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See broadcasts for UKTV GoldThe Pirate Planet: Omnibus
(incorporating: Part One / Part Two / Part Three / Part Four)

Last updated 02 January 2017
The Pirate Planet: Omnibus
Broadcast: Sunday 27th July 2003
12:40am-2:40am BST (23:40 GMT) « »
UKTV Gold (adverts during broadcast)
Featuring: Tom Baker, John Leeson, Mary Tamm, Bruce Purchase, Andrew Robertson

The Doctor, Romana and K9 face new dangers searching for the second segment to the Key to Time. What has happened to the planet it is hidden on?

Instead of landing on Calufrax as originally intended, they arrive on a different planet and encounter the Mentiads, and the strange Captain.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWiDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Wednesday 23rd July 2003:
UK Gold
Sat 7:10-9AM BST The Ribos Operation movie
Late Sat 12:40-2:40AM, Sun 7:15-9AM BST The Pirate Planet movie

The UK Gold website still has the poll for their 40th anniversary Doctor Who weekend (22 and 23 November). Viewers can vote for 1 story for each Doctor.

UK Gold + 1
Late Sat 1:40-3:40AM BST The Pirate Planet movie