10 September 1966
Terence de Marney (Churchwarden) , George A. Cooper (Cherub), David Blake Kelly (Jacob Kewper) [1-3], Mike Lucas (Tom) [1-3], Paul Whitsun-Jones (Squire), Derek Ware (Captain Pike), Elroy Josephs (Jamaica) [2-3], John Ringham (Blake) [2-4], Jack Bligh (Gaptooth)
|Written by||Brian Hayles|
|Directed by||Julia Smith|
|Produced by||Innes Lloyd|
The TARDIS lands on the seventeenth century Cornish coast, and its crew stumble upon a plot by the local Squire to receive and offload contraband goods. The Doctor meets the churchwarden, whose last words to him concern the whereabouts of hidden treasure. When pirate captain Samuel Pike learns of this, he kidnaps The Doctor and demands to be given the cryptic clue&hellip,
With the treasure uncovered and the militia called in by the local Revenue officer, a bloody fight ensues &ndash, and can The Doctor, Ben and Polly escape with their lives?
“The Smugglers” was the first story to feature major location shooting. All previous location shots had been conducted at locations around London, but substantial portions of this story were filmed in Cornwall.