Season 12 | EP 3

The Sontaran Experiment

Written by Bob Baker and Dave Martin

"I challenge you, Styre. Single combat. Or are you afraid?"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 22/02/1975
Episode 2 01/03/1975

Transmitting down from Nerva Beacon, the Doctor, Sarah and Harry find themselves on Earth in the far future, long-since abandoned by the human race. But it soon becomes clear that they are not alone: a shipwrecked crew of Galsec colonists are being hunted down, one by one. What is the creature that lives in the rocks, and what is the purpose of the lethal tests it is conducting? Can the Doctor ensure the safety of the Earth for the future generations of Mankind?

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Tom Baker

Sarah Jane Smith: Elisabeth Sladen

Harry Sullivan: Ian Marter

Styre, The Marshal: Kevin Lindsay

Vural: Donald Douglas

Krans: Glyn Jones

Erak: Peter Walshe

Roth: Peter Rutherford

Producer: Philip Hinchcliffe

Director: Rodney Bennett

Scriptwriters: Bob Baker and Dave Martin

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