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Doctor Who The Awakening TV Story

The TARDIS has brought the Doctor Tegan and Turlough to the English country village of Little Hodcombe in 1984 where an alien war machine, the Malus, is affecting its inhabitants. A re-enactment of a civil war battle becomes dangerously real as the Malus gather sufficient psychic energy to re-awake.

Story Order

  • Story 131 from Doctor Who
  • Story 2 of 7 from Season 21

Episodes (2 episodes)

Thursday
19th January 1984
6:40PM
BBC 1 (25 mins)

Doctor Who - The Awakening - Part One

Teacher Jane Hampden is increasingly frustrated by the war games being played around the village.

Friday
20th January 1984
6:40PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Awakening - Part Two

The Malus's influence is asserting itself all over Little Hodcombe, and the war games take an unpleasant turn.

Characters

Credits

  • The DoctorPeter Davison
  • TeganJanet Fielding
  • TurloughMark Strickson
  • Jane HampdenPolly James
  • Sir GeorgeDenis Lill
  • Colonel WolseyGlyn Houston
  • Joseph WillowJack Galloway
  • Will ChandlerKeith Jayne
  • TrooperChristopher Saul
  • Andrew VerneyFrederick Hall