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Last updated 02 January 2017
The Androids of Tara: Part One
Broadcast: Monday 8th December 2003
1:00am-1:30am EST (06:00 GMT) « »
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Featuring: Tom Baker, John Leeson, Mary Tamm, Peter Jeffrey

The Doctor's search for the Key to Time continues when the tracer brings the TARDIS to the planet Tara. 

Romana quickly finds the fourth segment disguised as part of a statue but is then taken prisoner by Count Grendel of Gracht who has desires on the Taran throne and who is astounded to see she's the identical double of the Princess Strella,


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWiDW
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Wednesday 3rd December 2003:
BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca
7 Days A Week 1 + 3:30AM EST (10PM + 12:30AM PST) - 2 episodes weekdays, full stories weekends)
Wed The Creature from the Pit pts 3+4 of 4
The 4th Doctor seeks the truth from an angry green blob and the lady dictator of Chloris. Between the knowledge hidden within the two of them lies the future of everybody on the planet.
Thu Nightmare of Eden pts 1+2 of 4
Fri Nightmare of Eden pts 3+4 of 4

The 4th Doctor and Romana pose as insurance adjusters to investigate the unlikely collision of two ships in space. The death toll mounts when creatures no one can account for get loose on one of the ships.
Sat The Stones of Blood all 4 pts
Romana discovers Earth. The 3rd segment to the Key To Time is tied in with a stone circle in rural England. Trouble with this stone circle - some of the stones kill.
Sun The Androids of Tara all 4 pts
Androids, swashbuckling, dopplegangers, and court intrigue. Finding the 4th segment of the Key To Time is easy. Getting off the planet Tara alive is another matter. Romana: Mary Tamm. Princess Strella: Mary Tamm. Monstrous killer robot fiend: Mary Tamm.
Mon The Horns of Nimon pts 1+2 of 4
Tue The Horns of Nimon pts 3+4 of 4

A black hole in space brings the 4th Doctor, Romana, and K-9 to the planet Skonnos, where an evil empire is being cruelly deceived by a more evil empire. Unless the Doctor saves the day, an evil empire will be destroyed. Erm ...