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Doctor Who Doctor Who and the Silurians TV Story

A race of intelligent reptiles wakes from hibernation in the caves beneath Derbyshire, and sets about reclaiming the planet as their own.

Story Order

  • Story 52 from Doctor Who
  • Story 2 of 4 from Season 7

Episodes (7 episodes)

Saturday
31st January 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Doctor Who and the Silurians - Episode 1

UNIT are summoned to Wenley Moor research station which is experiencing mysterious power losses.

Saturday
7th February 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - Doctor Who and the Silurians - Episode 2

Investigating the caves, the Doctor is attacked by a dinosaur-like creature.

Saturday
14th February 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - Doctor Who and the Silurians - Episode 3

The creature from the caves, wounded and dangerous, is on the loose on Wenley Moor.

Saturday
21st February 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (25 mins)

Doctor Who - Doctor Who and the Silurians - Episode 4

Fearful of a war breaking out between the Silurians and mankind, the Doctor attempts to make peace.

Saturday
28th February 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - Doctor Who and the Silurians - Episode 5

When the Silurian leader is killed, all hopes of peace are lost.

Saturday
7th March 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Doctor Who and the Silurians - Episode 6

As the Silurian plague quickly spreads, the Doctor desperately searches for a cure.

Saturday
14th March 1970
5:15PM
BBC 1 (22 mins)

Doctor Who - Doctor Who and the Silurians - Episode 7

With the antidote to the plague found, the Silurians retaliate and take over the research centre.

Characters

Credits

  • Doctor WhoJon Pertwee
  • Liz ShawCaroline John
  • Brigadier Lethbridge-StewartNicholas Courtney
  • Dr. QuinnFulton Mackay
  • Major BakerNorman Jones
  • Dr. LawrencePeter Miles
  • Miss DawsonThomasine Heiner
  • Dr. MeredithIan Cunningham
  • RobertsRoy Branigan
  • SpencerJohn Newman
  • DavisBill Matthews
  • Captain HawkinsPaul Darrow
  • Doris SquireNancie Jackson
  • SilurianPat Gorman
  • Silurian VoicePeter Halliday
  • MastersGeoffrey Palmer
  • Sergeant HartRichard Steele
  • TravisIan Talbot
  • Old SilurianDave Carter
  • Young SilurianNigel Johns
  • SilurianPaul Barton
  • SilurianSimon Cain
  • SilurianJohn Churchill
  • Private RobinsHarry Swift
  • Silurian ScientistPat Gorman
  • Corporal NuttingAlan Mason
  • Private WrightDavid Pollitt
  • Hospital DoctorBrendan Barry
  • SilurianDave Carter