Doctor Who: The Curse of Fatal Death (1999)

UK, 12 March
videotape, colour, 4:3
stereo, English

A British science fiction television special written by Steven Moffat and directed by John Henderson. It was first broadcast as part of the Comic Relief (1988-) charity telethon and is not regarded as “canonical” although Moffat later re-used some of the story elements during the time he was producing Doctor Who (2005-)

Plot Summary

faces off against his arch-enemies and the , a confrontation that sees them battlig backwards and forwards through time and culminating in The Doctor undergoing several regenerations.


Directed by: John Henderson
Comic Relief, BBC
Executive Producer: Richard Curtis
Produced by: Sue Vertue
Written by: Steven Moffat
Director of Photography: Chris Howard
Music by: Mark Ayres
Production Sound Mixer:
Costume Designer: Rebecca Hale
Make-up Designer: Jan Sewell
Visual Effects: Andy McVean, Mill Film

Rowan Atkinson (The Doctor)
Richard E. Grant (The Doctor)
Jim Broadbent (The Doctor)
Hugh Grant (The Doctor)
Joanna Lumley (The Doctor)
Julia Sawalha (Emma)
Jonathan Pryce (The Master)
Roy Skelton (Dalek voices)
Dave Chapman (Daleks voices)

See also
Doctor Who (1963-1989)