‘We are dealing with the supernatural. The occult! Magic!’
Something is wrong in Devil’s End. An archaeologist is overly eager
in his attempts to dig into a barrow, a local white witch is foretelling
doom and destruction, and the old vicar has disappeared under
The Dæmons (1971) is a celebration of occult and new age
history and culture, a story that cherry-picks from sources as diverse
as Goethe, Kneale and Lovecraft. But how did this most unusual Doctor Who story become such a nostalgic touchstone for the era?