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Last updated 02 January 2017
The Deadly Assassin: Movie Version
Broadcast: Sunday 28th November 1999
~12:30am-2:00am EST (~05:30 GMT) « »
MPT Maryland
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Featuring: Tom Baker, Bernard Horsfall, Peter Pratt, George Pravda

The Doctor answers a summons to return home to Gallifrey and races to prevent a tragedy as the outgoing Time Lord president prepares to announce his successor.


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide

The story was broadcast earlier than the scheduled time of 12:30am.
Broadcast Source: TWIDW
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 26th November 1999:
MPT Maryland 22, 28, 31, 36, 62, 67 http://www.mpt.org/
Late Sat 12:30AM EST The Deadly Assassin movie
The first Doctor Who story I ever taped, in the same format that I taped it in. Notable for having a scrolling introduction (before Star Wars came out) which the Doctor read. Only story without a regular companion for the Doctor. A dark, sinister tale, brimming with humor. Hard to beat, if you're enough of an insomniac to stick with this broadcast until 2AM.