The TARDIS becomes trapped in space before ending up in an underground station of a mysteriously deserted London.
Did You Know?
The story "The Web of Fear" was largely set on the London Underground. The BBC were not allowed to film on the Underground so they constructed their own studio sets of the tunnels and the stations. These were so realistic that when the episodes were broadcast, London Transport accused the BBC of surreptitiously sneaking into a real station for the filming. See more
The Doctor tells Victoria that underground trains are a little after her time; however, Victoria is from 1866, and the first underground railway between Bishop's Road (now Paddington) and Farringdon Street was opened three years earlier, on 10 January 1863. See more
[the TARDIS has landed, rather bumpily, in a London Underground railway tunnel
For the moment, we have eluded our captor. Look at the scanner, both of you.
Well, where are we?
I really don't know, Victoria. Shall we go out and have a look.
Now? Is it safe?
[mischievously and airily
Oh, I shouldn't think so for a moment! Jamie... I think we're going to need torches.
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Written and Performed by John Scott
as Johnny Scott and his Orchestra
Courtesy of Associated Production Music See more