The Stolen Earth


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The Stolen Earth

Series 4

Episode 12

First Transmitted

28 June 2008

Final Ratings



Series 4 set


Series 4 Volume 4


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Regular Cast

David Tennant (The Doctor), Catherine Tate (Donna)

Guest Cast

Billie Piper (Rose Tyler), Bernard Cribbins (Wilfred Mott), Jacqueline King (Sylvia Noble), Freema Agyeman (Martha Jones), John Barrowman (Jack Harkness), Penelope Wilton (Harriet Jones), Gareth David-Lloyd (Ianto Jones), Eve Myles (Gwen Cooper), Tommy Knight (Luke Smith), Adjoa Andoh (Francine Jones), Julian Bleach (Davros), Michael Brandon (General Sanchez), Andrea Harris (Suzanne), Lachele Carl (Trinity Wells), Drunk Man), Jasorn Mohammad (BBC Newsreade), Paul Kasey (Judoon), Kelly Hunter (Shadow Architect), Amy Beth Hayes (Albino Servant), Gary Milner (Scared Man), Nicholas Briggs (Dalek Voices), Alexander Armstrong (Mr. Smith)


Written by Russell T. Davies
Directed by Graeme Harper
Produced by Julie Garner and Phil Colinson


Fearing the worst, The Doctor and Donna take the TARDIS back to Earth, and arrive in London to discover that despite their concerns everything seems to be fine. The Time Lord explains that if Rose is able to travel between dimensions then the walls of reality are beginning to crumble everything is in danger but he is not sure how. As he and Donna hurry back inside the ship they are unaware that a tremor is mounting outside. The turbulence increases as the roof tiles of houses begin to shake and fall something is happening

Inside the TARDIS Donna speaks with The Doctor, claiming that whatever threat may be approaching, at least he is about to see Rose again, and for that he should be glad. He agrees but his merriment is short-lived; seconds later the ship rocks violently. The Doctor hurries to the doors but upon opening them finds only space the Earth has gone

Far Across The Universe

New York
At UNIT HQ, Martha Jones has been thrown to the floor by a sudden jolt of turbulence. She gets to her feet and checks that her colleagues are all unharmed, assuming the problem to be an earthquake. One of her friends, Suzanne, tells her to look at the sky, alarmed by what she sees out of the window.

In the Torchwood hub, Captain Jack Harkness, Gwen Cooper and Ianto Jones are also recovering from the shock. Worried about the Rift above the city, Jack hurries outside whilst his colleagues check their computers the quake has impacted far beyond South Wales.

Ealing, London
Inside 13 Bannerman Road, Sarah Jane Smith and her adopted son Luke are equally disturbed by the shockwaves, having been thrown to the floor of their attic. After Luke identifies the blast as a cross-dimensional special transference, Sarah glances out of the window and notices that everything has gone dark, despite it being early morning. She calls on her alien computer, Mr Smith, who he tells her to go outside and look up at the sky.

Chiswick, London
Wilfred Mott and Sylvia Noble step outside of their house and onto the road. Wilf is convinced that aliens are at work once more, and his fears are confirmed when he and his daughter look skywards, amazed by what they see.

On another street, not far away, a piercing screech is heard and in a flash of light Rose Tyler appears, brandishing a large gun. She proclaims that the trouble has only just begun and then looks to the heavens, where a collection of new planets has appeared. The Earth has moved



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