Friday, 12 January 2018

Doctor Who Vs. Casualty, Series 16

Series regularAdjoa AndohDerek Thompson, Cathy Shipton, Ian 
Bleasdale, Kwame Kwei Armah, Zita Sattar, and Will Mellor all returned for 
the sixteenth season of BBC One's long-running medical drama.
Joining the programme here were Dan Rymer (as Nurse Dillon Cahill), Louise Brealey (student nurse Roxy Bird), Christine Adams (nurse Melanie Phillips), 
Christopher Colquhoun (registrar Simon Kaminski), Kelly Harrison (technician 
Nikki Marshall), Martina Laird (paramedic Comfort Jones), Judy Loe (CEO Jan 
Goddard), Christine Stephen Daly (SHO Lara Stone), Simon MacCorkindale
(Dr. Harry Harper), and Emily Dormer (receptionist Gilly).
Actors Robert Gwilym, Ian Kelsey, Jan Anderson, and Ben Keaton all left 
during this run.
The new series (now extended to forty episodes) was originally broadcast 
from September 2001 to June 2002and featured Sylvester McCoy (as 
Kev the Rev), Noel Clarke (Danny Oldfield), and thirty-nine Doctor Who 
cast and crew connections:

  • Joanna Monro (Maggie here; Debs, 2004) was Rega in Planet of the Spiders
  • Big Finish actor Glynn Sweet (Foreman) voiced Dexion for The Curse of the Daleks (2008), Professor Lyle Woodruff for Return of the Krotons (2009), Horgan for The Guardians of Prophecy, Paul Dessay for Wirrn Isle (both 2012), Elgin Vanser for The Brood of Erys, Harcross, the Ever-Patient, Pheen-Tu and Flunkey for The Widow's Assassin (both 2014), and Sir Geoffrey Balsam for The Behemoth (2017)
  • Rachel Bavidge (Leanne) voiced the European Leader for The Defectors, and Seru for The Isos Network (both 2015)
  • John Breslin (Arthur) was Captain Munro in Spearhead From Space
  • Charles Kay (Weinberg) voiced the Curator for Excelis Rising (2002)
  • Alisdair Simpson (Dave) voiced Sir Francis White and Ritchie for 1963: The Assassination Games (2013), Cleon for Mask of Tragedy (2014), Colonel Lifford for The Diary of River Song 1 (2015), and Sidney Wheeler and Field Marshal Brooke for The Churchill Years 2 (2018)
  • Bernard Holley (Clarke here; Larwood, 2014) was Peter Haydon in (episode 1 of) The Tomb of the Cybermen (a role reprised in 2015 for Big Finish's Return to Telos), and Axon Man in The Claws of Axos, then voiced the titular alien for The Feast of Axos (2011), Brother Phaedrus for Love and War (2012), and Karswell for The Transcendence of Ephros (2016)
  • William Ilkley (Dalton here; Kilbride, 2007; Lawrence in Casualty 1909, 2009) was Tim Bass in The Mark of the Rani
  • Zoe Thorne (Jenny) provided the voice of the Gelth for The Unquiet Dead, and was the Sphere Voice for The Sound of Drums and Last of the Time Lords
  • Chrissie Cotterill (Shirley here; Rosie, 2006) was Madame Vernet in Vincent and the Doctor
  • Patsy Kensit (Charlotte here; Faye in Holby City, 2007-10)) voiced Mercenary for Kingdom of Lies (2018)
  • Anna Barry (Jane) was Anat in Day of the Daleks, and voiced Juniper Hartigan for The Lure of the Nomad (2018)
  • Christian Cooke (Booth here; Becket, 2006) was Ross Jenkins in The Sontaran Stratagem and The Poison Sky
  • Tom Smith (Simon here; Barber, 2005; Cooper, 2007) was the Host in Tooth and Claw
  • Angel Coulby (Sally) was Katherine in The Girl in the Fireplace
  • Niky Wardley (Louisa) voiced Tamsin Drew for seven Big Finish adventures (from Situation Vacant until To the Death), then Bex for Technophobia (2016), and was a Receptionist in The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot
  • Mark Anthony Brighton (Michael here; Marcus, 2005) was Colonel Albero in The Time of the Doctor
  • David Graham (Noga) provided Dalek voices for The Daleks, The Dalek Invasion of Earth, The Chase and The Daleks' Master Plan, was Charlie in The Gunfighters, Kerensky in City of Death, and voiced Percy Till for Static (2017)
  • Bridget Turner (Katia here; Mrs. Stirling, 2008; Barbara, 2010) was Alice in Gridlock
  • Big Finish actor Steven Wickham (Barry here; Prior, 2006) voiced Dr. Samuel Holywell for Phantasmagoria (1999), Murranus for The Fires of Vulcan (2000), Victor/Joseph for The Dark Flame (2003), Uviol for Red (2006), Harom for Exotron (2007), Garm/the Master of Karn for Seven Keys to Doomsday (2008), Valyes for Gallifrey 6, and Gavin Walker for The Veiled Leopard  (both 2013)
  • Dominic Mafham (Mike here; Sands, 2006) voiced Moran for The Jigsaw War (2012), and Chidak for The Dalek Contract and The Final Phase (both 2013)
  • Tom Adams (Dr. Spiller) was Commander Vorshak in Warriors of the Deep
  • Sara Carver (Mrs. Dixon here; Yvonne, 2007) voiced the Khellian Queen for Three's A Crowd (2005), Kim Kronotska for Memory Lane (2006), and Sylvia for City of the Daleks
  • Mina Anwar (Shelley) was Gita Chandra in The Sarah Jane Adventures, Goodthing in Smile, and voiced Forsetti for The Seventh Doctor: The New Adventures (2018)
  • Michael Praed (Meredith) voiced Slyde for The Dark Flame (2003), and Ladiver for The Curse of the Daleks (2008)
  • Stirling Gallacher (Michelle here; Selena, 2012; Sally, 2014) voiced Isobel for The Dispossessed (2018)
  • Shelley Conn (Daljit) voiced Asha Qureshi for Situation Vacant (2010)
  • Alan Mason (Hallett here; McGowan, 2005) was Corporal Nutting in The Silurians
  • David Bamber (Dr. Campbell here; Kingston, 2014) was Captain Quell in Mummy on the Orient Express, and voiced Emperor Constantine for The Council of Nicaea (BF, 2005), and Colonel Ulrik and Whitmore for The Four Doctors (2010)
  • Mark Lockyer (Ray) voiced Sir Walter Raleigh for Voyage to the New World (2012)
  • Nicholas Khan (Jez) voiced Dalia for Gallifrey: Time War 2 (2019)
  • Toby Sawyer (Wood here; Embleton, 2007) voiced Daniel and Ghost for The Wishing Beast (2007)
  • Lisa Palfrey (Melanie) was the Mum in Attack of the Graske
  • John Bennett (Ray) was General Finch in Invasion of the Dinosaurs, and Li H'sen Chang in The Talons of Weng-Chiang
  • writer Paul Cornell also scripted Father's Day, Human Nature, The Family of Blood and Scream of the Shalka
  • Jeremy Webb also directed The Curse of the Black Spot, The Wedding of River Song and Death is the Only Answer
  • Marcus Price was also production manager on Tooth and Claw, The Girl in the Fireplace, The Idiot's Lantern, Fear Her and Torchwood
  • Gary Norman was also the grip on twenty-five stories (from A Christmas Carol to The Day of the Doctor)

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