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Details revealed for Doctor Who: The Waters Of Mars

9 July 2009 8:25 AM, PDT | The Geek Files | See recent The Geek Files news »

David Tennant returns to his Time Lord role in The Waters Of Mars, the second of four Doctor Who specials being screened on BBC One this year.

Announcing its autumn season, the BBC confirmed Tennant would be joined by "his cleverest and most strong-minded companion yet", Adelaide, played by acclaimed British actress Lindsay Duncan.

In the storyline for the special, Adelaide is head of the Mars Base and doesn't take kindly to an uninvited appearance by The Doctor.

Peter O'Brien, star of Neighbours, Flying Doctors and Casualty, guest stars as Ed, Adelaide's second in command.

The Waters Of Mars is written by Russell T Davies and Phil Ford and is directed by Graeme Harper.

Two more specials will follow, the second featuring Tennant's Time Lord dying and regenerating into 11th Doctor Matt Smith.

Lindsay Duncan said earlier: "I'm thrilled to be involved in Doctor Who. I've never done anything like »

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Lindsay Duncan Latest To Try Out For 'Doctor Who'

18 February 2009 5:42 AM, PST | AirlockAlpha.com | See recent Airlock Alpha news »

The auditions seem to continue on who will be the new companion in "Doctor Who" when David Tennant makes way for Matt Smith as the controller of the Tardis. The latest to stand by The Doctor's side is Lindsay Duncan, a popular actress in Britain who could be one of the oldest companions yet. The 58-year-old recently filmed the telefilm "Margaret," playing the title character, former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher. Her new role in the Tardis will be as Adelaide for the second of three specials expected to air sometime this summer. "I am thrilled to be involved in 'Doctor Who,'" Duncan said. "I've never done anything like this before, and I'm really looking forward to working with David Tennant and the 'Doctor Who' team." While it would be more surprising if an actor »

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Lindsay Duncan Latest To Try Out For 'Doctor Who'

18 February 2009 5:42 AM, PST | AirlockAlpha.com | See recent Airlock Alpha news »

The auditions seem to continue on who will be the new companion in "Doctor Who" when David Tennant makes way for Matt Smith as the controller of the Tardis. The latest to stand by The Doctor's side is Lindsay Duncan, a popular actress in Britain who could be one of the oldest companions yet. The 58-year-old recently filmed the telefilm "Margaret," playing the title character, former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher. Her new role in the Tardis will be as Adelaide for the second of three specials expected to air sometime this summer. "I am thrilled to be involved in 'Doctor Who,'" Duncan said. "I've never done anything like this before, and I'm really looking forward to working with David Tennant and the 'Doctor Who' team." While it would be more surprising if an actor »

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