Serial: OOO  Episode Nos. 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, and 329. Title: The Time Monster


The Master has returned and suborned a research project at Cambridge into travel through interstitial time, with the

aim of bringing through a creature from beyond time that can devour time itself.  Only partially successful, and with

the Doctor in pursuit, he travels to ancient Atlantis, whose high priests had once brought the terrible monster through,

sealing their city’s fate in history.


starring Jon Pertwee as Dr. Who, Roger Delgado as the Master, Katy Manning as Jo Grant, Nicholas Courtney as Brigadier

Lethbridge-Stewart, Richard Franklin as Captain Yates, and John Levene as Sergeant Benton.


Written by Robert Sloman, Produced by Barry Letts, and Directed by Christopher Barry.


Originally transmitted from 19 May 1972 to 23 June 1972 on BBC1.

DVD Features:

-  All 6 episodes, digitally remastered and restored.  Picture quality is particularly improved

on this release over the previous VHS release, where it was quite poor.

- Graphical menus, episode and scene selection features, and subtitles for the hearing impaired.

- Optional commentary track by actors John Levene and Susan Penhaligon (Lakis), producer Barry Letts,

            production assistant Marion McDougall, and other television writers Graham Duff, Phil Ford,

            Joe Lidster, and James Moran, moderated by Toby Hadoke.

- Information Text subtitles option.  Displays pop-up production trivia throughout the story.

- “Between Now.. And Now!”  A 24-minute featurette about the science in the science fiction of this story

            featuring producer Barry Letts, actors Richard Franklin and Katy Manning, and a real life physics


- Restoration Comparison.  A 3-minute featurette showing a portion of an episode before and after the

            restoration process.

- Photo Gallery.  An 8-mide slideshow of stills taken during production of the story.

- Coming Soon.  A trailer for the forthcoming release of The Creature from the Pit starring Tom Baker.

- PDF Materials.  Place this disc into your computer and you’ll have access to PDF files containing the following:

- The original 1972 Radio Times TV listings for this story.