Doctor who the unquiet dead script
Doctor who the unquiet dead  Season #1 Episode #3 (2005)
Synopsis: "The Unquiet Dead" is the third episode of the first series of the British science-fiction television programme Doctor Who, first broadcast on 9 April 2005 on BBC One. It was written by Mark Gatiss and directed by Euros Lyn.

[Tardis]

(The Doctor is working under the console when Rose returns, appropriately coiffed and attired for 1860.)

DOCTOR:
Blimey!

ROSE:
Don't laugh.

DOCTOR:
You look beautiful, considering.

ROSE:
Considering what?

DOCTOR:
That you're human.

ROSE:
I think that's a compliment. Aren't you going to change?

DOCTOR:
I've changed my jumper. Come on.

ROSE:
You stay there. You've done this before. This is mine.

[Outside the Tardis]

(Rose opens the door and steps gingerly out into the fallen snow.)

DOCTOR:
Ready for this? Here we go. History.

[Outside the theatre]

(Charles Dickens walks out onto the stage where an appreciate audience applauds, including one dead woman.

The Doctor and Rose walk down the street while a choir sing God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. They move on before the hearse stops.)

GWYNETH:
She's in there, sir, I'm certain of it.

SNEED:
Right.

(The Doctor buys a newspaper.)

DOCTOR:
I got the flight a bit wrong.

ROSE:
I don't care.

DOCTOR:
It's not 1860, it's 1869.

ROSE:
I don't care.

DOCTOR:
And it's not Naples.

ROSE:
I don't care.

DOCTOR:
It's Cardiff.

(That stops Rose in her tracks.)

ROSE:
Right.

[Theatre]

(Mister Dickens is giving his reading from A Christmas Carol.)

DICKENS:
Now, it is a fact that there was nothing particular at all about the knocker on the door of this house, but let any man explain to me if he can, how it happened that Scrooge, having his key in the lock of the door, saw in the knocker, without it's undergoing any intermediate process of change, not a knocker, but Marley's face. Marley's face! It looked at Scrooge as Marley used to look. It looked like

(The old woman begins to glow and give off a faint gas.)

DICKENS:
Oh, my lord. It looked like that!

(Dickens points, and the audience turns to see.)

DICKENS:
What phantasmagoria is this?

(The corpse rises and groans. The audience screams.)

Rate this script:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Mark Gatiss

Mark Gatiss (Listeni/ˈɡeɪtɪs/ gay-tis; born 17 October 1966) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter and novelist. His work includes writing for and acting in the TV series Doctor Who and Sherlock. Together with Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton and Jeremy Dyson, he is a member of the comedy team The League of Gentlemen. He is also known for his role as Tycho Nestoris in the HBO series Game of Thrones. more…

All Mark Gatiss scripts | Mark Gatiss Books

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Translation

Translate and read this script in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss this Doctor who the unquiet dead script with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Doctor who the unquiet dead" Scripts.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 24 Nov. 2017. <http://www.scripts.com/script/doctor_who_the_unquiet_dead_1118>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web!