Season One

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An Unearthly Child pilot version a 26 Aug 91 25’23” 16mm telerecording
  • The original pilot is retained with technical difficulties during the second half set in the TARDIS interior
  • Discovered at the FVTL c.1978 in a wrongly labeled film can
An Unearthly Child pilot version b N/A 25’55” 16mm telerecording
  • Version b is the same up to the point that Barbara enters the TARDIS
  • A small clip also exists of an aborted take of the interior scenes
  • Discovered at the FVTL c.1978 in a wrongly labeled film can
1) 100,000 B.C.
An Unearthly Child
23 Nov 63 23’24” 16mm telerecording
  • Held by the FVTL when audited in 1978, unknown if always held
2) 100,000 B.C.
The Cave of Skulls
30 Nov 63 24’26” 16mm telerecording
  • Held by the FVTL when audited in 1978, unknown if always held
3) 100,000 B.C.
The Forest of Fear
7 Dec 63 23’38” 16mm telerecording
  • Held by the FVTL when audited in 1978, unknown if always held
4) 100,000 B.C.
The Firemaker
14 Dec 63 24’22” 16mm telerecording
  • Held by the FVTL when audited in 1978, unknown if always held
  • Video release has ‘next episode’ caption deleted
5) The Mutants
The Dead Planet
21 Dec 63 24’22” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
6) The Mutants
The Survivors
28 Dec 63 24’27” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
7) The Mutants
The Escape
4 Jan 64 25’10” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
8) The Mutants
The Ambush
11 Jan 64 24’37” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
9) The Mutants
The Expedition
18 Jan 64 24’31” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
10) The Mutants
The Ordeal
25 Jan 64 26’14” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
11) The Mutants
The Rescue
1 Feb 64 22’24” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
  • Current Negative film print is a dub from the positive
  • video release has ‘next episode’ caption deleted
12) Inside the Spaceship
The Edge of Destruction
8 Feb 64 25’04” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
13) Inside the Spaceship
The Brink of Disaster
15 Feb 64 22’11” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
  • Arabic print also held
14) Marco Polo
The Roof of the World
22 Feb 64 24’12” does not exist
15) Marco Polo
The Singing Sands
29 Feb 64 26’34” does not exist
16) Marco Polo
Five Hundred Eyes
7 Mar 64 22’20” does not exist
17) Marco Polo
The Wall of Lies
14 Mar 64 24’48” does not exist
18) Marco Polo
Rider from Shang-Tu
21 Mar 64 23’26” does not exist
19) Marco Polo
Mighty Kublia Khan
28 Mar 64 25’36” does not exist
20) Marco Polo
Assassin at Peking
4 Apr 64 24’48” does not exist
21) The Keys of Marinus
The Sea of Death
11 Apr 64 23’20” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
  • Arabic print also held
22) The Keys of Marinus
The Velvet Web
18 Apr 64 25’37” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
23) The Keys of Marinus
The Screaming Jungle
25 Apr 64 23’45” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
24) The Keys of Marinus
The Snows of Terror
2 May 64 24’54” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
25) The Keys of Marinus
Sentence of Death
9 May 64 25’03” 16mm telerecording
  • Held by the FVTL when audited in 1978
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
26) The Keys of Marinus
The Keys of Marinus
16 May 64 25’11” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
27) The Aztecs
The Temple of Evil
23 May 64 23’56” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
28) The Aztecs
The Warriors of Death
30 May 64 24’11” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
29) The Aztecs
The Bride of Sacrifice
6 Jun 64 25’27” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
30) The Aztecs
The Day of Darkness
13 Jun 64 25’30” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
  • video release has ‘next episode’ caption deleted
31) The Sensorites
Strangers in Space
20 Jun 64 24’46” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
32) The Sensorites
The Unwilling Warriors
27 Jun 64 24’44” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
33) The Sensorites
Hidden Danger
11 Jul 64 24’53” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
34) The Sensorites
A Race Against Death
18 Jul 64 24’49” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
35) The Sensorites
Kidnap
25 Jul 64 25’47” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
36) The Sensorites
A Desperate Venture
1 Aug 64 24’29” 16mm telerecording
  • Negative film print recovered from Ents c.1978
37) The Reign of Terror
A Land of Fear
8 Aug 64 24’24” 16mm telerecording
  • Recovered from a television station in Cyprus c.1985
38) The Reign of Terror
Guests of Madame Guillotine
15 Aug 64 24’04” 16mm telerecording
  • Recovered from a television station in Cyprus c.1985
39) The Reign of Terror
A Change of Identity
22 Aug 64 25’23” 16mm telerecording
  • Recovered from a television station in Cyprus c.1985
40) The Reign of Terror
The Tyrant of France
29 Aug 64 24’46” does not exist
  • Clips exist in the form of an 8mm home movie reel shot off a television set
41) The Reign of Terror
A Bargain of Necessity
5 Sept 64 23’51” does not exist
  • Clips exist in the form of an 8mm home movie reel shot off a television set
42) The Reign of Terror
Prisoners of Conciergerie
12 Sept 64 25’04” 16mm telerecording
  • Returned by a private collector in May 1982
  • Second (and better) print recovered from a television station in Cyprus c.1985

BFI - British Film Institute • Ents - BBC Enterprises • FVTL - The BBC’s Film and Video Tape Library


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For a complete detailed list of any of the clips listed above visit
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For more details on the 8mm clips, stop by
Dominic Jackson’s Video and Audio FAQ

And for an account of the lost and recovered episodes, please read
Brian Hass’ article on the Lost and Found Episodes of ”Doctor Who"

Last Updated on 9th September 1997
By Robert D. Franks

With thanks to Dominic Jackson, Richard Molesworth, Andrew Pixley, Steve Roberts and Bruce Robinson