Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide

The Macra Terror

This is the seventh story in Season 4, No episodes exist in the archives.


The second Doctor is short with a beatles moptop. He tends to act the part of a fool and give events a push in the right direction rather than directly taking control.


Ben Jackson is a Merchant Seaman from 1966. He is a working-class cockney. He took some time to accept that the Doctor was still the Doctor after he regenerated.

Polly Wright is a secretary from 1966.

Jamie McCrimmon is a scots piper who met the Doctor after the battle of Culluden in The Highlanders.. He is proud of his Scottishness and wears a kilt and carries a dirk (knife).

Recurring and Historical Characters





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An animated reconstruction of the 4 episodes was released in March 2019 as both colour and black and white using the original soundtracks as featured on the audio release and has a few special features on both discs. It also has the original audio version which was released on cassette thrown in for good measure. Check it out.

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