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THE MIND
OF EVIL

BY
DON
HOUGHTON

EPISODE THREE


1: INT. CHINESE DELEGATION QUARTERS (NIGHT)

(CHIN LEE shuts the door to the main suite behind her. Alcott spins round.)

SENATOR ALCOTT: Oh...may I ask what this is all about, Captain.
CAPTAIN CHIN LEE: Of course.
SENATOR ALCOTT: Well, whereís Mr. Fu Peng?
CAPTAIN CHIN LEE: He will be here soon. Sit down.
SENATOR ALCOTT: Now look, Captain, Iím in the middle of my dinner and I...
CAPTAIN CHIN LEE: Sit down....please.
SENATOR ALCOTT: All right, but make it short will you?

(He walks over to a chair and sits and CHIN LEE turns and turns the lights down at the wall. Alcott jumps up.)

SENATOR ALCOTT: Hey! Wh...what are you doing?

(The room is filled with the noise of the Keller machine. Alcott puts his hands to his head and falls back into the chair.)

SENATOR ALCOTT: Oh...this noise...this noise in my head...

(CHIN LEE walks across the room towards him as he starts to feel intense pain, clutching at his tie.)

SENATOR ALCOTT: This terrible drowning!

(He jumps to his feet.)

SENATOR ALCOTT: Whatís happening?!

(He points at CHIN LEE as she starts to shimmer. The image of her adjusts to that of a Chinese dragon, roaring and breathing fire. Alcott starts to become hysterical...)

SENATOR ALCOTT: Get back! Get back, I tell you! Get back! Donít come near me! Whatís ha...

(The dragon gets nearer. The Senator starts to gasp for air and gabble incoherently. The door to the suite opens and the DOCTOR, the BRIGADIER and FU PENG walk in. They react instantly as they also see the dragon before them. The BRIGADIER withdraws his pistol from his holster and fires but the DOCTOR knocks his arm to one side.)

DOCTOR: No Brigadier!

(The dragon spins round at the sound of the gun.)

DOCTOR: Chin Lee!

(He shouts out a command in Chinese. The dragon shimmers and resumes the shape of CHIN LEE. She falls to the ground in a dead faint and the three men rush to her side.)

FU PENG: (In amazement.) That was one of the legendary monsters of my people.
DOCTOR: A collected hallucination, Gentlemen, nothing more.

(He sees the Senator on the floor across the room.)

DOCTOR: Whoís that?

(He crosses over to him and starts to examine him. The BRIGADIER follows as FU PENG remains with CHIN LEE.)

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Senator Alcott! Is he dead?
DOCTOR: No. Heís suffering from acute shock.
FU PENG: Sin-sing!
DOCTOR: Yes?
FU PENG: What is this?

(The DOCTOR returns to FU PENG who has found the metallic device from behind CHIN LEEíS ear.)

DOCTOR: Well, itís a telepathic amplifier?
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Is that what caused the hallucinations?
DOCTOR: No, not caused them. No, merely picks up the impulses and projects them through Chin Leeís mind.
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Impulses? From where?
DOCTOR: Well, unless Iím very much mistaken, from the Keller machine at Stangmoor prison.


2: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. PROCESS THEATRE (NIGHT)

(Its work completed, the Keller machine dies down...)


3: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. MAIN GALLERY (NIGHT)

MAILER: Come on! Move it!

(MAILER and another prisoner push JO and SUMMERS up the staircase to the upper gallery.)

MAILER: Thatís it - up you come!
DR. SUMMERS: Youíll break my arm!

(VOSPER runs from a side room and up the stairs after the group.)

VOSPER: Harry! Harry!
MAILER: Hello?!
VOSPER: The whole wingís surrounded - thereís hundreds of them!
MAILER: So what?
DR: SUMMERS: Show some sense, Mailer. Youíll never get away with it.

(MAILER raises his gun to threaten SUMMERS.)

VOSPER: Theyíll rush us any minute.
MAILER: Not while weíve got these two. (To JO.) Will they? (To VOSPER.) Now listen, get back, fix that phone - I want to talk to the Governor.

(He points down another staircase as he speaks to the prisoner who holds SUMMERS.)

MAILER: Down!
VOSPER: Well, what are you going to do with them?
MAILER: Put them in the guest room. (To JO.) Come on, down!

(He pushes JO down the stairs.)


4: INT. CHINESE DELEGATION QUARTERS (NIGHT)

(CHIN LEE is unconscious on a sofa. The BRIGADIER and the Senator are gone.)

FU PENG: Doctor, Iíve understood very little of what you have been saying. Please, explain more clearly.

(The DOCTOR indicates that he will in Hoken.)

DOCTOR: Chin Lee was being used by someone...who was trying to drive this world into war.
FU PENG: You will find this person and punish him?
DOCTOR: Yes, I will if I can.
FU PENG: Then I leave matters to you. I must go to my Embassy.

(He bows. The DOCTOR returns the bow and speaks to him in his native language again. FU PENG returns the compliment.)

DOCTOR: May God go with you also.

(FU PENG walks out as CHIN LEE starts to come round.)

DOCTOR: Chin Lee? Chin Lee, listen to me. Can you hear me?

(She speaks in her Chinese dialect.)

DOCTOR: Hmm, Cantonese.

(The DOCTOR speaks to her in her language, then...)

DOCTOR: You must trust me!

(CHIN LEE struggles to sit up, rubbing her head. Her previously cold, austere front has disappeared.)

CAPTAIN CHIN LEE: Some...something happened. Something terrible!
DOCTOR: Yes, I know, but it was in your mind. It was only in your mind. Now I want to ask you some questions.
CAPTAIN CHIN LEE: Questions?
DOCTOR: Yes...about Emil Keller...and your visit to Stangmoor prison!


5: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. STAIRCASE OUTSIDE CELL (NIGHT)

(MAILER stands guard outside the cell where JO and DR. SUMMERS are held. VOSPER comes down the stairs.)

MAILER: Hello, Len.


6: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. CELL (NIGHT)

(Inside the cell, JO and SUMMERS hear the two outside.)


7: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. STAIRCASE OUTSIDE CELL (NIGHT)

MAILER: I thought youíd fixed the phones.
VOSPER: Sorry, Harry, No luck.
MAILER: How am I going to make a deal with the Governor if I canít even talk to him? (He indicates the cell door.) All right, open this up.
VOSPER: Yeah...

(VOSPER unlocks the cell.)


8: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. CELL (NIGHT)

(The two men enter.)

VOSPER: All right, you two, on your feet.

(SUMMERS rushes VOSPER...)

JO: No donít!

(...but MAILER clubs him down. He and VOSPER hold up SUMMERS between them.)

JO: Donít!
MAILER: Come on! On your feet - youíre getting out of here.
JO: At last youíve seen some sense.
MAILER: Not you, darling!

(He pushes JO back onto the cell bed and then holds his gun to SUMMERS throat.)

MAILER: Now, youíre going to take a message to the Governor.
DR. SUMMERS: What message?
MAILER: I want safe conduct out of here for me and all the mob in ĎBí wing.
DR. SUMMERS: Iím not leaving here without Miss Grant. (Coughs.)
MAILER: Oh yes you are!
JO: Iíll be all right.
MAILER: Come on, on your way - out.

(MAILER pushes SUMMERS and he and VOSPER leave the cell. MAILER turns to JO.)

MAILER: If youíve got any sense, youíll get some beddy-byes! Goodnight.

(He leaves and closes the cell door...)


9: EXT. UNIT LONDON HQ

(The next morning, a milkman makes his deliveries as the DOCTOR and CHIN LEE walk by. They pass the MASTERíS limousine. The chauffeur sees them go past and gets out of the car, walking towards another town house on the square.)


10: EXT. MISSILE BASE

(Quite a few miles away, the impressive Thunderbolt missile points menacingly into the sky. Nearby SERGEANT BENTON shouts at two UNIT troops.)

SERGEANT BENTON: And donít tell me your troubles mate! I want that missile off the launching pad and on to the three tonner. Now get that crane in!

(The two troops run off as an angry CAPTAIN YATES storms up.)

CAPTAIN MIKE YATES: Whatís going on, Sergeant? That missile should have been off the pad ten minutes ago.
SERGEANT BENTON: Iím sorry sir, but weíre having trouble with the crane.
CAPTAIN MIKE YATES: No excuses, Sergeant. Just get on with it.
SERGEANT BENTON: Right sir. (To the troops.) Now come on, you men, wake your ideas up!


11: INT. UNIT LONDON HQ. BRIGADIERíS OFFICE

(The BRIGADIER is fast asleep at his desk as the DOCTOR and CHIN LEE enter. The DOCTOR smiles at his guest and walks over to open the curtains. CHIN LEE walks over and looks down with interest at the sleeping soldier.)

DOCTOR: Rise and shine, Brigadier. Iíve brought Captain Chin Lee here to see you.

(The BRIGADIER quickly stirs and half rises in greeting.)

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Oh, er, morning Captain, er, wonít you sit down?

(He nods towards a chair which CHIN LEE takes.)

CAPTAIN CHIN LEE: Thank you.
DOCTOR: Now...

(But the BRIGADIER is speaking into his intercom on more urgent matters.)

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Corporal Bell?
CORPORAL BELL: (OOV: Over intercom.) Yes sir?
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Lay on some coffee, will you?
CORPORAL BELL: (OOV: Over intercom.) Right sir.
DOCTOR: Right now, Brigadier. I think youíll find that Captain Chin Lee can cast considerable light on whatís been happening.
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Well, Iím glad to hear that someone can.
DOCTOR: Well...

(To the DOCTORíS exasperation, the BRIGADIERíS phone rings and interrupts their conversation.)

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Yes? (He listens.) Oh, morning Yates. (Listens.) Oh, oh I see. (To the DOCTOR.) Itís Yates, heís had a hold up with his...er... (Thinks for the right word to use.) ...ĒcargoĒ.
DOCTOR: Yes, well tell him to be careful with his, ďer, cargoĒ!
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: (Into phone.) Er, sorry, Yates, what was that? Chin Lee? Well...


12: EXT. UNIT LONDON HQ

(The MASTER, alerted by his chauffeur, is back in the limousine and is reading the ďFinancial TimesĒ. His radio receiver is picking up the BRIGADIERíS bugged telephone conversation...)

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: (OOV: Through receiver.) ...as a matter of fact, thereís been some trouble.
CAPTAIN MIKE YATES: (OOV: Through receiver.) What happened, sir?
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: (OOV: Through receiver.) As far as I can gather, she tried to scare the American delegate to death.

(The MASTER frowns and picks up the receiver to listen more carefully.)

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: (OOV: Through receiver.) The Doctor stopped her.
CAPTAIN MIKE YATES: (OOV: Through receiver.) I donít quite follow, sir.
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: (OOV: Through receiver.) Quite frankly, Yates, neither do I. Itís something to do with the Keller machine at Stangmoor. Anyway, Chin Leeís with me now.

(The MASTER has heard enough. He retracts the aerial on his radio receiver and snaps at the Chauffeur...)

MASTER: Stangmoor prison!

(The car moves away from the kerb and down the road to the junction.)


13: INT. UNIT LONDON HQ. BRIGADIERíS OFFICE

(The BRIGADIERíS discussion with CHIN LEE continues. The DOCTOR sits at the end of the desk, his chin in his hands as he ponders over what he is hearing.)

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Yes, but where did you first meet this man, erm, Emil Keller?
CAPTAIN CHIN LEE: At an Embassy reception. He told me of the Keller process for reforming the habitual criminal, and invited me to visit Stangmoor prison with him.
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: And you agreed to go?

(For a moment, CHIN LEEíS old imperious nature returns as she stares down the BRIGADIER.)

CAPTAIN CHIN LEE: Prison reform is high on our list of priorities in Peking!
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Ahh...and, erm, can you tell us what happened at Stangmoor?
CAPTAIN CHIN LEE: (Struggles to remember.) I...I know that we went to the process room. I...cannot remember!

(The DOCTOR starts to sit up, alert at this statement.)

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Well, did you see him again?
CAPTAIN CHIN LEE: Yes...many times...but...but whenever I think about it, my...my mind becomes so confused.

(The DOCTOR realises the true nature of their enemy...)

DOCTOR: (To himself.) Post-hypnotic block - his usual technique.
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Whose usual technique?
DOCTOR: Well think man! Who else would make a deliberate attempt to plunge this world into war, using equipment and techniques not even developed on Earth? Like this.

(He holds up the device that FU PENG found on CHIN LEE.)

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: The Master?
DOCTOR: Otherwise known as Emil Keller!


14: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. MAIN GALLERY

(VOSPER pulls a reluctant and struggling JO up the side-staircase and onto the top landing. There, she is taken down the main staircase together with all the captured OFFICERS. MAILER stands at the bottom of the stairs, gun in hand, directing proceedings.)

PRISON OFFICER: (Shouts to a prisoner.) Okay! Iím going____!
VOSPER: ___Harry!

(MAILER grabs JO from VOSPER.)

MAILER: (To JO.) Watch____.

(He pushes JO against a wall and points the gun at her.)

MAILER: (Threateningly.) No trouble...


15: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. GOVERNORíS OFFICE

(The GOVERNORíS office is in keeping with the castle theme of the prison being panelled and beamed. There is even a medieval suit of armour in one corner. As some of the PRISON OFFICERS pore over a wall plan of the complex, DR. SUMMERS rounds on the GOVERNOR.)

DR. SUMMERS: Look Governor, youíve got to negotiate!
PRISON GOVERNOR: Iím sorry, Doctor, itís out of the question.
DR. SUMMERS: But youíre risking innocent lives!
PRISON GOVERNOR: Oh look, supposing I do turn Mailer loose and those thugs of his with him? Theyíd kill anyone who came in their way. How many innocent lives do you think Iíd be risking then?
CHIEF PRISON OFFICER POWERS: (Interrupting.) Iíve done everything I can, Doctor. ĎBí wingís sealed off. If they get the slightest chance, my meníll rush the block.
DR. SUMMERS: And if they donít?
PRISON GOVERNOR: Weíll wait it out. Mailerís not stupid. He knows he canít hold out forever. Once he realises he canít bluff me.
DR. SUMMERS: But Mailer isnít bluffing! Listen!

(He strides across the office and pulls open the panelled oak door. The sounds of the riot can clearly be heard.)

CHIEF PRISON OFFICER POWERS: (To the GOVERNOR.) If youíll excuse me, sir, Iíll just...
PRISON GOVERNOR: All right, Chief.

(The CHIEF OFFICER walks out closing the door behind him. SUMMERS turns back to the GOVERNOR.)

DR. SUMMERS: And what about Jo Grant?
PRISON GOVERNOR: Miss Grant is a member of UNIT. She came here on duty...
DR. SUMMERS: But that makes no difference!
PRISON GOVERNOR: However I will inform her headquarters. Inspector...

(A Police Inspector steps forward.)


16: INT. UNIT LONDON HQ. BRIGADIERíS OFFICE

(CHIN LEE has left the office. The DOCTOR sits drinking his coffee as the BRIGADIER paces the room.)

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Well, Doctor? What am I to do with her?
DOCTOR: Well let her go, of course. Well, sheís not a criminal. Anyway she canít do any more harm now that Iíve got this.

(He holds up the telepathic device. The phone of the desk rings and the BRIGADIER answers it.)

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: (Into phone.) Lethbridge Stewart? (Listens.) Yes, Inspector... (Listens, then worried...) What? (Listens.) Yes, I see. (To the DOCTOR.) Thereís been trouble at Stangmoor.

(The DOCTOR jumps up.)

DOCTOR: Is Jo all right?
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: (Into phone.) Yes... (Listens.) ...yes, I see. Thank you for letting me know.

(He puts the phone down.)

DOCTOR: Well?
BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: Miss Grantís been captured. Sheís being held hostage.


17: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. MAIN GALLERY

(MAILER still holds his gun at JO as VOSPER shouts through an open side door.)

VOSPER: This is your last chance, Governor. You donít let us go - youíre going to get it!
MAILER: (Shouts.) And that includes the girl - donít forget that!


18: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. GOVERNORíS OFFICE

(SUMMERS has calmed down. There is a knock on the GOVERNORíS door and POWERS enters.)

CHIEF PRISON OFFICER POWERS: The prisonerís are getting very noisy, sir. Threatening all the hostages.
DR. SUMMERS: (Pleading.) Victor, you must talk to them.
PRISON GOVERNOR: Aye, youíre right. This is a deadlock. Maybe I can make Mailer see some sense. Come on.

(He leads them all out of the office.)


19: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. MAIN GALLERY

(The stalemate still exists in the main gallery. JO is still held at MAILERíS gunpoint.)

MAILER: (To JO.) ____running after you, darling.
JO: And for you.

(VOSPER runs to MAILER.)

VOSPER: Harry, here comes ___ on his way over.
MAILER: Well, let him in.
VOSPER: Eh?
MAILER: Well, Iím not going out there now, am I? Anyway, itís not his style.
VOSPER: Heís right. (To a prisoner.) Locke, open the door, let the Governor in.

(VOSPER turns back to MAILER and is muttering to him when he sees something over his shoulder.)

VOSPER: Look!

(MAILER turns. BARNHAM, still in his dressing gown and pyjamas is coming down a spiral staircase to one side of the gallery. He still has a confused look on his face and his transformed and gentle manner.)

MAILER: Barnham!
VOSPER: Heís come from the hospital.
BARNHAM: I...I...Iím looking for Dr. Summers. Has anybody seen Dr. Summers?
MAILER: (To VOSPER.) Here...
VOSPER: What?
MAILER: Get him out of here - he gives me the creeps.
VOSPER: Right. (To a prisoner.) Come on mate.

(VOSPER and the prisoner move forward. Whilst MAILER is distracted, JO grabs his arm. MAILER fires and the shot hits the prisoner with VOSPER. JO wrenches MAILERS arm, who drops the gun. JO grabs it and runs to BARNHAM, pointing the gun at VOSPER.)

JO: (To BARNHAM.) Quick! Hide!

(A fight breaks out between the prisoners and the OFFICERS, GREEN punches MAILER who falls at JOíS feet. She points the gun at him.)

JO: All right you, come on, on your feet - up!

(The GOVERNORíS party break into the wing and rush forward, joining in the various tussles. VOSPER helps MAILER to his feet. Both are covered by JO.)

CHIEF PRISON OFFICER POWERS: ___ all right, here we go, lads.

(As the breaking up of the riot continues, the GOVERNOR rushes over to JO and her captives.)

JO: Right then, Governor. Heís all yours!

(The GOVERNOR is more than a little taken aback...)


20: EXT. STANGMOOR PRISON

(Smoking another cigar and listening to a discordant tune on his radio receiver, the MASTER approaches the prison in his limousine. It turns into the main gate.)


21: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. GOVERNORíS OFFICE

(SENIOR PRISON OFFICER GREEN stands before the GOVERNORíS desk.)

PRISON GOVERNOR: Now look...

(There is a knock on the door.)

PRISON GOVERNOR: Yes?

(POWERS walks in.)

CHIEF PRISON OFFICER POWERS: Professor Keller, sir.
PRISON GOVERNOR: All right, Mr. Green.
SENIOR PRISON OFFICER GREEN: Sir.

(GREEN walks out as the MASTER walks in, briefcase in hand, cheery in manner and his hand held out to the GOVERNOR.)

PRISON GOVERNOR: So, there you are, Professor.
MASTER: A pleasure to see you again, Governor.
PRISON GOVERNOR: Aye, well to tell the truth, Iím not at all sure I can return the compliment.
MASTER: Iím very sorry to hear that - why?

(POWERS holds out his hand for the MASTER coat.)

CHIEF PRISON OFFICER POWERS: Shall I, er?
MASTER: Oh, thank you.

(He hands his coat over.)

PRISON GOVERNOR: Ah, thereís been nothing but trouble ever since that machine of yours was installed.
MASTER: (Sitting down.) Well, there are bound to be teething troubles. I can soon take care of them.
PRISON GOVERNOR: Ahh? You really think you can get things back to normal.
MASTER: Yes Governor, Iím sure of it.
PRISON GOVERNOR: Well...
MASTER: It just needs an adjustment here and there - thatís all.
PRISON GOVERNOR: Aye, I hope you can. Weíve even got UNIT investigating.
MASTER: UNIT - really?
PRISON GOVERNOR: Yes - their scientific advisor is on his way down here now.
MASTER: I donít think we need to trouble him. As a matter of fact, Iíve brought my equipment with me.

(He stands up and holds his briefcase.)

PRISON GOVERNOR: Well, let me take you to the process theatre.
MASTER: There is one thing before we go there - I understand that the man who led the riot was next in line for processing?
PRISON GOVERNOR: Thatís right - Harry Mailer.
MASTER: Well first...Iíd like to see him if I may?


22: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. CELL

(MAILER is washing his face in a basin when the cell door opens and the MASTER, the GOVERNOR and POWERS walk in.)

CHIEF PRISON OFFICER POWERS: All right, Johnson, Samuels.

(The two PRISON OFFICERS in the cell with MAILER get up and walk out.)

PRISON OFFICER: Sir.
CHIEF PRISON OFFICER POWERS: Weíll be right outside, Mailer, so watch yourself.
PRISON GOVERNOR: Let us know when youíve finished, Professor Keller.
MASTER: Right.

(The GOVERNOR and POWERS leave and close the door. MAILER walks over to the MASTER.)

MAILER: He said ďKellerĒ - youíre the bloke who invented the machine. Pushing your luck, ainít you?
MASTER: (Quietly.) Maybe I am.
MAILER: Now listen...

(MAILER holds his hand up to the MASTER who quickly grabs his arm in a nerve lock. MAILER gasps in pain as he sinks to the floor.)

MASTER: Shut up, Mailer! Keep your voice down. Iíve come here to help you.
MAILER: (Cynical.) Help me?
MASTER: You want to get out of here, donít you?
MAILER: Iíve tried, mate.
MASTER: Yes, I heard about that pathetic little attempt. It was bound to fail - no proper plan and whatís more...

(He opens his briefcase. It contains pistols and gas bombs and gas masks.)

MASTER: ...no resources.
MAILER: (Suspicious.) Whatís your game?
MASTER: You and I, Mailer, are going to create a great deal of havoc in this place.

(He hands him one of the guns.)

MAILER: Oh yeah? You and me both?
MASTER: No, not exactly. We have a powerful ally...


23: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. PROCESS THEATRE

(The ďallyĒ has burst into life again. Its central perspex drum now seems filled to capacity with whatever it is that exists within the machine...)


24: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. MAIN GALLERY

(Locked back into their cells, the prisoners are again shouting, all affected by the mental pulses from the Keller machine. POWERS walks across the upper landing.)

CHIEF PRISON OFFICER POWERS: Keep it quiet in here.


25: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. STAIRCASE OUTSIDE CELL

(POWERS appears at the tope of the staircase. The GOVERNOR is at the bottom, outside MAILERíS cell waiting with the two OFFICERS.)

CHIEF PRISON OFFICER POWERS: Itís starting up again, sir.
PRISON GOVERNOR: They probably think weíre going to process Mailer. (To the OFFICERS.) Stay here, will you?

(They nod and the GOVERNOR ascends the staircase.)

CHIEF PRISON OFFICER POWERS: Keep it quiet, will you?


26: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. CELL

(The MASTER hands more items from the briefcase to MAILER. His instructions are partially drowned out by the noise of the shouting prisoners.)

MASTER: Now, youíll find more____ in the boot of my car, and remember - you are responsible for the main gate. Now, from the outside, I want this prison to appear to be running quite smoothly. Iím expecting a visitor. All right?
MAILER: Mmm.

(The MASTER points to the table and chairs on the other side of the cell.)

MASTER: Over there.

(MAILER walks over, gas mask and bombs in his hand and sits on the table, items concealed out of sight. The MASTER walks over to the door and, his weapons behind his back, knocks.)


27: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. STAIRCASE OUTSIDE CELL

(One of the waiting OFFICERS opens the inspection hatch in the door.)

MASTER: Iíve finished in here, thank you. Would you open up?

(The OFFICER closes the hatch.)


28: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. CELL

(The MASTER and MAILER don their gas masks. The OFFICER enters and the gas bombs are thrown inside the cell and through the door. Both OFFICERS collapse coughing. MAILER and the MASTER rush out of the cell.)


29: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. STAIRCASE OUTSIDE CELL

(At the top of the staircase, another OFFICER runs for the alarm bell. MAILER shoots him from below but the OFFICER manages to press the alarm. MAILER runs up the stairs and shoots two OFFICERS who are running to attend to the commotion.)


30: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. MEDICAL WING

(In the hospital, JO is playing cards with SUMMERS and BARNHAM.)

BARNHAM: Itís your go.

(The ringing alarm interrupts their game...)

JO: Oh no, not again.
DR. SUMMERS: Iíd better see whatís happening.

(SUMMERS gets up, as does BARNHAM with a look of panic on his face.)

BARNHAM: Well, what...?
JO: Itís all right, Barnham, sit down - everythingís okay.

(JO gently pushes him back down and follows DR. SUMMERS into the side office where he picks up s phone.)


31: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. MAIN GALLERY

(The main gallery is filled with smoke. The MASTER throws several bombs down to the lower level where the OFFICERS collapse under their effects. An armed prisoner shoots GREEN at point blank range. Still protected by his mask, the MASTER shouts to the prisoners.)

MASTER: Now listen to me - all of you! Donít try to come out until the gas is clear. Stay where you are! Get down on the floor!

(He goes to a wall phone and attaches a small device to it. Within its workings, there is a flashing light.)


32: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. MEDICAL WING

(The device causes a massive feedback of sound through the phone in the prison. JO screams at the noise and SUMMERS drops the handset in pain.)

DR. SUMMERS: What the devil was that?!
JO: Look, I think weíd better get out of here.

(She runs for the door but VOSPER is there with a gun and he grabs her.)

VOSPER: Thereís no escape this time, darling. Weíve taken over the whole prison.


33: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. MAIN GALLERY

(The smoke is clearing as the prisoners start to remove the bodies of the dead OFFICERS. The MASTER takes off his mask, checks his watch and walks over to a wall where he switches off the alarm. He closes the switch box with a flourish.)

MASTER: Right Doctor - now Iím ready for you.


34: EXT. STANGMOOR PRISON

(The DOCTOR is parked in Bessie outside the main gate and is getting increasingly impatient with the lack of response. He presses Bessieís horn several times. Eventually a prisoner, dressed as an officer walks out and up to the car. He looks at the DOCTOR impassively.)

DOCTOR: Yes?
MAIN GATE PRISONER: Pass please.

(The DOCTOR hands it over.)

DOCTOR: (Contemptuously.) Passes! Television!

(The CCTV camera stares down at the scene...)


35: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. GOVERNORíS OFFICE

(...which appears on a monitor in the GOVERNORíS office. On it can be seen the prisoner speaking into his radio.)

MAIN GATE PRISONER: (On monitor.) Pass checked and satisfactory.

(However, it is the MASTER who sits in the GOVERNORíS chair. He leans towards the monitor and presses an intercom.)

MASTER: Show him in, please.

(He sits back with a satisfied smile.)

MAIN GATE PRISONER: (On monitor.) Open the gate - let him in.


36: EXT. STANGMOOR PRISON.

(The gate is opened and the DOCTOR drives in. MAILER jumps out in front of the car holding a pointed shotgun.)

DOCTOR: (Shouts.) Donít point that thing at me, man! It might go off! Iím here on official business. I understand thereís been some trouble here.
MAILER: Thatís right, mate - and youíre in it.

(He walks round the car, sits in the back and places the barrel next to the DOCTORíS head.)

MAILER: Now letís get this heap inside.

(The DOCTOR brushes the gun to one side.)

DOCTOR: (Coldly.) I was going there anyway.

(He drives on.)


37: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. GOVERNORíS OFFICE

(The MASTER sits with his chair back facing the door to the office. It is opened and VOSPER and MAILER escort the DOCTOR in. He waits as the MASTER swings his chair round.)

DOCTOR: (Quietly.) Yes...yes, I thought as much.
MASTER: Right Vosper, Mailer.

(He nods his head towards the door and the two men leave.)

MASTER: You donít seem at all surprised?
DOCTOR: Hardly.

(He moves round to the visitorís chair and after a wave of invitation from the MASTER, sits himself down.)

DOCTOR: Howís the riot going?
MASTER: Oh, long since over. I control the prison now.
DOCTOR: Do you? And, er, where is Miss Grant to be found?
MASTER: Reclining in one of our best cells.
DOCTOR: (His voice rising.) Is she indeed? Well, let me tell you this - that if you harm so much as one hair of her head, Ill...

(He sits forward threateningly but the MASTER pulls out a gun.)

MASTER: Youíll do nothing - or Iíll put a bullet through both your hearts!

(The DOCTOR puts up his hands up in mock surrender.)

DOCTOR: Why the delay? I take it that Iím to be killed eventually?
MASTER: Oh, eventually, yes. But unfortunately...I find I need your help.
DOCTOR: You want me to help you with that machine of yours. Professor Keller. You want to be careful of that thing, you know. One day itís going to end up killing you.
MASTER: Oh, it wonít harm me - I created it.
DOCTOR: Hmm!
MASTER: But recently I must admit that it has developed a mind of its own. Hence my need for your assistance - while Iím engaged on other business.
DOCTOR: Oh? What other business?
MASTER: Your UNIT friends are transporting their nuclear missile. I intend to take it away from them!


38: EXT. MISSILE BASE

(CAPTAIN YATES is on the telephone in a small office on the base. Outside, soldiers are preparing the convoy.)

CAPTAIN MIKE YATES: Yes sir - we do plan on driving through the night. Er, in that way, we should be back on schedule, er, according to my estimation by about...midday tomorrow.


39: INT. UNIT LONDON HQ. BRIGADIERíS OFFICE

BRIGADIER LETHBRIDGE STEWART: (Into phone.) All right, Yates, good luck. Keep HQ informed of your movements. Iíll be in contact tomorrow morning.

(He puts the phone down and returns to his papers.)


40: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. GOVERNORíS OFFICE

(The discussion between the DOCTOR, drinking a glass of water, and the MASTER continues...)

DOCTOR: Well, itís a lunatic scheme. Still thatís only to be expected.
MASTER: Oh, come, Doctor, how can I possibly fail? I launch the missile, wipe out the peace conference - the world is at war.
DOCTOR: I see.

(He puts the glass on the table, knocking over a jug of water. The MASTER jumps back by impulse and the DOCTOR jumps to his feet and overturns the table. The MASTER runs for the gun but slips on the watery floor. By the time he gets to his feet, the DOCTOR has draped his cloak over the suit of armour. The MASTER shoots at it. The DOCTOR runs for the door, dodging more bullets. He manages to get out of the room in one piece. The MASTER doesnít bother to pursue but instead goes and looks out of the window.)


41: EXT. STANGMOOR PRISON. COURT YARD

(Outside, the DOCTOR dashes behind the cover of parked cars as a prisoner shoots at him from the top of the prison wall. Running from car to car and then into the open, he manages to make a run for safety.)


42: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. GOVERNORíS OFFICE

(The MASTER finishes watching the incident, makes up his mind and leaves the office.)


43: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. CELL

(JO and SUMMERS listen at the door of the cell that they are locked in.)

JO: Iím sure I heard gunfire.
DR. SUMMERS: Perhaps there are still some officers holding out.
JO: Or else the Doctorís come down.


44: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. SIDE ROOM

(The DOCTOR looks through a peep-hole into a side room. Seeing that it is empty he enters it. He carefully opens another door which leads onto the main gallery and enters it.)


45: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. MAIN GALLERY

(It is strangely silent and empty.)

DOCTOR: (Calls.) Jo! Jo, where are you?


46: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. CELL

(JO and SUMMERS bang on their cell door having heard his voice.)

JO: Doctor!
DR. SUMMERS: Doctor!
JO: Doctor, weíre in here!
DOCTOR: (OOV) Right, Iím coming!


47: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. MAIN GALLERY

(The DOCTOR makes for the main staircase but MAILER bursts out onto the top landing and fires a blast from his shotgun. The DOCTOR runs for cover into the process theatre.)


48: INT. STANGMOOR PRISON. PROCESS THEATRE

(He shuts the doors behind him and then hears a familiar voice...)

MASTER: I thought youíd make for here.

(The DOCTOR turns and sees the MASTER patiently waiting against a wall next to the doors - holding a pair of handcuffs. MAILER bursts into the room.)

MASTER: Hold it Mailer! Let me have that gun.

(He takes the gun off him.)

MASTER: I think youíd better show our patient into the chair, Mailer, and, er...handcuff him into it.

(MAILER takes the cuffs off the MASTER who points the gun at the DOCTOR, forcing him to sit in the chair next to the silent Keller machine. MAILER pinions his hands behind his back and secures him with the handcuffs.)

DOCTOR: May I ask the purpose of this charade?
MASTER: Certainly. Youíd better wait outside, Mailer.

(He hands the gun to the convict who leaves the room. The MASTER walks over to the control bank.)

MASTER: As you see...I have affected the necessary repairs.

(He goes back to the DOCTOR and leans over him.)

MASTER: But, before I let you control this machine for me - which I fully intend that you shall - itíll be very interesting to see exactly how long you can hold out against it. Now somewhere, you have, erm...

(He searches his pockets.)

MASTER: Ah-ha.

(The MASTER pulls out the telepathic device that was found on CHIN LEE.)

MASTER: Now this little device, as you know, transmits and amplifies the power of the machine. What you may not know...is that it can be adjusted to turn that power against the wearer - like this.

(He turns the small round piece of machinery and places it behind the DOCTORíS left ear. He then flicks two switches on the Keller machine itself.)

DOCTOR: You know, this is all very tiresome.
MASTER: Is it?

(He laughs, crosses to the control bank and activates more controls. The lights in the room dim. The MASTER makes for the door but turns back quickly for a parting comment.)

MASTER: Oh, erm...I really would like to stop and watch your nightmares...
DOCTOR: Then why donít you?
MASTER: I have other business as you know. Will you excuse me?

(He leaves closing the doors. The DOCTOR immediately starts to struggle against his imprisonment. Next to him, the machine starts to hum and bleep and burst into life. A look of pain crosses the DOCTORíS face as he starts to feel the mental waves of fear. Flames appear before him again as he lets out a small cry of terror. Then he hears the all too familiar cry of his most feared enemy - the Daleks...)

DALEK: Destroy! Exterminate! Annihilate! Destroy! Exterminate!

(...and a succession of monsters float past his eyes - a Silurian, a Zarbi, Slaar - the Ice Lord, a War Machine and a Cyberman. The DOCTORíS cries grow louder and his eyes bulge in terror...)


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Dr. Who
JON PERTWEE

The Master
ROGER DELGADO

Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart
NICHOLAS COURTNEY

Jo Grant
KATY MANNING

Captain Mike Yates
RICHARD FRANKLIN

Sergeant Benton
JOHN LEVENE

Mailer
WILLIAM MARLOWE

Vosper
HAYDN JONES

Prison Governor
RAYMOND WESTWELL

Dr. Summers
MICHAEL SHEARD

Captain Chin Lee
PIK-SEN LIM

Fu Peng
KRISTOPHER KUM

Barnham
NEIL McCARTHY

Chief Prison Officer Powers
ROY PURCELL

Senior Prison Officer Green
ERIC MASON

Corporal Bell
FERNANDA MARLOW

Prison Officers
BILL MATTHEWS
BARRY WADE
DAVE CARTER
MARTIN GORDON

Title Music by
RON GRAINER and
BBC RADIOPHONIC
WORKSHOP

Incidental Music
DUDLEY SIMPSON

Film Cameramen
MAX SAMETT
FRED HAMILTON

Film Editor
HOWARD BILLINGHAM

Visual Effects
JIM WARD

Script Editor
TERRANCE DICKS

Designer
RAY LONDON

Producer
BARRY LETTS

Directed by
TIMOTHY COMBE

COLOUR

© BBC 1971

 

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