The Long Game

By Mark
Episode Title: The Long Game

Duration: 44 minutes and 25 seconds

Written by: Russell T Davies

Directed by: Brian Grant

Transmission Date: 6th May 2005

Ratings: 8.0 million

Synopsis: Adam Mitchell discovers that life as a Time Lord’s companion isn’t as easy as it looks, as Russell T Davies’s adventure through time and space continues. Adam catches a glimpse of the wonders of travelling in the Tardis, as they head to a future, where Satellite 5 broadcasts to the entire Earth Empire. But anyone promoted to Floor 500 is never seen again, and the Doctor suspects mankind is being manipulated. Nothing escapes the eye of the sinister Editor – but just who is he working for? And does Adam have what it takes to become the Time Lord’s companion?

Cast List: The Doctor - Christopher Eccleston
Rose Tyler - Billie Piper
Adam Mitchell - Bruno Langley
The Editor - Simon Pegg
Cathica - Christine Adams
Suki - Anna Maxwell-Martin
Head Chef - Colin Prockter
Adam's Mum - Judy Holt
Nurse - Tamsin Greig