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Doctor Who: Partners in Crime

Partners in Crime

Story Number: 189 (4.1)
No of Episodes: 1


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Writer: Russell T Davies
Director: James Strong
Executive Producer: Russell T Davies

Starring: David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Sarah Lancashire, Bernard Cribbins, Jacqueline King, Verona Joseph


BBC One (United Kingdom):
First Broadcast: Saturday 5th April 2008
Running Time: 48 minutes, 30 seconds

Average Audience: 9.14 Million   Average AI: 88




Donna is determined to find the Doctor again - even if it means braving the villainous Miss Foster and her hordes of sinister Adipose.

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11 Oct 2007Sarah Lancashire to guest star in episode one
02 Apr 2008Sarah Lancashire gets new series off to flying start

Sarah Lancashire, best known for roles in Coronation Street, Clocking Off and Rose & Maloney, is set to guest star in series four of the BAFTA award-winning Doctor Who, due to be seen on BBC One next year.

Sarah will guest star as Miss Foster, an enigmatic and powerful businesswoman, in episode one which reintroduces Catherine Tate as Donna Noble.

Sarah Lancashire says: "I'm absolutely thrilled to be in Doctor Who. It's a brilliant episode and I'm looking forward to taking the Time Lord on."

Award-winning actress Catherine Tate is reprising her role as Donna, the runaway bride who featured in last year's Doctor Who Christmas special.

The start of the new series will see Donna tracking down The Doctor during an alien emergency in modern-day London.

The couple are destined to experience a series of wonderful adventures throughout the new series including meeting one of Doctor Who's most popular aliens, The Ood, in a brand new episode, Planet Of The Ood.

Donna and The Doctor will also be travelling through time for an encounter with the legendary murder mystery novelist, Agatha Christie, and taking a trip to Pompeii.

Guest stars in the new series include Felicity Kendal, Fenella Woolgar, Tim McInnerny, Peter Capaldi, Phil Davis and Tracey Childs.

Freema Agyeman who has played Martha Jones, The Doctor's companion throughout the critically-acclaimed third series, will return to the show to join The Doctor and Donna mid-series.

David Tennant will play The Doctor and Catherine Tate will play his new companion, Donna.

The fourth series of Doctor Who is now in production and will hit BBC One in Spring 2008.

The producer is Phil Collinson; Executive producers are Head of Drama, BBC Wales, Julie Gardner, and Russell T Davies.

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Sarah Lancashire, best known for roles in Coronation Street, Clocking Off and Rose 7 Maloney, ensures the new BBC One series of Doctor Who starts with a bang.

Sarah guest stars as Miss Foster, an enigmatic and powerful businesswoman, in episode one of series four of the BAFTA Award-winning drama.

The new series begins on Saturday 5 April 2008 at 6.20pm on BBC One.

The first episode of the eagerly awaited new series will witness Donna (Catherine Tate) determined to find The Doctor again – even if it means braving the villainous Miss Foster and her hordes of sinister Adipose.

But when the alien threat escalates out of control, can Donna find her Time Lord, before the march of the Adipose begins?

Sarah Lancashire says: "I'm absolutely thrilled to be in Doctor Who. It's a brilliant episode and I'm looking forward to taking the Time Lord on."

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