Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Doctor Who Vs. Sea of Souls, Series 3

Glaswegian actors Bill Paterson, Dawn Steele and Iain Robertson all returned for the third run of this supernatural drama, set at Scotland's fictional Clyde University parapsychology department.
First shown on BBC One in the winter of 2006, this six-part season featured Paul McGann (as Christopher Chambers in the final mystery)
and eighteen further Doctor Who cast and crew connections:

Insiders (TX: January 7)
  • Brian McCardie (Beale) has been cast in the forthcoming Big Finish release, Masters of Earth
  • Gary Hoptrough was a stuntman on The Runaway Bride and Let's Kill Hitler too
Oracle (TX: January 14)
  • Jeff Rawle (Norman) was Plantagenet in Frontios, Lionel Harding in The Sarah Jane Adventures: Mona Lisa's Revenge, and Mervyn Pinfield in An Adventure in Space and Time
Sleeper (TX: January 21)
  • for Stephen Garwood (producer), Jonathan Farmer (assistant director), Barbara Southcott (make-up designer), Pam Mullins (make-up artist), Edmund Butt (composer), Toby Wood (music engineer), Scott Napier (electrician), Sheila Johnston (script supervisor), and Ray Holman (costume designer) see my Series 2 blog
The Newsroom (TX: January 28)
  • Ronald Pickup (Galt) made his TV debut as the Physician in The Reign of Terror: The Tyrant of France, and voiced Kestorian for Time Works (BF, 2006), and Elder Bones for Spaceport Fear (BF, 2013)
  • Sheila Reid (Aggie) was Etta in Vengeance on Varos, Clara's Gran in The Time of the Doctor, and has been cast in the upcoming audio adventure, The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield
Succubus (TX: February 4)
  • Emma Campbell-Jones (Sarah) was Dr. Kent in The Wedding of River Song, and Cass (pictured with McGann) in The Night of the Doctor
  • Lucy Griffiths (Rebecca) voiced Mabel for The Auntie Matter (BF, 2013)
  • Dave Humphries was also the foley recordist on The Empty Child, The Doctor Dances, Bad Wolf and The Parting of the Ways
Rebound (TX: February 11)
  • for Peter Guinness (Dr. Duncan) see the Series 2 story Empty Promise

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