Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks ★★

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


Story 182
Series 3 – Episodes 4 & 5


First UK transmissions
Saturday 21 April 2007
Saturday 28 April 2007

The Doctor – David Tennant
Martha Jones – Freema Agyeman

Writer Helen Raynor
Director James Strong


…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.