The Curse of the Black Spot

Doctor Who | Season 6 | The Curse of the Black Spot

There’s terror on the high seas, as the Doctor is stranded on a pirate ship where he must face an apparently deadly Siren…


The TARDIS materialises in the 17th century on board a pirate ship whose crew is being terrorised by a Siren-like creature. After receiving an injury, however minor, a black spot appears on their palms and then the creature apparently disintegrates them.

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Originally Aired: 05-07-2011
Director: Jeremy Webb
Writers: Steve Thompson
Starring: Matt Smith
Karen Gillan
Arthur Darvill
Hugh Bonneville
Oscar Lloyd
Lee Ross
Michael Begley
Tony Lucken
Chris Jarman
Carl McCrystal