Check out the Doctor Who 1203 lowdown and clip. This story is called “Orphan 55” and will air on Sunday January 12th, 2020 on BBC America and BBC One in the UK.

Doctor Who 1203 Clip

Doctor Who 1203 Lowdown

Series 12 Episode 3/10 “Orphan 55”

The Doctor and her friends are holidaying at a luxury resort. However, they discover that it is hiding a number of deadly secrets… What are the ferocious monsters attacking Tranquillity Spa?


The Doctor… Jodie Whittaker
Yasmin… Mandip Gill
Ryan… Tosin Cole
Graham… Bradley Walsh
Bella… Gia Ré
Kane… Laura Fraser
Nevi… James Buckley
Benni… Col Farrell
Vilma… Julia Elizabeth Fogle
Sylas… Lewin Lloyd


Writer… Ed Hime

Ed is one of the three writers returning from series 11. He wrote 1109 ”It Takes You Away”, a rather odd story set in a cottage on edge of a Norwegian fjord. Ed Hime was previously nominated for a Craft Bafta for his first episode of Skins, and won the Prix Italia for his radio play The Incomplete Recorded Works Of A Dead Body .

Director… Lee Haven-Jones

Lee is new to Doctor Who. He studied at RADA, and went on to direct multiple episodes of hit dramas. They include The Bay, Vera and Shetland. Lee has won two Welsh Baftas for his work as a Director. He recently directed his first feature film, Gwledd/Feast. That will premier later in 2020.

Doctor Who is executive produced by showrunner Chris Chibnall and Matt Strevens.

The series is a BBC America co-production with BBC Studios.

Doctor Who 1203 Guest Stars

Guest stars in this episode are Laura Fraser, Gia Ré, James Buckley, Col Farrell, Julia Elizabeth Fogle and Lewin Lloyd.

Laura Fraser previously starred in various dramas including the hit BBC show, The Missing and more recently Better Call Saul.

Laura says: “I love this episode and couldn’t resist playing such an intense character. I watched Doctor Who every week as a child, so it was a massive thrill to be asked to take part in such an iconic show.”