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Last updated 09 January 2018
The Christmas Invasion
Broadcast: Sunday 25th December 2005
7:00pm GMT « » Premiere « »
(actually broadcast at 19:02:00)
BBC One
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Featuring: David Tennant, Noel Clarke, Billie Piper, Camille Coduri, Penelope Wilton

The newly regenerated Doctor takes Rose home for the festive season, but the transition process has tired him and he falls unconscious - just as the planet comes under threat from evil alien race the Sycorax, who have employed sinister Santas and murderous trees to do their bidding.


Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide
Broadcast Source: BBC

Ratings Information:


Initial figures: 9.400m viewers (overnight), 42.7% audience share (2nd place day)
Consolidated figures: 9.844m viewers (+7 days), 43.5% audience share (9th place, BARB Week Top 30 Chart), AI 84

Overnights: Doctor Who peaked at 9.8m

BARB Consolidated Ratings for w/e 25 Dec 2005:

1   ITV   CORONATION STREET                       (MON 1934)  11.80
2   ITV   CORONATION STREET                       (MON 2030)  11.57
3   BBC1  EASTENDERS                              (MON 2001)  11.41
4   BBC1  EASTENDERS                              (SUN 2104)  10.60
5   ITV   CORONATION STREET                       (WED 1930)  10.42
6   ITV   CORONATION STREET                       (FRI 1932)  10.35
7   BBC1  EASTENDERS                              (TUE 1932)  10.10
8   BBC1  EASTENDERS                              (FRI 2002)   9.88
9   BBV1  DOCTOR WHO                              (SUN 1902)   9.84
10  ITV   CORONATION STREET                       (SUN 1959)   9.81
11  BBC1  EASTENDERS                              (THU 1930)   9.75
12  ITV   EMMERDALE                               (MON 1903)   9.40
13  BBC1  STRICTLY COME DANCING CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (SAT 1824)   9.33
14  ITV   EMMERDALE                               (TUE 1904)   8.54
15  ITV   EMMERDALE                               (WED 1859)   8.54
16  ITV   EMMERDALE                               (THU 1904)   8.45
17  BBC1  LITTLE BRITAIN                          (SAT 2109)   8.45
18  ITV   DOC MARTIN                              (THU 2102)   8.11
19  ITV   EMMERDALE                               (FRI 1901)   8.06
20  BBC1  CASUALTY @ HOLBY CITY                   (SAT 2001)   8.00