The Shakespeare Code

By Mark
Episode Title: The Shakespeare Code

Duration: 45 minutes and 32 seconds

Written by: Gareth Roberts

Directed by: Charles Palmer

Transmission Date: 7th April 2007

Ratings: 7.2 million

Synopsis: 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' 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.

Cast List: The Doctor — David Tennant
Martha Jones — Freema Agyeman
William Shakespeare — Dean Lennox Kelly
Lilith - Christina Cole
Wiggins - Sam Marks
Doomfinger - Amanda Lawrence
Bloodtide - Linda Clarke
Richard Burbage - Jalaal Hartley
Will Kempe - David Westhead
Dolly Bailey - Andree Bernard
Lynley - Chris Larkin
Jailer - Stephen Marcus
Peter Streete - Matt King
Preacher - Robert Demeger
Queen Elizabeth - Angela Pleasence