Last Alteration: Sunday 26 September 2021

The Savages

4 episodes, broadcast: 28 May - 18 June 1966
The TARDIS lands on a planet and the Doctor and Steven meet the Elders , before discovering their exploitation of the planet's "savages", often captured and taken back to the city .

Locations filmed for the story:
Shire Lane Quarry
Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire
Filmed: 29 Apr 1966

Exorse captures Nanina
Callow Hill Sandpit
Virginia Water, Surrey
Filmed: 1 May 1966

The planet of the Elders/Savages.
In Studio:
»Ealing Film Studios, Ealing Green, Ealing (27-28 Apr 1966)
»Riverside Studios (Studio 1), Crisp Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 9RL (13,20,27 May, 3 Jun 1966)

Further Reading


On Location: Full scene breakdown and additional facts on locations used in the story (p19-20)


The Doctor Who Production Guide Vol II: Recording Diary for the story (p31-32)


DWM: Issue 295: Archive Feature on the making of the story


DWM: The Complete First Doctor: Production and Archive Extra (p77-78)

Associated Links


Radio Times Episode Guide - information about the story.


The Doctor Who Guide - Detailed synopsis of the story.


BBC Doctor Who Episode Guide - Information and Features on the story.

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