Planet of the Dead Synopsis

The BBC Press Office have now released the synopsis for the upcoming Doctor Who Easter Special, Planet of the Dead, which stars David Tennant, Michelle Ryan and Lee Evans. You can read the synopsis below;

When a London bus takes a detour to an alien world, the Doctor must join forces with the extraordinary Lady Christina, in this one-off seasonal special. But the mysterious planet holds terrifying secrets, hidden in the sand. And time is running out, as the deadly Swarm gets closer. Planet Of The Dead features David Tennant as the Doctor, Michelle Ryan as Lady Christina and Lee Evans as Malcolm. It is written by Russell T Davies and Gareth Roberts.

Planet of the Dead will air at some point during the Easter weekend, which could either be Saturday the 11th of April, Sunday the 12th of April, or Monday the 13th of April. A trailer for the episode is rumoured to air on BBC One this Saturday, either before or after Robin Hood which begins at 6.50pm on BBC One.