Friday, 13 December 2013

Doctor Who Vs. Marple, Series 3

The third run of Agatha Christie's Marple featured guest roles for three former Doctor actors, Tom Baker (as Frederick Treves in part 3), Peter Davison (Hubert Curtain in part 1), and Richard E Grant (Raymond West in Nemesis). The four-part series is currently being repeated on ITV3, and featured twenty-nine other Doctor Who cast and crew connections:

At Bertram's Hotel (Published 1965 - TX: September 23 2007)
  • directed by Dan Zeff helmed Love & Monsters too
  • writer Tom MacRae also scripted the Cybermen two-parter for Series 2, The Girl Who Waited, and the unmade Century House
  • series production designer Michael Pickwoad has set-designed sixteen adventures since A Christmas Carol
  • Charles Kay (Pennyfather) voiced the Curator for Excelis Rising (Big Finish, 2002)
  • Danny Webb (Mutti) was Mr Jefferson in The Satan Pit two-parter
  • Tom Lucy was also the stunt co-ordinator on sixteen episodes, from Smith and Jones to The Next Doctor
  • Jo McLaren was a stunt performer on Day of the Moon and Let's Kill Hitler too
  • regular Jason Gill was also costume assistant on Space and Time, and fourteen stories, from the 2010 Christmas special to The Wedding of River Song
Ordeal By Innocence (Published 1958 - TX: September 30 2007)
  • Camile Coduri (Mrs Lindsay) played Jackie Tyler, mother of Rose, appearing in thirteen episodes of the 2005 and 2006 seasons, and returned for Journey's End and The End of Time
  • Tom Riley (Argyle) has been cast in Series 8
  • Gugu Mbatha Raw (Tina) was Martha Jones' sister, Tish in four adventures for the 2007 series
  • Reece Shearsmith (Huish) was Patrick Troughton in An Adventure in Space and Time
  • Julian Rhind Tutt (Dr Calgary) voiced Lexhan for The Paradise of Death 
  • Greg Bennett (Constable) was both a Sycorax Warrior and a UNIT Soldier in The Christmas Invasion, and an uncredited Guest in The Lazarus Experiment
  • Burn Gorman (Jacko) was Torchwood series regular, Owen Harper
  • Ben Ashmore was also the SFX co-ordinator on thirty-six installments of the revived series (from The Girl in the Fireplace to The Next Doctor), The Sarah Jane Adventures and Torchwood
Towards Zero (Published 1944 - TX: July 15 2008)
  • Julie Graham (Mrs Aldin) was Ruby White in The Sarah Jane Adventures: Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith
  • Amelda Brown (Barrett) voiced Margaret for The Gunpowder Plot
  • Jo Woodcock (Alice) voiced Ziv for Starlight Robbery (BF, 2013)
  • Zoe Tapper (Kay) voiced Collis for The War Doctor 2 (BF, new for 2016)
  • Peter Symonds (Hurstall) was a Soldier in Terror of the Zygons
  • Nigel Squibbs was dubbing mixer on An Adventure in Space and Time too
    Nemesis (Published 1971 - TX: New Year' Day 2009)
    • screenplay writer and actor, Stephen Churchett was Billy in Attack of the Cybermen
    • Dan Stevens (Faber) voiced Rick AusGarten for The Cradle of the Snake (BF, 2010)
    • Anne Reid (Sister Agnes) was Nurse Crane in The Curse of Fenric, and Florence the Plasmavore in Smith and Jones
    • Lee Ingleby (DC Hards) voiced Samson Griffin for Terror Firma (BF, 2005)
    • Dr. Graeme Garden (Broadribb) voiced Professor Ivor Fassbinder for Bang-Bang-A-Boom! (BF, 2002), Geoffrey Vantage for Max Warp (2008), and Abbot Thelonious - the new alias of the 'Meddling' Monk - for both The Book of Kells (2010) and To The Death (2011)
    • Adrian Rawlins (Turnbull) was Ryder in Planet of the Ood
    • Matthew Newman was the film editor on The Pandorica Opens and The Big Bang too

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