Doctor Who The Forest of Fear

Episode 3 of 4 from An Unearthly Child

Saturday, 7th December 1963 5:15PM BBC TV (23 mins)

An Unearthly Child – The Forest of Fear Synopsis

The time travellers manage to escape the tribe but their path to the TARDIS through the forest holds dangers of its own. Meanwhile, Kal attempts to take advantage of events.

Episode Order

Story Order

  • Story 1 from Doctor Who
  • Story 1 of 8 from Season 1




  • DirectorWaris Hussein
  • ProducerVerity Lambert
  • Script EditorDavid Whitaker
  • WriterAnthony Coburn
  • Dr. WhoWilliam Hartnell
  • Ian ChestertonWilliam Russell
  • Barbara WrightJacqueline Hill
  • Susan ForemanCarole Ann Ford
  • Old MotherEileen Way
  • HurAlethea Charlton
  • ZaDerek Newark
  • KalJeremy Young
  • HorgHoward Lang