The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) and her companions, Graham (Bradley Walsh), Yasmin (Mandip Gill) and Ryan (Tosin Cole) have had a harrowing few weeks – saving the world from another alien invasion, surviving almost certain death in a crashing plane and meeting the Doctor’s Time Lord foe – The Master (Sasha Dhawan). After all this excitement, the Doctor decides everyone needs a rest and takes the fam on holiday.
But we all know how the Doctor’s holiday go and the fam finds themselves on yet another planet where the residents have numerous secrets while they are under attack from monsters.
Ed Hime, the writer of last years It Takes You Away!, returns to pen this latest episode Orphan 55. Starting James Buckley (The Inbetweeners) as the green-haired Nevi and featuring the young actor Lewin Lloyd as Sylas. Laura Fraser (RTD’s Cassanova and Single Father) stars as the battling Kane with newcomer Gia Re as Bella.
Orphan 55 is directed by Lee Haven Jones and airs on BBC One at 7:10 pm Sunday 12th January and on BBC America at 8pm / 7pm(c).
Orphan 55 – Synopsis
Having decided that everyone could do with a holiday, the Doctor takes Graham, Yasmin and Ryan to a luxury resort for a spot of rest and relaxation. However, they discover the place where they are having a break is hiding a number of deadly secrets. What are the ferocious monsters that are attacking Tranquillity Spa?
- James Buckley: Nevi
- Laura Fraser: Kane
- Gia Re: Bella
- Lewin Lloyd: Sylas
- Col Farrell: Benni
- Julia Elizabeth Fogel: Vilma