Friday, January 16, 2015

Battlefield

The Brigadier (Nicholas Courtney) and
Morgaine (Jean Marsh)... or is it Bret
Vyon and Sara Kingdom reunited?
Four episodes (Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four)
First broadcast Sep 6 to 27 1989
Average audience for serial: 3.65m

CAST

Sylvester McCoy (The Doctor) Born Aug 20 1943
Doctor Who credits
Played: The Doctor in Time and the Rani, Paradise Towers, Delta and the Bannermen, Dragonfire, Remembrance of the Daleks, The Happiness Patrol, Silver Nemesis, The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, Battlefield, Ghost Light, The Curse of Fenric, Survival (1987-89). Return appearances in Dimensions in Time (1993) and Doctor Who (1996)
Career highlights
Sylvester - birth name Percy James Patrick Kent-Smith - started out as a variety performer and comedian, appearing on shows such as Vision On (as Pepe, who lived in a mirror) in the late 1970s and early 80s, as well as Robert's Robots, Tiswas, Eureka, No 73, What's Your Story? and Jigsaw (as one of the two O-Men). Acting roles include Lucky Feller (1975), For the Love of Albert (1977), Dracula (1979), All the Fun of the Fair (1979), Big Jim and the Figaro Club (1979-81), Electric in the City (1980), Starstrider (1984), The Last Place on Earth (1985), Three Kinds of Heat (1987), Jackanory (1979/93), Frank Stubbs Promotes (1994), Leapin' Leprachauns! (1995), Rab C Nesbitt (1996), Spellbreaker: Secret of the Leprachauns (1997), The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997), Beyond Fear (1997), The Mumbo Jumbo (2000), See It Saw It (1999/2001), Hollyoaks (2002), Still Game (2004), Mayo (2006), The Bill (2002/06), Doctors (2008), The Academy (2009/12), The Christmas Candle (2013) and The Candy House (2015). Aside from the Doctor, his other memorable role is Radagast the Brown in the three Hobbit films - An Unexpected Journey, The Desolation of Smaug and The Battle of the Five Armies (2012-14). He also appeared in The Secret Policeman's Ball in 1981, on Comic Relief in 1988, Space Cadets in 1997, Hell's Kitchen in 2004 and Tiswas Reunited in 2007. He has regularly played his Doctor in a number of fan audio adventures since 1999, as well as BBCi's webcast story Death Comes to Time (2001).
Facts
Before becoming an actor, he trained as a priest (1955-59), sold insurance and acted as a bodyguard for the Rolling Stones. Sylvester was second choice for the role of Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. In the early 1990s Sylvester was to play Governor Swann in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl when the film was to be made by Steven Spielberg, but Disney refused permission and made it a decade later with Jonathan Pryce in the role. His stage name originates from when he was a part of Ken Campbell's variety roadshow, playing a stuntman by the same name (the name was dreamt up by roadshow colleague, actor Brian Murphy).

Sophie Aldred (Ace) Born Aug 20 1962
Doctor Who credits
Played: Ace in Dragonfire, Remembrance of the Daleks, The Happiness Patrol, Silver Nemesis, The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, Battlefield, Ghost Light, The Curse of Fenric, Survival (1987-89). Return appearance in Dimensions in Time (1993).
Career highlights
Doctor Who was Sophie's acting break; her subsequent acting roles have been in Rainbow (1990), Melvin and Maureen's Musicagrams (1992-96), Zzzap! (1999-2001), EastEnders (1993), Shadow Play (2004), The Search for Simon (2013) and Shadow Season (2013). She has also been a TV presenter, often for children, including Corners (1988-90), Words and Pictures (1993), Tiny and Crew (1995-99) and It's a Mystery (1996), and has also done voice work for Sergeant Stripes (2003), Noddy in Toyland (2008), Dennis and Gnasher (2008), Bob the Builder (2009-10), Bananas in Pyjamas (2010-13) and Tree Fu Tom (2012-14). Sophie has also appeared in a number of Doctor Who spin-off video productions, such as More Than a Messiah (1992), The Zero Imperative (1994), Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans (1994) and Mindgame (1998), and Big Finish's audio plays since 2000. In 1996, she wrote a book, Ace!, based on her time in Doctor Who. She has also presented several BBC Schools radio series, including Singing Together, Music Workshop, Time and Tune and Music Box.
Facts
In 1990 Sophie had an affair with TV actor/ comedian Les Dennis while he was married to his first wife (Dennis documents this in his 2008 autobiography). Les left his wife to be with Sophie, and met Amanda Holden - due to become his second wife - while they were together. In 1997 Sophie married TV quiz show and sports programme presenter Vince Henderson. She shares her birthdate with both Sylvester McCoy and Anthony Ainley. Here's Sophie's website and Twitter.

Nicholas Courtney (Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart) Dec 16 1929 to Feb 22 2011 (cancer)
Doctor Who credits
Played: Bret Vyon in The Daleks' Master Plan (1965-66)
Played: Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart in The Web of Fear (then ranked as Colonel, 1968), The Invasion (1968), Spearhead from Space (1970), Doctor Who and the Silurians (1970), The Ambassadors of Death (1970), Inferno (1970), Terror of the Autons (1971), The Mind of Evil (1971), The Claws of Axos (1971), Colony in Space (1971), The Daemons (1971), Day of the Daleks (1972), The Time Monster (1972), The Three Doctors (1972-73), The Green Death (1973), The Time Warrior (1973-74), Invasion of the Dinosaurs (1974), Planet of the Spiders (1974), Robot (1974-75), Terror of the Zygons (1975), Mawdryn Undead (1983), The Five Doctors (1983), Battlefield (1989), Dimensions in Time (1993), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Enemy of the Bane (2008)
Played: Brigade Leader Lethbridge Stewart in Inferno (1970)
Played: Tourist in Silver Nemesis (1988, uncredited)
Career highlights
His TV career began in Escape (1957), followed by roles in Looking About (1962), The Avengers (1962/67), The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (1964), The Saint (1965), The Champions (1968), Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969), Jason King (1971), The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1973), Shelley (1980), Then Churchill Said To Me (1982), Minder (1984), Yes, Prime Minister (1987), Only Fools and Horses (1988), Bullseye! (1990), French Fields (1990-91), Satellite City (1996), Doctors (2005), The Bill (2007) and Incendiary (2008).
Facts
Egypt born Nicholas also reprised the role of the Brigadier in the fan-made video production Downtime (1995), an episode of Harry Hill (2000) and a handful of Big Finish audio adventures. Nicholas acted alongside seven of the TV Doctors in the series, and on audio with Eighth Doctor Paul McGann. Nicholas was one of only two actors to have appeared in Doctor Who as the same character in its first three decades (1960s, 70s and 80s, along with Patrick Troughton). He also appeared in Dimensions in Time in the 1990s, and spin-off The Sarah Jane Adventures in the 2000s - thus beating Troughton!

Jean Marsh (Morgaine) Born Jul 1 1934
Doctor Who credits
Played: Joanna in The Crusade (1965)
Played: Sara Kingdom in The Daleks' Master Plan (1965-66)
Played: Morgaine in Battlefield (1989)
Played: Party guest in An Adventure in Space and Time (2013, uncredited)
Career highlights
Jean's career began in The Infinite Shoeblack (1952), then The Limping Man (1953), The Twilight Zone (1959), I Spy (1967), UFO (1970), Frenzy (1972), The Eagle Has Landed (1976), Hawaii Five-O (1978), Return to Oz (1985), Willow (1988), A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1989), The Tomorrow People (1994), Fatherland (1994), Dangerfield (1997), Sensitive Skin (2007), Sense and Sensibility (2008), Crooked House (2008), The Last Post (2011), Outlier (2014) and Grantchester (2014). Jean co-created the series Upstairs, Downstairs (1971-75 and 2010-12, and appeared in it as Rose Buck), and The House of Eliott (1991-94). She had regular roles as Sylvia Parrish in The Informer (1966-67), Roz Keith in 9 to 5 (1982-83) and Mrs Croker in The Ghost Hunter (2000-01).
Awards
1975: Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Upstairs, Downstairs)
2012: Officer of the order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to drama
Facts
Jean was married to Third Doctor Jon Pertwee between 1955-60, and trivia fans might like the fact she appeared in Nicholas Courtney's first and last stories in Doctor Who - The Daleks' Master Plan and Battlefield! In 2011 she suffered a minor stroke and heart attack, causing her to miss much of the filming for the second series of the Upstairs, Downstairs reboot. Jean studied ballet as a child in order to overcome a nervous paralysis she suffered as a result of witnessing deaths and bombings during World War Two.

Angela Bruce (Brigadier Winifred Bambera) Born 1951
Career highlights
Angela's debut came in Man at the Top in 1973, followed by roles in Within These Walls (1975), Rock Follies (1976), Coronation Street (1978), Empire Road (1979), The Winner (1983), Dempsey and Makepeace (1985), The Practice (1986), Red Dwarf (1988), Spender (1991), Prime Suspect (1991), Van der Valk (1992), Takin' Over the Asylum (1994), Our Friends in the North (1996), Only Fools and Horses (1996), Big Bad World (1999), EastEnders (2000), The Ghost Hunter (2001), Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War (2002), My Family (2002), Waking the Dead (2005), Spooks (2007) and Casualty (2015). She's had regular roles as Sandra Ling in Angels (1975-79), Chrissie Stuart in Press Gang (1989-90) and Mandy Goodhue in Bad Girls (2006).
Facts
Angela was born to a white mother and West Indian father, and was adopted aged three by a couple with the surname Bruce. Angela reprised the role of Brigadier Bambera on the Big Finish audio Animal in 2011.

Christopher Bowen (Mordred) Born Oct 20 1959
Career highlights
Christopher's first role was in Dempsey and Makepeace (1985), followed by Cyrano de Bergerac (1985), Knights of God (1987), The Shell Seekers (1989), Waiting for God (1991), Darkman (1992), South Beach (1993), Cold Comfort Farm (1995), Little Lord Fauntleroy (1995), Richard III (1995), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), Heartbeat (2001), Poirot (2001), Lie With Me (2004), Jane Eyre (2006), Holby City (2007), Lewis (2010), Parade's End (2012) and Homefront (2012). He also regularly played Alex Milburn in the short-lived soap Castles (1995).

Marcus Gilbert (Ancelyn) Born Jul 29 1958
Career highlights
Marcus debuted in The Weather in the Streets (1983), then Master of the Game (1984), Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (1984), Robin of Sherwood (1984), Connie (1985), Biggles (1986), Rambo III (1988), Uncle Silas (1989), A Ghost in Monte Carlo (1990), Hunter (1991), Army of Darkness (1992), Riders (1993), Murder, She Wrote (1994), The Lazarus Man (1996), Doctors (2001), Freebird (2008) and Meet Pursuit Delange: The Movie (2015).
Facts
In the 1990s he became the male face of the Nescafe Gold Blend coffee adverts, having previously found acclaim in the New Romantic/ punk/ skinhead mash-up that is the 1984 Lee Cooper jeans advert Mean Jeans (it won the Best Cinema Commercial Award of 1986). Keen traveller Marcus now has his own production company, Touch the Sky Productions, which makes documentaries on his ascents of locations such as Mount Kilimanjaro and the Peruvian Andes.
In 2016 Toby Hadoke released his Who's Round interview with Marcus here.

Angela Douglas (Doris Lethbridge-Stewart) Born Oct 29 1940
Career highlights
After debuting in a 1958 episode of Dixon of Dock Green, Angela's credits include The Shakedown (1960), Bootsie and Snudge (1960), Coronation Street (1961), Emergency Ward 10 (1961), The Gentle Terror (1961), Compact (1962), Some People (1962), The Comedy Man (1964), Sergeant Cork (1966), Wuthering Heights (1967), Jason King (1972), Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World (1973), Father Brown (1974), The Gentle Touch (1984), Strathblair (1993), Soldier Soldier (1994), Hamlet (1996), This Year's Love (1999), Deceit (2000), The Four Feathers (2002), Holby City (2004), Four Seasons (2008-09) and Sniff (2010). She had regular roles as Julie Ward in Oil Strike North (1975) and Isobel Trimble in Cardiac Arrest (1995-96), but is best known for being a member of the Carry On film franchise team, appearing in four films between 1966-68.
Facts
Angela was married to actor Kenneth More until his death in 1982 (she had put her acting career pretty much on hold to care for Kenneth after he was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in the mid-1970s).

Ling Tai (Shou Yuing)
Doctor Who credits
Played: Tourist in The Leisure Hive (1980, uncredited)
Played: Seabase crewmember in Warriors of the Deep (1984, uncredited)
Played: Shou Yuing in Battlefield (1989)
Career highlights
Ling came to prominence as a regular on children's series Crackerjack between 1983-84, but began acting in The Mystery of the Disappearing Schoolgirls (1980), then The Two Ronnies (1981), Bergerac (1983), Never the Twain (1984), John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985), William Tell (1988), Stay Lucky (1989), Coronation Street (1989), Wilt (1990), Soldier Soldier (1993) and The Missing Star (2006). She also played Lily in children's series Spatz (1990).

James Ellis (Peter Warmsley) Mar 15 1931 to Mar 8 2014 (stroke)
Career highlights
Belfast born James made his first appearance in Escape (1957), then The Adventures of Robin Hood (1958), Over the Bridge (1961), The Scales of Justice (1966), Full House (1973), Til Death Us Do Part (1975), The Long March (1980), Boys from the Blackstuff (1982), The Gathering Seed (1983), Tripper's Day (1984), Re-Animator (1985), The Practice (1986), The Marksman (1987), Troubles (1988), Little Sir Nicholas (1990), Woof! (1991), So You Think You've Got Troubles (1991), In Sickness and in Health (1992), Lovejoy (1993), Priest (1994), Common as Muck (1994), Leapin' Leprechauns! (1995), Spellbreaker: Secret of the Leprechauns (1996), Mike and Angelo (1997), Birds of a Feather (1998), Big Bad World (1999), Sunburn (2000), Only Fools and Horses (2002), Magic Grandad (2003), The Bill (2004), Down to Earth (2005) and Eternal Law (2012). He had recurring roles as Norman Martin in three Graham Reid Play for Todays (1982-84), Paddy Reilly in One By One (1984-87), Sarge in Nightingales (1990-93), Uncle Minto in Ballykissangel (1998-99) and Mr Mullen in Playing the Field (1998-2002). However, it is his long-running role as Bert Lynch in more than 620 episodes of Z Cars (1962-78) that he will be most remembered for.
Facts
James (whose father was a sheet metal worker on the Titanic) was also a poet, writer and a translator of folklore from foreign languages into English. Married twice, James had four children - two of whom sadly predeceased him - Adam was murdered in London in 1988, aged 28, while Hugo killed himself in 2011, aged 49.
This is Your Life: James was the subject of BBC TV's This is Your Life on January 25th, 2001, surprised by host Michael Aspel during rehearsals for the play The Playboy of the Western World at the National Theatre.

Noel Collins (Pat Rowlinson) Dec 11 1936 to Aug 15 2011 (lung cancer)
Career highlights
Noel's first credit was a 1967 Wednesday Play called Days in the Trees, followed by The Rats are Coming! The Werewolves are Here! (1972), Adult Fun (1972), Middlemen (1977), Within These Walls (1978), Pennies from Heaven (1978), Accident (1978), A Question of Guilt (1980), Never Never Land (1980), Bread (1986), A Master of the Marionettes (1989) and Health and Efficiency (1994). He is most associated with the character of Sgt George Parrish in over 80 episodes of Juliet Bravo (1980-85).
Facts
Noel was first diagnosed with lung cancer in 1996, after which he had a lung removed. He became one of 53 people who launched a £17m lawsuit against Gallaher and Imperial Tobacco, claiming the companies were negligent in not reducing the tar content in cigarettes once the link between smoking and lung cancer had been established. The claim was abandoned in 1999 because of the prospect of soaring legal costs if it were lost.

June Bland (Elizabeth Rowlinson) Born Jun 2 1931
Doctor Who credits
Played: Berger in Earthshock (1982)
Played: Elizabeth Rowlinson in Battlefield (1989)
Career highlights
June's few other screen credits include Bat Out of Hell (1966), The Doctors (1970) and Angels (1980). She also had a long-running role as Vera Harker in The Newcomers (1965-67).
Facts
In 1995 she established the Stagecoach Theatre Arts School in Basingstoke, UK, which she then sold as a franchise ten years later.
In 2015 Toby Hadoke released his Who's Round interview with June here.

Robert Jezek (Sergeant Zbrigniev)
Career highlights
Robert debuted in The Ted Kennedy Jr Story (1986), then took roles in Star Cops (1987), The March (1990), Shadowchaser (1992), Death Machine (1994), Event Horizon (1997), Dark Realm (2001), The 51st State (2001), Living the Quake (2006), Rosemary and Thyme (2006), Inside the Twin Towers (2006), Casino Royale (2006), The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey (2007), Taggart (2008), Shameless (2009), EastEnders (2011), Holby City (2012) and Walking with the Enemy (2013). Between 2010-12, Robert regularly played Steve Conway in the series I Shouldn't Be Alive.
Facts
Robert provided the voice of Frobisher, the shape-shifting penguin who started out as a companion to the Sixth and Seventh Doctors in the comic strips of Doctor Who Magazine and then transferred to audio in two Big Finish adventures in 2000-02. In 2000 Robert appeared in the music video for Fatboy Slim's Sunset (Bird of Prey), and in 2008 appeared in drag in a Renault Twingo commercial.

Dorota Rae (Flight Lieutenant Lavel) Born Sep 15 1957
Career highlights
Polish born Dorota Kwiatkowska made her debut in her native language in Akwarale (1978), then Terrarium (1981), Thais (1984), Widziadlo (1984), Pay Off (1987), Love After Lunch (1987), Crossroads (1988), Game, Set and Match (1988), Testimony (1988), Gunblast Vodka (2000), Kameleon (2001), Pensjonat Pod Roza (2004) and Hotel 52 (2011).
Facts
Dorota now lives in Adelaide, Australia. For a lovely collection of photos of Dorota, mainly from the late 1970s and 1980s, click here.
In 2015 Toby Hadoke released his Who's Round interview with Dorota, as well as actor Stephen Garlick, here.

Stefan Schwartz (Knight commander) Born May 1 1963
Career highlights
Stefan's acting career began with Strong Medicine (1986), after which he took roles in Inspector Morse (1987), The Bill (1989), Portrait of a Marriage (1990) and Do Not Disturb (1991). After that he gave up acting to become a major film and American TV director, helming Soft Top Hard Shoulder (1993), Giving Tongue (1996), Shooting Fish (1997, which he also wrote), The Abduction Club (2002), The Best Man (2005, which he also wrote), Hustle (2007), Spooks (2007), Trial and Retribution (2009), Crash (2008-09), Luther (2010), Camelot (2011, on which he was also an executive producer), Being Human USA (2012), House MD (2012), Revenge (2013), The Walking Dead (2013), Dexter (2011-13), White Collar (2012-13), Black Sails (2013), The Americans (2014), Power (2015) and Flesh and Bone (2015).
Facts
Stefan's work on Shooting Fish won him Best Director at the Catalonian International Film Festival in 1997, while he also won an Audience Award for Soft Top Hard Shoulder at 1992's London Film Festival.

Paul Tomany (Major Husak) May 14 1957 to Jul 26 1992
Paul's other credits were Triangle (1982) and Capital City (1989).

Marek Anton (The Destroyer)
Doctor Who credits
Played: The Destroyer in Battlefield (1989)
Played: Vershinin in The Curse of Fenric (1989)
Career highlights
Marek's further credits include 'Allo 'Allo! (1992), Love Hurts (1993) and The Famous Five (1996).
Facts
He now lives in Poland.

CREW

Ben Aaronovitch (writer) Born 1964
Doctor Who credits
Wrote: Remembrance of the Daleks (1988), Battlefield (1989)
Career highlights
Ben's other screen writing work includes Jupiter Moon (1990), Casualty (1990) and Dark Knight (2001). Ben has now become a successful author, penning the Rivers of London series of books since 2011, which follows his authorship of several Doctor Who novels, including Transit (1992) and The Also People (1995).
Facts
His father was economist and Communist Sam Aaronovitch, and his brothers are broadcaster and journalist David Aaronovitch and actor Owen Aaronovitch. Ben's website is called The Folly and his blog is Temporarily Significant.

Michael Kerrigan (director) Nov 2 1952 to Aug 7 2014
Doctor Who credits
Directed: Battlefield (1989), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Day of the Clown (2008), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Secrets of the Stars (2008)
Career highlights
Michael's other directing work included Spine Chillers (1980), Maggie (1981), Secrets (1982), The Baker Street Boys (1983), No 73 (1983-85), Henry's Leg (1986), Knights of God (1987), Mr Majeika (1988-90), EastEnders (1990), The Bill (1990-91), Parallel 9 (1992), The Famous Five (1995-96), Springhill (1996-97), The Phoenix and the Carpet (1997), Holly and Stephen's Saturday Showdown (2004), The Courtroom (2004) and The Basil Brush Show (2002-07).

John Nathan-Turner (producer) Aug 12 1947 to May 1 2002 (liver failure)
Doctor Who credits
Floor assistant: The Space Pirates (1969, uncredited)
Assistant floor manager: The Ambassadors of Death (1970, uncredited), Colony in Space (1971, uncredited)
Production unit manager: Horror of Fang Rock, The Invisible Enemy, Image of the Fendahl, The Sun Makers, Underworld, The Invasion of Time, The Ribos Operation, The Pirate Planet, The Stones of Blood, The Androids of Tara, The Power of Kroll, The Armageddon Factor, Destiny of the Daleks, City of Death, The Creature from the Pit, Nightmare of Eden, The Horns of Nimon, Shada (unbroadcast) (1977-80)
Produced: The Leisure Hive, Meglos, Full Circle, State of Decay, Warriors' Gate, The Keeper of Traken, Logopolis, K-9 & Company, Castrovalva, Four to Doomsday, Kinda, The Visitation, Black Orchid, Earthshock, Time-Flight, Arc of Infinity, Snakedance, Mawdryn Undead, Terminus, Enlightenment, The King's Demons, The Five Doctors, Warriors of the Deep, The Awakening, Frontios, Resurrection of the Daleks, Planet of Fire, The Caves of Androzani, The Twin Dilemma, Attack of the Cybermen, Vengeance on Varos, The Mark of the Rani, The Two Doctors, Timelash, Revelation of the Daleks, The Trial of a Time Lord, Time and the Rani, Paradise Towers, Delta and the Bannermen, Dragonfire, Remembrance of the Daleks, The Happiness Patrol, Silver Nemesis, The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, Battlefield, Ghost Light, The Curse of Fenric, Survival (1980-89), plus Dimensions in Time (1993)
Wrote: Dimensions in Time (1993)
Career highlights
John started out as an assistant floor manager on Doctor Who, and also worked as a production assistant on programmes such as The Pallisers (1974), Barlow (1975) and How Green Was My Valley (1975-76). He soon graduated to become production unit manager on Doctor Who, as well as on series such as All Creatures Great and Small (1978-80) and Flesh and Blood (1980). After Doctor Who was taken off air in 1989, John maintained his links to the series by producing a number of special video releases, such as The Years Tapes which included various single episodes from partly lost 1960s stories, as well as the 1992 release of Shada.
Facts
John's long-time partner was Gary Downie, who acted as production manager on some of the 1980s serials. In the 2013 book The Life and Scandalous Times of John Nathan-Turner, author Richard Marson alleges that John and partner Gary "preyed" sexually on young male teenage Doctor Who fans. The gay age of consent in the 1980s was 21.

Andrew Cartmel (script editor) Born 1958
Doctor Who credits
Script edited: Time and the Rani, Paradise Towers, Delta and the Bannermen, Dragonfire, Remembrance of the Daleks, The Happiness Patrol, Silver Nemesis, The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, Battlefield, Ghost Light, The Curse of Fenric, Survival (1987-89)
Career highlights
Andrew's other TV work includes script editing Casualty (1990) and Dark Knight (2001), after which he left the industry to work on several computing magazines. He has also written comic strips for Doctor Who Magazine (1990-93) and Judge Dredd Megazine (1995), as well as four Doctor Who novels (1992-2005) and four audios (2000/11).
Facts
Here he is, on Twitter, and here's his film review blog.

4 comments:

  1. Out of interest, where does the (full) date of death for PAUL TOMANY come from? A lot of my resources say it was July 1992.

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    1. Webmaster says... The date is a transfer from the old site, and although I no longer have the source of that date, I presume it was confirmed at the time somehow. At least the month is correct.

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    2. DWM 193 gave his full date of death and said he died from a sudden illness. All these messages can now be deleted.

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  2. I wonder if anyone knows what caused Paul Tomany's death at only age 35?

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