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Doctor Who The Curse of Peladon TV Story

The Doctor and Jo make a test flight in the TARDIS and arrive on the planet Peladon. Seeking shelter, they enter the citadel of the soon-to-be-crowned King Peladon, where the Doctor is mistaken for a human dignitary summoned to act as Chairman of a committee assessing an application by the planet to join the Galactic Federation.

Story Order

  • Story 61 from Doctor Who
  • Story 2 of 5 from Season 9

Episodes (4 episodes)

Saturday
29th January 1972
5:50PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Curse of Peladon - Episode One

The planet Peladon is hoping to join the Galactic Federation. But King Peladon's Chancellor has been murdered.

Saturday
5th February 1972
5:50PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Curse of Peladon - Episode Two

The work of the committee is hampered by sabotage, fear and suspicion.

Saturday
12th February 1972
5:50PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Curse of Peladon - Episode Three

The Doctor is sentenced to a fight to the death in the pit with the King's champion, Grun.

Saturday
19th February 1972
5:50PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Curse of Peladon - Episode Four

Hepesh, supported by the delegate from Arcturus, is revealed to be behind the attacks.

Characters

Credits

  • Doctor WhoJon Pertwee
  • Jo GrantKaty Manning
  • King PeladonDavid Troughton
  • HepeshGeoffrey Toone
  • TorbisHenry Gilbert
  • IzlyrAlan Bennion
  • SsorgSonny Caldinez
  • Alpha CentauriStuart Fell
  • Voice of Alpha CentauriYsanne Churchman
  • ArcturusMurphy Grumbar
  • Voice of ArcturusTerry Bale
  • GrunGordon St Clair
  • AggedorNick Hobbs
  • Guard CaptainGeorge Giles
  • AmazoniaWendy Danvers