DOCTOR WHO: Everything You Need to Know About DINOSAURS ON A SPACESHIP

We’re an episode into the new series of Doctor Who (or series 7, or series 33, or series 3… you get the point), and it’s time for episode two, Dinosaurs on a Spaceship. In tonight’s episode, we’ll meet the Doctor’s ‘gang’, including Rory’s dad (played by Mark Williams, best known as Arthur Weasley in the Harry Potter films), and watch the return of dinosaurs to Doctor Who… on a spaceship. So, here’s all you need to know about tonight’s Jurassic adventure…


UK – Tonight at 7.35pm on BBC One.

US – Tonight at 9/8C on BBC America

Canada – Tonight at 9pm on Space

Australia – Saturday 15 September at 7.30pm/tomorrow at 5am on ABC View

New Zealand – Thursday 20 September on Prime


An unmanned spaceship hurtles towards certain destruction – unless the Doctor can save it, and its impossible cargo… of dinosaurs!

By his side a ragtag gang of adventurers, a big game hunter, an Egyptian Queen and a surprised member of the Pond family. But little does the Doctor know there is someone else on board who will stop at nothing to keep hold of his precious, prehistoric cargo.


The Doctor – Matt Smith

Amy Pond – Karen Gillan

Rory Williams – Arthur Darvill

Queen Nefertiti – Riann Steele

Indira – Sunetra Sarker

Riddell – Rupert Graves

Brian Williams- Mark Williams

Solomon – David Bradley

Robots – David Mitchell & Robert Webb

Bleytal – Richard Hope

ISA worker – Rudi Dharmalingam



You can check out my spoiler-filled review of Dinosaurs on a Spaceship tomorrow, and ‘Everything You Need To Know About A Town Called Mercy will be posted this time next week!