Season 21 | EP 7

The Twin Dilemma

Written by Anthony Steven

"The purpose of reconnaissance, after all, is to gather information, not to finish up face down in a pool on ones own blood. Especially blood as noble as mine"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 22/03/1984
Episode 2 23/03/1984
Episode 3 29/03/1984
Episode 4 30/03/1984

The Doctor has regenerated and all is not well. Confused, angry and acting strangely, the new Doctor decides to become a hermit, so takes his concerned companion Peri to a desolate asteroid where he plans to live for several centuries. However, the time travellers soon uncover a plot that threatens the entire galaxy! Why has an alien Gastropod kidnapped a pair of genius twins, and will the Doctor recover in time to find out?

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Colin Baker

Peri Brown: Nicola Bryant

Mestor: Edwin Richfield

Hugo Lang: Kevin McNally

Professor Edgeworth / Azmael: Maurice Denham

Sylvest: Dennis Chinnery

Romulus Sylvest: Gavin Conrad

Remus Sylvest: Andrew Conrad

Producer: John Nathan-Turner

Director: Peter Moffatt

Scriptwriter: Anthony Steven

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