Doctor Who: Four to Doomsday (1982)

UK, 18 January 1982-26 January 1982
4 episodes, average 25m
videotape, colour, 4:3
mono, English
Previous Serial: Castrovalva (1982)
Next Serial: Kinda (1982)
Series: Doctor Who (1963-1989) – series 19, episode 5-8

A British science fiction television serial directed by John Black from scripts by Terence Dudley.

Premise

The lands on a massive space ship populated by human androids ruled over by frog like . The rulers are mining earth to obtain material needed to travel back in time to prove who created the universe.

Credits

* = uncredited

Crew
Director: John Black [parts 1-4]
© BBC MCMLXXXI [1981] [parts 1-4]
Producer: John Nathan-Turner [parts 1-4]
Production Manager: Henry Foster [parts 1-4]
[Written] By: Terence Dudley [parts 1-4]
Script Editor: Antony Root [parts 1-4]
Lighting: Don Babbage [parts 1-4]
Senior Cameraman: Alec Wheal [parts 1-4]
Technical Manager: Robert Hignett [parts 1-4]
Vision Mixer: Carol Johnson [parts 1-4]
Videotape Editor: Rod Waldron [parts 1-4]
Title Music by: Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop *
Title Music Arranged by: Peter Howell *
Incidental Music: Roger Limb [parts 1-4]
Sound: Alan Machin [parts 1-4]
Special Sound: Dick Mills [parts 1-4]
Costume Designer: Colin Lavers [parts 1-4]
Make-Up Artist: Dorka Nieradzik [parts 1-4]
Visual Effects Designer: Mickey Edwards [parts 1-4]
Video Effects: Dave Chapman [parts 1-4]
Title Sequence: Sid Sutton [parts 1-4]
Designer: Tony Burrough [parts 1-4]
Production Associate: Angela Smith [parts 1-4]
Production Assistant: Jean Davis [parts 1-4]
Assistant Floor Manager: Val McCrimmon [parts 1-4]
Choreographer: Sue Lefton [parts 2, 4]
Fight Arranger: B.H. Barry [parts 2, 4]

Cast
Part One
Peter Davison ()
Stratford Johns (Monarch)
Matthew Waterhouse ()
Sarah Sutton ()
Janet Fielding (Tegan [Jovanka])
Paul Shelley (Persuasion)
Annie Lambert (Enlightenment)
Philip Locke (Bigon)
Burt Kwouk (Lin Futu)
Illarrio Bisi Pedro (Kurkutiji)
Nadia Hammam ([Princess] Villagra)

Part Two
Peter Davison (The Doctor)
Stratford Johns (Monarch)
Sarah Sutton (Nyssa)
Janet Fielding (Tegan [Jovanka])
Matthew Waterhouse (Adric)
Philip Locke (Bigon)
Paul Shelley (Persuasion)
Annie Lambert (Enlightenment)
Burt Kwouk (Lin Futu)
Illarrio Bisi Pedro (Kurkutiji)
Nadia Hammam ([Princess] Villagra)

Part Three
Peter Davison (The Doctor)
Stratford Johns (Monarch)
Janet Fielding (Tegan [Jovanka])
Matthew Waterhouse (Adric)
Sarah Sutton (Nyssa)
Philip Locke (Bigon)
Paul Shelley (Persuasion)
Annie Lambert (Enlightenment)
Burt Kwouk (Lin Futu)

Part Four
Peter Davison (The Doctor)
Stratford Johns (Monarch)
Matthew Waterhouse (Adric)
Sarah Sutton (Nyssa)
Janet Fielding (Tegan [Jovanka])
Philip Locke (Bigon)
Paul Shelley (Persuasion)
Annie Lambert (Enlightenment)
Burt Kwouk (Lin Futu)
Illarrio Bisi Pedro (Kurkutiji)
Nadia Hammam ([Princess] Villagra)

Uncredited
Steve Durante, Simon Ramirez, Victor Reynolds, Peter Whitaker [Greek philosophers and swordsmen]
Eiji Kusuhara [Chinese surgeon]

References

Alternative Titles

Days of Wrath – working title

References

Books

  • : The Television Companion by David J. Howe and Stephen James Walker pp.408-410 – credits, synopsis, review