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The War Games

10 episodes, broadcast: 19 Apr - 21 Jun 1969

Locations filmed for the story:
Sheepcote Valley
(formerly Sheepcote Rubbish Tip)
Wilson Avenue, Brighton
Filmed: 23-26 Mar 1969

World War I battlefield
Seven Sisters Country Park
Exceat, Seaford
Filmed: 27 Mar 1969

The Roman Zone
Underhill Lane (bridlepath)
Clayton, West Sussex
Filmed: 28,30 Mar 1969

The Civil War Zone
Eastbourne Waterboard Road
West Dean, East Sussex
Filmed: 30 Mar 1969

Outside the Chateau Headquarters
The Lane
Westdean, East Sussex
Filmed: 30 Mar 1969

Road leading to the prison
High Park Farm
Ditchling Road, Stanmer, West Sussex
Filmed: 31 Mar 1969

Riders in the Civil War Zone
Birling Manor Farm
East Dean, East Sussex
Filmed: 1 Apr 1969

Military Prison
In Studio:
»Ealing Film Studios (Stage 3), Ealing Green, Ealing (3 Apr 1968)
»BBC Television Centre (Studio 4), Shepherd's Bush, London, W12 7RJ (11,18,25 Apr, 2,8 May 1969)
»BBC Television Centre (Studio 8), Shepherd's Bush, London, W12 7RJ (15,29 May, 12 Jun 1969)
»BBC Television Centre (Studio 1), Shepherd's Bush, London, W12 7RJ (22 May 1969)
»BBC Television Centre (Studio 6), Shepherd's Bush, London, W12 7RJ (5 Jun 1969)

Further Reading


On Location: Full scene breakdown and additional facts on locations used in the story (p54-56)


The Doctor Who Production Guide Vol II: Recording Diary for the story (p52-53)


DWM: Isse 232: Production Archive


DWM: The Complete Second Doctor: Production and Archive Extra (p69-70)

Articles relating to the story


Radio Times Episode Guide - information about the story.


20 May 2009: Restoration Team Article - Details on the DVD release of the story, which includes a Now and Then featurette comparing the locations at the time of filming with the present day. (#66, 6 Jul 2009)

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