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Doctor Who Planet of Fire TV Story

The Doctor and Turlough arrive in Lanzarote on Earth to investigate the transmission of an unusual signal that turns out to be emanating from a mysterious alien artefact.

Story Order

  • Story 134 from Doctor Who
  • Story 5 of 7 from Season 21

Episodes (4 episodes)

Thursday
23rd February 1984
6:40PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Planet of Fire - Part One

A distress call is from the island of Lanzarote where an archaeological dig may have disturbed something alien.

Friday
24th February 1984
6:40PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Planet of Fire - Part Two

On the volcanic planet of Sarn, Turlough finds evidence of an old colony of Trion, his home world.

Thursday
1st March 1984
6:40PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - Planet of Fire - Part Three

The Master has been declared a messiah by the Sarns and under his influence they imprison the Doctor.

Friday
2nd March 1984
6:40PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - Planet of Fire - Part Four

A volcanic eruption is threatening to destroy the inhabitants of Sarn, the Doctor manages to stabalise the seismic events but for how long? Turlough faces an agonising decision about whether to contact his home planet of Trion for help, he explains that he was sent away to Earth as an outlaw.

Characters

Credits

  • The DoctorPeter Davison
  • TurloughMark Strickson
  • TimanovPeter Wyngarde
  • KamelionAnthony Ainley
  • PeriNicola Bryant
  • SorastaBarbara Shelley
  • AmyandJames Bate
  • Professor Howard FosterDallas Adams
  • Voice of KamelionGerald Flood
  • MalkonEdward Highmore
  • RoskalJonathan Caplan
  • CurtMichael Bangerter
  • LookoutSimon Sutton
  • The MasterAnthony Ainley
  • HowardDallas Adams
  • ZukoMax Arthur
  • LomandJohn Alkin