Season 05 | EP 5

The Web of Fear

Written by Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln

"A sort of formless, shapeless thing floating about in space like a cloud of mist, only with a mind and will!"

Episode Title Premiere Date
Episode 1 03/02/1968
Episode 2 10/02/1968
Episode 3 17/02/1968
Episode 4 24/02/1968
Episode 5 02/03/1968
Episode 6 09/03/1968

In order to escape an attack in space, the TARDIS makes an unscheduled landing and ends up deep inside the London Underground. Here the travellers soon find themselves engulfed in a thrilling battle with the Great Intelligence and the Yeti, a deadly enemy set to invade the Earth. But as events take a turn for the worse, it becomes clear that the golden prize is not just the Earth, but the Doctor's mind too...

Cast & Crew

The Doctor: Patrick Troughton

Jamie McCrimmon: Frazer Hines

Victoria Waterfield: Deborah Watling

Professor Edward Travers: Jack Watling

Colonel Lethbridge-Stewart: Nicholas Courtney

Anne Travers: Tina Packer

Captain Knight: Ralph Watson

Harold Chorley: Jon Rollason

Staff Sgt. Arnold: Jack Woolgar

Driver Evans: Derek Pollitt

Producer: Peter Bryant

Director: Douglas Camfield

Scriptwriters: Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln

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