Season 18 | EP 1

The Leisure Hive

Written by David Fisher

"I'm sick of being old"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 30/08/1980
Episode 2 06/09/1980
Episode 3 13/09/1980
Episode 4 20/09/1980

The Doctor and Romana decide to forego Brighton Beach and take a much-needed holiday on the pleasure planet of Argolis. Ravaged decades ago by an interstellar war between the Argolin and the Foamasi, Argolis now hosts the Leisure Hive — an ideal retreat for tourists from all over the cosmos. But a series of accidents leads the Doctor and Romana to discover that the Hive holds dark secrets...

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Tom Baker

Romana: Lalla Ward

K9 (voice): John Leeson

Mena: Adrienne Corri

Morix: Laurence Payne

Pangol: David Haig

Hardin: Nigel Lambert

Producer: John Nathan-Turner

Director: Lovett Bickford

Scriptwriter: David Fisher

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