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"The Ambassadors of Death" is the third story of the seventh season of Doctor Who.

The Ambassadors of Death
Season 7 (1970), Episode 12 to Episode 18
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Air date 21 March - 2 May 1970
Written by David Whitaker
Directed by Michael Ferguson
Episode guide
Previous
Doctor Who and the Silurians
Next
Inferno

Summary[]

Episode 1[]

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Episode 3[]

Episode 4[]

Episode 5[]

Episode 6[]

Episode 7[]

Background information[]

Links and references[]

Cast[]

Uncredited performers[]

  • David Aldridge as a UNIT soldier (5,7)
  • Sally Avory as a control room assistant (2,5)
  • A.J. Benning as a crane driver (3)
  • Sue Bourne as Cornish's assistant (3)
  • Marc Boyle as
  • Tony Bradburne as Reegan's heavy #1 (3,7)
  • Roy Brent as
  • Geoffrey Brighty as a UNIT soldier (1-2,5)
  • Derek Chafer as
  • Alan Chuntz as
  • Les Clark as a military policeman (1,7)
  • Les Conrad as
  • Ron Conrad as a UNIT soldier (3)
  • Stella Conway as a control room assistant (2)
  • Bruce Cox as a UNIT Land Rover driver (1-2)
  • Dixie Dean as a UNIT soldier (7)
  • Max Diamond as
    • Military policeman (1,7)
    • Technician (4)
  • Michael Duggan as a low loader driver (2)
  • Ray Emmins as Carrington's man #2 (1)
  • Royston Farrell as a military policeman (7)
  • Barbara Faye as a control room assistant (5)
  • Paul Gilman as a control room assistant (5)
  • Keith Goodman as a UNIT soldier (6)
  • Pat Gorman as a technician (3)
  • David G. Graham as a control room assistant (7)
  • Ron Gregory as a UNIT soldier (7)
  • Denis Haywood as a control room assistant (5)
  • B.G. Heath as a UNIT Land Rover driver (1-2)
  • Nick Hobbs as a technician (4)
  • Stan Hollingsworth as a UNIT motorcyclist (2)
  • Diana Holt as a control room assistant (6)
  • Billy Horrigan as Carrington's man #3 (1)
  • Mike Horsburgh as Reegan's heavy #7 (7)
  • Alf Joint as Reegan's heavy #8 (7)
  • David Joyce as a technician (3)
  • Brian Justice as a UNIT soldier (7)
  • Steve Kelly as a UNIT soldier (7)
  • Barry Kennington as Reegan's heavy #6 (6-7)
  • Eric Kent as a UNIT soldier (1)
  • Tom Laird as a UNIT soldier (1,3)
  • Tony Lang as a control room assistant (7)
  • A. Lovett as a crane driver (3)
  • Crawford Lyle as a UNIT soldier (1-2)
  • Derek Martin as Reegan's heavy #2 (3-4)
  • Roger Minnis as
  • Stuart Myers as a UNIT soldier (1,7)
  • Caroline Mylon as a control room assistant (1)
  • Tom O'Leary as a military policeman (7)
  • Wilma Oswald as a control room assistant (1)
  • J.W. Peckowski as a helicopter pilot (2)
  • Rod Peers as
  • Charles Pickess as Reegan's heavy #9 (7)
  • Richard Pickford as a UNIT Land Rover driver (1-2)
  • David Pike as a UNIT soldier (7)
  • Dinny Powell as Reegan's heavy #3 (3-4)
  • Vernon Preston as Carrington's man #4 (1)
  • Roy Reeves as a cameraman (7)
  • Douglas Roe as a UNIT soldier (1,3,5-6)
  • Clive Rogers as
  • Joe Santos as a UNIT soldier (2,7)
  • Roy Scammell as
  • Lindsey Scott as a control room assistant (1,4,6-7)
  • Les Shannon as
    • Cameraman (7)
    • Collinson's man #1 (1)
  • Keith Simons as
  • Steve Smart as a UNIT soldier (1)
  • Mike Stevens as a UNIT soldier (7)
  • Gordon Stothard as Reegan's heavy #4 (3)
  • Roy Street as a UNIT motorcyclist (2)
  • Sheila Vivian as a control room assistant (7)
  • Terry Walsh as a UNIT soldier (1,7)
  • Paul Warren as Reegan's heavy #5 (3)
  • Garth Watkins as Carrington's man #5 (1)
  • Unknown performers as
    • Assault Platoon soldier (1)
    • Two MP lance corporals (7)
    • Two MP sergeants (7)

Crew[]

  • Written by David Whitaker
  • Directed by Michael Ferguson
  • Produced by Barry Letts
  • Title Music by Ron Grainer and BBC Radiophonic Workshop
  • Incidental Music by Dudley Simpson
  • Film Cameramen -
    • A.A. Englander
    • Tony Leggo
  • Film Editors -
    • Don Godden
    • Chris Wimble
  • Action by HAVOC
  • Visual Effects -
    • Peter Day
    • Ian Scoones
  • Costumes - Christine Rawlins
  • Make-up - Marion Richards
  • Studio Lighting -
    • Geoff Shaw
    • Dave Sydenham
    • Ralph Walton
  • Sound -
    • Gordon Mackie
    • Brian Hiles
  • Special sounds by Brian Hodgson and BBC Radiophonic Workshop
  • Script Editor - Terrance Dicks
  • Designer - David Myerscough-Jones

References[]

1969; 1971

aeroplane; Algonquin; analogue-digital converter; antibiotic; anti-theft device; Arecibo; Assault Platoon; astronaut; Athens Observatory; Australia; Bank of England; Bessie; blood; brigadier; British Army; Cambridge; Cambridge University; camera; captain; car; communications satellite; computer; corporal; cortisone; Daniels, Jim; Earth; England; espionage; fire engine; football; force field; Fort Knox; France; French language; g-force; gas cylinder; gas mask; Geiger counter; general; Geneva; gun; H37 compound; Haystack; helicopter; Hertfordshire; Houston; isotope; Japan; jeep; Jodrell Bank; lance corporal; Land Rover; London; lorry; M3 variant; Mars; Mars Probe 6; Mars Probe 7; Massachusetts; meteor; minister; ministry; missile; the Moon; motorcycle; Nancy; NASA; nuclear warhead; platoon; private; pulsar; rabbit; radar; radiation; radiation suit; radio; radio telescope; Recovery 7; Recovery 8; revolver; rocket; Royal Military Police; section; security clearance; sergeant; smoke bomb; solar battery; solar flare; SOS; Space Control Centre; Space Security Department; staff car; swagger stick; tape recording; taxi; telephone; television; thermal lance; time vector generator; Tokyo; tracking station; UFO; United Kingdom; United Kingdom law enforcement; United Nations Intelligence Taskforce; United Nations Security Council; UNIT HQ; van; video conference; Vorograd; warhead; warren; yellow alert; zombie

Additional references[]

47ER83; BMC; G-AWFL; Hayhoe Launderers; Lansing Bagnall; Military Cross; OLR461E; Order of the British Empire (Military Division); Silcock Bakeries

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