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Doctor Who: Coming December, 2007 on BBC & Scifi

The Doctor meets a waitress on the Titanic
(in USA sometime in 2008 on the SCIFI channel, probably summer)
Publicity photo from Doctor Who episode VOYAGE OF THE DAMNED to be broadcast Christmas, 2007 on the BBC, and later on America's Scifi Channel
* Voyage Of The Damned (25 December 2007). Hold on for an adventure of titanic proportions! Mr. Smith, meet Captain Smith (played by popular BBC actor Geoffrey Palmer). This story is practically unsinkable. The Doctor's companion in the episode will be Kylie Minogue, who plays Astrid, a waitress on The Titanic. Some aliens are ood
Note: the Doctor's companion from last Christmas, Donna, will not be seen until the final 30 seconds of this episode, probably promoting the next episode, in which the previous Runaway Bride and the Doctor will visit the "Planet Of The Ood."

By the way, there will also be an unrelated Christmas episode on the Doctor Who spinoff BBC series, "The Sarah Jane Adventures." The series is not yet seen in America.

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Fun facts:
“Nearer, My God, to Thee” is sung at the end of the 1936 mo­vie "San Fran­cis­co," which was nom­in­at­ed for sev­er­al Acad­e­my Awards. It is al­so played by the ship’s band in Ti­tan­ic, win­ner of the Acad­e­my Award for best pic­ture of 1997.
There are ma­ny in­spir­ing true life stor­ies as­so­ci­at­ed with this hymn. Some Ti­tan­ic sur­viv­ors said it was played by the ship’s or­ches­tra as the ocean lin­er went down.
Another story con­cerns the death of Amer­i­can pre­si­dent Wil­liam Mc­Kin­ley, as­sass­in­at­ed in 1901. Dr. Mann, the at­tend­ing phy­si­cian, re­port­ed that among Mc­Kin­ley’s last words were “‘Near­er, my God, to Thee, e’en though it be a cross,’ has been my con­stant pray­er.” On the af­ter­noon of Sep­tem­ber 13, 1901, af­ter five min­utes of si­lence across the na­tion, bands in Un­ion and Mad­i­son Squares in New York Ci­ty played the hymn in mem­o­ry of the fall­en pre­si­dent. It was al­so played at a me­mor­i­al ser­vice for him in West­min­ster Ab­bey, Lon­don.
The hymn was al­so played as the bo­dy of as­sas­sin­at­ed Amer­i­can Pre­sid­ent James Gar­field was in­terred at Lake­view Cem­e­te­ry in Cleve­land, Ohio.


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"Doctor Who" 30-second teaser for "Voyage Of The Damned" © copyright BBC, with additional 2 exterior clips added from 1997 movie "Titanic"
and interior clip from episode Daleks in Manhattan