has confirmed that Fifth Doctor Peter Davison
, who played the part in the classic series from 1981 until 1984, will reprise his role alongside current DoctorDavid Tennant
in the forthcoming Children in Need
The mini episode, entitled Time Crash
, was written by award-winning Doctor Who writer Steven Moffat
and will be transmitted as part of the Children in Need fundraising evening on Friday 16 November 2007.
"It is an honour for me to be able to make the connection between the Fifth Doctor and the Tenth Doctor," noted Peter Davison. "However, now is not the time for sound-bites. I can feel the hand of history on my shoulder, even if I can't do the buttons up!"
This story has also been picked up by The Sun
, with another photo of the duo.