Series 12 | EP 8

The Haunting of Villa Diodati

Written by Maxine Alderton

"How about writing the most gruesome, spine-chilling ghost story of all time?"

Episode Title Premiere Date
The Haunting of Villa Diodati 16/02/2020

The Doctor and gang arrive at the Villa Diodati, Lake Geneva in 1816 on the night that inspired Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The plan is to spend the evening soaking up the atmos in the presence of some literary greats — but the ghosts are all too real. And the Doctor is forced into a decision of earth-shattering proportions…

Character Cast
The Doctor Jodie Whittaker
Graham O'Brien Bradley Walsh
Ryan Sinclair Tosin Cole
Yasmin Khan Mandip Gill
Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Lili Miller
Lord Byron Jacob Collins-Levy
Claire Clairmont Nadia Parkes
Dr John Polidori Maxim Baldry
Ashad Patrick O'Kane
Percy Bysshe Shelley Lewis Rainer
Fletcher Stefan Bednarczyk
Elise Sarah Perles


Role Crew
Writer Maxine Alderton
Director Emma Sullivan
Producer Alex Mercer
Series Producer Nikki Wilson
Executive Producer Matt Strevens
Executive Producer Chris Chibnall




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