pertwee
  • Liz ShawCaroline John
  • Brigadier Lethbridge-StewartNicholas Courtney
  • Ralph CornishRonald Allen
  • TaltalianRobert Cawdron
  • CarringtonJohn Abineri
  • Van LydenRic Felgate
  • John WakefieldMichael Wisher
  • Miss RutherfordCheryl Molineaux
  • GreyRay Armstrong
  • CollinsonRobert Robertson
  • QuinlanDallas Cavell
  • Control Room AssistantBernard Martin
  • DobsonJuan Moreno
  • Corporal ChampionJames Haswell
  • Unit SergeantDerek Ware
  • ReeganWilliam Dysart
  • LennoxCyril Shaps
  • HeldorfGordon Sterne
  • AstronautSteve Peters
  • AstronautNeville Simons
  • AstronautRic Felgate
  • FlynnTony Harwood
  • Sergeant BentonJohn Levene
  • Private ParkerJames Clayton
  • Control Room AssistantJoanna Ross
  • Control Room AssistantCarl Conway
  • TechnicianRoy Scammell
  • Alien Space CaptainPeter Noel Cook
  • Alien VoicePeter Halliday
  • MichaelsNeville Simons
  • LefeeSteve Peters
  • Private JohnsonGeoffrey Beevers