Season 26 | EP 1


Written by Ben Aaronovich

"Stop! I command it! There will be no battle here!"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 06/09/1989
Episode 2 13/09/1989
Episode 3 20/09/1989
Episode 4 27/09/1989

Responding to a distress signal, the Doctor and Ace arrive near the village of Carbury, where a nuclear missile convoy has run into difficulties. The peace of the English countryside is shattered as UNIT troops are besieged by armoured knights from another dimension. As the crisis deepens, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart is called out of retirement to join the battle. Together, he and the Doctor must face the Destroyer, a fearsome demon summoned by the witch queen Morgaine to devour the world...

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Sylvester McCoy

Ace: Sophie Aldred

Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart: Nicholas Courtney

Morgaine: Jean Marsh

Brigadier Winifred Bambera: Angela Bruce

Peter Warmsly: James Ellis

Mordred: Christopher Bowen

Ancelyn: Marcus Gilbert

Doris Lethbridge-Stewart: Angela Douglas

Elizabeth Rowlinson: June Bland

Shou Yuing: Ling Tai

The Destroyer: Marek Anton

Producer: John Nathan-Turner

Director: Michael Kerrigan

Scriptwriter: Ben Aaronovich

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