Doctor Who Timelash TV Story

On the planet Karfel a high ranking official, Maylin Tekker, uses threats against Peri to force the Doctor (Colin Baker) to go to Earth and bring back a young woman called Vena who, while holding a precious amulet, has accidentally fallen into the Timelash – a time tunnel through which the planets tyrannical ruler the Borad banishes all rebels. The Doctor also inadvertently brings back Herbert, a man from the 19th Century, who stows away aboard the TARDIS.

Story Order

  • Story 141 from Doctor Who
  • Story 5 of 6 from Season 22

Episodes (2 episodes)

9th March 1985
BBC 1 (45 mins)

Doctor Who - Timelash - Part One

As rebellion grows on Karfel, the Maylin's daughter Vena falls into the timelash while protecting a rebel.

16th March 1985
BBC 1 (44 mins)

Doctor Who - Timelash - Part Two

The Borad accepts no opposition and enables Maylin Tekker to expose the rebels and trap Peri with the Morlox.



  • The DoctorColin Baker
  • PeriNicola Bryant
  • TekkerPaul Darrow
  • MykrosEric Deacon
  • VenaJeananne Crowley
  • Maylin RenisNeil Hallett
  • BoradRobert Ashby
  • KendronDavid Ashton
  • HerbertDavid Chandler
  • BrunnerPeter Robert Scott
  • SezonDickon Ashworth
  • KatzTracy Louise Ward
  • TyheerMartin Gower
  • AramChristine Kavanagh
  • GazakSteven Mackintosh
  • Old ManDenis Carey
  • AndroidDean Hollingsworth
  • GuardolierJames Richardson
  • Bandril AmbassadorMartin Gower