The Sixth Doctor



Opening Sequence "Starfield" Titles Designed by Sid Sutton, 1984

Used from "The Twin Dilemma" (1984) to "Trial of a Time Lord" (1986)






"Will it believe you?"

"If it doesn't, I shall beat it into submission with my charm."

Peri and the Doctor, in "Attack of the Cybermen"


Starring Colin Baker (The Doctor), Nicola Bryant (Peri Brown), Bonnie Langford (Melanie Bush), Anthony Ainley (The Master), Kate O'Mara (The Rani)

                                                                                                                              Episode Setting

Number, Title         # of  Episodes      Airdate                                         Time                           Place

Season Twenty-One - 1984

Companion: Peri

137 The Twin Dilemma (4) 22, 23, 29, 30 March 1984 2320Earth; Spacehopper MkIII Freighter XV773


Season Twenty-Two - 1985

138 Attack of the Cybermen (2)  5, 12 January 1985 1985, 2530Earth; Telos

139 Vengeance On Varos (2) 19, 26 January 1985 2285 Varos 
140  The Mark of the Rani (2) 2, 9 February 1985 1822  England, Earth 
141 The Two Doctors 

Featuring Patrick Troughton (The Second Doctor) and Frazer Hines (Jamie McCrimmon)

(3)  16, 23 February, 2 March 1985 1985 Spain, Earth; Space Station J7 
142 Timelash  (2) 9, 16 March 1985 802,701; 1885 Karfel; Earth
143 Revelation of the Daleks (2) 23, 30 March 1985 4615 Necros


Season Twenty-Three- 1986

The Trial of a Timelord:

144 The Mysterious Planet (4)6, 13, 20, 27 September 19862,000,000Space station, Ravalox

145 Mindwarp (4) 4, 11, 18, 25 October 1986 

3 July 2379 Thoros Beta 
 Companion: Mel    
146 Terror of the Vervoids (4) 1, 8, 15, 22 November 1986 2986  Hyperion III Space Liner
147 The Ultimate Foe (2) 29 November, 6 December 1986 2 million years in the future Gallifrey 

Children in Need 30th Anniversary Special

Dimensions in Time           (2)           26-27 November 1993        1973, 1993, 2013       East London, England 


Other Adventures:

Novelizations of canceled stories from season 23:

The Nightmare Fair by Graham Williams

Mission to Magnus by Wally K. Daly

The Ultimate Evil by Phillip Martin


BBC Radio Drama with Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant and Valentine Dyall

Slipback, 6 episodes broadcast on BBC Radio 4 from 25 July to 8 August 1985


BBCi Webcast

"Real Time" starring Colin Baker as the Doctor and Maggie Stables as Evelyn Smythe        Chronos

posted at  from 2 August to 6 September 2002


Big Finish Audios with Colin Baker as the Doctor
The Sirens of Time                                   (4)          July 1999                                    ?                               Gallifrey

                      With the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Doctors (Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy)

Whispers of Terror
The Marian Conspiracy
The Spectre of Lanyon Moor
Dalek Empire: The Apocalypse Element
The Holy Terror
Project: Twilight
The One Doctor
The Ratings War
The Maltese Penguin
The Sandman
Jubilee                 (4)                          January 2003         1903; parallel 2003       London, English Empire, Earth

            Features Maggie Stables as Evelyn Smythe and Nicholas Briggs as the Dalek voices

            Re-made into the episode "Dalek" in Series One (2005) with the Ninth Doctor and Rose

Doctor Who and the Pirates
Project: Lazarus
The Wormery
Arrangements for War
Medicinal Purposes
Her Final Flight
The Juggernauts
Excelis Rising


Thicker Than Water

Pier Pressure

The Nowhere Place

The Reaping

Year of the Pig

I.D. & Urgent Calls

The Wishing Beast & The Vanity Box


100  September 2007

         100th Doctor Who CD release from Big Finish


The Condemned  February 2008

Assassin in the Limelight  May 2008

The Doomwood Curse  August 2008

Brotherhood of the Daleks  October 2008

Blue Forgotten Planet  December 2008


Find Your Fate (US), Make your own adventure with Doctor Who (UK) Books

1 Search for the Doctor by David Martin    August 1986 (US)                   2056                            California 

                                                                                     October 1986 (UK)

        With K9 and Drax


2 Crisis in Space by Michael Holt                  August 1986 (US)                                                       Sol system

                                                                                    October 1986 (UK)                                                       

        With Peri and Turlough


3 Garden of Evil by David Martin                  September 1986 (US) 

                                                                                      October 1986 (UK)  


4 Mission to Venus by William Emms          September 1986 (US)                           spaceship, Sol system

                                                                                      October 1986 (UK) 

           With Peri


5 Invasion of the Ormazoids by Philip Martin  October 1986 (UK)        25th Century     edge of the universe

                                                                                     November 1986 (US)


6 Race Against Time by Pip & Jane Baker   October 1986                                           Time Limbo

               With Peri     


Solo-Play Adventure Game Book:

2 Doctor Who and the Rebel's Gamble by William H. Keith, Jr.    published 1986               set in America during

the Civil War

          With Peri and Harry Sullivan

          Second in the series, book 1 features the Fourth Doctor.


Telos Novellas
8 Shell Shock by Simon A. Forward               May 2003                                                           alien planet

             With Peri, takes place after "Vengeance on Varos"

Virgin Publishing: Missing Adventures
State of Change
Time of Your Life
Millennial Rites
Killing Ground
Burning Heart

BBC Books: Past Doctor Adventures
Business Unusual
Mission: Impractical
Grave Matter
The Quantum Archangel
The Shadow in the Glass
Instruments of Darkness
Palace of the Red Sun
Blue Box

72 Spiral Scratch by Gary Russell                August 2005

     With the 6th Doctor and Mel


Eighth Doctor Adventures:

1 The Eight Doctors by Terrance Dicks                 June 1997

                    Takes place after the Doctor Who TV movie

                    The Eighth Doctor has his memory erased after finding a trap from the Master.  He meets Sam Jones in 1997 London after landing in the same junkyard from the first episode, "An Unearthly Child," then the TARDIS takes him through space and time to visit his past incarnations and help him remember his life.