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PRODUCTION INFO

Name

The Power Of The Daleks

Serial Code

EE

First Transmitted

5 November 1966

Final ratings

7.90m

DVD RELEASE

DVD

VHS RELEASE

VHS

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CAST

Regular Cast

Patrick Troughton (Dr Who), Micheal Craze (Ben), Anneke Wills (Polly)

Guest Cast

Martin King (The Examiner) [1], Nicholas Hawtrey (Quinn), Bernard Archard (Bragen), Robert James (Lesterson), Pamela Ann Davy (Janley), Peter Bathurst (Hensell) [1-5], Edward Kelsey (Resno) [2], Richard Kane (Valmar) [3-6], Gerald Taylor [3-6]‡, Kevin Manser [3-5], Robert Jewell [3-6], John Scott Martin [4-6] (Daleks), Peter Hawkins (Daleks’ Voice) [3-6]‡, Peter Forbes-Robertson [4-6], Robert Russell [5-6], Robert Luckham [5] (Guards), Steven Scott (Kebble) [4-6].

CREW

Written by David Whittaker
Directed by Christopher Barry
Produced by Innes Lloyd

sypnosis

Still suspicious of the younger man claiming to be the Doctor, Ben and Polly discover that the TARDIS has landed on the Earth colony Vulcan. There, a scientist named Lesterson has unearthed a crashed capsule containing the inert forms of three Daleks.

The Doctor is horrified to learn that Lesterson has reactivated them, intending for them to serve the colony’s populace. But the time travellers soon discover that the Daleks have a far more malevolent agenda.


NOTES

  1. The Daleks return
  2. Bernard Archard returned in 1975, playing Marcus Scarman in Pyramids of Mars.
  3. Peter Bathurst returned in 1971, playing Chinn in The Claws of Axos.
  4. Robert James returned in 1976, playing the High Priest in The Masque of Mandragora.
  5. One of Bragens guards is played by Robert Luckham, son of Cyril Luckham who would go onto play the White Guardian.

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