7.10. The Library of Alexandria

The Library of Alexandria

Released April 2013

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The port of Alexandria, 5th Century AD.

The Doctor, Ian, Susan and Barbara have taken a break from their travels, and are enjoying a few weeks in the sunshine – and the chance to appreciate the magnificent Library of Alexandria.

Ian also takes the chance to enjoy friendship with the philosopher Hypatia - but things here will not last forever.

The time travellers know that the library will soon be lost to history.

What they are about to discover is the terrifying reason why…

Written By: Simon Guerrier
Directed By: Lisa Bowerman


William Russell (Ian Chesterton), Susan Franklyn (Hypatia)

Producer David Richardson
Script Editor Jacqueline Rayner
Executive Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs