Remembrance of the Daleks
London, 1963. The Seventh Doctor returns – with his new companion Ace – to tackle some unfinished business. Once again, unusual events are unfolding at Coal Hill School and Totters, Lane junkyard. The Doctor discovers that his oldest foes, the Daleks, are on the trail of hidden Time Lord technology – technology that he himself left behind on Earth all those years ago. The Daleks are planning to perfect their own time-travel capability in order to unleash themselves across all of time and space. Can The Doctor, even with the help of the local military, stop the Daleks from stealing Gallifreyan secrets? Or are things even more complicated? Two opposing Dalek factions meet in an explosive confrontation with the fate of the entire Universe at stake!
- Remembrance of the Daleks was the first story of the 25th season of Doctor Who. The story’s setting brought The Doctor back to 76 Totter’s Lane in the year 1963, where the series began in An Unearthly Child. It was notable for a marked change in character forthe Seventh Doctor.
- Ace looks at a French Revolution book while in the school – something Susan did in An Unearthly Child.
- The Imperial Daleks’base is located within Coal Hill School.
- This was the third time that the Daleks appeared in a season opener (Day of the Daleks opened Season 9 and Destiny of the Daleks opened season 17. In the new series Asylum of the Daleks opened Series 7).