Planet of the Dead

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Episode Title: Planet of the Dead

Duration: 58 minutes and 54 seconds

Written by: Russell T Davies and Gareth Roberts

Directed by: James Strong

Transmission Date: 11th April 2009

Ratings: 9.54 million

Synopsis: When a London bus takes a detour to an alien world, the Doctor must join forces with the extraordinary Lady Christina, in this one-off seasonal special. But the mysterious planet holds terrifying secrets, hidden in the sand. And time is running out, as the deadly Swarm gets closer. Planet Of The Dead stars David Tennant as the Doctor, Michelle Ryan as Christina and Lee Evans as Malcolm. It's written by Russell T Davies and Gareth Roberts.

Cast List: The Doctor - David Tennant
Lady Christina de Souza - Michelle Ryan
Professor Malcolm Taylor - Lee Evans
Captain Erisa Magambo - Noma Dumezweni
D.I Macmillan - Adam James
Lou - Reginald Tsiboe
Carmen - Ellen Thomas
Angela - Victoria Alcock
Barclay - Daniel Kaluuya
Nathan - David Ames
Bus Driver - Keith Perry
Sgt Dennison - Glenn Doherty
Sgt Ian Jenner - James Layton
Sorvin - Paul Kasey
Praygat - Ruari Mears
Unit officer - Shana Swash