26 November 1977
Richard Leech (Hade), Jonina Scott (Marn), Roy Macready (Cordo), William Simons (Manrel), Michael Keating (Goudry), Adrienne Burgess (Veet), Carole Hopkin (Nurse) , Henry Woolf (Collector) [2-4], David Rowlands (Bisham) [2-4], Derek Crewe (Synge) [3-4], Colin McCormack (Commander) [3-4], Tom Kelly (Guard) .
|Written by||Robert Holmes|
|Directed by||Pennant Roberts|
|Produced by||Graham Williams|
|1||“Part One”||24:59||26 November 1977||8.5m|
|2||“Part One”||24:57||3 December 1977||9.5m|
|3||“Part Three”||24:57||10 December 1977||8.9m|
|4||“Part Four”||24:57||17 December 1986||8.4m|
The TARDIS lands on Pluto in the far future, where The Doctor is astonished to find the planet inhabited by humans and heated by a number of miniature suns. He, Leela and K9 discover that the human race has been moved off Earth to do the bidding of the Company, a ruthless intergalactic conglomerate.
It is up to The Doctor to uncover the secret of the Company’s head, the Collector, while Leela is sentenced to death by steaming.