Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Doctor Who Vs. Cinderella

Disney Picture's live-action reworking of
their animated classic of 1950 premiered
on BBC1 yesterday.
Downton Abbey actress Lily James
portrayed the titular folk heroine Ella
- Cate Blanchett played her wicked
stepmother, Helena Bonham Carter
was the Fairy Godmother, and Richard
Madden was the Prince.
Directed by Kenneth Branagh, the film
was released in early 2015, and also
featured Ben Chaplin, Stellan Skarsgard, Holliday Grainger, Derek Jacobi (as the
King), and twelve other Doctor Who cast connections:

  • Alex Macqueen (Crier) also voiced the Master for Big Finish in UNIT: Dominion (2012), Dark Eyes 2Dark Eyes 3 (both 2014), Dark Eyes 4 (2015), Vampire of the Mind and The Two Masters (both 2016)
  • Nonso Anozie (Captain) was Hydroflax in The Husbands of River Song
  • Hayley Atwell (Ella's Mother) voiced Asha for Blood of the Daleks (2007), Eleanor for The Doomwood Curse, Seska for The Whispering Forest (2010), and President Moorkurk for The Sands of Life and War Against the Laan (both 2013)
  • Mimi Ndiweni (Lady) was Abby in Oxygen
  • Tom Edden (Footman) was a Pharmacist in Gridlock
  • Big Finish actor Joseph Kloska (Assistant) voiced the Perfect One for The Masters of Luxor, Dukhin for The Acheron Pulse (both 2012), Sir Thomas de Wensley for The Doctor's Tale (2014), Habrild for Order of the Daleks (2016), and Schandel for The War Doctor 4 (2017)
  • Adetomiwa Edun (Trooper) was Mr. Brock in The Return of Doctor Mysterio
  • Michael Jenn (Doctor) was Clarence DeMarco in The Name of the Doctor
  • Josh O'Connor (Guard) was Piotr in Cold War 
  • Gerald Horan (Vaneering) was Mr. Clark/Father of Mine in Human Nature and The Family of Blood 
  • Bentley Kalu (Rider) was a Hood in  The Angels Take Manhattan
  • Ryan Stuart was a stuntman on Nightmare in Silver too

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