Thursday, 29 December 2016

Doctor Who Vs. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Another festive Harry Potter season continued on ITV last night -  the fifth 
entry in the saga featured David Tennant (as Barty Crouch Junior) and 
sixteen other Doctor Who cast and crew connections:

  • Imelda Staunton (Professor Dolores Umbridge)  provided the Interface voice for The Girl Who Waited
  • Jessica Hynes (Mafalda Hopkirk) was Joan Redfern in Human Nature and The Family of Blood, then (that character's great-grand daughter) Verity Newman in The End of Time, Part 2 - she also voiced Glory Bee for Big Finish's Invaders From Mars (2002)
  • Peter Cartwright (Elphias Doge) was Arnold Underwood in The Power of Three
  • Timothy Bateson (voice of Kreacher) was Binro in The Ribos Operation
  • Jim McManus (Aberforth Dumbledore) was an Opthalmologist in The Invisible Enemy
  • John Atterbury (Phineas Nigellus Black) made his acting debut as a White Robot in The Mind Robber, then as an Alien Guard in (episode 4 of) The War Games
  • Richard Trinder (Death Eater here and Augustus Rookwood in The Deathly Hallows) was Captain Harcourt in A Good Man Goes to War
  • Peter Roy (Wizard) was a Greek Soldier in The Myth Makers (1/3), Sergeant in The Faceless Ones (1), UNIT Bunker Soldier in The Invasion (1), Guard in The Seeds of Death (1), The Space Pirates (1), The Face of Evil (1), The Invasion of Time (1), The Androids of Tara (1) and The Armageddon Factor (1), Technic Obarl in The Hand of Fear (1), Policeman in Logopolis (1), Ambulance Man in Castrovalva (1), Market Man in Snakedance (1), and Extra in The Highlanders (1), The Silurians (6), The Sun Makers (1) and Resurrection of the Daleks (1)
  • Daisy Haggard (voice of Ministry lift) was Sophie in The Lodger and Closing Time
  • Miles Jupp (Weatherman) voiced Dominic for Power Play (2012), and Inquisitor Xavier for The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield 1: The Revolution (2014)
  • Matthew Stirling was also a stuntman on The Angels Take Manhattan and The Name of the Doctor
  • Paul Kulik was a stuntman on Rose too
  • Sarah Franzl also a stunt performer on The End of the WorldThe Idiot's Lantern and The End of Time
  • Lucy Allen was a stunt performer on The Zygon Inversion too
  • James O'Donnell was also a stuntman on Rise of the Cybermen, The Age of Steel, Army of Ghosts and Doomsday
  • Tina Maskell was also a stunt performer on Boom Town and The Runaway Bride

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