Series: 2

Original Air date: June 3, 2006

Number Doctor: 10th

Companion(s): Rose

Writer(s):   Matt Jones

Director(s):  James Strong

Guest Stars
Danny Webb as Mr. Jefferson
Shaun Parkes as Zachary Cross Flane
Claire Rushbrook as Ida Scott
Will Thorp as Toby Zed
Ronny Jhutti as Danny Bartock
MyAnna Buring as Scooti Manista
Paul Kasey as The Ood

Synopsis: The one thing the Doctor always keeps near is the Tardis. So losing it in a black hole somewhere in deep space is a bit of a worry. Not least, he says, because without it he’ll have to settle down and get a mortgage. In this two-parter (The Impossible Planet and next week’s The Satan Pit), the Doctor and Rose land in a ramshackle spaceship stationed on an obscure planet that’s trapped in permanent orbit round an all-consuming black hole. But that’s only half the problem. An army of hideous-looking Oods stalks the corridors, while a disembodied voice repeats, “The beast is awakening.”

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