Doctor Who Classic Season Three 1965 – 1966

Dr Who Season Three - William Hartnell

This timeline details Dr Who Season Three 1965 – 1966

First Doctor played by William Hartnell
Companions – Vicki, Steven Taylor
11th September 1965
Four Hundred Dawns
Written by: William Emms
Directed by: Derek Martinus
18th September 1965
Trap of Steel
Written by: William Emms
Directed by: Derek Martinus
25th September 1965
Air Lock
Written by: William Emms
Directed by: Derek Martinus
2nd October 1965
The Exploding Planet
Written by: William Emms
Directed by: Derek Martinus
9th October 1965
Companions changed – No companions
Mission to the Unknown
Written by: Terry Nation
Directed by: Derek Martinus
16th October 1965
Companions changed – Vicki, Steven Taylor, Katarina
Temple of Secrets
Written by: Donald Cotton
Directed by: Michael Leeston-Smith
23rd October 1965
Companions – Steven Taylor, Katarina, Sara Kingdom
Small Prophet, Quick Return
Written by: Donald Cotton
Directed by: Michael Leeston-Smith
30th October 1965
Death of a Spy
Written by: Donald Cotton
Directed by: Michael Leeston-Smith
6th November 1965
Horse of Destruction
Written by: Donald Cotton
Directed by: Michael Leeston-Smith
13th November 1965
The Nightmare Begins
Written by: Terry Nation
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
20th November 1965
Day of Armageddon
Written by: Terry Nation
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
27th November 1965
Devil’s Planet
Written by: Terry Nation
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
4th December 1965
The Traitors
Written by: Terry Nation
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
11th December 1965
Counter Plot
Written by: Terry Nation
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
18th December 1965
Coronas of the Sun
Written by: Dennis Spooner
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
25th December 1965
The Feast of Steven
Written by: Terry Nation
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
1st January 1966
Volcano
Written by: Dennis Spooner
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
8th January 1966
Golden Death
Written by: Dennis Spooner
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
15th January 1966
Escape Switch
Written by: Dennis Spooner
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
22nd January 1966
The Abandoned Planet
Written by: Dennis Spooner
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
29th January 1966
Destruction of Time
Written by: Dennis Spooner
Directed by: Douglas Camfield
5th February 1966
Companions changed – Steven Taylor
War of God
Written by: John Lucarotti
Directed by: Paddy Russell
12th February 1966
The Sea Beggar
Written by: John Lucarotti
Directed by: Paddy Russell
19th February 1966
Priest of Death
Written by: John Lucarotti and Donald Tosh
Directed by: Paddy Russell
26th February 1966
Bell of Doom
Written by: John Lucarotti
Directed by: Paddy Russell
5th March 1966
Companions changed – Steven Taylor, Dodo Chaplet
The Steel Sky
Written by: Paul Erickson and Lesley Scott
Directed by: Michael Imison
12th March 1966
The Plague
Written by: Paul Erickson and Lesley Scott
Directed by: Michael Imison
19th March 1966
The Return
Written by: Paul Erickson and Lesley Scott
Directed by: Michael Imison
26th March 1966
The Bomb
Written by: Paul Erickson and Lesley Scott
Directed by: Michael Imison
2nd April 1966
The Celestial Toyroom
Written by: Brian Hayles and Donald Tosh
Directed by: Bill Sellars
9th April 1966
The Hall of Dolls
Written by: Brian Hayles and Donald Tosh
Directed by: Bill Sellars
16th April 1966
The Dancing Floor
Written by: Brian Hayles and Donald Tosh
Directed by: Bill Sellars
23rd April 1966
The Final Test
Written by: Brian Hayles and Donald Tosh
Directed by: Bill Sellars
30th April 1966
A Holiday for the Doctor
Written by: Donald Cotton
Directed by: Rex Tucker
7th May 1966
Don’t Shoot the Pianist
Written by: Donald Cotton
Directed by: Rex Tucker
14th May 1966
Johnny Ringo
Written by: Donald Cotton
Directed by: Rex Tucker
21st May 1966
The OK Corral
Written by: Donald Cotton
Directed by: Rex Tucker
28th May 1966
The Savages Episode 1
Written by: Ian Stuart Black
Directed by: Christopher Barry
4th June 1966
The Savages Episode 2
Written by: Ian Stuart Black
Directed by: Christopher Barry
11th June 1966
The Savages Episode 3
Written by: Ian Stuart Black
Directed by: Christopher Barry
18th June 1966
The Savages Episode 4
Written by: Ian Stuart Black
Directed by: Christopher Barry
25th June 1966
Companions changed – Dodo Chaplet, Ben Jackson, Polly
The War Machines Episode 1
Written by: Ian Stuart Black
Directed by: Michael Ferguson
2nd July 1966
The War Machines Episode 2
Written by: Ian Stuart Black
Directed by: Michael Ferguson
9th July 1966
The War Machines Episode 3
Written by: Ian Stuart Black
Directed by: Michael Ferguson
16th July 1966
The War Machines Episode 4
Written by: Ian Stuart Black
Directed by: Michael Ferguson

 

First published 2015; Updated and republished Feb 10 2022 @ 7:15 pm – Updated – May 20, 2022 @ 12:48 pm

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2015 – 2022). Doctor Who Season Three 1965 – 1966. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/doctor-who-season-three-1965-1966 Last accessed June 24th, 2022