Season 01 | EP 1

An Unearthly Child

Written by Anthony Coburn

"Have you ever thought what it's like to be wanderers in the Fourth Dimension? Have you? To be exiles? Susan and I are cut off from our own planet - without friends or protection. But one day we shall get back. Yes, one day."

Episode Title Premiere Date
An Unearthly Child 23/11/1963
The Cave Of Skulls 30/11/1963
The Forest Of Fear 07/12/1963
The Firemaker 14/12/1963

Two schoolteachers, Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright, become concerned by the unusual behavior of their fifteen-year-old student, Susan Foreman. When they follow her home, they meet her mysterious grandfather, the Doctor, and find themselves unwilling passengers on his time ship, the TARDIS...

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: William Hartnell

Susan Foreman: Carole Ann Ford

Barbara Wright: Jacqueline Hill

Ian Chesterton: William Russell

Producer: Verity Lambert

Director: Waris Hussein

Scriptwriter: Anthony Coburn


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