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Doctor Who The Deadly Assassin TV Story

Gallifrey. Planet of the Time Lords. The Doctor has finally come home, but not by choice. Summoned by a vision from The Matrix, he is drawn into web of political intrigue and assassination. Nothing is quite what it seems, and in the shadows lurks his oldest and deadliest enemy…

Story Order

  • Story 88 from Doctor Who
  • Story 3 of 6 from Season 14

Episodes (4 episodes)

Saturday
30th October 1976
6:05PM
BBC 1 (21 mins)

Doctor Who - The Deadly Assassin - Part One

After a premonition of murder, the Doctor returns home to Gallifrey.

Saturday
6th November 1976
6:05PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Deadly Assassin - Part Two

The Time Lord president has been assassinated and the Doctor is the prime suspect.

Saturday
13th November 1976
6:05PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Deadly Assassin - Part Three

The Doctor has entered the computation Matrix to prove his innocence.

Saturday
20th November 1976
6:05PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Deadly Assassin - Part Four

The Doctor has won his fight in the Matrix and revealed the assassin.

Characters

Credits

  • Doctor WhoTom Baker
  • The PresidentLlewellyn Rees
  • Chancellor GothBernard Horsfall
  • Castellan SpandrellGeorge Pravda
  • Cardinal BorusaAngus MacKay
  • The MasterPeter Pratt
  • Commentator RuncibleHugh Walters
  • Co-ordinator EnginErik Chitty
  • Commander HilredDerek Seaton
  • Gold UsherMaurice Quick
  • Time LordJohn Dawson
  • Time LordMichael Bilton
  • Tannoy VoiceDerek Seaton
  • SolisPeter Mayock
  • VoiceHelen Blatch