Season 24 | EP 2

Paradise Towers

Written by Stephen Wyatt

"I wouldn't mind having a look at that rule book, if that's not against the rules"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 05/10/1987
Episode 2 12/10/1987
Episode 3 19/10/1987
Episode 4 26/10/1987

According to the sales brochure, Paradise Towers is a utopian blueprint for community living, with its fabulous architecture and state-of-the-art facilities. The perfect place for Mel to take a leisurely swim, in fact. But when the TARDIS arrives, the Doctor and his companion discover that the futuristic tower block has fallen into ruin, and a series of unexplained disappearances have the tenants living in fear. As gangs of teenage girls run wild in the hallways, a squad of bureaucratic Caretakers struggle to regain control. To keep the citizens of Paradise Towers safe, the Doctor must confront the resident evil lurking in the basement.

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Sylvester McCoy

Melanie: Bonnie Langford

Chief Caretaker / Kroagnon: Richard Briers

Deputy Chief Caretaker: Clive Merrison

Tabby: Elizabeth Spriggs

Tilda: Brenda Bruce

Maddy: Judy Cornwell

Pex: Howard Cooke

Fire Escape: Julie Brennon

Bin Liner: Annabel Yuresha

Producer: John Nathan-Turner

Director: Nicholas Mallett

Scriptwriter: Stephen Wyatt

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