The BBC press office have revealed the launch date for The Sarah Jane Adventures series 5, beginning with a story called “Sky”, in which Sarah Jane finds a baby girl on her doorstep. It premieres on Monday October 3rd with part two of the story being shown the next day, Tuesday October 4th. The following two stories will be shown in the same form, with timeslots to be confirmed.

Part 1
Sarah Jane finds a baby girl on her doorstep and tries to find out who abandoned her. At a nearby nuclear power station, a beautiful woman appears out of thin air and uses alien powers to take control. She's looking for something – and realises that Sarah Jane may just have it.

Part 2
Sky has undergone an amazing transformation, but in doing so has triggered a countdown that no one can stop. As Sarah Jane and Sky find themselves trapped between the alien war fought by Metalkind and Fleshkind, Clyde and Rani face a race against time to stop the biggest bang in history.