March 8, 1969: Doctor Who in “The Space Pirates”

Season 6 – “The War Games”

The Doctor, Jamie and Zoe find themselves inside a space beacon being attacked by space pirates. The travellers are separated from the TARDIS and flung into the depths of space.

First broadcast March 8 – April 12, on BBC 1 at 5.15pm; six parts

Notable Cast & Crew

  • Patrick Troughton – “Dr Who”
  • Frazer Hines – “Jamie McCrimmon”
  • Wendy Padbury – “Zoe Heriot”
  • Jack May – “General Hermack”
  • Donald Gee – “Major Ian Warne”
  • George Layton – “Technician Penn”
  • Robert Holmes – writer

Find out more

Novelised as The Space Pirates

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