The Seeds of Death
25 January 1969
Louise Pajo (Gia Kelly), John Witty (Computer Voice), Ric Felgate (Brent) [1-4], Harry Towb (Osgood) , Ronald Leigh-Hunt (Radnor), Terry Scully (Fewsham) [1-5], Christopher Coll (Phipps) [1-4], Martin Cort (Locke) [1-2], Philip Ray (Eldred), Alan Bennion (Slaar), Steve Peters, Tony Harwood [2-6], Sonny Caldinez [4-6] (Ice Warriors), Derrick Slater (Security Guard) , Hugh Morton (Sir James Gregson) , Graham Leaman (Grand Marshall) [5-6].
|Written by||Brian Hayles|
|Directed by||Michael Ferguson|
|Produced by||Peter Bryant|
|1||“Episode One”||23:11||25 January 1969||6.6m|
|2||“Episode Two”||24:26||1 February 1969||6.9m|
|3||“Episode Three”||24:10||8 February 1969||7.5m|
|4||“Episode Four”||24:57||15 February 1969||7.1m|
|5||“Episode Five”||24:56||22 February 1969||7.6m|
|6||“Episode Six”||24:31||1 March 1969||7.7m|
It is the 21st Century and Earth is totally dependent on T-Mat, a revolutionary form of instant travel. When the system breaks down The Doctor and friends make a hazardous journey to the relay station on the moon only to find that it has fallen into the hands of the Ice Warriors who plan to invade Earth.
Using T-Mat, the Ice Warriors transport seed pods to Earth which burst, disgorging a deadly Martian fungus. This spreads rapidly, extracting vital oxygen from the atmosphere. Can The Doctor outwit the evil Ice Warriors and destroy the fungus in time to save a dying world?