Special: The Runaway Bride

Doctor Who | Season 3 | The Runaway Bride

The return of the Robot Santas! The Doctor finds himself with a new companion, and they uncover an ancient alien plan.


“The Runaway Bride” is a special episode of the long-running British science fiction television program Doctor Who, starring David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor. It was produced for Christmas 2006, broadcast on 25 December, and played much the same role that “The Christmas Invasion” played the previous year, introducing the third series while not actually being part of it. It features Catherine Tate as Donna, who appeared in the TARDIS at the end of the previous episode, “Doomsday”.

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Originally Aired: 12-25-2006
Director: Euros Lyn
Writers: Russell T. Davies
Starring: David Tennant
Catherine Tate
Sarah Parish
Don Gilet
Howard Attfield
Jacqueline King
Trevor Michael Georges
Glen Wilson
Krystal Archer
Rhodri Meilir