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The Web of Fear

In a sauna, the sweaty body of the Minister of Health, is dictating to the equally sweaty Richard Duncan a set of instructions for a commission to investigate flooding in the Thames Valley but has no intention of setting a date just yet. That won't satisfy Doctor Quist, comments Duncan. 'Blast Doctor Quist! I'm on holiday!' Fed up with being in this sweat box, the Minister tries talking to a third person in the sauna but the man has a fit, and starts convulsing on the floor. Together, Duncan and the Minister try to get the man on to a bed...

  • Originally Aired February 8, 1971
  • Runtime 60 minutes
  • Network BBC One
  • Created April 6, 2014 by
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Name Type Role
Gerry Davis Writer
Eric Hills Director