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See broadcasts for WFWATom Baker Movies: The Talons of Weng-Chiang (Part 2 of 2)
(incorporating: Part Four / Part Five / Part Six)

Last updated 02 January 2017
Tom Baker Movies: The Talons of Weng-Chiang (Part 2 of 2)
Broadcast: Saturday 10th September 2016
9:30pm-10:30pm EDT (01:30 GMT) < > « »
Featuring: Tom Baker, Louise Jameson, Trevor Baxter, Christopher Benjamin, John Bennett, Stuart Fell

The Doctor’s investigations take him first to the sewers, where there are indeed giant rats on the loose, and then to the Palace Theatre, where a stage magician, Li H’sen Chang, is procuring young girls for his master, the ancient Chinese god Weng-Chiang. Weng-Chiang is in fact Magnus Greel, a war criminal from the 51st Century. The journey back through time has disrupted his molecular structure and he now needs to feed on the life force of others - hence his use for the young girls. He has come to London to retrieve his lost time cabinet, which is in the possession of Litefoot. Infiltrating Litefoot’s home with Chang’s ventriloquist doll Mr Sin - a computerised homonculus with the brain of a pig - he retrieves the cabinet and prepares to travel back to his own time.

Synopsis Source: WFWA monthly guide

Broadcast notes:

Pre-empted on 27th August by Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop and on the 3rd September by Downton Abbey.

Broadcast Source: WFWA