Overview

The Doctor and Adric learn from the wizened Keeper of Traken that a great evil has come to his planet in the form of a Melkur - a calcified statue. The Keeper of Traken is nearing the end of his reign and seeks the Doctor's help in preventing the evil from taking control of the bioelectronic Source that is the keystone of the Traken Union's civilisation.

  1. John Black

    Director

  2. Johnny Byrne

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Baker

    Tom Baker

    The Doctor

  2. Matthew Waterhouse

    Matthew Waterhouse

    Adric

  3. Sarah Sutton

    Sarah Sutton

    Nyssa

  4. Anthony Ainley

    Anthony Ainley

    Tremas

  5. Denis Carey

    The Keeper

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Doctor Who: The Keeper of Traken
Doctor Who: The Keeper of Traken

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 31, 1981
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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

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