Season 08 | EP 3

The Claws of Axos

Written by Bob Baker and Dave Martin

"My dear Mister Chinn, if I could leave, I would, if only to get away from people like you. And your petty obsessions! England for the English! Good heavens, man!"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 13/03/1971
Episode 2 20/03/1971
Episode 3 27/03/1971
Episode 4 03/04/1971

A mysterious object approaches Earth, alerting the Doctor and UNIT that they face another possible threat from outer space. Are the gold-skinned aliens who claim to bring great gifts to humanity as peaceful and benevolent as they first appear? And why is the Doctor's arch-enemy the Master on board their spaceship...?

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

Filer: Paul Grist

Chinn: Peter Bathurst

Hardiman: Donald Hewlett

Axon Man: Bernard Holley

Producer: Barry Letts

Director: Michael Ferguson

Scriptwriters: Bob Baker and Dave Martin

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