September 30, 1978: Doctor Who in “The Pirate Planet”

The tracer leads the TARDIS to planet Calufrax in search of the second segment of the Key to Time. However, the Doctor and Romana discover that they are on the planet Zanak.

First broadcast September 30 – October 21, 1978 on BBC 1 at 6.20pm; four parts

Notable Cast & Crew

  • Tom Baker – “Doctor Who”
  • Mary Tamm – “Romana”
  • John Leeson – Voice of “K9”
  • Bruce Purchase – “The Captain”
  • Andrew Robertson – “Mr Fibuli”
  • Douglas Adams – writer

Find out more

Novelised as The Pirate Planet

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