Season 19 | EP 5

Black Orchid

Written by Terence Dudley

"I am the Chief Constable of this county and you, sir, are under suspicion of murder"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 01/03/1982
Episode 2 02/03/1982

England, 1925. The TARDIS materialises on a quiet railway platform where the Doctor, Tegan, Adric and Nyssa soon discover they are expected at an afternoon cricket match. And when the time travellers are invited to stay at Cranleigh Hall for a fancy dress ball, it isn't long before they uncover a terrible family secret. Who is murdering the servants, and why? A rare flower may hold the answer...

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Peter Davison

Adric: Matthew Waterhouse

Nyssa/Ann Talbot: Sarah Sutton

Tegan Jovanka: Janet Fielding

Lady Cranleigh: Barbara Murray

Sir Robert Muir: Moray Watson

Lord Charles Cranleigh: Michael Cochrane

Latoni: Ahmed Khalil

The Unknown/George Cranleigh: Gareth Milne

Sergeant Markham: Ivor Salter

Producer: John Nathan-Turner

Director: Ron Jones

Scriptwriter: Terence Dudley

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