The Space Pirates: Miscellaneous
Looking back at the sixth season’s sixth story…
Jamie, the Doctor and Zoe.
The Space Pirates was the final story to start and end with this familiar line up…
The following story saw the Doctor bid farewell to Zoe and Jamie…
…as the Time Lords returned to them to where/when they had first met the time traveller.
Episode 6 of The Space Pirates is the last episode of Doctor Who…
…to be completely missing from the archives. Only episode 2 of this story survives.
Dudley Foster as Caven (left) and Brian Peck as Dervish.
Michael Hart directed The Space Pirates - it proved to be his only work on Doctor Who.
Dudley Foster previously featured in The Night Walker (1966)…
…which was an episode of No Hiding Place written by Robert Holmes.
The Space Pirates was one of Robert Holmes’ first Doctor Who credits. He later wrote adventures including…
…The Time Warrior, The Talons of Weng-Chiang and The Caves of Androzani.
Donald Gee as Major Ian Warne and Jack May as General Hermack.
Donald Gee returned to Doctor Who to play Eckersley in The Monster of Peladon.
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The Doctor, Jamie and Zoe find themselves inside a space beacon.