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"The Reign of Terror" is the eighth story of the first season of Doctor Who.

The Reign of Terror
Season 1 (1963-1964), Episode 37 to Episode 42
RTThe Doctor
Air date 8 August - 12 September 1964
Written by Dennis Spooner
Directed by Henric Hirsch
Episode guide
Previous
The Sensorites
Next
Planet of Giants


Summary[]

A Land of Fear[]

Guests of Madame Guillotine[]

Paris

A Change of Identity[]

The Tyrant of France[]

A Bargain of Necessity[]

Prisoners of Conciergerie[]

Background information[]

Links and references[]

Cast[]

  • Dr. Who - William Hartnell
  • Ian Chesterton - William Russell
  • Barbara Wright - Jacqueline Hill
  • Susan Foreman - Carole Ann Ford
  • Lemaitre - James Cairncross
  • Jailer - Jack Cunningham
  • Jules Renan - Donald Morley
  • Small Boy - Peter Walker
  • Rouvray - Laidlaw Dalling
  • D'Argenson - Neville Smith
  • Sergeant - Robert Hunter
  • Lieutenant - Ken Lawrence
  • Soldiers -
    • James Hall
    • Terry Bale
    • Patrick Marley
  • Judge - Howard Charlton
  • Webster - Jeffrey Wickham
  • Road Works Overseer - Dallas Cavell
  • Peasant - Dennis Cleary
  • Jean - Roy Herrick
  • Shopkeeper - John Barrard
  • Danielle - Caroline Hunt
  • Leon Colbert - Edward Brayshaw
  • Robespierre - Keith Anderson
  • Physician - Ronald Pickup
  • Paul Barrass - John Law
  • Napoleon - Tony Wall

Uncredited performers[]

  • David Anderson as a French soldier (3-6)
  • David Banville as a Parisian man (2-3)
  • Tony Bates as a French soldier (1)
  • Bob Berry as a French soldier (1,5-6)
  • Don Cavendish as a French soldier (2)
  • Joseph Cohen as a French soldier (5-6)
  • Roy Curtis as a Parisian man (4)
  • Helene Cutts as a Parisian woman (3)
  • Eleanor Dalling as a Parisian woman (2-3)
  • Sid Deller as a French soldier (2,5)
  • Adrian Drotske as a French soldier (2,4-6)
  • Rex Dyer as a French soldier (1)
  • Leila Forde as a Parisian woman (2)
  • Jill Howard as a Parisian woman (3)
  • Nigel James as a French soldier (2)
  • Ralph Katterns as a Parisian man (3)
  • Tony Lampdon as a French soldier (6)
  • Maurice Leon as a French soldier (5-6)
  • Jay Macgrath as a French soldier (2)
  • Bill Nicholas as a French soldier (5-6)
  • Brian Proudfoot as a Parisian man (3-4,6)
  • Al Raymond as a Parisian man (4)
  • Len Russell as a French soldier (3-4,6)
  • John Sackville West as a French soldier (2)
  • Maurice Selwyn as a French soldier (3)
  • Don Simons as a French soldier (2)
  • Gerry Wain as a French soldier (1)
  • Terry Wallace as a Parisian man (3)
  • Jack Lee White as a Parisian man (3)

Crew[]

  • Written by Dennis Spooner
  • Directed by Henric Hirsch
  • Produced by Verity Lambert
  • Title music by Ron Grainer with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
  • Incidental music composed and conducted by Stanley Myers
  • Film Cameraman - Peter Hamilton
  • Film Editor - Caroline Shields
  • Costumes Supervised by Daphne Dare
  • Make-up Supervised by Sonia Markham
  • Lighting by Howard King
  • Story Editor - David Whitaker
  • Designer - Roderick Laing
  • Associate Producer - Mervyn Pinfield
  • Lead Animator/Key Frames/Roto - Paul "Otaking" Johnson (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • 2nd Lead Animator/Morphing Heads/Roto - Chris W. Chapman (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Background Artist - Paul Johnson (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Animator/Roto - Jacqui Creasy (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Character Expression Keyframe Artist - John Ellis (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Animator eMorphing Heads - Austen Atkinson (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • 3D Previs Modelling - Aaron Climas (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • CG Modelling - Chris "Mechmaster" Smith (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Engineer/Software - David Blackham (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Editor/Grader - Robert Paterson (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Compositors -
    • Paul Johnson (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • Buck Gordon (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Assistant Producer/Lead Tweener - Josh Campbell (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Production Assistant - Samuel Weeks (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Tweeners -
    • Konstara Prawiro (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • Douglas Giffney (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • Jenna Batcheldor (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • Kathleen Feeney (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Interns -
    • Simon Hyunh (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • Sophie Wilcox (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Facilities - Green Central, Kariong (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Special Thanks to
    • Felicity Bodenstein, University of Paris, Department of Art History & Archaeology (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • Margaret Meehan, Green Central (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • Ian Levine (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • Derek Handley (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Audio Restoration & Mastering - Mark Ayres (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Thanks to
    • David Holman (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • Richard Landen (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • James Russell (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • John de Rivaz (2013 animated reconstruction)
    • Ralph Montagu (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Production Manager, Big Finish - David Richardson (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Associate Producer, Theta-Sigma - Yvonne Wilcox (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Associate Producer, Big Finish - Nicholas Briggs (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Executive Producer, Big Finish - Jason Haigh-Ellery (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Executive Producer, Pup - Dan Hall (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • Producer/Director - Austen Atkinson (2013 animated reconstruction)
  • A Pup / Theta-Sigma / Big Finish Co-Production (2013 animated reconstruction)

References[]

1788; 1794; 1963

Austrian Wars; Aztec; Bastille; bread; Calais; candlestick; captain; carriage; church; cloak; Conciergierie Prison; Constitution of France; consul; Convention; Corsican; crowbar; dagger; Danton, Georges; deputy; Devil; the Doctor's ring; the Doctor's walking stick; drill; Earth; eclipse; England; farmhouse; fever; first deputy; France; French Army; French militia; French monarchy; French Revolution; gardening; general; Girondins; guillotine; Hell; horse; Jacques; leech; Le Chien-gris; Lemaitre; lieutenant; manor; musket; parchment; Paris; Paris Commune; physician; pickaxe; pig; pistol; platoon; politician; Polo, Marco; prehistory; rabbit; regional deputy; Reign of Terror; rheumatism; royalist; scanner; sergeant; Somerset; spy; tax; The Sinking Ship; tinderbox; tumbril; wine

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