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Doctor Who: The Tomb of the Cybermen, Episode One

The TARDIS takes the Doctor, Jamie and Victoria to the world of Telos where they run into an archaeological expedition looking for the long dead Cybermen.


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x1
Production Number: MM
Airdate: Saturday September 02nd, 1967


Alternate Airdates:

France Sep 02, 1967
Ireland Sep 02, 1967

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Guest Stars
Aubrey RichardsAubrey Richards
As Professor Parry
Recurring
Bernard HolleyBernard Holley
As Peter Haydon
Recurring
Clive MerrisonClive Merrison
As Jim Callum
Recurring
Cyril ShapsCyril Shaps
As John Viner
Recurring
George PastellGeorge Pastell
As Eric Kleig
Recurring
George RoubicekGeorge Roubicek
As Captain Hopper
Recurring
Roy Stewart (1)Roy Stewart (1)
As Toberman
Recurring
Shirley CooklinShirley Cooklin
As Kaftan
Recurring
Alan JohnsAlan Johns
As Ted Rogers
Ray GroverRay Grover
As Crewman
Main Cast
Patrick Troughton
As The Second Doctor
Frazer Hines
As Jamie McCrimmon
Deborah Watling
As Victoria Waterfield
Episode Notes
All four parts of this story were found in 1993 after being considered destroyed for 23 years.

This is the earliest Second Doctor serial which still exists in its entirety.

Cybermen created by Gerry Davis and Kit Pedler.

This is the only original complete serial to feature Victoria Waterfield (Deborah Watling).

This episode attracted 6 million viewers on initial broadcast.



Episode Quotes
The Doctor: Well now I know you're mad, I just wanted to make certain!

The Doctor: (after disabling the Cybermats) The power cable generated an electrical field and confused their tiny metal minds. You might almost say they've had a complete metal breakdown.

The Cyber Controller: We will survive.

The Cyber Controller: You belong to us. You shall be like us.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorSydney Newman
ProducerPeter Bryant (3)
 
Warning: Doctor Who season 5 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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