Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks ★★

A repulsive Dalek-human hybrid is a highlight of this unpersuasive drama

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Story 182
Series 3 – Episodes 4 & 5

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First UK transmissions
Saturday 21 April 2007
Saturday 28 April 2007

Cast
The Doctor – David Tennant
Martha Jones – Freema Agyeman

Writer Helen Raynor
Director James Strong

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…And so to old New York, 1930, where Daleks have hijacked the construction of the Empire State Building. The whole edifice teeters under the weight of too many plot elements: the Great Depression, Pig Men, a revolting human-Dalek hybrid and Busby Berkeley routines, although Miranda Raison (Spooks) comes out a star as sassy showgirl Tallulah.