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Doctor Who State of Decay TV Story

The Doctor, Romana, K9 and Adric – an Outler from Alzarius who has stowed away aboard the TARDIS – arrive on a planet where the native villagers live in fear of ‘the Wasting’ and of three Lords named Zargo, Camilla and Aukon who rule from an imposing Tower. The Lords are soon revealed to be vampire servants of the last of the Great Vampires, a race referred to in Time Lord mythology.

Story Order

  • Story 112 from Doctor Who
  • Story 4 of 7 from Season 18

Episodes

Saturday
22nd November 1980
5:40PM
BBC 1 (22 mins)

Doctor Who - State of Decay - Part One

The TARDIS lands on a world in E-Space where the primitive inhabitants of a village live in fear.

Saturday
29th November 1980
5:40PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - State of Decay - Part Two

The Doctor and Romana are taken to the tower and meet the three mysterious rulers.

Saturday
6th December 1980
5:40PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - State of Decay - Part Three

Adric is taken prisoner by the three vampire rulers.

Saturday
13th December 1980
5:40PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - State of Decay - Part Four

As the Great Vampire begins to awaken from his long sleep, the Doctor formulates a desperate plan.

Characters

  • Doctor WhoFourth DoctorTom Baker
  • RomanaRomana IILalla Ward
  • AdricAdricMatthew Waterhouse
  • Voice of K-9K-9John Leeson

Credits

  • Doctor WhoTom Baker
  • RomanaLalla Ward
  • AdricMatthew Waterhouse
  • AukonEmrys James
  • CamillaRachel Davies
  • ZargoWilliam Lindsay
  • IvoClinton Greyn
  • MartaRhoda Lewis
  • TarakThane Bettany
  • HabrisIain Rattray
  • KalmarArthur Hewlett
  • VerosStacy Davies
  • KarlDean Allen
  • Voice of K-9John Leeson
  • RogaStuart Fell
  • ZoldazStuart Blake
  • StuntsAlan Chuntz