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Doctor Who The Aztecs TV Story

The TARDIS takes the Doctor and his companions back in time to fifteenth century Mexico, the centre of the Aztec civilisation. But when Barbara is mistaken for the reincarnation of the High Priest Yetaxa, the time travellers find themselves caught up in a vicious political power struggle which could cost them their lives…

Story Order

  • Story 6 from Doctor Who
  • Story 6 of 8 from Season 1

Episodes (4 episodes)

Saturday
23rd May 1964
5:15PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Aztecs - The Temple of Evil (1/4)

Episode 1 of 4 from The Aztecs
The TARDIS lands inside an Aztec temple in 15th Century Mexico and become cut off from the ship.

Saturday
30th May 1964
5:15PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Aztecs - The Warriors of Death (2/4)

Episode 2 of 4 from The Aztecs
Tlotoxl begins to doubt Barbara's claim to be the reincarnation of Yetaxa and plots to undermine her position.

Saturday
6th June 1964
5:15PM
BBC 1 (25 mins)

Doctor Who - The Aztecs - The Bride of Sacrifice (3/4)

Episode 3 of 4 from The Aztecs
Barbara attempts to distract Tlotoxl but the High Priest of Sacrifice already has plans for Susan.

Saturday
13th June 1964
5:15PM
BBC 1 (25 mins)

Doctor Who - The Aztecs - The Day of Darkness (4/4)

Episode 4 of 4 from The Aztecs
Tlotoxl is preparing to make his move and have Barbara, the Doctor, Ian and Susan killed.

Characters

Credits

  • Dr. WhoWilliam Hartnell
  • Ian ChestertonWilliam Russell
  • Barbara WrightJacqueline Hill
  • Susan ForemanCarole Ann Ford
  • AutlocKeith Pyott
  • TlotoxlJohn Ringham
  • IxtaIan Cullen
  • CamecaMargot van der Burgh
  • First VictimTom Booth
  • Aztec CaptainDavid Anderson
  • TonilaWalter Randall
  • Perfect VictimAndre Boulay