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Doctor Who The Macra Terror TV Story

The Doctor, Polly and Ben visit a human colony that appears to be one big holiday camp. They soon discover, though, that its inhabitants have been brainwashed by the Macra, giant crab-like creatures who have taken over the colony. The humans are being forced to mine a gas that is essential for the Macra to survive – but fatal to them.

Story Order

  • Story 34 from Doctor Who
  • Story 7 of 9 from Season 4

Episodes (4 episodes)

Saturday
11th March 1967
5:50PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Macra Terror - Episode 1

The Doctor discovers an ideal community, but there is a rebel in their midst.

Saturday
18th March 1967
5:50PM
BBC 1 (22 mins)

Doctor Who - The Macra Terror - Episode 2

Ben has been brainwashed, Polly tries to escape from Ben but runs straight into the claws of the Macra.

Saturday
25th March 1967
5:50PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Macra Terror - Episode 3

The Doctor, Polly and Jamie are sent to the salt mines and discover their frightening secret.

Saturday
1st April 1967
5:50PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Macra Terror - Episode 4

The Doctor finally comes face to face with the Controller and makes a discovery.

Characters

Credits

  • Dr. WhoPatrick Troughton
  • PilotPeter Jeffrey
  • PollyAnneke Wills
  • BenMichael Craze
  • JamieFrazer Hines
  • MedokTerence Lodge
  • OlaGertan Klauber
  • BarneyGraham Armitage
  • QuestaIan Fairbairn
  • ControllerDenis Goacher
  • AlvisAnthony Gardner
  • Broadcast VoiceRichard Beale
  • Macra OperatorRobert Jewell
  • ControllerGraham Leaman
  • OfficiaJohn Harvey
  • SunnaaJane Enshawe
  • CheerleaderRoger Jerome
  • CheerleaderTerry Wright
  • CheerleaderRalph Carrigan