Season 15 | EP 4

The Sun Makers

Written by Robert Holmes

"You blood-sucking leech! You won't stop until you own the entire galaxy, will you? Don't you think commercial imperialism is as bad as military conquest?"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 26/11/1977
Episode 2 03/12/1977
Episode 3 10/12/1977
Episode 4 17/12/1977

The TARDIS arrives in the future on the planet Pluto where there are now six suns, a breathable atmosphere and a large industrial community. The Company controls the planet and exploits the workers, pays them a pittance and then taxes them on everything imaginable. The Doctor and Leela join forces with an underground band of rebels led by a man named Mandrel…

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Tom Baker

Leela: Louise Jameson

K9 (voice): John Leeson

Hade: Richard Leech

Cordo: Roy Macready

Mandrel: William Simons

The Collector: Henry Woolf

Producer: Graham Williams

Director: Pennant Roberts

Scriptwriter: Robert Holmes

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