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PRODUCTION INFO

Name

The Space Museum


Serial Code

Q

First Transmitted

24 April 1965

Final Ratings

10.50m

DVD RELEASE

DVD

VHS RELEASE

VHS

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CAST

Regular Cast

William Hartnell (Dr Who), Jacqueline Hill (Barbara), William Russell (Ian), Maureen O Brien (Vicki)

Guest Cast

Peter Sanders (Sita), Peter Craze (Dako), Bill Starkey (Third Xeron) [1], Lawrence Dean, Ken Norris, Salvin Stewart [3-4], Peter Diamond [3-4], Billy Cornelius [3-4], (Morok Guards), Richard Shaw (Lobos) [2-4], Jeremy Bulloch (Tor) [2-4], Salvin Stewart (Morok Messenger) [2], Peter Diamond (Morok Technician) [2], Ivor Salter (Morok Commander) [3-4], Michael Gordon, Edward Granville, Bill Starkey, David Walliscroft (Xerons) [3-4], Peter Hawkins (Dalek Voice) [4], Murphy Grumbar (Dalek Machine Operator) [4].

CREW

Written by Glyn Jones
Directed by Mervyn Pinfield
Produced by Verity Lambert

sypnosis

The Doctor and his companions arrive on a planet which houses an all but forgotten museum. While touring it, they are horrified to discover that they themselves are exhibits in one of the cases.

Can they avoid become just an exhibit in a museum?

NOTES

  • William Hartnell was on holiday during the recording of episode 3. His only appearance is in the reprise of episode 2.
  • This story features a guest appearance by Jeremy Bulloch – see also,Celebrity appearances in Doctor Who.
  • Richard Shaw, who spoke with a Cockney accent, was cast as Governor Lobos, but was asked to deliver his lines with a,BBC,accent. His accent slips only once, when he bellows at an underling use”maximum securi’ee!” He later appeared as Cross in, Frontier in Space with his own accent.
  • Ivor Salter later played Odysseus in The Myth Makers, and Sergeant Markham in Black Orchid
  • Peter Craze is the younger brother of Michael Craze, who played the First & Second Doctor’s companion, Ben Jackson,from 1966 to 1967.

  • Order the Space Museum via the BBC Page
  • Order the Space Museum DVD via the BBC DVD Page

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