The Broadcasters Audience Research Board have recently revealed the official viewing figures for the latest Doctor Who Special, The Waters of Mars by Phil Ford and Russell T Davies, after its broadcast earlier this month. Phil Ford is now the second writer, after Russell T Davies, to have contributed an episode for Doctor Who, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures over the past couple of years.
David Tennant was joined in The Waters of Mars by Lindsay Duncan as one-off companion Adelaide, leader of Bowie Base One on Mars, for the Tenth Doctor’s penultimate story. After The Waters of Mars, the Tenth Doctor returns for his final two episodes, both written by Russell T Davies, sometime around Christmas on BBC One and BBC HD.
The Doctor Who Special, The Waters of Mars, managed to achieve official viewing figures of 10.32 million with an additional 376,000 watching over on BBC HD, the highest veiwing figures yet for BBC HD. Doctor Who Confidential, Is There Life on Mars?, managed to achieve official viewing figures of 0.73 million with an additional 100,000 watching over on BBC HD.