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The Silurians

7 episodes, broadcast: 31 Jan - 14 Mar 1970

Locations filmed for the story:
Marylebone Station
Marylebone, London
Filmed: 12,24 Nov 1969

A station in London suffers an outbreak of the Silurian virus
Melcombe Place
Marylebone, London
Filmed: 12 Nov 1969

Masters hails a taxi and leaves the station before the police arrive.
Dorset Square
Marylebone, London
Filmed: 12 Nov 1969

Masters gets out of his taxi.
Swancombe House (walkway)
St. Ann's Road, Shepherd's Bush, London
Filmed: 12 Nov 1969

Masters succumbs to the Silurian virus and dies.
Sheephatch Farm
Sheephatch Lane, Tilford, Surrey
Filmed: 13-14 Nov 1969

The Silurian hides out in a farm barn
Hankley Common
Rushmoor, Surrey
Filmed: 17-18 Nov 1969

Wenley Moor
Milford Chest Hospital
Tuesley Lane, Milford, Surrey
Filmed: 19 Nov 1969

Wenley Hospital
High Street
Godalming, Surrey
Filmed: 20 Nov 1969

The Doctor travels to Wenley Moor.
Hog's Back Transmitter Station
Hog's Back, Guildford, Surrey
Filmed: 20 Nov 1969

Wenley nuclear research station.
Locations unused in the story:
Wookey Hole Caves
Wells, Somerset
Filmed: n/a

Originally considered for the caves, but was deemed too expensive
In Studio:
»BBC Television Centre (Studio 3), Shepherd's Bush, London, W12 7RJ (8 Dec 1969)
»BBC Television Centre (Studio 1), Shepherd's Bush, London, W12 7RJ (15,21,22 Dec 1969, 5,12 Jan 1970)
»BBC Television Centre (Studio 8), Shepherd's Bush, London, W12 7RJ (19,26 Jan 1970)

Articles relating to the story


11 Dec 2007: Restoration Team Article - Details on the DVD release of the story, which also includes a Now and Then featurette on locations at the time of filming and the present day. (#49, released 14 Jan 2008)

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