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Comic Relief: Doctor Who - The Curse of Fatal Death (1999)

Before the Doctor can settle down to married life, he must face one last confrontation with his deadly enemy of certain death - the Master.

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John Henderson

Writer:

Steven Moffat
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Complete credited cast:
Rowan Atkinson ... The Doctor
Richard E. Grant ... The Doctor
Jim Broadbent ... The Doctor
Hugh Grant ... The Doctor
Joanna Lumley ... The Doctor
Julia Sawalha ... Emma
Jonathan Pryce ... The Master
Roy Skelton ... Daleks (voice)
Dave Chapman ... Daleks (voice)
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Before the Doctor can settle down to married life, he must face one last confrontation with his deadly enemy of certain death - the Master.

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Trivia

Rowan Atkinson and Jonathan Pryce have both starred in the James Bond films. See more »

Quotes

The 9th Doctor: I have grown weary of all the evil in the cosmos. All the cruelty, all the suffering, all those endless gravel quarries.
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Alternate Versions

The originally transmitted version was in four parts, using the open titles from Part Two. See more »

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Extremely funny and smart tribute to the series.
1 August 2000 | by hisproSee all my reviews

I found this comedy to be hilariously funny and smart. A fitting tribute to a series that still can attract millions of viewers and should continue for many years to come. The writer and producers were very careful not to make this into a "parody" and send up the series - this would have been wrong and objected by its many fans.

Rowan Atkinson makes a fine Doctor Who. Jim Broadbent is remarkably similar to the Master in the actual Doctor Who TV series - they should allow him to continue the role should the series ever be brought back. And the surprise appearance of Hugh Grant was wonderfully placed - he would also make a very fine Doctor Who should it be continued.

Overall, a very enjoyable adventure.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 1999 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death See more »

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Comic Relief See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(4 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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