Doctor Who

The tomb of the Cybermen (1967)

About this serial

This is a four-part serial, that was first broadcast between 2-23 September 1967. The serial was written by Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis, produced by Peter Bryant and directed by Morris Barry. The script editor was Victor Pemberton.

Plot summary

The Doctor helps an archaeological expedition in their search for the lost tomb of the Cybermen. Unfortunately, they find it.


[Note: this was the first story from the Troughton era that I reviewed.]

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For an introduction to classic Doctor Who, even 'The Dalek invasion of earth' might be better than this. It is excellent fun, though, and of interest to fans of the show and of science fiction in general.

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