Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Doctor Who Vs. Casualty, Series 9


Regular series actors Derek Thompson, Ian Bleasdale, Clive Mantle, Patrick Robinson and Jane Gurnett all returned for the ninth season of BBC One's 
long-running medical drama.
Joining the programme here were Sorcha Cusack (as nurse Kate Wilson), Joan Oliver (SHO Eddie Gordon), Steven Brand (nurse Adam Cooke), Jason Merrells (Matt Hawley), Lisa Coleman (nurse Jude Korcarnik), and Sue Devaney (paramedic Liz Harker).
Julia Watson reprised her role as Dr. Baz Hayes, last seen at Holby City Hospital 
in 1986. Both Oliver and Brand had left the show by the series' conclusion.
The new, twenty-four part series, was originally broadcast from September 
1994 to March 1995and featured Louise Jameson (as Janet Tolchard) and 
thirty-five Doctor Who cast and crew connections:

  • Cusack voiced Mary Carter for the Dark Eyes 4 stories, Master of the Daleks and Eye of Darkness
  • Melvyn Bedford (PC Milligan) made his TV debut as Reig in Planet of Evil, and was a Mummy in Pyramids of Mars
  • Big Finish actor Alex Lowe (Hopkins here; Tony, 2010) voiced Brigadier-General Bartholomew Kitchen for The Angel of Scutari, Huxley for both Ringpullworld (both 2009) and Fine and Replace (2010), Axel for The Song of Megaptera, Professor August Corbin for Lurkers at Sunlight's Edge (both 2010), Sergeant Mezz and Trooper Nold for Heroes of Sontar (2011), Damien Stephens and Roboman for Energy of the Daleks (2012), and Soren for Time Reaver (2016)
  • Claire Rushbrook (WPC) and Shaun Parkes (Patrick Snr. here; Flock, 1999) both appeared in The Impossible Planet and The Satan Pit as Ida Scott and Captain Zachary Cross Flane
  • Jason Watkins (Partridge) was Webley in Nightmare in Silver, voiced the Legate of the Caliph for The Destroyer of Delights, and was the White Guardian for The Chaos Pool (BF, both 2009)
  • Martha Cope (Sylvia here; Christine, 2006; Susan, 2015) was the Controller in Bad Wolf, and voiced Captain Tanya Oswin in The Nowhere Place (BF, 2006), Talia for 100: Bedtime Story (BF, 2007), and Commander Lind for The Sons of Kaldor (2018)
  • Daniel Ryan (Hitchens here; Tiverton, 2009) was Biff Cane in Midnight
  • Sean Gilder (DS Hennessy here; DI Langen, 2003) was the Sycorax leader in The Christmas Invasion
  • Rory Jennings (Miller here; Bingham, 2006; Ashley, 2010) and Jamie Foreman (Pearson here; Stephens, 1999; Henry, 2008) both appeared in The Idiot's Lantern, as Tommy Connolly and Eddie Connolly
  • Mary Maxted (Mrs. Grace) was the Theatre Cleaner in The Talons of Weng-Chiang (3)
  • Angela Douglas (Jane) was Doris Lethbridge Stewart in Battlefield
  • Barbara Murray (Vivien) was Lady Cranleigh in Black Orchid
  • Pandora Colin (Joanna) voiced Fash for Prisoner of the Sun (BF, 2010)
  • Colette O'Neil (Maureen here; Vera, 1996; Jean, 2013) was Tanha in Snakedance
  • Jennie Linden (Caroline) was Barbara in Dr. Who and the Daleksand voiced Professor Klyst for Unregenerate (BF, 2005)
  • Elizabeth Rider (Bev here; Cathy, 2008/9) provided the ATMOS voice for The Sontaran Stratagem, was Linda in The Time of the Doctor, and voiced Galatea for The Well-Mannered War (BF, 2015)
  • Celia Imrie (Elizabeth) was Miss Kizlet in The Bells of Saint John, and voiced Dr. Elizabeth Bradley for Counter Measures 2 (BF, 2013), Madame Tissot for Gallery of Ghouls, and Livia for Gallifrey: Enemy Lines (both 2016)
  • Sam Kelly (Clayton here; Miles, 2004) voiced Eugene Tacitus for The Holy Terror (BF, 2000), and Acheron for Return to the Web Planet (BF, 2007)
  • George A Cooper (Collins) was Cherub in The Smugglers
  • Cheryl Hall (Jane) was Shirna in Carnival of Monsters
  • Susan Vidler (Pat here; Cindy, 2008; Lena, 2010) was Aunt Susan in The Big Bang
  • Ben Miller (Murdoch) was the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robot of Sherwood
  • Andrew Woodall (Hodges) portrayed Rex Tucker in An Adventure in Space and Time
  • Mark Lewis Jones (Allsop here; Flack, 2012) voiced Professor Oliver Mortlake for The Darkness of Glass (BF, 2015)
  • Philip McGough (Rathbone) was Sergeant Calder in Resurrection of the Daleks
  • Corey Johnson (Jackson) was Henry Van Statten in Dalek
  • Edward Peel (Tolchard here; Leinster, 1998) was Kane in Dragonfire
  • Robin Soans (Turner here; Croft, 2001; Dolan, 2010)
  • Chris Clough was also the director of Terror of the Vervoids, The Ultimate Foe, Delta and the Bannermen, Dragonfire, The Happiness Patrol and Silver Nemesis
  • Catherine Morshead also directed Amy's Choice and The Lodger
  • Ian Adrian was also a camera operator on The Vampires of VeniceThe Hungry EarthCold BloodVincent and the DoctorThe Lodger and An Adventure in Space and Time 

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