The wonderful potato-headed monsters are back in the serson four, episode
four, entitled The Sontaran Stratagem! A very "old-school"
kind of story title which harks back to the second Sontaran story, The
In the new series episode we get to see a Sontaran War fleet which has
been a long time coming as previous glimpses of the largest military fleet
in Doctor Who have only shown three ships together at most. Click
here to see Sontaran Spaceships.
Former Doctor Who actor Christopher Ryan plays their leader,
General Staal and his second in command Dan Starkey he can been seen on
the right as Commander Skorr in his impressive blue military unform.
The Sontaran Stratagem is written by Helen Raynor who last year
penned Daleks in Manhattan and Evolution of the Daleks
and one of the weaker episodes of season two of Torchwood. The director
is Douglas Mackinnon who was the main director for the superb Jekyll
starring James Nesbitt.