Season 08 | EP 1

Terror of the Autons

Written by Robert Holmes

"I refuse to be worried by a renegade like the Master. He's an unimaginative plodder"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 02/01/1971
Episode 2 09/01/1971
Episode 3 16/01/1971
Episode 4 23/01/1971

The Master arrives on Earth in his TARDIS, camouflaging it as a horse box at a circus. He immediately contacts the Nestenes and assists them in mounting a second invasion of Earth. The Doctor and his new assistant, Jo Grant, have to tackle the Autons, the Master and a large number of deadly daffodils.

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Jon Pertwee

Jo Grant: Katy Manning

Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart: Nicholas Courtney

The Master: Roger Delgado

Captain Mike Yates: Richard Franklin

Sergeant Benton: John Levene

Rex Farrel: Michael Wisher

McDermott: Harry Towb

Rossini: John Baskcomb

Producer: Barry Letts

Director: Barry Letts

Scriptwriters: Robert Holmes

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