26) THE SAVAGES

28 May - 18 June 1966

Average Viewing Figure: 5M

Plot

The Doctor and his companions arrive on a far-distant planet where dark secrets lurk in the wilderness

Cast

William Hartnell (The Doctor), Peter Purves (Steven Taylor),  Jackie Lane (Dodo Chaplet), Frederick Jaeger (Jano), Ewen Solon (Chal)

Patrick Godfrey (Tor), Peter Thomas (Captain Edal), Geoffrey Frederick (Exorse), Robert Sidaway (Avon), Kay Patrick (Flower)

Clare Jenkins (Nanina), Norman Henry (Senta), Edward Caddick (Wylda), Andrew Lodge (First Assistant)

Christopher Denham (Second Assistant), Tony Holland (Third Assistant), John Dillon (Savage), Tim Goodman (Guard)

Uncredited Cast

Bill Burridge, Gordon Lang, Robert Pitt, John Raven, Anderson Smith (Savages)

Crew

Ian Stuart Black (Writer), Ron Grainer (Title Music), Raymond Jones (Incidental Music), Daphne Dare (Costumes), Sonia Markham (Make-Up)

Graham Southcott (Lighting), Norman Greaves (Make-Up), Gerry Davis (Story Editor), Stuart Walker (Designer), Innes Lloyd (Producer)

Christopher Barry (Director)

Broadcast

Filming Locations

  • Ealing Film Studios

  • Shire Lane Quarry, Chalfont, St Peter, Bucks

  • Callow Hill Sandpit, Virginia Water, Surrey

  • Riverside Studio 1

Deaths

  • [death fails to follow The Doctor this time]

Production Days

  • 8 days between Wednesday 27 April - Friday 6 June 1966 

Production Errors

Working Titles

  • Doctor Who & the White Savages

  • The White Savages

Verdict

Cannot give a review due to serial being lost from the BBC Archives