Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Next Time: The Crimson Horror

This weekend's adventure for the Doctor and Clara will be The Crimson Horror, written by Mark Gatiss and directed by Saul Metzstein. The episode will premiere on BBC One in the United Kingdom on Saturday at 6:30pm.

The Crimson Horror: Publicity Poster (Credit: BBC/Ray Burmiston/Adrian Rogers)There’s something very odd about Mrs Gillyflower’s Sweetville mill, with its perfectly clean streets and beautiful people.

There’s something even stranger about the bodies washing up in the river, all bright red and waxy. When the Doctor and Clara go missing, it’s up to Vastra, Jenny and Strax to rescue them before they too fall victim to the Crimson Horror!

The Doctor - Matt Smith
Clara - Jenna-Louise Coleman
Mrs Gillyflower - Diana Rigg
Ada - Rachael Stirling
Jenny - Catrin Stewart
Madame Vastra - Neve McIntosh
Strax - Dan Starkey
Angie - Eve de Leon Allen
Artie - Kassius Carey Johnson
Edmund / Mr Thursday - Brendan Patricks
Amos - Graham Turner
Effie - Olivia Vinall
Abigail - Michelle Tate
Urchin Boy - Jack Oliver Hudson

Written by Mark Gatiss
Directed by Saul Metzstein
Produced by Marcus Wilson
Executive produced by Steven Moffat and Caroline Skinner

Some minor changes to the schedule this weekend. The National Lottery: Who Dares Wins continues to follow on BBC One, but on ITV, Britain's Got Talent shifts to 7:15pm, no longer overlapping with Doctor Who; it is preceeded by You've Been Framed! Top 100 Weddings. BBC Two presents Dad's Army at 6:30pm followed by World Snooker at 7:00pm, Channel 4 has the news followed by Sarah Beeny's Selling Houses also at 7:00pm, and the Channel 5 movie for this week is Stone Cold.


Internationally, The Crimson Horror will be broadcast in the United States and Canada on BBC America and SPACE respectively at 8:00pm ET the same evening, and then on Sunday it can be watched in Australia via ABC at 7:30pm, Poland via BBC Entertainment at 6:00pm, and South Africa via BBC Entertainment at 7:00pm. Meanwhile, New Zealand viewers will see Hide this Thursday on PRIME at 8:30pm.

See This Week in Doctor Who for more details on scheduling and repeats.

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