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Doctor Who Mawdryn Undead TV Story

The Black Guardian recruits a young man named Turlough to assassinate the Doctor. Although outwardly an ordinary pupil at a boys’ private boarding school, Turlough is in fact an alien who believes that the Guardian will return him home if he succeeds.

Story Order

  • Story 125 from Doctor Who
  • Story 3 of 6 from Season 20

Episodes (4 episodes)

Tuesday
1st February 1983
6:50PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Mawdryn Undead - Part One

Caught in a warp ellipse, the TARDIS is drawn to a huge spacecraft orbiting Earth.

Wednesday
2nd February 1983
6:45PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Mawdryn Undead - Part Two

At Brendon School, the Doctor enlists the help of the Brigadier.

Tuesday
8th February 1983
6:50PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Mawdryn Undead - Part Three

Mawdryn and his eternal mutants are awake and reveal the truth, they are exiles.

Wednesday
9th February 1983
6:45PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Mawdryn Undead - Part Four

The Doctor's ethics are challenged, the two Brigadier's finally meet, Turlough plots with the Black Guardian.

Characters

Credits

  • The DoctorPeter Davison
  • TeganJanet Fielding
  • NyssaSarah Sutton
  • The BrigadierNicholas Courtney
  • Black GuardianValentine Dyall
  • TurloughMark Strickson
  • HeadmasterAngus MacKay
  • IbbotsonStephen Garlick
  • Doctor RuncimanRoger Hammond
  • MatronSheila Gill
  • MawdrynDavid Collings
  • 1st MutantPeter Walmsley
  • 2nd MutantBrian Darnley