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Doctor Who and The Curse Of Fatal Death: Part Four
Broadcast: Friday 12th March 1999
9:30pm-9:37pm GMT « » Premiere « »
(actually broadcast at 22:08:00)
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Featuring: Rowan Atkinson, Julia Sawalha, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Grant, Richard E. Grant, Joanna Lumley, Jonathan Pryce

Timing approximate, broadcast as part of Comic Relief 1998.

Broadcast Source: BBC
 

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Friday 12th March 1999:
BBC One
http://www.bbc.co.uk/
Friday at 8PM GST Doctor Who and The Curse Of Fatal Death episode 1 of 3
Friday at 8:30PM GST Doctor Who and The Curse Of Fatal Death episode 2 of 3
Friday at 9:35PM GST Doctor Who and The Curse Of Fatal Death episode 3 of 3

[This is a telethon. Times may change. Episodes are less than 10 minutes long.]

On Red Nose Day, cosmic forces converge. A telethon to benefit children in Africa emerges from the chaos. Soon, stars of current and former British shows find themselves filming special versions for this telethon. Naturally, as one of the UK's greatest exports, Doctor Who is brought out of retirement to help. In the time necessary to reverse the polarity of neutron flows, someone shouts 'Hey! That isn't Paul McGann! It's Blackadder!' People begin to stare and wonder. 'Rowan Atkinson as the Doctor? Can it work?' The critical buzz claims that the show is a winner. The number of episodes goes from one to two to three. The great evening approaches. Will 'Doctor Who' be a big success for the telethon? Can the actor pegged as the Doctor pull it off? Is the crossover plan involving another series truly as bad as the rumor claims? Only one way to find out - watch!

Ratings Information:


Consolidated figures: 8.700m viewers (+7 days)