Friday, 5 March 2010

Sarah Jane Adventures Back For 2 More Series

TheSarahJaneAdventuresSeriesThre-1.jpg image by tatt_picturesCBBC Controller Damian Kavanagh has commissioned two new series (24 x 30-minutes) of The Sarah Jane Adventures.

The fourth series, to air this autumn, will again star Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith. Young actors Tommy Knight, Daniel Anthony and Anjli Mohindra return as popular regulars Luke, Clyde and Rani.

The new adventures will feature the terrors of the Nightmare Man, the sinister Shansheeth, the series first visit to an alien world, and even a dangerous journey back into history.

It will go into production in Cardiff later this month with series three producer Nikki Wilson stepping up alongside Russell T Davies as executive producer and new producer Brian Minchin joining the team. Writers on the fourth series include Phil Ford (also co-producer), Joseph Lidster, Rupert Laight, Gareth Roberts and Clayton Hickman.

Series 5 will go into production in 2011 for transmission later that year.

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