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Doctor Who The Twin Dilemma TV Story

A race of giant gastropods has taken over the planet Jaconda. Their leader, Mestor, now intends to cause an enormous explosion in order to spread his people’s eggs throughout the galaxy, and he kidnaps juvenile twin geniuses from Earth to work out the necessary mathematical equations. Space fighters led by Lieutenant Hugo Lang are dispatched to get the twins back, but they come under attack and Lang is the sole survivor when his ship crashes on the asteroid Titan 3.

Story Order

  • Story 136 from Doctor Who
  • Story 7 of 7 from Season 21

Episodes (4 episodes)

Thursday
22nd March 1984
6:40PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Twin Dilemma - Part One

The mysterious Professor Edgeworth has kidnapped twin human child genii, Romulus and Remus.

Friday
23rd March 1984
6:40PM
BBC 1 (25 mins)

Doctor Who - The Twin Dilemma - Part Two

On Jaconda, Mestor’s cruel domination over the planet's population continues.

Thursday
29th March 1984
6:40PM
BBC 1 (24 mins)

Doctor Who - The Twin Dilemma - Part Three

Mestor claims that all he wants is for the Sylvest twins to help him repopulate his home planet.

Friday
30th March 1984
6:40PM
BBC 1 (25 mins)

Doctor Who - The Twin Dilemma - Part Four

Mestor’s true plan is revealed and the Doctor's old Gallifreyan friend Azmael comes to the realisation that he has been

Characters

Credits

  • The DoctorColin Baker
  • PeriNicola Bryant
  • EdgeworthMaurice Denham
  • Hugo LangKevin McNally
  • MestorEdwin Richfield
  • SylvestDennis Chinnery
  • NomaBarry Stanton
  • DrakOliver Smith
  • FabianHelen Blatch
  • ElenaDione Inman
  • RomulusGavin Conrad
  • RemusAndrew Conrad
  • ChamberlainSeymour Green
  • PrisonerRoger Nott
  • Jocondan GuardJohn Wilson