The Deadly Assassin

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PRODUCTION INFO

Name

The Deadly Assassin

Serial Code

4P

First Transmitted

30 October 1976

Final Ratings

13.00m

DVD RELEASE

DVD

VHS RELEASE

VHS

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CAST

Regular Cast

Tom Baker (Doctor Who)

Guest Cast

Llewellyn Rees (The President) [1-2], Bernard Horsfall (Chancellor Goth), George Pravda (Cardinal Borusa) [1-2, 4], Peter Pratt (The Master), Hugh Walters (Commentator Runcible) [1-2], Erik Chitty (Co-ordinator Engin), Derek Seaton (Commander Hilred) [1, 2, 4], Maurice Quick (Gold Usher) [1], John Dawson [1-2], Michael Bilton [1] (Time Lords), Peter Mayock (Solis) [3], Helen Blatch (Voice) [4]*.

CREW

Written by Robert Holmes
Directed by David Maloney
Produced by Philip Hinchcliffe

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A mysterious evil is at work on Gallifrey. The President of the Time Lords has been assassinated and The Doctor caught red-handed. An inexorable master plan has been set in motion. There can be no escape. In order to prove his innocence The Doctor must pursue his enemy into the Matrix, a dream-like repository of knowledge formed from the minds of dead Time Lords.

However, he quickly discovers that in the Matrix the real assassin rules and behind this enemy lurks the even more deadlier menace of his old adversary – The Master.

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