The Cybermen with their plans to destroy Vega the planet of gold while Boris of the Vegans plan to destroy the Cybermen with his rocket. Gold dust being lethal to Cybermen is a ridiculous development. Discovering that things are not as they seem, they stumble upon a plan to commit genocide, devised by the Doctor's old enemies, the Cybermen. Facts Melville Jones (Cyberman) Doctor Who credits Played: Guard in The Time Monster (1972) Played: Cyberman in Revenge of the Cybermen (1975) Career highlights Melville's other work includes Warship (1977), Fathers and Families (1977) and Phoelix (1980). Revenge of the Cybermen is a story full of double agents and double crossing as we find one wondering which side some of the characters are on. Unfortunately, the fact that it took several years for the concept to come to fruition with a script that featured heavy rewrites hardly makes ‘Revenge of the Cybermen’ the foe’s strongest showcase. Ultimately though, Revenge of the Cybermen is best known not for its many failings or few successes, or even for being the butt of a memorable League of Gentlemen sketch – it is best remembered for being the first Doctor Who serial to be made available to the public commercially, albeit at the inflated price of £39.95 (£103.07 RPI †) and with all the episode breaks removed.

With Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Ian Marter, Jeremy Wilkin. The Cybermen with their plans to destroy Vega the planet of gold while Boris of the Vegans plan to destroy the Cybermen with his rocket. Watch Doctor Who: Revenge of the Cybermen (1975) : Arriving on Space Station Nerva in its distant past, the Doctor, Sarah and Harry find its crew threatened by a mysterious plague. In Deutschland erschien der Handlungsbogen unter dem Titel Die Rache der Cybermen erstmals im Januar 2019 als DVD-Mediabook bei Pandastorm Pictures. As … The Revenge of the Cybermen was a novelisation based on the 1975 serial Revenge of the Cybermen. The Cybermen invade the beacon and force the Doctor and two of the remaining humans to carry some cobalt bombs down into the heart of Voga.

Revenge Of The Cybermen, Category: Artist We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. However, Terrance Dicks is clearly not a fan, and this lack of enthusiasm results in a technically competent but very simple, run-of-the-mill adaptation. The Time Ring returns The Doctor, Sarah and Harry to Nerva Beacon thousands of years before they left. Aired 19 April – 10 May 1975.

"Revenge" is the neglected step-child of Tom Baker's first season as the 4th Doctor, but it has a number of charms that raise it above its usual reputation.