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The Unicorn and the Wasp ★★★★

Donna meets Agatha Christie - but there's a sting in the tale

Published: Tuesday, 15th October 2013 at 3:48 pm

Story 194
Series 4 – Episode 7


First UK transmission
Saturday 17 May 2008


The Doctor – David Tennant

Donna Noble – Catherine Tate

Agatha Christie – Fenella Woolgar

Lady Eddison – Felicity Kendal

Reverend Golightly – Tom Goodman-Hill

Colonel Hugh – Christopher Benjamin

Robina Redmond – Felicity Jones

Roger Curbishley – Adam Rayner

Greeves – David Quilter

Davenport – Daniel King

Professor Peach – Ian Barritt

Miss Chandrakala – Leena Dhingra

Mrs Hart – Charlotte Eaton


Writer – Gareth Roberts

Director – Graeme Harper

Producer – Susie Liggat

Designer – Edward Thomas

Music – Murray Gold

Executive producers – Russell T Davies, Julie Gardner and Phil Collinson


“Flapper or slapper?” Donna dresses to kill for the country house party of Lady Eddison and her jaw drops when she meets a young Agatha Christie. Lots of literary in-jokes and saucy lines get in under the Radar, in a witty Who-dunnit, complete with giant wasp.


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