Production Code: J
Season 2, Story Number 9
Written by Louis Marks
Directed by Mervyn Pinfield, Douglas Camfield
Each episode is identified with date of transmission and duration
Planet of Giants
31 October 1964 | 23'15"
07 November 1964 | 23'40"
14 November 1964 | 26'35" *
Archive Status: All three episodes exist on 16mm telerecordings.
Negative film prints of all episodes were recovered from BBC
Enterprises circa 1978. Arabic prints of all three episodes are also held.
* Originally shot as four episodes, the third and fourth episodes -
"Crisis" (original duration: 24'25") and "The Urge to Live" (original
duration: 23'42") - were condensed into a single episode (also entitled
"Crisis") at the behest of BBC Head of Serials Donald Wilson, who wanted
to compact the story to make it more vibrant as the opener of the second
season. It is certain the footage filmed for these two episodes has not