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"The Aztecs" is the sixth story of the first season of Doctor Who.

The Aztecs
Season 1 (1963-1964), Episode 27 to Episode 30
Air date 23 May - 13 June 1964
Written by John Lucarotti
Directed by John Crockett
Episode guide
The Keys of Marinus
The Sensorites


The Temple of Evil[]

The Warriors of Death[]

The Bride of Sacrifice[]

The Day of Darkness[]

Background information[]

Links and references[]


  • Dr. Who - William Hartnell
  • Ian Chesterton - William Russell
  • Barbara Wright - Jacqueline Hill
  • Susan Foreman - Carole Ann Ford
  • Autloc - Keith Pyott
  • Tlotoxl - John Ringham
  • Ixta - Ian Cullen
  • Cameca - Margot van der Burgh
  • First Victim - Tom Booth
  • Aztec Captain - David Anderson
  • Tonila - Walter Randall
  • Perfect Victim - André Boulay

Uncredited performers[]

  • Brian Baker as an Aztec warrior (1-4)
  • John Beavis as an Aztec warrior (1-4)
  • Eileen Brady as an Aztec lady (1)
  • James Duval as an Aztec warrior (4)
  • Paul Duval as an Aztec warrior (1-4)
  • James Fitzgerald as an Aztec warrior (1-4)
  • Lionel Gadsden as an old Aztec man (1-2)
  • Alice Greenwood as an old Aztec lady (1-2)
  • John H. Moore as an Aztec man (1)
  • Andrew Jacks as an Aztec warrior (1-4)
  • William Raynor as an old Aztec man (1-2)
  • Alan Viccars as an Aztec warrior (1-4)
  • Stella Wilkinson as an Aztec lady (1)


  • Written by John Lucarotti
  • Directed by John Crockett
  • Produced by Verity Lambert
  • Title Music by Ron Grainer with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
  • Incidental music by Richard Rodney Bennett
  • Conductor - Marcus Dods
  • Fights Arranged by -
    • David Anderson
    • Derek Ware
  • Costumes by Daphne Dare
  • Make-up Supervisor - Jill Summers
  • Story Editor - David Whitaker
  • Designer - Barry Newbery
  • Associate Producer - Mervyn Pinfield


c. 1430; 1454; 1520

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