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"Planet of Giants" is the first story of the second season of Doctor Who.

Planet of Giants
Season 2 (1964-1965), Episode 1 to Episode 3
Air date 31 October - 14 November 1964
Written by Dennis Spooner
Directed by Mervyn Pinfield and Douglas Camfield
Episode guide
The Reign of Terror
The Dalek Invasion of Earth


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  • Dr. Who - William Hartnell
  • Ian Chesterton - William Russell
  • Barbara Wright - Jacqueline Hill
  • Susan Foreman - Carole Ann Ford
  • Forester - Alan Tilvern
  • Farrow - Frank Crawshaw
  • Smithers - Reginald Barratt
  • Hilda Rowse - Rosemary Johnson
  • Bert Rowse - Fred Ferris


  • Written by Louis Marks
  • Directed by
  • Produced by Verity Lambert
  • Title music by Ron Grainer with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
  • Incidental music by Dudley Simpson
  • Costumes Supervised by Daphne Dare
  • Make-Up Supervised by
    • Jill Summers
    • Sonia Markham
  • Lighting - Howard King
  • Sound Mixing - Alan Fogg
  • Story Editor - David Whitaker
  • Designer - Raymond P. Cusick


1794; 1963; 1964

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