Episode Number: Episode Title: Transmission Date: Duration: Ratings (in Millions):
1 The Powerful Enemy 2/1/1965 26:15 Mins 12.0
2 Desperate Measures 9/1/1965 24:36 Mins 13.0
Season: Doctor: Producer(s): Writer: Script Editor: Director:
Two The 1st Doctor Verity Lambert,
Mervyn Pinfield
David Whitaker Dennis Spooner Christopher Barry


The Doctor - William Hartnell
Ian Chesterton - William Russell
Barbara Wright - Jacqueline Hill
Vicki - Maureen O'Brien
Bennett / Koquillion - Ray Barrett
Space Captain - Tom Sheridan
Writer - David Whitaker
Director - Christopher Barry
Producer - Verity Lambert
Script Editor - Dennis Spooner
Designer - Raymond Cusick
Assistant Floor Manager - Valerie Wilkins
Associate Producer - Mervyn Pinfield
Costumes - Daphne Dare
Film Cameraman - Dick Bush
Film Editor - Jim Latham
Incidental Music - Tristram Cary
Make-Up - Sonia Markham
Production Assistant - David Maloney
Special Sound - Brian Hodgson
Studio Lighting - Howard King
Studio Sound - Richard Chubb
Theme Arrangement - Delia Derbyshire
Title Music - Ron Grainer
Arriving on the planet Dido in the late 25th Century, the time travellers come upon a crashed spaceship from Earth. Its two occupants are living in fear of a creature called Koquillion, but everything is not as it seems…
Working Title(s):
■  Doctor Who And The Tanni

Things to look out for:
■  This is the first episode featuring Vicki. She was the first regular character to be added since the original cast (Barbara, Ian, Susan and the Doctor).
■  Tom Sheridan, who played the Space Captain heard but not seen in this story, was also inside the Sand Monster costume.

Archive:
■  All 2 episodes exist as 16mm telerecordings.

Bloopers:
■  Coming Soon...




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The Rescue & The Romans - [Box-set]


Manufactured by: BBC DVD / 2|Entertain (cat.#2698)

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

RRP: £29.99
Rating: U

Released: 23rd February 2009

Notes:

Released together with The Romans.


Special Features:

■  Commentary with actor William Russell, director Christopher Barry and designer Raymond Cusick.
■  Mounting The Rescue - cast and crew look back on the making of the story. With actors William Russell, Maureen O'Brien and Ray Barrett, director Christopher Barry, designer Raymon Cusick and 1960's viewer Ian McLachlan.
■  Photo Gallery
■  Coming Soon Trailer
■  Also Available
■  Programme Subtitles




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The Rescue / The Romans - [Box-set]


Manufactured by: BBC Video (cat.#5378)

Format: VHS - PAL UK - Episodic
RRP: £16.99
Rating: U

Released: 5th September 1994

Notes:

This was
released as a two-tape set together with The Romans.




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The Rescue


Manufactured by: BBC Audio / AudioGO

Format: Audio CD
RRP: £13.25

Released: 4th April 2013

Notes:

Read by Maureen O'Brien. This is a 4 x CD set with a running time of 4 hours 35 mins.




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The Rescue


Manufactured by: Target
Format: Paperback Book
Written by: Ian Marter

RRP: £1.95

Published: 21st January 1988


Notes:

No.124 in the Target Doctor Who Library.


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