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"The Sensorites" is the seventh story of the first season of Doctor Who.

The Sensorites
Season 1 (1963-1964), Episode 31 to Episode 36
Air date 20 June - 1 August 1964
Written by Peter R. Newman
Directed by Mervyn Pinfield and Frank Cox
Episode guide
The Aztecs
The Reign of Terror


Strangers in Space[]

The Unwilling Warriors[]

Hidden Danger[]

A Race Against Death[]


A Desperate Venture[]

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  • Dr. Who - William Hartnell
  • Ian Chesterton - William Russell
  • Barbara Wright - Jacqueline Hill
  • Susan Foreman - Carole Ann Ford
  • John - Stephen Dartnell
  • Carol - Ilona Rodgers
  • Maitland - Lorne Cossette
  • Sensorites -
    • First - Ken Tyllsen
    • Second - Joe Grieg
    • Third - Peter Glaze
    • Fourth - Arthur Newall
    • First Elder - Eric Francis
    • Second Elder - Bartlett Mullins
    • First Scientist - Ken Tyllsen
    • Second Scientist - Joe Grieg
    • Warrior - Joe Grieg
    • And
      • Anthony Rogers
      • Gerry Martin
  • Commander - John Bailey
  • First Human - Martyn Huntley
  • Second Human - Giles Phibbs


  • Written by Peter R. Newman
  • Directed by
    • Mervyn Pinfield (1-4)
    • Frank Cox (5-6)
  • Produced by Verity Lambert
  • Title Music by Ron Grainer with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
  • Incidental Music Composed and Conducted by Norman Kay
  • Costumes Supervised by Daphne Dare
  • Make-up Supervised by Jill Summers
  • Story Editor - David Whitaker
  • Designer - Raymond P. Cusick
  • Associate Producer - Mervyn Pinfield


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