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Doctor Who The Tenth Planet TV Story

The TARDIS brings the Doctor and his friends to a space tracking base in the Antarctic – and straight into trouble. A space mission is going badly wrong, and a new planet has appeared in the sky. Mondas, ancient fabled twin planet of Earth has returned. Soon its inhabitants arrive. But while they used to be just like the humans of Earth, now they are very different. Devoid of emotions, their bodies replaced with plastic and steel, the Cybermen are here. Humanity needs all the help it can get, but the one man who seems to know what’s going on is terminally ill. As the Cybermen take over, the Doctor is dying…

Story Order

  • Story 29 from Doctor Who
  • Story 2 of 9 from Season 4

Episodes (4 episodes)

Saturday
8th October 1966
5:50PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Tenth Planet - Episode 1

Landing at the South Pole, the travellers find that Earth's twin planet is disrupting a space mission.

Saturday
15th October 1966
5:50PM
BBC 1 (23 mins)

Doctor Who - The Tenth Planet - Episode 2

Earth's energy is being drained away by the new planet, Mondas, and faces destruction.

Saturday
22nd October 1966
5:50PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Tenth Planet - Episode 3

Determined to stop the Cybermen and the energy drain, General Cutler prepares to launch the deadly Z-bomb.

Saturday
29th October 1966
5:50PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Tenth Planet - Episode 4

The Cybermen invade the Snowcap base, killing General Cutler, but they are then defeated.

Characters

Credits

  • Dr. WhoWilliam Hartnell
  • General CutlerRobert Beatty
  • DysonDudley Jones
  • BarclayDavid Dodimead
  • SchultzAlan White
  • WilliamsEarl Cameron
  • TitoShane Shelton
  • American SergeantJohn Brandon
  • PollyAnneke Wills
  • BenMichael Craze
  • WignerSteve Plytas
  • Radar TechnicianChristopher Matthews
  • KrailReg Whitehead
  • TalonHarry Brooks
  • ShavGregg Palmer
  • Geneva TechnicianEileen Cullen
  • T.V. AnnouncerGlenn Beck
  • Cyberman VoiceRoy Skelton
  • Radar TechnicianChristopher Durham
  • Terry CutlerCallen Angelo
  • Cyberman (Krang)Harry Brooks
  • Cyberman (Jarl)Reg Whitehead
  • Cyberman (Gern)Gregg Palmor
  • Cyberman VoicePeter Hawkins