Doctor Who: The Keeper of Traken
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Production year: 1981
Director: John Black
Rating: NR(Television)
UPC [Locale]: 794051-401021
Running time: 1:38 (98 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: June 05, 2007
Collection type: Owned (#2524)
Status: Available
Purchase date: August 02, 2007
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 10 / 10
Overview
Traken is a planet ruled by the all-powerful Keeper, who reigns for a thousand years and ensures that his subjects live a life of tranquility and harmony. Now the Keeper is dying. Summoned by the ailing Keeper, the Doctor and Adric discover that all is not well on Traken. An evil presence threatens the future of the planet — an evil that knows all about the Doctor.
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Genres
Science-Fiction
Television
Studios
Production Studios:
 • BBC
 • BBC Video
 • 2 entertain Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Mono
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Music Only  Dolby Digital Mono
Subtitles
English
Trivia
Tags
TV
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Interviews
 • Gallery
 • DVD-ROM Content
Easter Eggs
Keep watching after episode 4 to view a small dedication to the late Anthony Ainley, as well as a clip from his last performance as the Master in the 1997 PC game "Destiny of the Doctors."
Crew
Direction
John Black....Director
Writing
Johnny Byrne....Writer
Production
Barry Letts....Executive Producer
John Nathan-Turner....Producer
Film Editing
Rod Waldron....Film Editor
Music
Roger Limb....Composer
Sound
John Holmes....Sound
Art
Peter Logan....Visual Effects
Amy Roberts....Costume Designer
Norma Hill....Make-up Artist
Tony Burrough....Production Designer
Cast
 Part One
Tom Baker....Doctor Who
Matthew Waterhouse....Adric
Anthony Ainley....Tremas
Sheila Ruskin....Kassia
Denis Carey....The Keeper
John Woodnutt....Seron
Sarah Sutton....Nyssa
Margot Van Der Burgh....Katura
Robin Soans....Luvic
Roland Oliver....Neman
Geoffrey Beevers....Melkur
 Part Two
Tom Baker....Doctor Who
Matthew Waterhouse....Adric
Anthony Ainley....Tremas
Sheila Ruskin....Kassia
Denis Carey....The Keeper
John Woodnutt....Seron
Sarah Sutton....Nyssa
Margot Van Der Burgh....Katura
Robin Soans....Luvic
Roland Oliver....Neman
Geoffrey Beevers....Melkur
 Part Three
Tom Baker....Doctor Who
Matthew Waterhouse....Adric
Anthony Ainley....Tremas
Sheila Ruskin....Kassia
Sarah Sutton....Nyssa
Margot Van Der Burgh....Katura
Robin Soans....Luvic
Roland Oliver....Neman
Liam Prendergast....Foster
Geoffrey Beevers....Melkur
 Part Four
Tom Baker....Doctor Who
Matthew Waterhouse....Adric
Anthony Ainley....Tremas
Sheila Ruskin....Kassia
Sarah Sutton....Nyssa
Margot Van Der Burgh....Katura
Robin Soans....Luvic
Roland Oliver....Neman
Liam Prendergast....Foster
Geoffrey Beevers....Melkur