Season 21 | EP 2

The Awakening

Written by Eric Pringle

"Ominous, isn't it? As is the fact your grandfather has disappeared. I think it's time I sought some answers"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 19/01/1984
Episode 2 20/01/1984

Little Hodcombe, 1984. The Doctor, Tegan and Turlough arrive in a small English village, looking forward to spending some time with Tegan's grandfather. They soon discover that all is not well — Tegan's grandfather is missing and the locals are reenacting dangerous war games from 1643. With the past mixed up with the present, can the Doctor stop the games before an evil entity hidden in the village church awakens?

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Peter Davison

Tegan Jovanka: Janet Fielding

Vislor Turlough: Mark Strickson

Jane Hampden: Polly James

Sir George Hutchinson: Denis Lill

Colonel Wolsey: Glyn Houston

Joseph Willow: Jack Galloway

Will Chandler: Keith Jayne

Andrew Verney: Frederick Hall

Producer: John Nathan-Turner

Director: Michael Owen Morris

Scriptwriter: Eric Pringle

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