Episode 10 nears this week, so prefer for Midnight, as the Doctor is trapped, alone, powerless and terrified, on the planet Midnight.
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 Doctor’s greatest strengths against him, and a sacrifice must be made…
Russell T Davies takes up writing duties for the remainder of season 30, this week spinning a psychological tale taking place almost entirely in lone location. The ensemble cast features David Troughton (son of Second Doctor Pat Troughton; David also appeared in The War Games and The Monster of Peladon), Lesley Sharp (The Second Coming), and Lindsey Coulson (best known from her time in EastEnders.
David Tennant plays the Doctor and Catherine Tate plays his companion, Donna Noble.