Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

The Invasion

8 episodes, broadcast: 2 Nov - 21 Dec 1968
The Doctor, Jamie and Zoe arrive on present day Earth, and soon become involved in the search for missing scientist Professor Watkins, last known to be working for International Electromatics under the entrepeneur Tobias Vaughn. As their investigations continue they meet up with an old ally - Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart, now Brigadier for a new organisation called UNIT. Vaughn in under close scrutiny, and slowly his real motivations are uncovered ... as an orchestrator of an invasion of Earth by the Cybermen!


Locations filmed for the story:
RAF Fairford
Fairford, Gloucestershire
Filmed: 3 Sep 1968

UNIT's Mobile Headquarters parked at an airbase
Willamstrip Farm
Coln St Aldwyn, Gloucestershire
Filmed: 3 Sep 1968

The TARDIS has landed in a field, and then turned invisible!
Hatherop Road
Coln St Aldwyn, Gloucestershire
Filmed: 4 Sep 1968
Kingston Minerals
Kempsford Road, Kempsford, Gloucestershire
Filmed: 5 Sep 1968
Sovereign Place
(formerly Associated British Maltsters)
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Filmed: 6 Sep 1968

International Electromatics Factory (roof)
Millbank Tower
Millbank, London
Filmed: 7 Sep 1968

Vaughn's London Headquarters
Australia House
Aldwych, London
Filmed: 8 Sep 1968

A quiet London morning ...
Outer Circle (Cumberland Terrace)
Regent's Park, London
Filmed: 8 Sep 1968

A quiet London morning ...
Ludgate Hill
London, EC4
Filmed: 8 Sep 1968

A quiet London morning ...
Knightrider Street
London, EC4
Filmed: 8 Sep 1968

The Invasion has begun!
Moor Lane
London
Filmed: 8 Sep 1968
Fore Street
London
Filmed: 8 Sep 1968
Distaff Lane
London, EC4
Filmed: 8 Sep 1968

People succumb to the Cybermen's control signal as their invasion begins.
Queen Victoria Street
London, EC4
Filmed: 8 Sep 1968

The Invasion has begun!
Peter's Hill
London, EC4
Filmed: 8 Sep 1968

The Invasion has begun!
BBC (Victoria Road)
(formerly TCC Condensers)
Acton
Filmed: 9,10,12 Sep 1968

Vaughn's Factory, and the base for the Cybermen!
St. James's Gardens
Shepherd's Bush
Filmed: 11 Sep 1968

The home of Professor Watkins.
Princedale Road
Notting Hill, London
Filmed: 11 Sep 1968

The Doctor, Jamie and Zoe are dropped off in London.
Heathfield Street
Notting Hill, London
Filmed: 11 Sep 1968

Having left Vaughn's London headquarters, the Doctor and Jamie realise they are being followed, and then surrounded.
Walmer Road
Notting Hill, London
Filmed: 11 Sep 1968

Having left Vaughn's London headquarters, the Doctor and Jamie realise they are being followed.
Diageo (Park Royal)
(formerly Guinness Brewery)
Park Royal
Filmed: 11 Sep 1968

Vaughn's Headquarters.
Regent's Canal
Maida Vale, London
Filmed: 13 Sep 1968

The Doctor and Jamie paddle into the sewers to access Vaughn's base.
Denham Aerodrome
Denham, Buckinghamshire
Filmed: unverified
In Studio:
»Ealing Film Studios, Ealing Green, Ealing (31 Aug, 13 Sep 1968)
»Lime Grove Studios (Studio D), Lime Grove, London (20,27 Sep, 4,11,18,25 Oct, 1,8 Nov 1968)
»Lime Grove Studios (Studio D), Lime Grove, London (20,27 Sep, 4,11,18,25 Oct, 1,8 Nov 1968)

Articles relating to the story

»

Radio Times Episode Guide - information about the story.

»

27 Aug 2006: Restoration Team Article - Details on the DVD release of the story. (#38, released 6 Nov 2006)

Information, downloads, photographs and other media are provided for reference and for personal use only (planning visits etc.) - they remain the copyright of their respective authors and may not be duplicated on any other website or media without prior permission.

All screen captures are the copyright of the BBC and appear here only to illustrate locations for reference purposes; no attempt is made to supercede this or any other copyright.






Webpage meets XHTML+RDFa standard Webpage meets CSS standard

Page visited 9869 times

THE LOCATIONS GUIDE IS COPYRIGHT © 2014 CHUCK FOSTER AND HOSTED BY NEWS IN TIME AND SPACE LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

DOCTOR WHO IS COPYRIGHT © BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION (BBC) 1963, 2014.
NO INFRINGEMENT OF THIS COPYRIGHT IS EITHER IMPLIED OR INTENDED.