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Doctor Who The Horns of Nimon TV Story

The inhabitants of the planet Skonnos have been promised by an alien Nimon that he will restore their empire to greatness if they in return provide young sacrifices and radioactive hymetusite crystals, both of which they are obtaining from the nearby planet Aneth. With the TARDIS immobilised for repairs, the Doctor and Romana encounter the Skonnan spaceship transporting the latest sacrificial consignment from Aneth.

Story Order

  • Story 108 from Doctor Who
  • Story 5 of 5 from Season 17

Episodes (4 episodes)

Saturday
22nd December 1979
6:10PM
BBC 1 (25 mins)

Doctor Who - The Horns of Nimon - Part One

With the TARDIS disabled in order to undergo repairs, the Doctor is powerless when Romana is kidnapped.

Saturday
29th December 1979
5:50PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Horns of Nimon - Part Two

On Skonnos, Romana and the Athenian youngsters are forced into the labyrinth of the power complex.

Saturday
5th January 1980
6:20PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Horns of Nimon - Part Three

The Doctor and Romana begin to suspect that the Nimon is only the first of a full scale invasion.

Saturday
12th January 1980
6:05PM
BBC 1 (26 mins)

Doctor Who - The Horns of Nimon - Part Four

On the dying world of Crinoth, Romana discovers the truth behind the Nimon's empty promises.

Characters

Credits

  • Doctor WhoTom Baker
  • RomanaLalla Ward
  • SoldeedGraham Crowden
  • SorakMichael Osborne
  • PilotBob Hornery
  • Co-PilotMalcolm Terris
  • NimonRobin Sherringham
  • TekaJanet Ellis
  • SethSimon Gipps-Kent
  • Voice of K-9David Brierley
  • Voice of the NimonClifford Norgate
  • SezomJohn Bailey
  • NimonBob Appleby
  • NimonTrevor St. John Hacker