Episode Number: Episode Title: Transmission Date: Duration: Ratings (in Millions):
 Episode 2 The Shakespeare Code 7/4/2007 45 mins approx 7.23
Season: Doctor: Producer: Script Editor: Writer: Director:
Three David Tennant Phil Collinson Simon Winstone Gareth Roberts Charles Palmer

Further Information

Regular Cast
The Doctor - David Tennant
Martha Jones - Freema Agyeman
Shakespeare - Dean Lennox Kelly
Lilith -
Christina Cole
Wiggins -
Sam Marks
Doomfinger - Amanda Lawrence
Bloodtide - Linda Clark
Dick - Jalaal Hartley
Kempe -
David Westhead
Dolly Bailey - Andree Bernard
Lynley - Chris Larkin
Jailer -
Stephen Marcus
Peter Streete - Matt King
Preacher - Roger Demeger
Queen Elizabeth - Angela Pleasence
1st Assistant Director - Graham Williams
2nd Assistant Director - Steffan Morris
3rd Assistant Director -
Sarah Davies
Location Manager -
Gareth Skelding
Unit Manager - Rhys Griffiths
Production Co-ordinator - Jess van Niekerk
Production Secretary -
Kevin Myers
Production Assistant -
Debi Griffiths
Production Runner -
Sian Eve Goldsmith
Floor Runner - Barry Phillips
Contracts Assistant -
Kath Blackman
Continuity -
Non Eleri Hughes
Script Editor -
Simon Winstone
Camera Operator - Julian Barber
Focus Puller -
Steve Rees
2nd Camera Operator - Steven Hall
Grip -
John Robinson
Boom Operator -
Jeff Welch
Gaffer - Mark Hutchings
Best Boy -
Peter Chester
Stunt Co-ordinators -
Tom Lucy, Crispin Layfield
Stunt Performer -
Maxine Whittaker
Wires -
Bob Schofield
Chief Supervising Art Director -
Stephen Nicholas
Art Department Production Manager -
Jonathan Marquand Allison
Art Department Co-ordinator - Matthew North
Chief Props Master -
Adrian Anscombe
Supervising Art Director -
Arwel Wyn Jones
Associate Designer - James North
Set Decorator - David Morison
Standby Art Director -
Tim Dickel
Design Assistants -
Peter McKinstry, Ben Austin
Cyfle Trainee -
Jon Grundon
Standby Props - Phil Shellard,
Clive Clarke
Standby Carpenter -
Paul Jones
Standby Painter
- Ellen Woods
Standby Rigger -
Bryan Griffiths
Props Master - Phil Lyons
Props Buyer -
Catherine Samuel
Senior Props Maker -
Barry Jones
Props Makers - Penny Howarth, Mark Cordory, Nick Robatto
Construction Manager - Matthew Hywel-Davies
Construction Chargehand - Allen Jones

Graphics -
BBC Wales Graphics
Assistant Costume Designer -
Marnie Ormiston
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 Ashmore
Special Effects Supervisor - Paul Kelly
Prosthetics Designer -
Neill Gorton
Prosthetics Supervisor -
Rob Mayor
On Line Editor -
Matthew Clarke
Colourist -
Mick Vincent
3D Artists -
Nick Webber, Chris Tucker, Andy Guest, Bruce Magroune
2D Artists - Sarah Bennett, Melissa Butler-Adams, Russell Horth, Bryan Bartlett, Joseph Courtis, Adam Rowland
Visual Effects Co-ordinators -
Jenna Powell, Rebecca Johnson
Digital Matte Painters -
Alex Fort, Simon Wicker
On Set VFX Supervisor -
Barney Curnow
Dubbing Mixer -
Tim Ricketts
Supervising Sound Editor - Paul McFadden
Sound Editor -
Doug Sinclair
Sound FX Editor -
Paul Jefferies
Finance Manager - Chris Rogers 

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 GoldVisual Effects - The Mill
Visual FX Producers -
Will Cohen, Marie Jones
Visual FX Supervisor -
Dave Houghton
Special Effects -
Any Effects
Prosthetics -
Millennium FX
Editor -
Matthew Tabern
Production Designer -
Edward Thomas
Director of Photography -
Ernie Vincze BSC
Production Manager -
Patrick Schweitzer 

Executive Producers -
Russell T Davies, Julie Gardner
For Martha's first trip in the Tardis, the Doctor takes her back in time, to Elizabethan England, as the third series of Russell T Davies's Doctor Who continues. When they find William Shakespeare under the control of deadly witch-like creatures, they must battle forces from the dawn of the universe to stop history being changed for ever.

David Tennant plays the Doctor and Freema Agyeman plays his new companion, Martha Jones. Dean Lennox Kelly guest stars as William Shakespeare.
Additional Information
Working Title:

Things to look out for:
Coming Soon

The complete Episode exists.

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Merchandise Releases



Title Information:

  • Series 3 Volume 1

  • Edited episodic format

  • UK PAL - Released 25th June 2007

  • BBC DVD cat.#????

  • Contains: "Smith and Jones", "The Shakespeare Code", "Gridlock".


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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