The Doctor Dances

The Doctor Dances

‘Are you my mummy?’ The Child’s plague is spreading throughout wartime London, and it looks like Captain Jack is doomed.


“The Doctor Dances” is the tenth episode of the first series of the British science fiction television program Doctor Who, which was first broadcast on 28 May 2005. It is the second of a two-part story and saw Jack Harkness, played by John Barrowman, join the Doctor as a companion. The first part, “The Empty Child”, was broadcast on 21 May. Together with “The Empty Child”, it won the 2006 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form.

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Originally Aired: 05-28-2005
Director: James Hawes
Writers: Steven Moffat
Starring: Christopher Eccleston
Billie Piper
Albert Valentine
Florence Hoath
John Barrowman
Luke Perry
Damian Samuels
Cheryl Fergison
Joseph Tremain
Jordan Murphy