BBCDVD 1329 Doctor Who - The visitation by Terence Dudley


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Release details

DetailValue
Catalogue numberBBCDVD 1329
TitleDoctor Who - The visitation
Artist(s)Terence Dudley
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeA
Item deleted?Yes
Released1982
Distributed / printed byBBC Worldwide Ltd
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreDramas - Sci-fi
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesA0100496734-A911 16 A 0
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Tracks

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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Part 124.11
A2Part 224.26
A3Part 324.24
A4Part 423.32
A5Directing Who - Peter Moffatt26.15
A6Scoring The Visitation 16.20
A7Film trims5.33
A8Writing a final Visitation12.52
A9Photo gallery5.13
Total length of media 2:42:46.

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Starring



Peter Davison (Fifth Doctor)

Matthew Waterhouse (Adric)

Sarah Sutton (Nyssa)

Janet Fielding (Tegan Jovanka)

Michael Robbins - Richard Mace

Michael Melia - Terileptil Leader

Peter Van Dissel - Android

James Charlton - The Miller

Neil West - The Poacher

Eric Dodson - The Headman

John Savident - The Squire

Anthony Calf - Charles

John Baker - Ralph

Valerie Fyfer - Elizabeth

Richard Hampton - Villager


Written by



Terence Dudley


Produced by



John Nathan-Turner


Directed by



John Black


Synopsis



England, 1666 - the darkest days of the Great Plague. When the Doctor and his companions step from the TARDIS into a land gripped by fear and mistrust, they soon discover that they are not the only new arrivals. Strange lights have been seen in the sky, the Grim Reeper stalks the local woods, and evidence of advanced technology is all around ...


Background



Doctor Who always seems to manage to portray 'history' more competently than the 'future', perhaps due to the BBC's love of historical drama, With The Visitation, the series dishes up a lovely little period piece of traditional Doctor Who, with convincing monsters, village yokels and the magnificent Richard Mace all thrown into the mix. Peter Davison gives a polished performance with sheer enthusiasm for the script and the role, while crowded TARDIS crew of Tegan, Nyssa and Adric all get a share of the action. Writer Eric Saward's lovingly crafted script manages to harken back to Doctor Who's more traditional roots, whilst at the same time pointing the way forward towards a bright new future for the series ...

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