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Doctor Who: The Curse of Fatal Death

A special charity episode of the famous time travelling show. The Doctor announces his engagement at last, but before he retires from 'Doctor-ing' to marry he must battle the Daleks and the Master one last time, one regeneration at a time.

Episode Info

Episode number: 26x0
Airdate: Thursday March 18th, 1999

Director: John Henderson
Writer: Steven Moffat

Alternate Airdates:

Ireland Mar 18, 1999

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Guest Stars
Roy Skelton
voiced Daleks
Rowan Atkinson
As The Ninth Doctor
Richard E. Grant
As The Conceited Doctor
Jim Broadbent
As The Shy Doctor
Hugh Grant
As The Good-looking Doctor
Joanna Lumley
As The Female Doctor
Jonathan Pryce
As The Master
Episode Notes
All the actors who played the Doctor in this spoof were considered for the role at one point.

Richard E. Grant (The Conceited Doctor) would later play an alternate version of the Ninth Doctor in the animated webcast Scream of the Shalka in 2003. Along with Sylvester McCoy, he is one of only two actors to play two different incarnations of the Doctor.

As of 2009, Joanna Lumley is one of only two women to have ever played the Doctor in any production. The other is Arabella Weir who played an alternative female incarnation of the Doctor in the 2003 Doctor Who Unbound audio drama Exile.

Warning: Doctor Who season 26 episode 0 guide may contain spoilers
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