Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide

The Tenth Planet

This is the second story in Season Four. The final episode is missing from the archive, and the DVD features an animated version of this episode.


The first Doctor looks like a human in his sixties. He is physically quite frail, but has a keen intellect. He is paternalistic towards his companions, and has a degree of arrogance towards others. He sometimes mispronounces words.


Ben Jackson is a Merchant Seaman from 1966. He is a working-class cockney.

Polly Wright is a secretary from 1966.

Recurring and Historical Characters





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