The Beast Below

Doctor Who | Season 5 | The Beast Below

The Doctor takes Amy to the distant future, where she finds the mysterious Liz Ten, a Star Whale and all of Britain in a spaceship!


In the episode, the Doctor and his new companion Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) arrive on the Starship UK, a ship constructed to house the United Kingdom when it abandoned Earth due to harmful solar flares. However, they discover that the government of the ship secretly tortures a Star Whale that guides the ship, the abandonment of which is believed will destroy the ship and kill everyone on board.

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Originally Aired: 04-10-2010
Director: Andrew Gunn
Writers: Steven Moffat
Starring: Matt Smith
Karen Gillan
Sophie Okonedo
Terrence Hardiman
Hannah Sharp
Alfie Field
Christopher Good
David Ajala
Catrin Richards
Jonathan Battersby