Winter for the Adept
Winter for the Adept is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. The Fifth Doctor and Nyssa investigate the mystery of a malevolent poltergeist in a Swiss girls' finishing school; this episode addresses issues of religious extremism. The Doctor — Peter Davison Nyssa — Sarah Sutton Alison Speers — Liz Sutherland Miss Tremayne — Sally Faulkner Mlle Maupassant — Hannah Dickinson Peril Bellamy — India Fisher Lt Peter Sandoz — Peter Jurasik Harding Wellman — Christopher Webber Commodore — Andy Coleman Empress — Nicky Goldie This is the first Big Finish Doctor Who audio drama to feature the actress India Fisher, she went on to play the Eighth and the Sixth Doctor's audio companion Charley Pollard. It features Peter Jurasik, better known for his role as Londo Mollari in the television series Babylon 5. Discussing Nyssa's latent telepathic abilities and the Doctor refer to the Xeraphin from the TV serial Time-Flight and the Permian creatures from the audio play The Land of the Dead.
Big Finish Productions – Winter for the Adept
The sonic screwdriver is a multifunctional fictional tool in the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who and its spin-offs, used by the Doctor. Like the TARDIS, it has become one of the icons of the programme, spin-off media such as The Sarah Jane Adventures and Torchwood have replicated its functions in devices such as the sonic lipstick, sonic blaster, sonic probe, sonic modulator; the sonic screwdriver was first introduced in 1968 in the story Fury from the Deep, used twice more during the Second Doctor's tenure. It became a popular tool for the Third Fourth Doctor, it was written out of the series in 1982 due to the limitations it caused when writing for the show. It featured in the 1996 Doctor Who television movie, before making a full return in the 2005 continuation of the series. Throughout the programme, there have been many different versions of the sonic screwdriver, as with subsequent Doctors the design of it was changed, it has been destroyed on a number of occasions, thus leading to the introduction of the next model.
Not all iterations of the Doctor have used the sonic screwdriver on screen. The Twelfth Doctor loses his sonic screwdriver to the creator of the Daleks, after lending it to him when he was a child. In the last episode of Series 9, the Doctor received a new sonic screwdriver from the TARDIS in place of the temporary sonic glasses. Despite the Doctor's claim not to give his screwdriver to anyone, he gives one to his own doppelgänger in "The Rebel Flesh", gives his to Rory Williams in "The Girl Who Waited" after having either given or loaned one to him for use in "A Good Man Goes to War" and loaning him one in "The Big Bang", he gives one to River Song in "The Husbands of River Song", used by the Tenth Doctor to save her life in "Forest of the Dead". The functions of a sonic screwdriver are based on its power over sound waves, wavelengths, frequencies and electro-magnetism, it is shown to hack, disable and otherwise control technology from everything, allowing it to remotely control any machinery and computers it is applied to, allowing it to open locks, detonate explosives, remotely activate electronics, override most systems, activate computers, cause some energy weapons to burst into flames or sparks.
There is technology the sonic is unable to interface with, such as the isomorphic controls seen in "A Christmas Carol". It is capable of causing chemical reactions that allowed the Doctor to turn eye glass lenses black like sunglasses and causing cut barbed wire to regenerate, it is capable of detecting and controlling certain energies, signals and waves, allowing the Doctor to intercept a teleporting individual and send them where he chooses and identify matter, send out communications, enhance sounds and frequencies, acting as a catalyst or conduit for energies. Sonics are capable of calculations, such as The Day of the Doctor, when the War Doctor used calculations to allow the sonic to work on wood, the calculations of which appeared done on the Tenth Doctor's sonic and completed in the Eleventh's; the War Doctor used his sonic in tandem with the Tenth and Eleventh's to create a force field wave to repel a Dalek. These are more specific functions of the sonic screwdriver: Unlocking or locking a door Burning or cutting certain substances Remotely detonate specifics machines or explosives Amplify sound-waves and the power of an X-ray machine beyond its normal capacities Disarm weapons and electronics Flashlight Intercept and conduct teleportation Hack an ATM Regenerating razor wire on a fence Darken eyeglass lenses to transform them into sunglasses Microphone Detect and interpret signals Conducting medical scans Locking the coordinates of the TARDIS Tracking alien life Using red setting or dampers Control the properties of atoms and molecules on a small scale Operate computers, whether their origin is alien or human Provide Geo-location Light candles Creating a force field wave with two other sonic to physically repel a Dalek Modification of a mobile phone Disclosure and deactivating camouflage Disarm Robotics Scan and classify matter Shatter glass Create an "acoustic corridor" for speaking with someone far away Shocking neural centers of a living creature Tighten and loosen screws Download a person's consciousness and transfer it into a computer hard drive trigger particular protocols of the TARDIS Aside from being a tool, the sonic screwdriver can be used and considered as a defensive weapon, effective for a few types of assault weapons, but not designed to kill or injure living things as the only way it can hurt or incapacitate a creature is by emitting painful bursts of sound, or, as of "Day of the Moon" by blasting a green wave of energy to incapacitate a target, though only the Eleventh and Twelfth's sonic has been shown to do the latter.
The sonic screwdriver made its first appearance in the serial Fury from the Deep, written by Victor Pemberton. It was used thereafter by the Second Doctor as a multi-purpose tool, with occasional variations in appearance over the course of the series, its abilities and overall appearance varied during the classic series. The name implies that it operates through the use of sound waves to exert physical forces on objects remotely. During the Second Doctor's tenure, it functioned much as its name implied—using sonic waves to dismantle equipment or to bypass locks. In addition, it was used as a weldin
Adric is a fictional character played by Matthew Waterhouse in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. He was a young native of the planet Alzarius. A companion of the Fourth and Fifth Doctors, he was a regular in the programme from 1980 to 1982 and appeared in 11 stories; the name Adric is an anagram derived from Nobel Prize-winning physicist Paul Dirac. Waterhouse is the youngest male actor. Adric first appears in the Fourth Doctor serial Full Circle. Attempting to escape from the mysterious Mistfall threatening his community, he stumbles across and finds refuge in the TARDIS, drawn into E-Space via a wormhole-like phenomenon known as a Charged Vacuum Emboitment, he stows away when the Doctor, Romana and K-9 Mark II leave Alzarius and becomes a companion in the following serial, State of Decay, accompanying them on the rest of their adventures in E-Space. He remains with the Doctor when Romana and K-9 leave and the TARDIS finds its way back into its own universe.
With a brilliant mathematical mind and wearing a star-shaped badge for mathematical excellence, Adric is well aware of his own intelligence. This, coupled with his relative immaturity, leads to a personality, abrasive and crosses over into arrogance; as a result, Adric is one of the least popular, or "most hated", of the Doctor's companions among fans of the programme. However, Adric seeks validation from the Doctor and those around him, is hurt and resentful if he feels he is being sidelined or unable to contribute; as an Alzarian, Adric is a member of a adaptable species, theoretically capable of genetically evolving to suit any environment, although it is unknown whether his particular substrain is capable of this. It is known that he possesses an inhumanly rapid rate of healing, though not to the extent he can regenerate amputated body parts. Adric is present when, during the events of Logopolis, the Fourth Doctor falls from the Pharos Project radio telescope and regenerates into his fifth incarnation.
He continues to travel in the TARDIS along with new companions Nyssa and Tegan, but his travels come to an end in Earthshock when he tries to stop a Cyberman-controlled freighter from crashing into Earth. The navigational controls are locked by logic codes, Adric is entering the solution to the last code when the computer is destroyed by a dying Cyberman, he dies in the crash. His last words before the explosion kills him are "Now I'll never know if I was right." Adric dies not knowing that the freighter he was trying to stop would become the "meteor" that would wipe out the dinosaurs and lead to the rise of mammals and humans. Adric's death affects his companions deeply. In Time-Flight, Tegan tries to persuade the Doctor to go back in time and save him, but the Doctor refuses to break the Laws of Time though it pains him. In an effort to stop Nyssa and Tegan from travelling further, the Xeraphin try to use an illusion of Adric, pleading that if they travelled further they would kill him, they see through the deception when they realise Adric is still wearing his badge and travel forth, giving Adric another illusory death scene.
Adric appears as a hallucination at the end of The Caves of Androzani, his name is the last word that the Fifth Doctor says before regenerating into the Sixth Doctor. Adric's sole appearance in the Virgin Missing Adventures range was in the Lance Parkin novel Cold Fusion, during which he meets the Seventh Doctor, who treats Adric warmly despite the future Doctor's distaste for his past self, with the Seventh's companion Roz comparing the Doctor's interaction with Adric to a grandfather complimenting a grandson. Adric appears in the Past Doctor Adventures novel Divided Loyalties, which pits the Doctor against his old foe the Celestial Toymaker. Adric's image appears as a manifestation of the Doctor's guilt in the Virgin New Adventures novel Timewyrm: Revelation by Paul Cornell, a ghost of Adric features in the novel Empire of Death by David Bishop. Adric appears in the Big Finish Productions audio drama The Boy That Time Forgot, portrayed by Andrew Sachs. In the story, he is unintentionally saved by Block Transfer Computations subconsciously sent to him by the Doctor during a'seance'.
Kept alive for centuries by the computations, Adric is reunited with the Doctor and Nyssa when they seek the TARDIS after its theft by Thomas Brewster. Driven insane by centuries of isolation and bitterness, Adric refuses to accept the Doctor’s opinion that he is now just an elderly teenager having tantrums when he doesn't get his way, attempts to force Nyssa to become his bride; the Doctor admits that he permitted Adric to die, only for Adric to forgive him and use the last of his strength to send his friends home and recover the TARDIS, before dying himself. In the IDW Publishing comic Doctor Who: The Forgotten by Tony Lee, a manifestation of Adric appears in the TARDIS Matrix, saving the Tenth Doctor's life and, in the process, dying a second time; this time, Adric is aware of his sacrifice, stating that "it's not a pointless death". A vision of Adric is seen, along with every other companion aside from Leela, on the scanner screen in Resurrection of the Daleks. Unimpressed by Waterhouse's acting ability, Tom Baker suggested that, "Because of his amazing appearance, Matthew should
Sarah Sutton is a British actress best known for her role as Nyssa in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. Nyssa was first the companion to Tom Baker and to Peter Davison, from 1981 to 1983. Sutton was born in Basingstoke, England. Sutton studied ballet as a little girl and was only 11 when she became the youngest British actress to have played Alice on screen, in a 1973 television film of Alice Through the Looking Glass, she began acting at the age of nine. Besides her performance as Alice, Sutton appeared in a number of television programmes before Doctor Who, including The Moon Stallion as Diana Purwell and The Crucible as Susannah Walcott. Before and during her time on Doctor Who, Sarah Sutton was a student at the Guildhall School Of Music And Drama. After joining the Fourth Doctor in 1981 in the story The Keeper of Traken, her final full Doctor Who serial was with the Fifth Doctor, in 1983's Terminus. Sutton removed her skirt for Terminus playing out the rest of the serial in her undergarments—the scripted reason being that she was feeling unwell and feverish as well as leaving a clue for the Doctor, though Sutton described it as "a parting gesture to all those fans who wanted to see the real Nyssa".
Sutton took a break from acting after Doctor Who, focusing for a number of years on raising her daughter, with her GP husband, Mike. She made a brief appearance in Peter Davison's final Doctor Who serial, The Caves of Androzani, played Sarah Dryden in a 1989 episode of the BBC medical drama series Casualty and Wendy in a 1991 episode of Unnatural Pursuits. Sutton reprised the role of Nyssa in the 1993 Doctor Who Children in Need special Dimensions in Time, subsequently in several of the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who spin-off audio plays from 1999 onwards. In November 2013 she appeared in the one-off 50th anniversary comedy homage The Five Doctors Reboot. Sutton appeared in several episodes of MJTV's original audio sci-fi CD series'Soldiers of Love' as Colonel Franklyn, she played Sharon in the Take 1 Productions educational video drama'TravelWise'. Sarah Sutton on IMDb
The Fifth Doctor is an incarnation of the Doctor, the protagonist of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. He is portrayed by Peter Davison. Within the series' narrative, the Doctor is a centuries-old Time Lord alien from the planet Gallifrey who travels in time and space in his TARDIS with companions. At the end of life, the Doctor can regenerate his body. Davison portrays the fifth such incarnation, who has a vulnerable side and a tendency towards indecisiveness, dressed as a boyish Edwardian cricketer, he travelled with a host of companions, including boy genius Adric, alien aristocrat Nyssa and Australian flight attendant Tegan Jovanka, whom he had travelled alongside in his previous incarnation. He shared adventures alongside devious schoolboy Vislor Turlough and American college student Peri Brown. After Tom Baker, the Fourth Doctor, the BBC had announced that he was leaving the role, the show's producers decided that the next Doctor was to be played by someone who presented something of a physical contrast to Baker and by an actor, firmly established in the British public's mind.
Peter Davison was chosen due to his critically acclaimed role as Tristan Farnon in the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small which had Doctor Who producer John Nathan-Turner as line producer. The Fifth Doctor's era was notable for a "back to the basics" attitude, in which "silly" humour was kept to a minimum, more scientific accuracy was encouraged by the producer, John Nathan-Turner, it was, at times, a darker and grittier series, in part for seeing the death of one of his companions, Adric. It was notable for the reintroduction of many of the Time Lord's enemies, such as the Master, Omega, the Black and White Guardians, the Silurians; the Fourth Doctor was injured after falling off the Pharos Project Radio Telescope so he merged with a future incarnation of himself called the Watcher and regenerated into his new youthful fifth incarnation. The regeneration was difficult, nearly failed, with the Doctor taking on personality aspects from his four previous incarnations. After recovering in the fictional city Castrovalva, he continued his travels with Adric, Tegan Jovanka and Nyssa.
His travels centred on getting Tegan back to Heathrow Airport in time for her first day as an airhostess, but the TARDIS missed this destination and Tegan decided to stay in the TARDIS. After trips to the future and the past encountering villains such as Monarch and the Mara, the Fifth Doctor was confronted with tragedy when Adric died trying to stop a space freighter from crashing into prehistoric Earth. Following Adric's death, the TARDIS accidentally arrived at Heathrow airport. Here the Doctor and Nyssa left Tegan assuming; the Doctor and Nyssa travelled together for an unspecified amount of time before the renegade Time Lord Omega, attempting to return to our universe, temporally bonded himself to the Doctor. Faced with this threat, the Time Lords were forced to attempt executing the Doctor, but he tracked Omega to Amsterdam where he defeated him and re-encountered Tegan; when the Doctor met a new companion, an alien boy stranded on Earth by the name of Vislor Turlough, he did not know that Turlough had been commissioned by the Black Guardian to kill him.
Soon after, Nyssa left to help cure Lazar's Disease on the space station Terminus. After meeting the entities known as Eternals racing in yacht-like spacecraft for the prize of "Enlightenment", Turlough broke free from the Black Guardian's influence, continued to travel with the Doctor and Tegan. Landing in the reign of King John, the crew again encountered the Master, using a shape-shifting robot Kamelion to impersonate the King. However, the Doctor helped Kamelion to regain his free will and the robot joined him in his travels; the Doctor met three of his previous incarnations when they were summoned to the Death Zone on Gallifrey by president Borusa, attempting to gain Rassilon's secret of immortality. After further adventures in which the Doctor re-encountered old foes, including the Silurians and the Sea Devils, both Tegan and Turlough left the TARDIS. Tegan would find the death and violence they encountered on their travels too much to bear, Turlough returned to his home planet of Trion in the company of his younger brother, as well as other exiles of Trion, from the planet Sarn.
The Doctor was forced to destroy Kamelion, when the Master used his mental connection to the robot to regain control of him, a process the robot realised was irreversible. The Fifth Doctor and his last companion Peri Brown were exposed to the drug spectrox in its deadly toxic raw form on Androzani Minor. With only one dose of the antidote available, he nobly sacrificed his own existence to save Peri, expressing doubt for the first time that regeneration might be possible this time regenerating into the Sixth Doctor. A sketch of the Fifth Doctor is seen in John Smith's book in the new series episode "Human Nature". Visions of the Fifth Doctor appear in "The Next Doctor" and "The Eleventh Hour". Somewhere in his life he crashed his TARDIS into the TARDIS of the Tenth Doctor and nearly opened a
Tegan Jovanka is a fictional character played by Janet Fielding in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. An Australian airline stewardess and a native of Brisbane, a companion of the Fourth and Fifth Doctors, she was a regular in the programme from 1981 to 1984. Tegan appeared in 19 stories. According to producer John Nathan-Turner, when he was thinking of a name for the character, it was either going to be Tegan, after his partner's niece in Australia, or Jovanka, after Jovanka Broz, the widow of Yugoslavian President Josip Broz Tito, so he wrote both down on a piece of paper. Script editor Christopher H. Bidmead mistakenly believed that Jovanka was the character's last name rather than an alternative, so christened her Tegan Jovanka. Tegan first appears in Logopolis. En route to Heathrow Airport to start her new job as a stewardess with Air Australia, her aunt Vanessa's vehicle suffers a flat tyre. Tegan enters a roadside police box to seek help, not knowing that it is the Doctor's disguised TARDIS.
She is present when the Fourth Doctor falls from the Pharos Project radio telescope and regenerates into his fifth incarnation, continues to journey with the Doctor and his other companions. She travels with the Doctor because her aunt was killed by the Master, although she still wants to get to Heathrow Airport to start her new job, as soon as the Doctor can get her there. Tegan is stubborn and direct, with a no-nonsense manner and not afraid to speak her mind, her time in the TARDIS coincides with that of Adric, Nyssa and Kamelion. While she bickers with them as well as with the Doctor, her strength of character keeps them together and her loyalty and affection to her crewmates is unquestionable, she is close to Nyssa, is saddened at her leaving. She is very suspicious of Turlough referring to him as a "brat" at first, though they become friends; the Doctor notes that she is a good coordinator, encourages her with the words, "Brave heart, Tegan." She is able to speak at least one Indigenous Australian language fluently, shows an ability to use firearms.
Despite her strong front, her adventures with the Doctor, both thrilling and terrifying take a psychological toll. She is upset by the death of Adric in Earthshock. After being left behind in Heathrow due to a misunderstanding at the end of Time-Flight, she returns to the TARDIS in the next adventure Arc of Infinity, set about a year in Earth time. During that period, Tegan has been subsequently fired. Soon after, she is once again possessed by the alien intelligence known as the Mara; the carnage surrounding the events of Resurrection of the Daleks proves too much and she bids an emotional good-bye to both the Doctor and Turlough in 1984 London. Tegan Jovanka is one of the few companions of the classic series to be seen to have an extended family, she had an Australian aunt in the UK named Vanessa. In Logopolis it is said. Tegan's English maternal grandfather Andrew Verney was a local historian who had a cottage in the English village of Little Hodcombe in The Awakening, her English-accented cousin Colin Frazer lived in Brisbane but was terrorised by Omega whilst back-packing in Amsterdam during Arc of Infinity.
An illusory image of Tegan is seen during the Fifth Doctor's regeneration into the Sixth in The Caves of Androzani. In ""The Twin Dilemma" and Attack of the Cybermen, The Sixth Doctor calls his companion Peri'Tegan', which leads into Peri telling the Doctor that he has called her'Tegan' amongst many other names. In the 2007 Children in Need special episode "Time Crash", the Tenth Doctor asks his fifth incarnation if he is still travelling with Tegan in his own relative timeline. In The Sarah Jane Adventures two-parter Death of the Doctor, Tegan is mentioned as having campaigned for the rights of Australian Aborigines. In "The Crimson Horror", the Eleventh Doctor tells Clara Oswald that he spent a long time trying to get a "gobby Australian" to Heathrow Airport. A scream is heard, he says "Brave heart, Clara." Fielding reprised the role in a 1985 sketch for the children's show Jim'll Fix It alongside Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor. This sketch suggests Tegan returns to the life of a flight attendant and has frosted her hair blonde, before being accidentally returned to the TARDIS by the Sixth Doctor.
Tegan's life after journeying with the Doctor is investigated in the Big Finish Productions 2006 audio drama The Gathering. Although she finds it difficult to enter into relationships and is suffering from a terminal illness, she tells the Doctor that she has no regrets about her time with him, now appreciates her life to the full; the spin-off fiction suggests that she was married to pop star Johnny Chester, the son of the First Doctor's companions Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright. In the spin-off short story "Good Companions" by Peter Anghelides Tegan has suffered a nervous breakdown and convinced herself that her time with the Doctor was a delusion. In the promotional video for the season 19 Blue-ray box set, Fielding reprised her role as Tegan, this time appearing as the owner and Chief Executive Officer of Jovanka Airlines, parodying flight take off instructions for passengers once they have boarded
The Visitation (Doctor Who)
The Visitation is the fourth serial of the 19th season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, first broadcast in four twice-weekly parts on BBC1 from 15 to 23 February 1982. The serial is set near London in the 17th century. In the serial, a group of fugitive aliens called Terileptils plot to make the Earth their new home by spreading a deadly plague among humanity. At the manor home of a 17th-century family, some unwelcome visitors arrive. In the console room, the Fifth Doctor is talking with Adric about the events of their previous adventure on Deva Loka. Meanwhile, Nyssa is helping Tegan pack, as they plan to land back at Heathrow shortly after she left to join the Doctor. Tegan and Nyssa enter the console room to find that they have landed at Heathrow... just 300-some years early. Tegan is distressed and storms out of the TARDIS; the four gather outside and smell sulphur and head off to find the source. They are attacked by villagers, but escape. In the confusion, Adric drops his homing device to find the TARDIS and the group is separated.
Richard Mace, a highwayman and proclaimed thespian, encounters the group and takes them to safety inside a barn. While questioning Mace, they find out that some kind of comet landed nearby; the Doctor takes immediate interest in the necklace Mace is wearing. It is a bracelet used for prisoner control; the group begins searching the barn and comes across several power packs, since they are far more fragile than the necklace, it means there were survivors. And so they set off to the nearby manor of the person. No one answers the front door, so the Doctor and Nyssa find a way in through a window. While searching the manor, they find more power packs, gunpowder and a mark from a high-energy weapon; the Doctor notices that there is a wall where there shouldn't be one. And while he continues his investigation, Nyssa lets the others in, but when they return to the wall, the Doctor is nowhere to be found. And as the four stand there trying to figure out where he's gone, a figure shuts and locks the door behind them.
The Doctor appears through the wall and explains it is a holographic energy barrier. The group joins the Doctor. Once in the cellar, they notice. In the cellar are caged rats and the device emitting the gas. While the five are searching the room, the figure from before, an android, sneaks up on them, it succeeds in "stunning" Tegan and Adric, while the Doctor and Mace are forced to retreat. The survivor interrogates Tegan and Adric about the Doctor. Meanwhile, the Doctor and the others find the Terileptil's ship near the manor while they plan on how to deal with the android: A sonic booster set up in the TARDIS might just deal with it; as they leave the ship, a group of villagers, all with the same device Mace found, approach them. They demand that the Doctor come with them, when he refuses they attack; the three run back into the ship, now under siege by the villagers. The Doctor blasts open the rear hatch of the ship and the group escapes into the forest to find the TARDIS; the controlled villagers followed them at a distance.
Back in the manor and Adric have been placed in a locked room. While Nyssa heads back to the TARDIS to work on the sonic booster, the Doctor and Mace decide to question the local miller—who appears to be able to come and go from the manor with ease. Tegan and Adric escape and head up into the manor proper. Adric succeeds in jumping out a window. Unable to solicit any response from the controlled miller, the Doctor and Mace decide to join Nyssa in the TARDIS. However, just as they are leaving the mill, they are confronted by real villagers and are about to be killed for being "plague carriers"; the Terileptil still needs the Doctor and sends the controlled Headman of the village in to stop them. The villagers throw the Doctor and Mace into a room in the mill. At the manor, the Terileptil has placed a bracelet on Tegan, and back at the TARDIS, Adric assists Nyssa in setting up the sonic booster. The Doctor succeeds in disabling two of the bracelets and the Terileptil dispatches the android to retrieve them.
Minutes the android, in the guise of the Grim Reaper, bursts into the mill, frightens off the villagers, takes the Doctor and Mace back to the manor where they find Tegan under the control of the bracelet. The Doctor encounters the Terileptil; the Terileptil instead plans to take the planet over. Mace is equipped with a bracelet and the Doctor is thrown in a room where the Terileptil destroys his sonic screwdriver; the Terileptil brings in a cage with a rat and explains his plan: he is going to use genetically enhanced plague carried on the rats to devastate the population. The Terileptil leaves and the controlled Tegan prepares to open the cage; the Doctor overcomes Tegan using spare power packs. The Terileptil leaves for his base in the nearby city and sends the android to take control of the TARDIS; the Doctor and Mace escape and search the Terileptil's lab to find it empty. Mace tells the Doctor; the android arrives at the TARDIS and is dealt with by the sonic booster Nyssa finished. Adric and Nyssa move the TARDIS to meet the Doctor and the others at the manor.
Using the TARDIS scanner, the Doctor locates the Terileptil in London. The TARDIS rematerialises there and the five enter the building. With the Terileptil leader are two others who get the jump on the Doctor