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Doctor Who The Talons of Weng-Chiang TV Story

The inimitable Doctor Who and his assistant Leela are confronted by sinister and seemingly inexplicable occurrences in this gripping thriller set in the shadowy depths of nineteenth century London. With the help of Professor Litefoot, the Doctor investigates the gruesome murder of a cabbie and the mysterious disappearances of young girls. Whilst being chased by giant rats and forced to pit his wits against an evil doll and a merciless illusionist, he comes face to face with his most deadly enemy to date: Magnus Greel – a fifty-first century war criminal posing as Weng Chiang, an ancient Chinese god. Can the Doctor thwart his dastardly plans before Leela becomes his next victim….

Story Order

  • Story 91 from Doctor Who
  • Story 6 of 6 from Season 14

Episodes (6 episodes)

Saturday
26th February 1977
6:30PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Talons of Weng-Chiang - Part One

London, the 1890s. A spate of disappearances amongst young women goes largely unnoticed.

Saturday
5th March 1977
6:35PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Talons of Weng-Chiang - Part Two

The Doctor and Leela take refuge at the home of Professor Litefoot.

Saturday
12th March 1977
6:30PM
BBC 1 (21 mins)

Doctor Who - The Talons of Weng-Chiang - Part Three

Leela takes the opportunity to track the Chinese God to his lair where she must confront one of his terrifying creations.

Saturday
19th March 1977
6:30PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Talons of Weng-Chiang - Part Four

The Doctor and Leela attend Li H'Sen Chang's performance, hoping to confront the magician.

Saturday
26th March 1977
6:30PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Talons of Weng-Chiang - Part Five

The Doctor and his allies try to track down Weng-Chiang.

Saturday
2nd April 1977
6:30PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Talons of Weng-Chiang - Part Six

The Doctor and Weng-Chiang have their final confrontation in the mysterious House of the Dragon -- watched by the evil duplicitous Mr.

Characters

Credits

  • Doctor WhoTom Baker
  • LeelaLouise Jameson
  • Li H'sen ChangJohn Bennett
  • Henry Gordon JagoChristopher Benjamin
  • CaseyChris Gannon
  • Professor LitefootTrevor Baxter
  • Mr. SinDeep Roy
  • Sergeant KyleDavid McKail
  • P.C. QuickConrad Asquith
  • BullerAlan Butler
  • GhoulPatsy Smart
  • LeeTony Then
  • CoolieJohn Wu
  • Weng-ChiangMichael Spice
  • TeresaJudith Lloyd
  • CleanerVaune Craig-Raymond
  • SingerPenny Lister
  • HoVincent Wong
  • Weng ChiangMichael Spice