Series 4 – 2008

Doctor Who Series 4 Titles

Catherine Tate returned as Donna Noble in the 2008 series. This was David Tennants last full series as the Doctor.

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Voyage of the Damned

Written by – Russell T Davies

Ratings: 13.3 Million

Originally Broadcast: 25th December 2007

When disaster hits the Titanic, the Doctor uncovers a threat to the whole human race. Battling alongside aliens, saboteurs, robot Angels and a new friend called Astrid, can he stop the Christmas inferno?

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Partners in Crime

Written by Russell T Davies

Ratings: 9.14 million

Originally Broadcast: 5th April 2008 – 6.20pm

Donna Noble is determined to find the Doctor again – even if it means braving the villainous Miss Foster and her hordes of sinister Adipose, as Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama returns for a fourth series. But when the alien threat escalates out of control, can Donna find her Time Lord before the march of the Adipose begins?

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The Fires of Pompeii

Written by – James Moran

Ratings: 9.04 million

Originally Broadcast: 12th April 2008 – 6.20pm

The Doctor and Donna travel back into ancient history, in tonight’s episode of Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama. When they arrive in 79AD, however, they discover psychic powers and beasts of stone running riot in the streets of old Pompeii. The time-travellers face their greatest challenge yet – can established history be changed, or must the Doctor let everyone die?

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Planet of the Ood

Written by – Keith Temple

Ratings: 7.5 million

Originally Broadcast: 19th April 2008 – 6.20pm

The Doctor takes Donna to her first alien world – but the Ood-Sphere reveals some terrible truths about the human race.

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The Sontaran Stratagem

Written by – Helen Raynor

Ratings: 7.06 million

Originally Broadcast: 26th April 2008 – 6.20pm

Martha Jones summons the Doctor back to modern-day Earth, but an old enemy lies in wait, as Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama continues. With the mysterious ATMOS devices spreading across the world, Donna discovers that even her own family is not safe from the alien threat – but is it too late to save them?

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The Poison Sky

Written by – Helen Raynor

Ratings: 6.53 million

Originally Broadcast: 3rd May 2008

The Sontarans activate their masterplan and begin to choke the whole of planet Earth, as Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama continues. UNIT is left defenceless, with a traitor in their ranks. And as interplanetary war edges closer, the Doctor has to fight to keep both Martha and Donna alive – but will he have to make the ultimate sacrifice?

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The Doctors Daughter

Written by Stephen Greenhorn

Ratings: 7.33 million

Originally Broadcast: 10th May 2008 – 6.45pm

The Doctor meets the most important woman of his life on the distant planet Messaline, in the middle of an endless war, as Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama continues.

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The Unicorn and the Wasp

Written by Gareth Roberts

Ratings: 8.41 million

Originally Broadcast: 17th May 2008 – 7.00pm

In 1926, Agatha Christie disappeared for 10 days. Was it amnesia? A nervous breakdown? Or a Giant Alien Wasp..? As Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama continues, the Doctor and Donna join forces with the world’s most famous crime novelist to encounter a body in the library, poisoned cocktails and a Vespiform seeking revenge.

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Silence in the Library

Written by Steven Moffat

Ratings: 6.27 million

Originally Broadcast: 31st May 2008 – 7.00pm

One hundred years ago, the universe’s greatest library was sealed off, leaving only one warning: ‘Count the shadows’. But now, the shadows are moving again. As Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama continues, the Doctor and Donna must uncover the terrible truth behind the Nodes and the horrifying Data Ghost, to find the library’s secret.

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Forest of the Dead

Written by Steven Moffat

Ratings: 7.84 million

Originally Broadcast: 7th June 2008 – 7.00pm

As the shadows rise and march, the Doctor forges an alliance with the mysterious River Song, as Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama continues. But can anyone stop the Vashta Nerada? While the Doctor discovers long-buried secrets and revelations about his own future, the sinister Nodes declare that Donna is doomed.

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Midnight

Written by Russell T Davies

Ratings: 8.05 million

Originally Broadcast: 14th June 2008 – 7.10pm

The Doctor is trapped, alone, powerless and terrified, on the planet Midnight, as Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama continues. Soon, the knocking on the wall begins. Only a woman called Sky seems to know the truth – but as paranoia turns into a witch-hunt, Sky turns the Doctors greatest strengths against him, and a sacrifice must be made…

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Turn Left

Written by Russell T Davies

Ratings: 8.09 million

Originally Broadcast: 21st June 2008

Donna’s entire world collapses, but there’s no sign of the Doctor, as Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama continues. Instead, she finds help from a mysterious blonde woman – a traveller from a parallel universe. But, as Donna and Rose Tyler combine forces, are they too late to save the whole of creation from the approaching darkness?

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The Stolen Earth

Written by Russell T Davies

Ratings: 8.78

Originally Broadcast: 28th June 2008

Earth’s greatest heroes assemble in a time of dire need, in tonight’s penultimate episode in this series of Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama. But can the Doctors secret army defeat the might of the new Dalek Empire? With battles on the streets and in the skies, the Doctor and Donna must brave the Shadow Proclamation to find out the truth. However, a fearsome old enemy waits in the shadows…

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Jorneys End

Written by Russell T Davies

Ratings: 10.57m

Originally Broadcast: 5th July 2008

The entire universe is in danger as the Daleks activate their masterplan, in the concluding episode of Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama. The Doctor is helpless, and even the Tardis faces destruction. The only hope lies with the Doctor’s secret army of companions – but as they join forces to battle Davros himself, the prophecy declares that one of them will die.

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