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Doctor Who The Sun Makers TV Story

The TARDIS arrives in the future on the planet Pluto where there are now six suns, a breathable atmosphere and a large industrial community. The Company controls the planet and exploits the workers, pays them a pittance and then taxes them on everything imaginable. The Doctor and Leela join forces with an underground band of rebels led by a man named Mandrel…

Story Order

  • Story 95 from Doctor Who
  • Story 4 of 6 from Season 15

Episodes

Saturday
26th November 1977
6:05PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Sun Makers - Part One

Pluto has been made habitable and turned into a giant factory where the ruthless Company exploits its workers.

Saturday
3rd December 1977
6:05PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Sun Makers - Part Two

The Doctor is taken prisoner by the Gatherer and sent to the Correction Centre.

Saturday
10th December 1977
6:05PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Sun Makers - Part Three

The Doctor is free but Leela has been captured by the Gatherer and is sentenced to a grisly death.

Saturday
17th December 1977
6:05PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Sun Makers - Part Four

The Others launch a full-scale uprising against the Gatherer and his Inner Retinue.

Characters

  • Doctor WhoFourth DoctorTom Baker
  • LeelaLeelaLouise Jameson
  • Voice of K-9K-9John Leeson

Credits

  • Doctor WhoTom Baker
  • LeelaLouise Jameson
  • HadeRichard Leech
  • MarnJonina Scott
  • CordoRoy Macready
  • MandrelWilliam Simons
  • GoudryMichael Keating
  • VeetAdrienne Burgess
  • NurseCarole Hopkin
  • Voice of K-9John Leeson
  • CollectorHenry Woolf
  • BishamDavid Rowlands
  • SyngeDerek Crewe
  • CommanderColin McCormack
  • GuardTom Kelly