Episode Number:

Episode Title:

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Series 3: Episode 0

The Runaway Bride







Script Editor:




David Tennant

Phil Collinson

Simon Winstone

Russell T. Davies

Euros Lyn



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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The complete Episode exists.



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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 & Monsters".



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 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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