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Doctor Who Paradise Towers TV Story

Mel wants to go swimming so the Doctor takes her to a tower block called Paradise Towers where there is reputed to be a fantastic pool. When they arrive they discover that the place is far from being the superb leisure resort they had expected – it is run-down and dilapidated. The hallways are roamed by gangs of young girls known as Kangs; the apartments are inhabited by cannibalistic old ladies, the Rezzies; and the building is managed by a group of dictatorial caretakers, presided over by the Chief Caretaker…

Story Order

  • Story 145 from Doctor Who
  • Story 2 of 4 from Season 24

Episodes (4 episodes)

Monday
5th October 1987
7:35PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Paradise Towers - Part One

The Doctor and Mel arrive at the legendary Paradise Towers which is supposed to be the height of luxury.

Monday
12th October 1987
7:35PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Paradise Towers - Part Two

With the Doctor condemned to death by the caretakers and their bizarre rulebook, Mel faces cannibalistic OAPS.

Monday
19th October 1987
7:35PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Paradise Towers - Part Three

The Doctor and the surviving Kangs learn all about Kroagnon the Great Architect.

Monday
26th October 1987
7:35PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Paradise Towers - Part Four

Kroagnon has been reborn, and is using the Chief Caretaker's reanimated corpse to move.

Characters

Credits

  • The DoctorSylvester McCoy
  • MelanieBonnie Langford
  • Chief CaretakerRichard Briers
  • Deputy ChiefClive Merrison
  • TildaBrenda Bruce
  • TabbyElizabeth Spriggs
  • Fire EscapeJulie Brennon
  • Bin LinerAnnabel Yuresha
  • PexHoward Cooke
  • Blue Kang LeaderCatherine Cusack
  • Yellow KangAstra Sheridan
  • Young CaretakerJoseph Young
  • MaddyJudy Cornwell
  • Video CommentarySimon Coady