Episode Number: Episode Title: Transmission Date: Duration: Ratings in Millions:
1 Episode One 3/1/1970 23:38 mins 8.4
2 Episode Two 10/1/1970 24:21 mins 8.1
3 Episode Three 17/1/1970 24:16 mins 8.3
4 Episode Four 22/1/1970 24:47 mins 8.1
Season: Doctor: Producer: Writer: Script Editor: Director:
Seven The 3rd Doctor Derrick Sherwin Robert Holmes Terrance Dicks Derek Martinus


The Doctor - Jon Pertwee
Liz Shaw - Caroline John
Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart - Nicholas Courtney
Channing - Hugh Burden
Sam Seeley - Neil Wilson
Mullins - Talfryn Thomas
Captain Jimmy Munro - John Breslin
Doctor Henderson - Antony Webb
Nurse - Helen Dorward
Corporal Forbes - George Lee
UNIT officer - Tessa Shaw
Technician - Ellis Jones
Michael Wagstaffe - Allan Mitchell
Jimmy "2nd reporter" - Prentis Hancock
Major General Scobie - Hamilton Dyce
Doctor Beavis - Henry McCarthy
George Hibbert - John Woodnutt
John Ransome - Derek Smee
Meg Seeley - Betty Bowden
Sergeant - Clifford Cox
attendant - Edmund Bailey
Assistant Floor Manager - Liam Foster
Costumes - Christine Rawlins
Designer - Paul Allen
Film Cameraman - Stan Speel, Robert McDonnell
Film Editor - William Symon, Adam Dawson
Incidental Music - Dudley Simpson
Make-Up - Cynthia Goodwin
Producer - Derrick Sherwin
Production Assistant - Peter Grimwade
Script Editor - Terrance Dicks
Special Sounds - Brian Hodgson
Theme Arrangement - Delia Derbyshire
Title Music - Ron Grainer
Visual Effects - John Horton
Exile! The Time Lords have banished the newly regenerated Doctor to Earth...

But The Doctor isn't the only alien to have arrived, as a swarm of meteorites have crashed into the sleepy English countryside, bringing with them a terible new threat to mankind.

As the Nestene plan takes shape, UNIT, The Doctor and his newly appointed scientific advisor, Liz Shaw, race against time to stop humanity being replaced by a terrifying plastic facsimile race...
Working Title(s):
■  Facsimile

Things to look out for:
■  This is the first story where we learn that The Doctor has two hearts.

Archive:
■  All 4 episodes exist.

Bloopers:
■  At the start of Episode Two, The Doctor clutches his head before being shot.




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Mannequin Mania

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BBC DVD / 2|Entertain (cat.#3135)

Format: DVD - Region 2 & 4 - PAL UK  Episodic

RRP: £30.63
Rating: PG

Released: 9th May 2011


Notes:

Spearhead From Space: Special Edition waseleased as part of the Mannequin Mania box-set, together with Terror Of The Autons.

Special Features:

■  Commentary - With actors Katy Manning and Nicolas Courtney, producer Barry Letts.
■  Life on Earth - In this documentary, cast and crew look back at the making of the story and the differences in the way Doctor Who was made in the seventies compared to now. With actors Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning and Richard Franklin, producer Barry Letts, script editor Terrance Dicks and new series producer Phil Collinson.
■  The Doctor’s Moriarty– with the introduction of the Master, the Doctor now had his very own Moriarty, who would be the dark figure behind every story in season eight, and many more beyond that. This featurette discusses the enduring appeal of the character. With actor Katy Manning, producer Barry Letts, script editors Terrance Dicks and Christopher H Bidmead and writers Robert Shearman and Joe Lidster.
■  Plastic Fantastic – how did the writers of Doctor Who and other programmes take something as everyday as plastic and turn it against us? With writers Francesca Gavin, Robert Shearman and new series designer Matthew Savage.
■  Photo Gallery - production, design and publicity photos from the story.

■  Coming Soon - a trailer for a forthcoming DVD release.
■  Radio Times Listings and promotional material for Sugar Smacks and Nestle products in Adobe PDF format.




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Spearhead From Space

Manufactured by:
BBC DVD / 2|Entertain (cat.#1033)

Format: DVD - Region 2 & 4 - PAL UK  Episodic

RRP: £19.99
Rating: U

Released: 29th January 2001


Special Features:

■  Commentary - by Nicholas Courtney & Caroline John
■  On Screen Production Notes
■  UNIT Recruitment Film
■  Trailers
■  Photo Gallery

 



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Spearhead From Space


Manufactured by: BBC Video (cat #4107)
Format: VHS - PAL UK - Movie format
RRP: £9.99
Rating: U

Released: 11th February 1988




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Spearhead From Space


Manufactured by: BBC Video (cat #5509)
Format: VHS - PAL UK - Unedited Movie format
RRP: £5.99
Rating: U

Released: February 1995

 



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Invasion Earth!


Manufactured by: BBC Audio / AudioGO

Format: Audio CD
RRP: £40.00

Released: 4th October 2012

Notes:

Doctor Who And The Auton Invasion, released as part of the Invasion Earth! box-set, together with Doctor Who And The Dalek Invasion Of Earth & Doctor Who And The Invasion Of The Dinosaurs.

Read by Caroline John.

This release is a repack of the 2008, 4 x CD set (see below).




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Doctor Who And The Auton Invasion


Manufactured by: BBC Audio

Format: Audio CD
RRP: £13.25

Released: 12th June 2008

Notes:

This
is a 4 x CD set. Read by Caroline John.




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Doctor Who And The Auton Invasion


Manufactured by: Target
Format: Paperback Book
Written by: Terrance Dicks

RRP: £0.30p

Published: October 1974


Notes:

No.6 in the Target Doctor Who Library.




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Doctor Who And The Auton Invasion


Manufactured by: Target
Format: Paperback Book
Written by: Terrance Dicks

RRP: £0.60p

Published: 17th August 1978


Notes:

No.6 in the Target Doctor Who Library.




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Doctor Who And The Auton Invasion


Manufactured by: Target
Format: Paperback Book
Written by: Terrance Dicks

RRP: £1.50

Published: January 1982


Notes:

No.6 in the Target Doctor Who Library.




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Doctor Who The Auton Invasion


Manufactured by: Target
Format: Paperback Book
Written by: Terrance Dicks

RRP: £2.50

Published: 21st March 1991


Notes:

No.6 in the Target Doctor Who Library.




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Doctor Who And The Auton Invasion


Manufactured by: BBC Books / Ebury Publishing
Format: Paperback Book
Written by: Terrance Dicks

RRP: £4.99

Published: 7th July 2011


Notes:

Classic Doctor Who Reprint with an introduction by Terrance Dicks
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