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The Reign of Terror
Serial H

Written by Dennis Spooner
Directed by Henric Hirsch and John Gorrie *

 
* Henric Hirsch directed episodes 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6. John Gorrie directed episode 3.
 
Introduction

'The Reign of Terror' was the final story of Doctor Who's first season. The story was originally wiped from the BBC's archives, but episodes 1-3 and 6 have been recovered from a foreign TV station and a private film collector.

The story is set in 1794 in and around Paris, during the French Revolution - the 'Reign of Terror' refers to Robespierre's infamous mass executions of the nobility and anyone else he felt was a threat to him.

See Also:
BBCi Episode Guide
Doctor Who Reference Guide
Doctor Who's Tragical History Tour (Photographs)
Earthbound Timelords Scripts Project

 
Click to read: Broadcast Dates Broadcast Times
A Land of Fear 8th August, 1964 5:15pm - 5:40pm
Guests of Madam Guillotine 15th August, 1964 5:15pm - 5:40pm
A Change of Identity 22nd August, 1964 5:30pm - 5:55pm
The Tyrant of France 29th August, 1964 5:15pm - 5:40pm
A Bargain of Necessity 5th September, 1964 5:30pm - 5:55pm
Prisoners of Conciergerie 12th September, 1964 5:30pm - 5:55pm
 

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