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David Tennant makes a surprise appearance in the Sarah Jane Adventures

May 26, 2009

dt_in_sjaYesterday many Doctor Who fansites posted a story containing information that David Tennant would appear in two episode of the Doctor Who spin-off series, The Sarah Jane Adventures. Earlier this morning, the BBC Press Office confirmed this, along with information that it would not be just a cameo appearance, but Sarah Jane and the Doctor would join forces to battle their biggest threat ever. The press release have also revealed that the a new alien race called, the Veil would be appearing in the same episode as the Judoon and a mysterious extraterrestrial girl, who make people play any game against their will. There will also be a living painting, the inhabitants of a supposedly haunted house, some monsters who want to infect Earth with an aggressive weed and a chance for Sarah Jane to find personal happiness with someone who could be the perfect person to complete her family. Newsround have also posted a video on thier website, in which Russell T Davies talks about David Tennant’s appearance, that can be seen here.

BBC – Press Office – The Doctor to appear in CBBC drama The Sarah Jane Adventures.

The Sarah Jane Adventures Red Nose Day Special Ratings

March 18, 2009

The overnight ratings for the Sarah Jane Adventures Red Nose Day special mini-sode have now been released. The ratings show that the special was watched by around 8.3 million viewers. The 1 1/2 slot that David Tennant presented with Davina McCall had an average of 9.2 million viewers, Comic Relief peaked at 9pm with around 12.7 million viewers. You can watch the Sarah Jane Adventures special here, and keep donating here.

The Sarah Jane Adventures: Red Nose Day teaser and photo’s

March 12, 2009

The BBC Sarah Jane Adventures website have now updated their website with a 20 second teaser for tomorrows Comic Relief special episode staring the very popular comedian Ronnie Corbet. Not only has the BBC released a video, they have also released 3 promotional images to promote the show, they can download the wallpapers from the official site here. Please donate money to Comic Relief tomorrow, the teaser can be seen here.

Sarah Jane Comic Relief Episode

February 16, 2009

The BBC have confirmed rumors that there will be a special Sarah Jane Adventures episode for Red Nose Day this year. The event which is to be hosted by David Tennant for the first hour, will be broadcast on Friday 13th March. The episode which is to be filmed soon is to also feature the well-known comedian Ronnie Corbet. More information will be posted as soon as it is received.

K-9 Returns!

February 5, 2009

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine reveals that series 3 of the Sarah Jane Adventures will see the return of the faithful robot dog, K-9. Since the series started in 2007 K-9 has been in a safe that is connected to a black hole, K-9 has been keeping the black hole stable ever since. But now the metal dog is released from the safe and will Sarah Jane and her gang safe. The dog will not be in all 12 episodes but is expected to be in 6 episodes in the series. Series 3 of the Sarah Jane Adventures in pre-production at the moment and will be broadcast in the Autumn.

Sarah Jane Adventures; Series 3 for 2009

November 25, 2008

The BBC Press Office have officially announced that there will be a third series of the Sarah Jane Adventures, planned to be aired in the autumn next year. The press release also confirms that Luke, Clyde and Rani will return.

On CBBC, Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) returns for a third series of The Sarah Jane Adventures in Autumn 2009, produced by Doctor Who supremo Russell T Davies.

Together with her companions Rani and Clyde and her adopted son Luke, Sarah Jane once again comes face to face with a whole host of weird and wonderful alien beings.

The Sarah Jane Adventures: 2 New Audiobooks

October 5, 2008

The covers for two new sarah jane adventures audiobooks have been released. The Ghost House and Time Capsule will be released next month, priced £5.99. Synopsis’ for the stories can be read on you can see both covers for the cd’s here.

Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 Start Date and Time

September 9, 2008

The BBC Press Office have just released a press pack, detailing the second series of the Sarah Jane Adventures. you can view the press pack here. In the pack the start time for the first episode is listed as being 4.35pm on BBC ONE and the synopsis’ for The Last Sontaran and Day of the Clown have also been released they can be viewed below;

The Last Sontaran
By Phil Ford, Directed By Joss Agnew

Part One – Reports of strange lights around the Tycho Radio Telescope lead Sarah Jane, Luke, Clyde and Maria into a terrifying forest encounter – and Sarah Jane comes face to face with her oldest enemy. Meanwhile Maria wrestles with a huge decision when her dad is offered a new job in America.

Part Two – Sarah Jane and the gang have only 40 minutes to save Earth as Sontaran Commander Kaagh plots to bring the world’s orbiting satellites crashing down on nuclear installations across the world. And Maria’s Mum finally gets to the truth from Alan – but will they be in time to save Maria?

The Day Of The Clown
By Phil Ford, Directed By Michael Kerrigan

Part One – New girl in Bannerman Road, Rani Chandra, is being haunted by a sinister clown – does it have anything to do with the local children that have gone missing? When Clyde’s friend disappears the trail leads them to a strange circus museum – and the legend of the Pied Piper!

Part Two – Sarah Jane’s investigation into Spellman and Odd Bob the Clown takes her to a meteorite at the Pharos Institute. But Spellman’s plot to make all of Park Vale’s pupils vanish leads Sarah Jane into a confrontation with her own childhood fears in a bid to save Luke.

Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 Cinema Trailer

September 6, 2008

The official BBC Sarah Jane Adventures website has now been updated with new content including wallpapers and a new video section. Also included on the new website is a cinema trailer that can be viewed here or can alternately viewed below

Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 Start Date and Promo Images

September 3, 2008

Blogtor Who have revealed the start date for the second series of the Sarah Jane Adventures, the date that The Last Sontaran part 1 will air is Monday 29 September, the time is still unknown. Blogtor Who have also posted two promo images from the second series they can be seen here and here, also Blogtor Who have posted the special behind the scenes feature that is broadcasting on CBBC Extra that can be seen here.

Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 1 Re-Run

August 26, 2008

Starting Sunday 31 August BBC One is to re-run the first series of the Sarah Jane Adventures at 2.00pm. Each Sunday for the next five weeks BBC One will show a double bill of each episode starting with Revenge of the Slitheen right up until the end of the series which will end on Sunday 28th September highly suggesting that series 2 will begin airing the next day on the 29th.

Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 Titles

August 20, 2008

DWM 399 have released all the titles for the second series of The Sarah Jane Adventures, the titles indicate that some images of filming and some of the rumors could be true. Highlight the following text to see the titles: 1/2 – The Last Sontaran by Phil Ford, 3/4 – Day of the Clown by Phil Ford, 5/6 – Secrets of the Stars by Gareth Roberts, 7/8 – The Mark of Berserker by Joseph Lidster, 9/10 – The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith by Gareth Roberts, 11/12 – Enemy of the Bane by Phil Ford. The second series is due to air late September. More information on the second series of the Sarah Jane Adventures will posted as soon as it is released

DVD: The Sarah Jane Adventures Series 1 Boxset cover (UK)

August 20, 2008 have now released the UK cover for the upcoming release of the Complete series 1 boxset of the Sarah Jane Adventures, which will also include Invasion of the Bane. The cover is similar to the USA version however there are slight differences. The boxset is to be released on 10th November and is believed to be sold at a price of £24.99. The full cover can be seen here.

Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 Filming Pictures

August 6, 2008

Images of filming on the second series of the sarah jane adventures have now been uploaded by doctor who forum member jules nr 1940 London on the image hosting site flickr. The images show Elizabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane and Thomas Knight as Luke filming what many fans think to be episodes 9 and 10. The images contain minor spoilers, click here to see the set of images.

Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 news

July 24, 2008

DWM #398 have confirmed that Nicholas Courtney will be back for the series finale as when Phil Ford was writing the episodes he knew that the threat would be far greater for just Sarah Jane to handle. It looks to be confirmed that Maria may only be in the first two episodes as the magazine says “Though rest assured Luke, Clyde and Rani will still be in the thick of the action. There’s no stopping them.” 

DVD: The Sarah Jane Adventures Series 1 Boxset cover (USA)

July 23, 2008

BBC Worldwide have released the cover for the upcoming release of the Sarah Jane Adventures Series 1 boxset to be released in America on 7th October at an rrp of $49.99. The boxset will have four discs including all 10 episodes from the first series and the new years day special, Invasion of the Bane, no extra’s have been stated as being on the discs yet. The DVD will be released in the UK 10th November. The full cover can be seen here.

Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 Titles and books

July 22, 2008

Penguin Books have announced the titles of two upcoming books based on series 2 of the Sarah Jane Adventures, the tiles of the books are, The Last Sontaran and Day of the Clown. The books are normally based on the TV episodes themselves so these titles may be the titles for the episodes that will this Autumn. These 2 books will join the already released Invasion of the Bane, Revenge of the Slitheen, Eye of the Gorgon and Warriors of the Kudlak.

Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 Trailer

July 13, 2008

Just after the repeat of the most epic Doctor Who 2-parter ever, a trailer for series 2 of The Sarah Jane Adventures was shown. Some rumors have now been confirmed mostly that the Sontaran’s will be making an appearance as well as the Graske, some new monsters were also shown including a Clown, the trailer also confirms that the series will return in the autumn. For more series 2 casting news click here. The trailer can be seen here or below

Screencaps from the trailer can be found on the Doctor Who Site here.

Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 2 Casting News *UPDATE*

July 13, 2008

The Sarah Jane Adventures crew were filming in Wales yesterday, as usual the doctor who forum member Scooty was there and managed to take images of returning members that most doctor who fans will recognise, these include Brigadier Leftbridge Stewart and a Sontaran. Mrs Wormwood from the New Year Special is also believed to be returning as well (highlight to reveal).

click here to see 2 filming images with thanks to Scooty.
More various members on the Doctor Who Forum have posted more filming images and confirm the return of Mrs Wormwood (highlight to reveal), see some images here, here and here. The images also confirm that U.N.I.T (highlight to reveal) are in series 2, see that image here.
thanks to the Doctor Who Forum for the images
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