Sunday, 11 June 2017

Doctor Who Vs. Waking The Dead, Series 9

Regular series actors Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston and Wil Johnson all returned (as DS Boyd, Dr.Grace Foley and DI Jordan) for the ninth, and final season of BBC One's award-winning crime drama, which first aired in the spring of
2011. Tara Fitzgerald's role (of Dr. Eve Lockhart) here
was reprised later that year for the spin-off show, The 
Body Farm.
Peter Boyd and his Cold Case team were now joined by Superintendent Sarah Cavendish (played by Dublin-born actress Eva Birthistle), who was murdered in the finale by 
ACC Tony Nicholson (Paul McGann) in a bid to frame Boyd.
The ten-part series began another repeat run on the Drama channel last night, and also featured David Bradley (as George Barlow in Waterloo) and thirty-one other Doctor Who cast and crew connections:

Harbinger (TX: March 13 & 14)
  • Elizabeth Rider (DCC Smith) provided the ATMOS voice for The Sontaran Stratagem and was Linda in The Time of the Doctor, then voiced Galatea for Big Finish's The Well-Mannered War (2015)
  • Amelda Brown (Elsa) voiced Margaret for The Adventure Games: The Gunpowder Plot
  • Ian Hanmore (Geiger) was Father Angelo in Tooth and Claw
  • Graham Turner (Burke) was Amos in The Crimson Horror
  • Janet Dibley (Denise) voiced Commander Flail for The Black Hole (BF, 2015)
  • prolific Big Finish voice artist Susan Brown (Sue) was Bridget Spears in Torchwood: Children of Earth, and voiced Mary for 100: Bedtime Story (2007), Alice Withers for The Eternal Summer, Maud for Castle of Fear,  both Mrs Withers and Mrs Sowerby for Plague of the Daleks (all 2009), Margaret for both Deimos and The Resurrection of Mars, Eleanor Harvey for Return of the Krotons, Chief Engineer and Chanel for The Song of the Megaptera, Babs for Prison in Space (all 2010), and Kastrella for Death Match (2015)
  • film editor Crispin Green also edited Tooth and ClawThe Girl in the FireplaceThe Idiot's LanternFear HerSilence in the Library and Forest of the Dead
  • make-up artist Waldo Mason was part of the SFX crew on Aliens of London
  • hair and make-up designer Vivien Riley began her TV career as make-up assistant on (part 1 of) The Masque of Mandragora
  • series property master Paul Smith also held that post on sixteen instalments (from Asylum of the Daleks to The Time of the Doctor)
  • SFX supervisor Graham Brown was a SFX assistant on Attack of the Cybermen
  • Tom Lucy was also the stunt co-ordinator on sixteen adventures (from Smith and Jones to The Next Doctor)
Care (TX: March 20 & 21)
  • Alice Krige (Karen) voiced Dr. Patricia Sawyer for Phantoms of the Deep (BF, 2013), the Queen Mum for Death and the Queen, and Felicity Lyme for UNIT: Shutdown (both 2016)
  • Anna Hope (Claire) was Novice Hame in Tardisode: New Earth and Gridlock, and voiced DI Patricia Menzies for The CondemnedThe Raincloud Man (both 2008) and The Crimes of Thomas Brewster (2011)
  • Teresa Banham (Penny) was the Governor of HMP Broadfell in The End of Time
  • Steve John Shepherd (Harding) voiced Simon Devlin for UNIT: Extinction (BF, 2015)
Solidarity (TX: March 27 & 28)
  • Adam Rayner (Kennedy) was Roger Curbishley in The Unicorn and the Wasp
  • Kieran Bew (Young Murray) voiced both Arthur Kettleson and Barry for The Lady of Mercia (BF, 2013), Murdo Jamieson for The Helm of Awe, and Krim Pollensa for The Lives of Captain Jack (both 2017), and was Ivan in Oxygen
  • Elize du Toit (Bonnie) was Miss Dexter [aka. Sinister Woman] in 42 and The Sound of Drums
Conviction (TX: April 3 & 4)
  • Don Warrington (Barclay) was the President of Great Britain in Rise of the Cybermen, and voiced Rassilon for Seasons of Fear, The Time of the DaleksNeverland (all 2002), Zagreus (2003), Caerdroia and The Next Life (both 2004)
  • Babatunde Aleshe (Karl) was Sean in The Lodger
  • Rod Arthur (Gerald) was Mr. Parsons in School Reunion
  • Clive Wood (Carney here, and Clayton in Series 4) was the Roman Commander in The Pandorica Opens
  • Tom Goodman-Hill (Tristan) was Reverend Arnold Golightly in The Unicorn and the Wasp
Waterloo (TX: April 10 &11)
  • George Rainsford (returned as Boyd's son, Luke) voiced Prince Kylo for The Burning Prince (BF, 2012)
  • Louis Mahoney (Grant) was a Newscaster in Frontier in Space, Pontin in Planet of Evil, and elder Billy Shipton in Blink
  • Stephen Greif (Knight) voiced Kwundaar for Primeval (BF, 2001), Gurney for The Infinite Questand Ken Temple for the Counter Measures spin-off audio series
  • Greg Bennett (Constable) went uncredited as both a UNIT Soldier and Sycorax Warrior in The Christmas Invasion, and a Guest in The Lazarus Experiment
  • Vineeta Rishi (DI Khan) was Julia Swales for Smith and Jones, and voiced Dawon for The Emerald Tiger (BF, 2012), and Falex for Dalek Soul (2017)
  • series stunt double Curtis Rivers also doubled for John Barrowman (as Captain Jack) in UtopiaThe Sound of Drums and Torchwood

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