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Dragonfire: Movie Version
Broadcast: Saturday 22nd August 1998
11:00pm-12:25am EDT (03:00 GMT) < > « »
Featuring: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Bonnie Langford, Edward Peel, Patricia Quinn, Tony Selby

On Iceworld, the Doctor and Mel meet Ace, who has found herself there after a timestorm. While Ace nearly joins Kane's mercenaries, the Doctor and Glitz explore the ice caverns.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: TWIDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 21st August 1998:
WCET 48 out of Cincinnati, Ohio returns to its run of Sylvester McCoy stories after last week's special. Saturday night at about 11PM, they will show the movie format 70 minute version of Dragonfire, probably with pledge drives. Sabalom Glitz is back, and this time he's been a real slimeball. But he's the least of the Doctor's problems as they search for a mysterious treasure on Iceworld and try to avoid the clutches of the erm, dangerous owner of the planet. Along the way, a girl named Ace takes an interest in the Doctor's quest, and noses her way in. Is this the beginning of a beautiful friendship, or yet another guest star doomed to die? And what will happen to Mel? This story was the beginning of a then unannounced plot arc that covered virtually the rest of the series. I bet you won't be able to guess what it is.