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

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Novelised as The Space Pirates

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January 25, 1969: Doctor Who in “The Seeds of Death”

Season 6 – “The Krotons”

Season 6 – “The Space Pirates”

The TARDIS arrives on Earth where T-Mat has revolutionised travel. However, the Ice Warriors have seized control and use T-Mat to distribute Martian seed pods across the world.

First broadcast January 25 – March 1, 1969 on BBC 1 at 5.15pm; six parts

Notable Cast & Crew

  • Patrick Troughton – “Dr Who”
  • Frazer Hines – “Jamie McCrimmon”
  • Wendy Padbury – “Zoe Heriot”
  • Ronald Leigh-Hunt – “Radnor”
  • Brian Hayles – writer

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Novelised as The Seeds of Death

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December 28, 1968: Doctor Who in “The Krotons”

Season 6 – “The Invasion”

The TARDIS takes the Doctor, Jamie and Zoe to a world where they meet the Gonds who annually send two brilliant students into the Dynatrope to be the companions of the Krotons.

First broadcast December 25, 1968 – January 18, 1969 on BBC 1 at 5.15pm; four parts

Notable Cast & Crew

  • Patrick Troughton – “Dr Who”
  • Frazer Hines – “Jamie McCrimmon”
  • Wendy Padbury – “Zoe Heriot”
  • Philip Madoc – “Eelek”
  • Robert Holmes – writer

Soundtrack

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Novelised as The Krotons

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