Season 06 | EP 4

The Krotons

Written by Robert Holmes

"If this machine does run down, there will be the most colossal release of energy. Enough to destroy us, the Krotons and most of the planet!"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 28/12/1968
Episode 2 04/01/1969
Episode 3 11/01/1969
Episode 4 18/01/1969

When the TARDIS arrives on the planet of the Gonds, the Doctor, Jamie and Zoe discover a world ruled and enslaved by the Krotons. The brightest Gonds are always chosen to serve as companions of the Krotons and are never seen again. The Doctor and his companions decide to put a stop to their rule — but in doing so, inadvertently unleash the true power and terror of the Krotons instead...

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Patrick Troughton

Jamie McCrimmon: Frazer Hines

Zoe Heriot: Wendy Padbury

Eelek: Philip Madoc

Beta: James Cairncross

Selris: James Copeland

Krotons (voices): Roy Skelton, Patrick Tull

Producer: Peter Bryant

Director: David Maloney

Scriptwriter: Robert Holmes

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