Episode Number: Episode Title: Transmission Date: Duration: Ratings (in Millions):
 Episode 0 The Runaway Bride 25/12/2006 1 hr 9.3
Season: Doctor: Producer: Script Editor: Writer: Director:
Three David Tennant Phil Collinson Simon Winstone Russell T. Davies Euros Lyn

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Regular Cast
The Doctor - David Tennant
Donna Noble - Catherine Tate
Empress - Sarah Parish
Lance Bennett - Don Gilet
Geoff Noble - Howard Attfield
Sylvia Noble - Jacqueline King
Vicar - Trevor Georges
Taxi Driver - Glen Wilson
Nerys -
Krystal Archer
Rhodri - Rhodri Meilir
Robot Santa - Paul Kasey
1st Assistant Director - Peter Bennett
2nd Assistant Director - Steffan Morris
3rd Assistant Director -
Sarah Davies
Location Managers - Patrick Schweitzer, Gareth Skelding
Unit Manager - Rhys Griffiths
Production Co-ordinator - Jess van Niekerk
Production Secretary - Kevin Myers
Production Assistant -
Debi Griffiths
Production Runner - Victoria Wheel
Drivers - Wayne Humphreys, Malcolm Kearney
Floor Runner - Barry Phillips
Contracts Assistant - Bethan Britton
Continuity - Non Eleri Hughes
Script Editor - Simon Winstone
Focus Puller - Steve Rees
2nd Camera Operator - Sian Elin Palfrey
Grip - John Robinson
Boom Operator - Jon Thomas
Gaffer - Mark Hutchings
Best Boy - Peter Chester
Stunt Co-ordinator - David Forman
Stunt Performers - George Cottle, Tina Amskell, Richard Hammett, Gary Hoptrough, Rob Hunt, Nina Armstrong
Chief Supervising Art Director - Stephen Nicholas
Art Dept Production Manager -
Jonathan Marquand Allison
Art Dept Co-ordinator - Matthew North
Chief Property Master - Adrian Anscombe
Supervising Art Director - Arwel Wyn Jones
Associate Designer - James North
Set Decorator - Tristan Peatfield
Standby Art Director - Lee Gammon
Design Assistants - Peter McKinstry, Ben Austin
Storyboard Artist - Shaun Williams
Standby Props - Phil Shellard, Clive Clarke
Standby Carpenter - Paul Jones
Standby Rigger - Bryan Griffiths
Property Master - Paul Aiken
Props Buyer -
Joelle Rumbelow
Props Maker - Barry Jones
Construction Manager - Matthew Hywel-Davies
Graphics -
BBC Wales Graphics
Asst Costume Designer -
Rose Goodhart
Costume Supervisor -
Lindsay Bonaccorsi
Costume Assistants - Sheenagh O'Marah, Kirsty Wilkinson
Make-Up Artists - Pam Mullins, Steve Smith, John Munro
Casting Associate - Andy Brierley
Assistant Editor -
Ceres Doyle
Post Production Supervisors - Samantha Hall, Chris Blatchford
Post Production Co-ordinator - Marie Brown
Special Effects Co-ordinator - Ben Ashford
Special Effects Supervisor - Paul Kelly
Prosthetics Designer - Neill Gorton
Prosthetics Supervisor - Rob Mayor
On Line Editor - Matthew Clarke
Colourist - Mick Vincent
3D Artists - Paul Burton, NickWebber, Matthew McKinney, Mark Wallman, Andy Guest, Chris Tucker, Nicholas Hernandez, Jean-Claude Deguara
2D Artists - Sara Bennett, Russell Horth, Melissa Butler-Adams, Bryan Bartlett, Astrid Busser-Cassas, Adam Rowland, Simon C Holden, Greg Spencer, Joseph Courtis
VFX Co-ordinators - Jenna Powell, Rebecca Johnson
On set VFX Supervisor - Barney Curnow
Model Unit - Lucas FX
Dubbing Mixer - Tim Ricketts
Supervising Sound Editor - Paul McFadden
Sound FX Editor - Paul Jefferies
Finance Manager - Chris Rogers
Vocals - Neil Hannon 

With thanks to the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Original Theme Music - Ron Grainer
Casting Director -
Andy Pryor CDG
Production Executive - Julie Scott
Production Accountant - Endaf Emyr Williams
Sound Recordist - Julian Howarth
Costume Designer - Louise Page
Make-Up Designer - Barbara Southcott
Music -
Murray Gold
Visual Effects - The Mill
Visual FX Producers -
Will Cohen, Marie Jones
Visual FX Supervisor -
Dave Houghton
Special Effects - Any Effects
Prosthetics - Millennium FX
Editor -
John Richards
Production Designer - Edward Thomas
Director of Photography - Rory Taylor
Production Manager - Tracie Simpson

Executive Producers - Russell T Davies, Julie Gardner
Bride-to-be Donna mysteriously vanishes as she prepares to marry her boyfriend Lance in a glittering ceremony on Christmas Eve. She suddenly appears, to her complete astonishment, in the Tardis with the Doctor.

As the Tardis races to get to the church on time, the Doctor and Donna are closely watched by the sinister figure of The Empress of Racnoss from her throne in her spaceship. It soon becomes clear that Donna is the key to an ancient alien plan to destroy the Earth.
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Title Information:

  • The Runaway Bride

  • Edited episodic format

  • UK PAL - Released 2nd April 2007

  • BBC DVD cat.#????

  • Contains: "The Runaway Bride" & "Doctor Who Confidential: Music and Monsters" .


Title Information:

  • The Complete Third Series Box-set

  • Edited episodic format

  • UK PAL - Released 5th November 2007

  • BBC DVD cat.#2385

Special Features:

  • Deleted Scenes

  • Video Diaries

  • Doctor Who Confidential

  • Outtakes

  • Trailers

  • Audio Commentaries

Not yet released on Audio.
Not yet released as a Book.


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