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21 - Interior The TARDIS

(In the control room, the Doctor is clearly weakening.  He leans against the console and operates the door control; Ben and Polly burst in to see him stagger past the console and lean forward.  The TARDIS controls are now working themselves; the door closes and the central column begins moving up and down.  The Doctor's body is wracked by some huge inner turmoil; he struggles to stay on his feet, but the effort is too much for him.  He collapses.)

(Ben points at the unconscious Doctor.  The old man is lying on his back, totally still, his face expressionless.  As they watch, a strange glow comes over the Doctor's face; the glow brightens to a brilliant white, then fades.  And the face which is left behind is that of a total stranger...)