The Best Episodes Directed by Joe Ahearne
#1 - The Secret Of My Excess
This Life Season 2 - Episode 17
Miles offers Anna a shoulder to cry on. Milly begins to see the downside of her actions.
#4 - Episode 5
Apparitions Season 1 - Episode 5
When a young Muslim, Zaid, claims to see visions of the Virgin Mary, Jacob is sceptical. But when the boy also claims to have seen visions of his dead father suffering in hell, Jacob is convinced that Satan is tricking the boy. Zaid holds his imam hostage in order for Jacob to perform a reverse exorcism, to free Zaid's father from hell. Cardinal Bukovak advises they go ahead with the ritual, despite Jacob's misgivings and the potentially catastrophic consequences...
#5 - The Parting of the Ways (2)
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 13
Location: The Gamestation (Satellite 5) Date: 200,100 Enemy: Emperor Dalek, The Daleks The fate of the Universe is hanging in the balance as the Dalek fleet begin their invasion of Earth. The Doctor must decide whether to sacrifice every human being on Earth in order to save every other living creature in the universe from the Daleks. Either way, he knows he must send Rose home...
#7 - Bad Wolf (1)
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 12
Location: The Gamestation (Satellite 5) Date: 200,100 Enemy: The Games, The Daleks In a seemingly futuristic world, the Doctor wakes up in the Big Brother house during an eviction, Rose wakes up on the Weakest Link with the Anne-Droid, and Captain Jack gets a make over with Trin-E and Zu-Zana. But something unusual is happening, and the losing contestants are being disintergrated. Obviously, it's time for the Doctor to investigate. There could be only one monster behind this - the Daleks!
#8 - Episode 1
Apparitions Season 1 - Episode 1
Father Jacob is approached by a young girl who believes her father is possessed by the devil. Although he is initially skeptical, Jacob is forced to take extraordinary steps to ensure her safety by staging a dramatic exorcism, despite the misgivings of his church colleagues.
#10 - One Bedding and a Funeral
This Life Season 2 - Episode 16
Egg's younger brother comes to stay and finds a friend in Anna. Milly's reckless behaviour nearly gives the game away. Anna settles on alternative plans for her mother's funeral. And Kira tells Jo where to go.
#11 - Dalek
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 6
Location: Utah, Earth Date: 2012 Enemy: Dalek The Doctor and Rose find themselves in an underground museum in Utah in the year 2012. The museum houses all kinds of extra-terrestrial artefacts the only living exhibit being one of the Doctor's oldest enemies - a Dalek. But soon after, it escapes from its "torture chamber," and goes on a killing spree. Will Rose be one of the victims?
#12 - Father's Day
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 8
Location: London, Earth Date: 1986 Enemy: The Reapers Rose requests a trip back to the day her father, Pete Tyler, died. Reluctantly, the Doctor agrees, but he realises he has made a mistake, when Rose saves Pete from being run over by a car. This has now changed the timeline, and Reapers are transposing themselves all over the Universe. However, this time, the Doctor doesn't have a plan…
#14 - Sub Judice
Ultraviolet Season 1 - Episode 3
The squad members investigate the attempted rape of a female barrister who was apparently saved by a vampire. They find that she has been desperately trying to have a child, and has been been impregnated in-vitro with her late husband's sperm, but the pregnancy is not normal. Meanwhile, Jack has disappeared without trace and Kirsty tries to get Jacob, a journalist, interested in investigating his disappearance.
#15 - Habeas Corpus
Ultraviolet Season 1 - Episode 1
Police detective Michael Colefield has his normal life thrown into disarray when he finds out that his best friend has disappeared the night before his wedding, and may be a corrupt cop. The plot thickens when DS Colefield is visited by two members from a secretive group posing as internal affairs.
#16 - Boom Town
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 11
Location: Cardiff, Wales Date: 2006 Enemy: Margaret Blaine (Blon Fel Fotch Pasameer-Day Slitheen) The Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack stop off in present-day Cardiff to recharge the TARDIS on the Rift they formerly encountered in 1869. Whilst there, they come upon a since-thought-long-dead enemy of theirs, who is hatching yet another plan to destroy Earth.
#17 - Aliens of London (1)
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 4
Location: London, Earth Date: March, 2006 Enemy: Slitheen The Doctor and Rose return to modern-day Earth, only to find it has been a year since Rose first set off, and everyone thought she was missing, presumed dead. Whilst there, a spaceship crashes into Big Ben and lands in the Thames. Soon, all is not as it seems with the residents of 10 Downing Street.
#18 - World War Three (2)
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 5
Location: London, Earth Date: March, 2006 Enemy: Slitheen With the Doctor, Rose, and MP Harriet Jones trapped inside Downing Street, the Slitheen make their move: Nuclear Warfare. If the human race is obliterated, the Earth can be sold on the Galactic Black Market for a very reasonable price. It's up to the Doctor to defeat the Slitheen before the entire population of the Earth is wiped out. But will he have to make the ultimate sacrifice: Rose Tyler...?
#20 - In Nomine Patris
Ultraviolet Season 1 - Episode 2
Investigating a suspicious hit-and-run by a limousine with blacked-out windows, the squad suspects that the sunlight-shy son of a well-known businessman is a vampire and decides to investigate his financial activities.