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An Unearthly Child: The Firemaker
Broadcast: Saturday 1st August 1998
11:30pm-12:00am EDT (03:30 GMT) « »
MPT Maryland
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Featuring: William Hartnell, Carole Ann Ford, Jacqueline Hill, William Russell

The Doctor and his companions use guile and cunning to escape death at the hands of their Stone Age captors. The Doctor decides that the only way to escape is to show the cave dwellers how to make fire.


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 31st July 1998:
MPT Maryland offers viewers the conclusion to An Unearthly Child this week, an episode originally titled The Firemaker. As I've watched this story again, I've noticed that the actress playing Hur actually seems to rise above her dialogue in a way that none of the other cave people do. Wouldn't it have been interesting if her character had wound up travelling in the TARDIS? Catch the episode Saturday late night at 11:30PM.