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Doctor Who The Enemy of the World TV Story

The TARDIS arrives in a futuristic Australia, where the genius Salamander has found a way to end starvation by harnessing the sun’s energy and preventing natural disasters on a global scale. But there are those who believe Salamander’s office is moving towards dictatorship. One such person is Giles Kent, and he is immediately struck by the Doctor’s remarkable likeness to the great man. The Doctor and his companions infiltrate Salamander’s top secret research station and uncover a web of lies on a massive scale. Unless the wholesale deception can be revealed, global war looks set to break out…

Story Order

  • Story 40 from Doctor Who
  • Story 4 of 7 from Season 5

Episodes (6 episodes)

Saturday
23rd December 1967
5:25PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Enemy of the World - Episode 1

Arriving on an Australian beach in the future, the Doctor is mistaken for political leader Salamander.

Saturday
30th December 1967
5:25PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Enemy of the World - Episode 2

Jamie and Victoria travel to Europe where they infiltrate Salamander's staff.

Saturday
6th January 1968
5:25PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Enemy of the World - Episode 3

Jamie and Victoria befriend Fariah, intent on discovering the truth about Salamander.

Saturday
13th January 1968
5:25PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Enemy of the World - Episode 4

Kent coerces the Doctor into agreeing to impersonate Salamander.

Saturday
20th January 1968
5:25PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Enemy of the World - Episode 5

Impersonating Salamander, the Doctor infiltrates the research centre, but Benik becomes suspicious.

Saturday
27th January 1968
5:25PM
BBC 1 (21 mins)

Doctor Who - The Enemy of the World - Episode 6

Astrid discovers the underground bunker and Salamander's secret.

Characters

Credits

  • Dr. WhoPatrick Troughton
  • JamieFrazer Hines
  • VictoriaDeborah Watling
  • AntonHenry Stamper
  • RodRhys McConnochie
  • CurlySimon Cain
  • AstridMary Peach
  • Giles KentBill Kerr
  • Donald BruceColin Douglas
  • SalamanderPatrick Troughton
  • BenikMilton Johns
  • DenesGeorge Pravda
  • FedorinDavid Nettheim
  • FariahCarmen Munroe
  • Guard CaptainGordon Faith
  • Guard on DenesBill Lyons
  • Griffin, the ChefReg Lye
  • Sergeant to BenikAndrew Staines
  • Guard CaptainElliott Cairnes
  • Fighting GuardBob Anderson
  • Guard in CorridorWilliam McGuirk
  • SwannChristopher Burgess
  • ColinAdam Verney
  • MaryMargaret Hickey
  • Guard in CaravanDibbs Mather