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Mike Yates

Captain Mike Yates was played by Richard Franklin as a charming and easy going right hand man to the Brigadier. Unfortunately, despite years of good service he becomes involved in a project that will return the Earth back to prehistoric times. For betraying everybody he was made to leave UNIT dishonourably. After leaving UNIT, he ends up at a Buddhist mediation centre where he realises that there is something badly wrong,

DVDs that feature Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart with Patrick Troughton are:

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THE WEB OF FEAR

Unseen in the UK for 45 years – marvellously restored and remastered and brought back to life. The TARDIS narrowly avoids becoming engulfed in a cobwebby substance in space. It arrives in the London Underground railway system, the tunnels of which are being overrun by the web and by the Great Intelligence's robot Yeti. The Intelligence's goal is to drain the Doctor's mind; can the Doctor sabotage the device before the Intelligence’s plan comes to fruition?

THE INVASION

Having arrived in 1975, The Doctor and his assistants discover that sinister things are afoot at an electrical conglomerate; a company that’s managed to monopolise the entire world market. Furthermore, the shadowy CEO of the company is actually in league with the Cybermen and together plot a full-scale invasion of our planet.

DVDs that feature Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart with Jon Pertwee are:

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SPEARHEAD FROM SPACE

"Spearhead from Space" launched Doctor Who into the 1970s with not only a new Doctor, Jon Pertwee, but a new assistant, the scientist Liz Shaw (Caroline John) and a regular place in the show for UNIT and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart (Nicholas Courtney) as they battle the Autons

DOCTOR WHO - THE SILURIANS/THE SEA DEVILS/WARRIORS OF THE DEEP

Doctor Who and the Silurians

All three "Silurians"/"Sea Devils" stories in one quality box set. Two classic stories starring Jon Pertwee as the third Doctor, plus a third story starring Peter Davison as the fifth Doctor.

THE AMBASSADORS OF DEATH

The action this time takes place on Earth, with the Doctor (Jon Pertwee) coming up against all kinds of opposition within the British space program when he attempts to investigate some mysterious messages travelling to and from the returning spaceship Mars Probe 7. When the ship's astronauts arrive back home, suspicious circumstances prevent the Doctor from speaking to them, which only makes him more determined to get to the bottom of the matter.

INFERNO

An experiment gone awry sends the Doctor (Jon Pertwee) to a parallel universe where his friends and companions are members of a fascist regime in this thrilling and popular episode. Inferno is the name of a project designed to drill into the Earth's core and release a powerful energy source called Stahlman's Gas; what's yielded instead is an insidious substance that transforms men into monsters.

TERROR OF THE AUTONS

"I have come to destroy you Doctor, once and for all!" The Earth is in terrible danger! The Master is back with an evil scheme to destroy humanity and silence the Doctor forever. His plan: To awaken the awesome power of the Nestene-a ruthlessly aggressive alien life form. Once mixed with plastic, they will form into faceless automatons, a willing army of destruction easily controlled by the evil Time Lord himself.

THE MIND OF EVIL

The Doctor and Jo are investigating a revolutionary new way of treating psychotic criminals at Stangmoor Prison – a machine invented by one Professor Keller that literally sucks the evil out of a man’s brain. But when the process is complete, what is left behind – a saint or a simpleton? But it transpires that Professor Keller is the Doctor’s arch-enemy, The Master. The machine actually houses a deadly mind parasite that the Master has taken to Earth for his own evil ends.

THE CLAWS OF AXOS

A mysterious Axon spaceship lands on Earth. Claiming that they need time to repair their damaged ship, the Doctor is dubious of the Axon's intentions, and investigates the real motives for their visit

COLONY IN SPACE

The Time Lords discover that the Master has stolen their secret file on the Doomsday Weapon and decide to send the Doctor to retrieve it for them. The TARDIS takes the Doctor and Jo to the desolate planet Uxarieus in the year 2472. The Doctor learns that the indigenous Primitives and their High Priests worship a large machine tended by a creature called the Guardian.

THE DAEMONS

For 200 years the secret of Devil's End village has lain dormant as the burial mound, the so-called Devil's Hump, has remained sealed. Until now, at midnight on April 30th on the greatest occult festival of the year, as Professor Horner prepares to break it open. But just what evil treasures lie buried there? Will the local white witch's warnings of doom and destruction be fulfilled? Who or what is the mighty Azal? But even more disturbing for the Doctor and Jo, just how is the Reverend Magister, alias the infamous Master, involved in the mystery?

DAY OF THE DALEKS

On Earth in the 22nd century, Daleks have enslaved the planet and humans live in fear of their masters. Meanwhile, back in the 20th century, a peace conference is urgently needed to prevent World War Three. When reports reach UNIT of a ghost at Auderly House--the site for the conference--the Doctor and Jo decide to investigate. Danger is waiting for them there, including a trip 200 years into the future without the Tardis.

THE TIME MONSTER

"The Master is back! Assuming the alias of Professor Thascales at the Newton Research Unit at Cambridge University, he harbors his latest deadly plot to seize control of time itself. Can the Doctor and Jo thwart his terrible plan?

THE THREE DOCTORS

Jon Pertwee's Third Doctor teaming-up with the Patrick Troughton and William Hartnell incarnations to battle a universe-threatening foe. Omega is the Timelord who gave his race the power necessary for time travel. Long presumed dead he is actually trapped in an anti-matter universe inside a black hole, and is scheming an epic revenge

THE GREEN DEATH

The Doctor and UNIT are called in to investigate a series of mysterious deaths at a disused mine in South Wales, where all the victims were found with their skin glowing green … As the Doctor becomes suspicious of the nearby Global Chemicals factory and its mysterious ‘Boss’, his assistant, Jo Grant, becomes trapped underground – in an abandoned mine infested with deadly giant maggots!

THE TIME WARRIOR

Starring Jon Pertwee in the title role, The Time Warrior is a superb part of Doctor Who's back catalogue, and is every bit as enjoyable today as it was back then. Notable as much for introducing Elisebeth Sladen's iconic Sarah-Jane Smith to Doctor Who, The Time Warrior finds UNIT investigating the disappearance of a number of their top scientists. Soon, it appears that it's a Sontaran is to blame

INVASION OF THE DINOSAURS

The Doctor and Sarah discover London is deserted and under martial law. They eventually find an army patrol, but are arrested as looters and are sent to a detention centre as prisoners. But as their journey begins, their transport comes under attack by a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Dinosaurs have invaded London! Released from captivity, the Doctor takes up his old role of UNIT’s scientific advisor in order to help try and discover why dinosaurs keep appearing and disappearing from London’s streets.

PLANET OF THE SPIDERS

At a Tibetan retreat in the English countryside, a group of men are using ancient meditation rituals to tap into a mysterious alien power. They unwittingly create a bridgehead between Earth and Metebelis 3, a planet where the ‘Two Legs’ are oppressed by giant spiders. Now the Doctor must risk everything and return to Metebelis 3 to face the awesome power of The Great One.

DVDs that feature Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart with Tom Baker are:

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ROBOT

The newly regenerated Doctor (Tom Baker), assisted by Sarah, Harry and the Brigadier, has to track down the theft of the components for a powerful new laser gun, and the death of a prominent politician. Sarah investigates the mysterious Think Tank, where it becomes clear that robot K-1 is being misused by its political extremist masters and the Doctor has to prevent the robot from being used to start an atomic war.

TERROR OF THE ZYGONS

Loch Ness is the setting of this very traditional 1975 Doctor Who monster story. The Doctor (Tom Baker) is called in to investigate a mystery involving the destruction of several oil rigs and it's not too long before the Loch Ness monster is revealed as the culprit. But it's actually just a biomechanical weapon being manipulated by the evil Zygons!

DVDs that feature Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart with Peter Davison are:

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MAWDRYN UNDEAD (PART OF GUARDIAN TRILOGY)

The Black Guardian recruits a young man named Turlough to assassinate the Doctor. Although outwardly an ordinary pupil at a boys' private boarding school, Turlough is in fact an alien who believes that the Guardian will return him home if he succeeds.

THE FIVE DOCTORS

The assorted incarnations of the Doctor (together with a scattering of assistants) are drawn together through time and space to battle Daleks, Cybermen, Yeti--those weird androids which keep jumping into the air and disappearing--and many other old foes. They realise that they're on their home planet of Gallifrey and must eventually deal with the legacy of Rassilon, founder of the Time Lords

DVDs that feature Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart with Sylvester McCoy are:

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BATTLEFIELD

Battlefield instantly wins favour by bringing back Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart, played with his usual dignity and class by Nicholas Courtney. Along with companion Ace, they then find themselves caught up in an Arthurian adventure, with nods to Merlin, Excalibur, and the Lady in the Lake.