Doctor Who: Kinda (1982)

UK, 1 February -9 February 1982
4 episodes, average 25m
videotape, colour, 4:3
mono, English
Previous Serial: Four to Doomsday (1982)
Next Serial: The Visitation (1982)
Series: (1963-1989) – series 19, episode 9-12

A British science fiction television serial directed by Peter Grimwade from scripts by Christopher Bailey.

Premise

On an alien planet Tegan becomes possessed by the snake like evil of . Also on the planet is a colonisation team who are in conflict the telepathic indigenous people, the Kinda.

Credits

* = uncredited

Crew
Director: Peter Grimwade [parts 1-4]
© BBC MCMLXXXI [1981] [parts 1-4]
Producer: John Nathan-Turner [parts 1-4]
Production Manager: Ann Faggetter [parts 1-4]
[Written] By: Christopher Bailey [parts 1-4]
Script Editor: Eric Saward [parts 1-4]
Lighting: Mike Jefferies [parts 1-4]
Senior Cameraman: Alec Wheal [parts 1-4]
Technical Manager: David Hare [parts 1-4]
Vision Mixer: James Gould [parts 1-4]
Videotape Editor: Steve Murray [parts 1-4]
Title Music by: Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop *
Title Music Arranged by: Peter Howell *
Incidental Music: Peter Howell [parts 1-4]
Sound: Alan Machin [parts 1-4]
Special Sound: Dick Mills [parts 1-4]
Costume Designer: Barbara Kidd [parts 1-4]
Make-Up Artist: Suzan Broad [parts 1-4]
Visual Effect Designer: Peter Logan [parts 1-4]
Video Effects: Dave Chapman [parts 1-4]
Title Sequence: Sid Sutton [parts 1-4]
Designer: Malcolm Thornton [parts 1-4]
Production Associate: Angela Smith [parts 1-4]
Production Assistants: Rosemary Parsons [parts 1-4]
Assistant Floor Manager: Val McCrimmon [parts 1-4]

Cast
Part One
Peter Davison ()
Richard Todd (Sanders)
Nerys Hughes (Todd)
Simon Rouse (Hindle)
Janet Fielding (Tegan [Jovanka])
Matthew Waterhouse ()
Sarah Sutton ()
Anna Wing (Anatta)
Roger Milner (Anicca)
Jeffrey Stewart (Dukkha)
Adrian Mills (Aris)

Part Two
Peter Davison (The Doctor)
Richard Todd (Sanders)
Nerys Hughes (Todd)
Mary Morris (Panna)
Simon Rouse (Hindle)
Janet Fielding (Tegan [Jovanka])
Matthew Waterhouse (Adric)
Jeffrey Stewart (Dukkha)
Adrian Mills (Aris)
Sarah Prince (Karuna)

Part Three
Peter Davison (The Doctor)
Richard Todd (Sanders)
Nerys Hughes (Todd)
Mary Morris (Panna)
Simon Rouse (Hindle)
Janet Fielding (Tegan [Jovanka])
Matthew Waterhouse (Adric)
Lee Cornes (Trickster)
Adrian Mills (Aris)
Sarah Prince (Karuna)

Part Four
Peter Davison (The Doctor)
Richard Todd (Sanders)
Nerys Hughes (Todd)
Mary Morris (Panna)
Simon Rouse (Hindle)
Janet Fielding (Tegan [Jovanka])
Matthew Waterhouse (Adric)
Sarah Sutton (Nyssa)
Adrian Mills (Aris)
Lee Cornes (Trickster)
Sarah Prince (Karuna)

Uncredited
Bob Appleby, Paul Baden, Tobin Mahon Brown, Chris Bradshaw, David Cole, Graham Cole, Ian Ellis, Jonathon Evans, Laurence Ferdinand, Charlie Gray, Gail Griffin, Roy Hatfield, Paul Heasman, Jerry Judge, Rosalind Kendall, Adrienne Lawrence, Barney Lawrence, Camilla Lawrence, Kiki Lawrence, Ann Lee, Jonny Lee Miller, Mike Mungarvan, Glenn Murphy, Tim Olroyd, Harry Paine, Richard Reid, Stephen Whyment, Alistair Wilkins [The Kinda]

References

Books

  • Doctor Who: The Television Companion by David J. Howe and Stephen James Walker pp.410-412 – credits, synopsis, review