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The Doctor, a time-traveling alien explorer, is sent by his people, the Time Lords, to liberate a small... See more »
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Cast

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Richard E. Grant ... The Doctor (6 episodes, 2003)

Sophie Okonedo ... Alison Cheney (6 episodes, 2003)

Derek Jacobi ... The Master (5 episodes, 2003)
Craig Kelly ... Joe (5 episodes, 2003)

Diana Quick ... Prime (5 episodes, 2003)
Conor Moloney ... Greaves / ... (5 episodes, 2003)
Andrew Dunn ... Max (3 episodes, 2003)
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Series Directed by
Wilson Milam (6 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Writing credits
Paul Cornell (6 episodes, 2003)

Series Produced by
Mario Dubois .... executive producer (6 episodes, 2003)
James Goss .... executive producer (6 episodes, 2003)
Muirinn Lane Kelly .... producer (6 episodes, 2003)
Martin Trickey .... executive producer (6 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Music Department
Ron Grainer .... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)
Russell Stone .... composer: incidental music (unknown episodes)
 

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90 min (6 parts)
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Was envisaged as a pilot - an alternative way to bring back Doctor Who, with Richard E. Grant as the Ninth Doctor (though no mention is made of his predecessors). When a new TV series was announced in 2003 (for airing 2005), this plan was abandoned and the new series featured a definitive Ninth Doctor. Plans for a DVD release of this animated feature were subsequently cancelled, as were plans for follow-up adventures featuring Grant as The Doctor.See more »
Quotes:
Alison:Who are you, anyway?
The Master:[ominously] I am the Master, and you will...
The Doctor:[arriving suddenly] Evening!
The Master:...come to like me when you get to know me, my dear Miss Chaney.
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Pretty damn cool!, 16 December 2003
Author: Super Saiya-jin Gojita (ash_ketchum55) from Beyond the Infinite!

This animated webcast brings us a new Doctor Who (played by Richard E. Grant) and the mystery of a meteor crash. Shalka, vicious aliens who live underground, are enslaving the inhabitants of several cities around the world as part of an effort to take over the Earth, the Doctor is sent to thwart the scheme. The new Doctor is okay but he just doesn't seem all that bothered about what's going on and the cliff hangers (Except for Eps 4 and 5) have been bad. So far though it has been an interesting little cartoon and I hope was see more of Richard E. Grant as the Doctor.

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