The Fires of Pompeii

By Mark
Episode Title: The Fires of Pompeii

Duration: 48 minutes and 13 seconds

Written by: James Moran

Directed by: Colin Teague

Transmission Date: 12th April 2008

Ratings: 9.0 million

Synopsis: The Doctor and Donna travel back into ancient history, in tonight’s episode of Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama. When they arrive in 79AD, however, they discover psychic powers and beasts of stone running riot in the streets of old Pompeii. The time-travellers face their greatest challenge yet – can established history be changed, or must the Doctor let everyone die?

Cast List: The Doctor - David Tennant
Donna Noble - Catherine Tate
Lucius Caecilius Iucundus - Peter Capaldi
Lucius Petrus Dextrus - Phil Davis
Metella Caecilius Iucundus - Tracey Childs
Spurrina - Sasha Behar
Evelina Caecilius Iucundus - Francesca Fowler
Thalina - Lorraine Burroughs
High Priestess - Victoria Wicks
Quintus Caecilius Iucundus - Francois Pandolfo
Soothsayer - Karen Gillan
Stallholder - Phil Cornwell