Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Doctor Who Vs. Law & Order: UK, Series 5

 Regular series actors Bradley Walsh 
(as DS Ronnie Brooks), Jamie Bamber
 (DS Matt Devlin), Harriet Walter (DI 
Natalie Chandler), Freema Agyeman
(Alesha Phillips), and Jessica Gunning (Angela) all returned for the fifth series 
of the British spin-off of Dick Wolf's Law 
& Order
Actors Peter Davison and Dominic 
Rowan joined the programme here as 
Henry Sharpe and Jacob Thorne, the 
London CPS's new Director and Crown Prosecutor.
All six cases here were again based 
on scripts from the American parent programme.
Originally shown in the summer of 
2011, the fifth season began another repeat run on ITV3 last night, and 
featured twenty further Doctor Who cast and crew connections:

The Wrong Man (UK TX: July 10 2011/based on Prescription for Death, 1990)
  • James Fox (Dr. Austen) voiced Professor Chronotis for Big Finish's Shada
  • Ben Righton (Dr. Grant) was Morganstern in Smith and Jones and Turn Left
  • David Verrey (Glenstock) was Jospeh Green MP in Aliens of London and World War Three
  • Roland Oliver (Dr. Chester) was Neman in The Keeper of Traken
  • Pip Torrens (Nevins here, Series 6: Haunted; Series 7: Fatherly Love; Series 8: I Predict a Riot and Hard Stop) was Headmaster Rocastle in Human Nature and The Family of Blood, then voiced Charlie Gibbs for Eldrad Must Die! (BF, 2013)
  • Philip Hookway (here and Safe) was film editor on Flatline too
Safe (UK TX: July 17/based on Angel, 1995)
  • George Rainsford (Burton) voiced Prince Kylo for The Burning Prince (BF, 2012)
  • Diveen Henry (Bernice) voiced Alozza for The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield: The Triumph of Sutekh (BF, 2015)
Crush (UK TX: July 24/based on Humiliation, 1995)
  • Adjoa Andoh (Lily here; Series 6: Immune, Haunted; Series 7: TremorsFatherly Love, Mortal; Series 8: Bad Romance and Repeat to Fadewas Sister Jatt in New Earth, then played Martha's mum, Francine Jones in Series 3 and 4, and voiced Nurse Albertine for Year of the Pig (BF, 2006), and the Empress for Empire of the Racnoss (BF, new for 2017)
  • director Mat King (here, Series 6: Haunted; Series 7: Tracks, Tremors; Series 8: Flaw, Safe from Harm and I Predict a Riot) helmed Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS too
  • Calvin Dean (Barry) was Ha-Ha in Nightmare in Silver
  • Paul Clayton (Kenny) was Mr. Bartle in Planet of the Ood, and voiced Ulysees Meregrass forThe Infinite Quest
Tick Tock (UK TX: July 31/based on Hot Pursuit, 1995)
  • Sherlock actress Louise Brealey (Joanne) voiced Charlotte for The Foe from the Future (BF, 2012)
  • Lesley Manville (Phyllis) was Heather Hartnell in An Adventure in Space and Time
  • Glenn Doherty (Shane) was Sergeant Dennison in Planet of the Dead
Intent (UK TX: August 7/based on Privileged, 1995)
  • Samuel West (Boyd) was Cyrian in Dimensions in Time, and voiced Revenant for Vengeance of Morbius (BF, 2008), Albert Tiermann for Demon Quest: A Shard of Ice (AudioGo, 2010), Aristophanes for Mask of Tragedy (BF, 2014), and Mr. Song for The Diary of River Song (BF, 2016)
  • Annabel Mullion (Eleanor here; Series 6: Trial; Series 8: I Predict a Riot and Customs) voiced Julia for The English Way of Death (BF, 2015)
  • Andrew Forbes (Unger) was Omril in Full Circle, and voiced Dr. O'Neil for Night Thoughts (BF, 2006)
  • Sophie Ward (Dr. Bligh) voiced the Storyteller for Serpent Crest: Aladdin Time (AudioGo, 2011)
Deal (UK TX: August 14/based on Slave, 1996)
  • Ramone Morgan (Wade) was Tobias in The Caretaker

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