Thursday, 15 June 2017

Doctor Who Vs. Law & Order: UK, Series 6

Regular series actors Bradley Walsh (as DS Ronnie
 Brooks), Dominic Rowan (Jacob Thorne), and Peter Davison (Henry Sharpe) all returned for the sixth 
series of the London-based spin-off of Dick Wolf's
Law & Order.
Paul Nicholls joined the programme here as new 
DS Sam Casey, to investigate the murder of Brooks' 
previous partner, Matt Devlin. Freema Agyeman 
and Harriet Walter both then left the show after six 
years - Alesha Phillips was promoted to Senior 
prosecutor, and DI Natalie Chandler retired from 
the Met.
All seven cases here were again based on scripts from 
the American parent programme. Originally shown in 
the winter of 2012, the season began another repeat run on ITV3 last night, and featured nineteen further 
Doctor Who cast and crew connections:

Survivor's Guilt (UK TX: January 6 2012/based on Suicide Box, 2003)
  • Josette Simon (Paulette) voiced Sarana Teel for Big Finish's The Sontaran Ordeal (2016)
Immune (UK TX: January 12/based on Double Down, 1997)
  • Tamsin Outhwaite (Miriam) was the Captain in Nightmare in Silver 
  • Rob Jarvis (Donovan) was Abramal in The Time of the Doctor
  • Su Douglas (Maggie) voiced Countess Venhella for Benny's Story, Gem Weston for Fitz's Story (BF, both 2009), then the Cook for The Broken Crown and the Toad for Aladdin Time (both part of the Serpent Crest from AudioGo, 2011)
  • Sanchia McCormack (Katie) was a Housing Officer in Turn Left
  • Jim Conway (Peter) was Uncle Josh in The Snowmen
Haunted (UK TX: January 20/based on Ghosts, 2005)
  • Tim McInnerny (Bennett) was Halpen in Planet of the Ood, and voiced Admiral Dolne for The Well-Mannered War (BF, 2015)
  • Tom Georgeson (Rawlins) was Kavell in Genesis of the Daleks, and a police Inspector in Logopolis 
Trial (UK TX: January 27/based on Double Blind, 1996)
  • Jeany Spark (Julia) voiced Florence Nightingale for The Angel of Scutari (BF, 2009), and Jelena for Prisoner of the Sun (BF, 2010)
  • Rachel Bavidge (Helen) voiced the European Leader for The Defectors, and Seru for The Isos Network (BF, both 2015)
Line Up (UK TX: February 3/based on Performance, 1995)
  • Eva Pope (Renay) voiced Nia Brusk for Army of Death (BF, 2011)
  • Philip Voss (Justice Reynolds) was Acomat in Marco Polo, and Wahed in (episode 1 of) The Dominators
  • Mark Springer (Johnson) was Christian in The Time of Angels
  • Mark Straker (Braithe) was a Trooper in Earthshock
Dawn Till Dusk (UK TX: February 10/based on Mayhem, 1994)
  • Adrian Rawlins (Hextor) was Dr. Ryder in Planet of the Ood
  • Andrew Brooke (Roach) was Kahler-Tek, aka the Gunslinger, in A Town Called Mercy
  • Helen Blatch (Mrs Hextor) provided the Computer voice for The Deadly Assassin, and was seen as Commander Fabian in The Twin Dilemma
  • James Weber Brown (West) was the Minister for In the Forest of the Night
Fault Lines (UK TX: February 17/based on Just a Girl in the World, 2009)
  • Ariyon Bakare (Lucas) was Leandro (pictured) in The Woman Who Lived

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