Doctor Who

The time meddler (1965)

About this serial

This is a four-part serial, first broadcast between 3rd - 24th July 1965. The serial was written by Dennis Spooner, produced by Verity Lambert and directed by Douglas Camfield. The script editor was Donald Tosh.

Plot summary

The Doctor, Vicki and Steven travel to England in 1066, where they meet Saxons, Vikings and a monk with a keen interest in the outcome of the battle of Hastings.


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One of the more entertaining serials of the Hartnell era.

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