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.

Doctor Who - Orphan 55 - S12E03 - Yaz (MANDIP GILL), The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who – Orphan 55 – S12E03 – Yaz (MANDIP GILL), The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Ben Blackall

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).

Doctor Who - Orphan 55- S12E03 - The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who – Orphan 55- S12E03 – The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Ben Blackall

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?

Guest Stars:

  • James Buckley: Nevi
  • Laura Fraser: Kane
  • Gia Re: Bella
  • Lewin Lloyd: Sylas
  • Col Farrell: Benni
  • Julia Elizabeth Fogel: Vilma
Doctor Who - Orphan 55 - S12E03 - Nevi (JAMES BUCKLEY) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who – Orphan 55 – S12E03 – Nevi (JAMES BUCKLEY) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who Series 12 Laura Fraser as Kane in Orphan 55 (C) BBC - Photographer: Ben Blackall
Laura Fraser as Kane in Orphan 55 (C) BBC – Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who - Orphan 55- S12E03 - Bella (GIA RÉ) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who – Orphan 55- S12E03 – Bella (GIA RÉ) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who - Orphan 55 - S12E03 - Sylas (LEWIN LLOYD) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who – Orphan 55 – S12E03 – Sylas (LEWIN LLOYD) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who - Orphan 55- S12E03 - Benni (COL FARRELL), Vilma (JULIA ELIZABETH FOGLE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who – Orphan 55- S12E03 – Benni (COL FARRELL), Vilma (JULIA ELIZABETH FOGLE) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Ben Blackall

 

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