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Dr Who and the Fury from the Deep

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REMEMBER the recent large-scale leak in the North Sea that sent such vast quantities of natural gas bub 5.15 bling to the surface that it had to be set alight to warn off passing ships?

Some people claim that it was the result of the rig drilling there being blown adrift in a gale. But there are others who might have a different explanation.

In 'Dr Who and the Fury from the Deep,' the new adventure starting tonight, a company drilling for gas off the east coast of England has suffered a series of disasters.

The crews of their drilling rigs just aren't answering, although there is nothing wrong with the communications system. And there are small gas leaks and pressure is building up in the pipelines.

So when the refinery guards find Dr Who (Patrick Troughton), Jamie (Frazer Hines) and Victoria (Deborah Watling) apparently tampering with one of the pipes on the beach, they are immediately suspicious and in a mood to shoot first and ask questions afterwards.

Later, the Doctor and company are questioned by Robson (played by Victor Maddren) -- an obstinate drilling man of the old school—and when the Doctor mentions just before they were arrested he heard something moving in the pipeline, Robson pooh-poohs the Idea.

But events prove the Doctor's suspicions right. There was something moving in the Pipeline--a form of seaweed brought up by drilling operations from beneath the bed of the sea. But it is no ordinary seaweed ...

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  • APA 6th ed.: (1968-03-16). Dr Who and the Fury from the Deep. Radio Times .
  • MLA 7th ed.: "Dr Who and the Fury from the Deep." Radio Times [add city] 1968-03-16. Print.
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