Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways

Bad Wolf. But what did it meme?
Two episodes (Bad Wolf, The Parting of the Ways)
First broadcast Jun 11 to 18 2005
Average audience for story: 6.86m

CAST

Christopher Eccleston (The Doctor) Born Feb 16 1964
Doctor Who credits
Played: The Doctor in Rose, The End of the World, The Unquiet Dead, Aliens of London/ World War Three, Dalek, The Long Game, Father's Day, The Empty Child/ The Doctor Dances, Boom Town, Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways (2005)
Career highlights
After debuting in Blood Rights in 1990, Christopher's career takes in Inspector Morse (1991), Let Him Have It (1991), Friday on My Mind (1992), Shallow Grave (1994), Hearts and Minds (1995), Our Friends in the North (1996), Jude (1996), Hillsborough (1996), Elizabeth (1998), Clocking Off (2000), Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000), The Others (2001), Linda Green (2001), Othello (2001), The League of Gentlemen (2002), 28 Days Later (2002), The Second Coming (2003), Heroes (2007), The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (2007), GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Lennon Naked (2010), The Shadow Line (2011), Thor: The Dark World (2013) and Legend (2015). Christopher also had recurring roles as DCI David Billborough in Cracker (1993-94), Matt Jamison in The Leftovers (2014) and Professor Stoddart in Fortitude (2015).
Facts
In 2007, Pendleton College in Christopher's home city of Salford named its new auditorium the Eccleston Theatre. Christopher also appears in two music videos for the band I Am Kloot - Proof (2003) and Northern Skies (2010). In Best Actor Royal Television Society Award in 2003 for Flesh and Blood, plus a Best Actor International Emmy for his role in Accused (2011).

Billie Piper (Rose Tyler) Born Sep 22 1982
Doctor Who credits
Played: Rose Tyler in Rose, The End of the World, The Unquiet Dead, Aliens of London/ World War Three, Dalek, The Long Game, Father's Day, The Empty Child/ The Doctor Dances, Boom Town, Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways, Children in Need special (uncredited), The Christmas Invasion, New Earth, Tooth and Claw, School Reunion, The Girl in the Fireplace, Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel, The Idiot's Lantern, The Impossible Planet/ The Satan Pit, Love & Monsters, Fear Her, Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday (2005-06). Return appearances in Partners in Crime (2008), The Poison Sky (2008), Midnight (2008), Turn Left (2008), The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End (2008), The End of Time Part Two (2010) and The Day of the Doctor (2013).
Career highlights
Billie - birthname Lianne Paul Piper - started out as a poster girl in an advertising campaign for teen music magazine Smash Hits in 1997 ("100% pure pop!"). Record producers looking for a young female pop star to launch in the UK charts thought Billie would be ideal, and it wasn't long until she became the youngest artist ever to debut at number one hit in Britain, with Because We Want To. Billie went on to have two albums - Honey to the B (1998) and Walk of Life (2000) - and eight Top 30 hits, including the number ones Girlfriend (1998) and Day & Night (2000). She retired from the music industry following a court case in 2001 in which a woman named Juliet Peters was convicted of stalking and threatening her family.
Billie returned to her first love of acting. Her first role had been uncredited in 1996's The Leading Man, after which she found roles in Music Chronicles (1999), Canterbury Tales (2003), Bella and the Boys (2004), The Calcium Kid (2004), Things to Do Before You're 30 (2005), Spirit Trap (2005), Mansfield Park (2007), A Passionate Woman (2010), True Love (2012) and Foxtrot (2014). She has also enjoyed a handful of regular roles, including Sally Lockhart in The Ruby in the Smoke 2006) and The Shadow in the North (2007) - in which she starred alongside a pre-Doctor Matt Smith - Belle/ Hannah in The Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007-11, on which she was also credited as an executive producer) and Brona Croft in Penny Dreadful (2014).
Facts
Billie performed at the 1999 Brit Awards as part of the performance of an ABBA medley, along with Steps, B*Witched, Tina Cousins and Cleopatra (she's the one in scarlet red!). Between 2001-07 Billie was married to British TV presenter and DJ Chris Evans (16 years her senior); her second husband is actor Laurence Fox, with whom she has two children. Here she is, on Twitter!

John Barrowman (Captain Jack Harkness) Born Mar 11 1967
Doctor Who credits
Played: Captain Jack Harkness in The Empty Child/ The Doctor Dances, Boom Town, Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways, Torchwood: Everything Changes, Torchwood: Day One, Torchwood: Ghost Machine, Torchwood: Cyberwoman, Torchwood: Small Worlds, Torchwood: Countrycide, Torchwood: Greeks Bearing Gifts, Torchwood: They Keep Killing Suzie, Torchwood: Random Shoes, Torchwood: Out of Time, Torchwood: Combat, Torchwood: Captain Jack Harkness, Torchwood: End of Days, Utopia/ The Sound of Drums/ Last of the Time Lords, Torchwood: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Torchwood: Sleeper, Torchwood: To the Last Man, Torchwood: Meat, Torchwood: Adam, Torchwood: Reset, Torchwood: Dead Man Walking, Torchwood: A Day in the Death, Torchwood: Something Borrowed, Torchwood: From Out of the Rain, Torchwood: Adrift, Torchwood: Fragments, Torchwood: Exit Wounds, The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End, Torchwood: Children of Earth (Days 1-5), The End of Time Part Two, Torchwood: Miracle Day (The New World, Rendition, Dead of Night, Escape to LA, The Categories of Life, The Middle Men, Immortal Sins, End of the Road, The Gathering, The Blood Line) (2005-11)
Career highlights
Scotsman John's screen acting career began uncredited in The Untouchables (1987), followed by roles in Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2003), De-Lovely (2004), The Producers (2005), Hotel Babylon (2008), My Family (2009), Desperate Housewives (2010), Hustle (2012), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), All Stars (2013), Scandal (2013) and Gilded Lilys (2013). He has had recurring roles as Peter Fairchild in CPW (1995-96), Peter Williams in Titans (2000-01) and has played Malcolm Merlyn in Arrow since 2012.
However, John is nothing if not multi-talented and prolific, and has also presented a great many TV shows, such as Live and Kicking (1993-94), The Movie Game (1994-95), The Kids are All Right (2008), Tonight's the Night (2009-11), Animals at Work (2011), Attack of the Show! (2012), Pressure Pad (2013), Sing Your Face Off (2014) and Small Animal Hospital (2014). He was also a judge on the talent search shows How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? (2006), Any Dream Will Do (2007) and I'd Do Anything (2008), and a contestant on Dancing On Ice (2006) and Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special (2010).
John also has a well-established career in musical theatre, appearing in everything from Anything Goes and Miss Saigon to Sunset Boulevard and The Phantom of the Opera. He has also recorded several of his own albums, including Songs from Grease (1994), Aspects of Lloyd Webber (1997), Music Music Music (2008) and You Raise Me Up (2014).
He has also, along with his sister Carole, written fiction books, including Hollow Earth (2012), Torchwood: Exodus Code (2012), Bone Quill (2013) and The Book of Beasts (2014).
Facts
John made the final three in auditions for the role of Will in the US sitcom Will and Grace; when he asked why he didn't get the part and straight actor Eric McCormack did, he was told he "wasn't gay enough"! He was awarded the MBE in 2014 for services to light entertainment and charity.

Noel Clarke (Mickey Smith) Born Dec 6 1975
Doctor Who credits
Played: Mickey Smith in Rose, Aliens of London/ World War Three, Boom Town, The Parting of the Ways, The Christmas Invasion, New Earth, School Reunion TARDISode (uncredited), School Reunion, The Girl in the Fireplace, Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel, Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday (2005-06). Return appearances in Journey's End (2008) and The End of Time Part Two (2010).
Played: Ricky Smith in Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel, The Age of Steel TARDISode (2006, uncredited)
Wrote: Torchwood: Combat (2006)
Career highlights
Noel's earliest acting work was on the 1999 short Take 2, after which he appeared in Metrosexuality (1999), The Bill (2000), Waking the Dead (2001), Casualty (2001), Adventure Inc (2003), Holby City (2004), Kidulthood (2006), Jane Hall (2006), Dubplate Drama (2007), Adulthood (2008), Doghouse (2009), Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010), Centurion (2010), Screwed (2011), Storage 24 (2012, which he also wrote and produced), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), The Assets (2014), Chasing Shadows (2014) and The Throwaways (2015). He regularly played Wyman Norris in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (2002-04). Noel has also been a success behind the cameras, having written Kidulthood and Adulthood (which he also directed), as well as West 10 LDN (2008), 4.3.2.1. (2010, which he also directed and produced) and The Knot (2012). Further producing duties include We Are Monster (2014), Legacy (2015) and Scottish Mussel (2015).
Facts
In 2003 he was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Most Promising Newcomer, and in 2009 Noel won a Rising Star BAFTA. Noel appears in The Prodigy's 2008 music video for Invaders Must Die. In 2015, rapper and Adulthood actor Adam Deacon appeared in court to deny charges he had harassed Noel in various abusive messages on social media. Here's Noel, on Twitter!

Camille Coduri (Jackie Tyler) Born Apr 18 1965
Doctor Who credits
Played: Jackie Tyler in Rose, The End of the World, Aliens of London/ World War Three, Father's Day, The Parting of the Ways, The Christmas Invasion, New Earth, Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel, Love & Monsters, Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday (2005-06). Return appearances in Journey's End (2008) and The End of Time Part Two (2010).
Career highlights
Camille's debut came in Life Without George (1987), after which she appeared in A Prayer for the Dying (1987), Campaign (1988), Morris Minor's Marvellous Motors (1989), Strapless (1989), Nuns on the Run (1990), King Ralph (1991), Rumpole of the Bailey (1992), The Famous Five (1996), The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997), Mrs Caldicott's Cabbage War (2002), Family (2003), Pickles: The Dog Who Won the World Cup (2006), Sinchronicity (2006), The Last Detective (2007), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), Adulthood (2008), The Firm (2009), Ashes to Ashes (2010), Secrets and Words (2012), Edge of Heaven (2014), Flim: The Movie (2014) and Scottish Mussel (2015). She also had recurring roles as Lorraine Wilde in the sitcom Nelson's Column (1994-95) and Shelly in Him & Her (2010-13).
Facts
Camille is married to fellow actor Christopher Fulford, with whom she has two children - one of which is coincidentally named Rosa.

Jo Joyner (Lynda) Born May 24 1977
Career highlights
Jo debuted in Always and Everyone (2000), followed by Stanton Blues (2001), Clocking Off (2002), Spooks (2003), Family (2003), North and South (2004), Swinging (2005), Candy Cabs (2011), Trying Again (2014), Murdoch Mysteries (2014) and The Interceptor (2015). She played Beverly Nicholls in 26 episodes of No Angels (2004-06) but has made her biggest impact playing Tanya in over 670 episodes of soap EastEnders (2006-13/15).
Facts
Jo has been nominated for Best Actress at the British Soap Awards three times, and Best Dramatic Performance three times (she won in 2008 and 2012). Jo is married to actor Neil Madden. Here's her Twitter feed.

Jamie Bradley (Strood)
Career highlights
Debuted in Casualty (1998), then Still (2001), Gentlemen's Relish (2001), Mrs Caldicott's Cabbage War (2002), Pete Versus Life (2010), Downton Abbey (2014) and Mr Selfridge (2015).

Abi Eniola (Crosbie)
Career highlights
Abi made her screen debut playing Barbara Richards in Three Seven Eleven (1993-94), and later took roles in Elidor (1995), The Broker's Man (1998), Grange Hill (2000), Hearts and Bones (2001), Strange (2002), Little Britain (2003/04), Ideal (2005), Thieves Like Us (2007), Waterloo Road (2007) and Coming Up: Raising Baby Rio (2009). She also plays Dr Joy Onwukwe in BBC World Service soap Westway.
Facts
Abi also works as a role play and performance workshop facilitator for businesses, having worked for Hewlett Packard, HSBC and Prudential.

Paterson Joseph (Rodrick) Born Jun 22 1964
Career highlights
Paterson made his debut playing Dave in Streetwise (1989), then South of the Border (1990), Between the Lines (1992), In the Name of the Father (1993), Soldier Soldier (1994), Neverwhere (1996), The Beach (2000), Cold Feet (2001), The Baby Juice Express (2004), Sex Traffic (2004), My Dad's the Prime Minister (2004), Aeon Flux (2005), Jekyll (2007), Hyperdrive (2006-07), The Fixer (2008), Boy Meets Girl (2009), Coming Up: Food (2011), Death in Paradise (2011), The Hollow Crown (2012), The Leftovers (2014), Babylon (2014) and Apocalypse Slough (2015). Recurring roles have included Mark Grace in Casualty (1997-98), Ruben in William and Mary (2003-05), Lyndon in Green Wing (2004-06), Greg Preston in Survivors (2008-10), Alan Johnson in Peep Show (2003-12) and Wes Leyton in Law and Order UK (2013-14). Paterson also provided the voice of KO Joe in Chop Socky Chooks (2008).
Facts
When the BBC was looking for a replacement for Tenth Doctor David Tennant in 2008, Paterson's name was near the very top of the bookmakers' list. In a 2014 interview Paterson said he would have loved the role and will never say never if the offer does ever come.

Jenna Russell (Floor manager) Born Oct 5 1967
Career highlights
Debuted in Nanny (1983), then Sacred Hearts (1985), The Fear (1988), Picking Up the Pieces (1998), Peak Practice (2000), Men Only (2001), Minder (2009), Into the Woods (2011), Call the Midwife (2014) and Mortdecai (2015). Jenna also played Maggie Lomax in 16 episodes of the sitcom On the Up (1990-92) and Deborah Gilder in 36 episodes of Born and Bred (2002-05).
Awards
2007: Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical (Sunday in the Park with George)
Facts
Remember the theme song to sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf (1988)? Well, that's Jenna singing! And she also sang the theme tune for 2001's Office Gossip. Jenna has a long and successful career in musical theatre, having also been nominated for a Tony Award for Sunday in the Park with George. Her partner is actor Raymond Coulthard. Here she is on Twitter.

Jo Stone-Fewings (Male programmer [Davitch Pavale]) Born 1967
Career highlights
Jo's earliest appearance was in Shrinks (1991), followed by Dodgem (1991), American Friends (1991), Soldier Soldier (1991), Waiting for God (1991), Moon and Son (1992), All the King's Men (1999), Midsomer Murders (2003), Unstoppable (2004), Mine All Mine (2004), Misfits (2009), New Tricks (2009/10) and Inside No.9 (2014). He also regularly played Dr Toby Maitland-Evans in Medics (1992-93).
Facts
Jo is married to actress Nancy Carroll, best known for playing Lady Felicia in Father Brown (2013-15).

Nisha Nayar (Female programmer) Jun 7 19??
Doctor Who credits
Played: Red Kang in Paradise Towers (1987, uncredited)
Played: Female programmer in Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways (2005)
Career highlights
Nisha was born in Tanzania and made her screen debut in Doctor Who, then found work in Bhaji on the Beach (1993), The Buddha of Suburbia (1993), Medics (1994), Cone Zone (1995), Cardiac Arrest (1995), My Wonderful Life (1996), London Bridge (1996), Out of Hours (1998), Big Bad World (1999-2001), The Principles of Lust (2003), Mersey Beat (2003), Casualty (2011), Count Arthur Strong (2013) and Law and Order UK (2014). She may best be remembered as either Joyce in Rose and Maloney (2004-05) or Elaine in over 70 episodes of The Story of Tracey Beaker (2002-06).
Facts
Here's Nisha's Twitter feed.

Dominic Burgess (Agorax) Born Jul 29 1982
Career highlights
Debuting in Batman Begins (2005), Dominic's further work includes Itch (2007), Colin (2008), 1,000 Ways to Die (2009), Rules of Engagement (2010), 90210 (2011), The Fortune Theory (2013), Maron (2013), Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (2013), Raising Hope (2013), Legit (2014), Dads (2014) and Stripped of Innocence (2015). He also played Zoltan Grundy in ANT Farm (2013-14) and Guffman in the Baby Geniuses film franchise since 2013.
Facts
Here's Dominic's Twitter feed.

Karren Winchester (Fitch)
Career highlights
Karren made her debut in Doctor Who, after which she appeared in Julian Fellowes Investigates (2005), EastEnders (2008), Holby City (2010) and The Ring Cycle (2013).
Facts
Karren's Twitter feed.

Kate Loustau (Colleen)
Career highlights
Kate debuted in Elizabeth (1998), followed by roles in Guest House Paradiso (1999), Big Bad World (2001), Inbetweeners (2001), Is Harry on the Boat? (2002), Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003), Popcorn (2007), Dead in France (2012) and A Royal Christmas (2014).
Facts
Kate's mother is model Debbie Grieve, whose legs were the first to grace the cover of Paris Vogue in 1966, while her father Bernard Loustau-Lalanne was a former UK and US Ambassador for the Seychelles. Here's Kate on Twitter.

Sebastian Armesto (Broff) Born Jun3 1982
Career highlights
Sebastian made his first credited appearance aged 12 in A Feast at Midnight in 1994 (under his full name of Sebastián Fernández-Armesto), and then appeared in The Famous Five (1996), Hawking (2004), The Virgin Queen (2006), The Impressionists (2006), Marie Antoinette (2006), The Tudors (2007), The Palace (2008), Little Dorrit (2008), Zen (2011), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), Parade's End (2012), Copenhagen (2014), Dead Cat (2014) and Coalition (2015).
Facts
Sebastian's father is historian and author Felipe Fernández-Armesto (who hit the headlines in 2007 for allegedly being brutalised by five policemen in Atlanta, Georgia, after he has caught jaywalking).

Martha Cope (Controller)
Career highlights
Debuted in Lovejoy (1994), then Peak Practice (1996), Wycliffe (1996), Holding the Baby (1997), Men Behaving Badly (1997), Ultraviolet (1998), The Queen's Nose (2002), Alfie (2004), Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004), Dani's House (2009), The Shadow Line (2011), The Thick of It (2012), Emmerdale (2013-14) and EastEnders (2014/15).
Facts
Martha's parents are actor Kenneth Cope (who appeared in Doctor Who story Warriors' Gate in 1981) and actress Renny Lister.

Sam Callis (Security guard) Born 1973
Career highlights
Sam's earliest role was providing voices for the video game Ready 2 Rumble Boxing in 1999, after which he found work in Shrink (2000), Beginner's Luck (2001), Trance (2001), Capital Punishment (2003), Kidulthood (2006), Ultimate Force (2006), The Royal (2007), Midsomer Murders (2012), Game of Thrones (2012), Doctors (2014) and Perfect State (2014). He played Adam Benjamin in 24 episodes of London's Burning (2001-02) and Sergeant Callum Stone in more than 90 episodes of The Bill (2007-10). He has also dabbled behind the camera, credited as writer, director and producer on the shorts The Deadfall (2012) and Viking (2014).
Facts
Here's Sam's Twitter account.

Davina McCall (Voice of Davinadroid) Born Oct 16 1967
Career highlights
Davina is one of the UK's best known TV presenters, best remembered as the host of Big Brother on Channel 4 between 2000-10. Other hosting duties include MTV's Most Wanted (1994), God's Gift (1996), Prickly Heat (1998-99), the Brit Awards (2000/03), Streetmate (1998-2001), Don't Try This at Home! (1998-2001), Pride of Britain Awards (2002), BAFTA Awards (2002/04), The Vault (2002), Popstars: The Rivals (2002), Stars in Their Eyes (2003), Reborn in the USA (2003), Top of the Pops (2004), Davina (2006), The Million Pound Drop (2010-11), Stepping Out (2013), Got to Dance (2009-14) and Long Lost Family (2011-14). She has also acted in a handful of shows, such as Sam's Game (2001) and Dead Set (2008, as herself), and has released several keep fit videos since 2004.
Facts
One of Davina's early career cul-de-sacs was a solo singer, but despite being the girlfriend of the legendary Eric Clapton in the late 1980s, success eluded her. She also ran a restaurant for two years, was a waitress at the Moulin Rouge in Paris, and was a backing dancer for future Doctor Who actress Kylie Minogue (see if you can spot her in the video for 1991's Word is Out). More recently, Davina has become the face of Garnier.

Anne Robinson (Voice of Anne Droid) Born Sep 26 1944
Career highlights
Anne is best known for hosting the television quiz show Weakest Link (both the UK and US editions) between 2000-12, as well as fronting the consumer affairs programme Watchdog on and off since 1993 and BBC feedback slot Points of View 1987-96. She started out as a journalist on newspapers such as the Daily Mail, Sunday Times and the Daily Mirror, where she was assistant editor in the 1980s and early 1990s - she was the first woman to regularly edit a daily newspaper. Anne's other TV work includes appearing on Countdown (1987), Question Time (1983/90), Room 101 (2001, when she infamously said derogatory comments about the Welsh and was subsequently investigated by police for "inciting racial hatred"), Great Britons (2002), Test the Nation (2002-05), What's the Problem? (2005) and My Life in Books (2011-12).
Facts
Anne made her name as a journalist when she broke the story of Beatles manager Brian Epstein's death thanks to being a family friend of the family's solicitor. She is a former alcoholic who released a memoir called Memoirs of an Unfit Mother in 2001. That same year she was also diagnosed with and treated for skin cancer. Anne is also, controversially, a supporter of fox hunting, and has raised both money and awareness for the pro-hunt lobby.
This is Your Life: Anne was the subject of BBC TV's This is Your Life on February 2nd, 1998, surprised by host Michael Aspel during a supposedly live broadcast for consumer affairs show Watchdog.

Trinny Woodall (Voice of Trine-E) Born Feb 8 1964
Career highlights
Trinny is best known as a style and fashion expert in the UK, co-hosting with Susannah Constantine the makeover series What Not to Wear (2001-07), She has also appeared on programmes such as Trinny and Susannah Undress (2006-07), Making Over America with Trinny and Susannah (2009), From Boom to Bust (2010) and Feeling Home (2012). Trinny (birthname Sarah-Jane) met her professional partner Susannah Constantine in 1994, after which they began writing a fashion column together for the Daily Telegraph. They then launched their own fashion advice business and became famous when they hosted What Not to Wear.
Facts
Trinny's brother is Mark Woodall, creator of Climate Change Capital, a green merchant banking institution. She has also designed and sold her own clothes and accessories to Harrods and Harvey Nichols. During her lifetime Trinny has had hard times with severe acne, alcoholism and IVF treatment. In 2002, Trinny and Susannah became the targets of gem thieves during a visit to Cannes. The incident occurred while they were sleeping at a friend's villa. The thieves rendered them both unconscious through the use of chloroform, and then stole money and jewellery.

Susannah Constantine (Voice of Zu-Zana) Born Jun 3 1962
Career highlights
Susannah is best known as a style and fashion expert in the UK, co-hosting with Trinny Woodall the makeover series What Not to Wear (2001-07), She has also appeared on programmes such as Trinny and Susannah Undress (2006-07), Making Over America with Trinny and Susannah (2009), From Boom to Bust (2010) and Feeling Home (2012). Susannah met her professional partner Trinny Woodall in 1994, after which they began writing a fashion column together for the Daily Telegraph. They then launched their own fashion advice business and became famous when they hosted What Not to Wear.
Facts
Susannah formerly dated David, Viscount Linley (the Queen's nephew) in the 1980s. Susannah is also an advocate of bloodsports. In 2002, Trinny and Susannah became the targets of gem thieves during a visit to Cannes. The incident occurred while they were sleeping at a friend's villa. The thieves rendered them both unconscious through the use of chloroform, and then stole money and jewellery.

Paul Kasey (Zu-Zana) Born Aug 5 1973
Doctor Who credits
Played: Auton in Rose (2005)
Played: Coffa (Forest of Cheem) in The End of the World (2005, uncredited)
Played: Slitheen in Aliens of London/ World War Three (2005), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Revenge of the Slitheen (2007), The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Lost Boy (2007), The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Gift (2009), The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Nightmare Man (2010)
Played: Zu-Zana in Bad Wolf (2005)
Played: Clockwork man in The Girl in the Fireplace (2006)
Played: Cyber-Leader in Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel (2006), Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday (2006), The Next Doctor (2008)
Played: Ood in The Impossible Planet/ The Satan Pit (2006), Death is the Only Answer (2011)
Played: The Hoix in Love & Monsters (2006), Torchwood: Exit Wounds (2008, uncredited)
Played: Weevil in Torchwood: Everything Changes, Torchwood: Day One (uncredited), Torchwood: Greeks Bearing Gifts, Torchwood: Combat, Torchwood: End of Days, Torchwood: Sleeper, Torchwood: Adam, Torchwood: Reset (uncredited), Torchwood: Dead Man Walking, Torchwood: A Day in the Death (uncredited), Torchwood: Fragments, Torchwood: Exit Wounds (2006-08)
Played: Blowfish in Torchwood: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2008), Torchwood: Fragments (2008)
Played: Robot Santa in The Runaway Bride (2006)
Played: Judoon in Smith and Jones (2007), The Stolen Earth (2008), The Pandorica Opens (2010), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Prisoner of the Judoon (2009)
Played: Hero pig man in Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks (2007)
Played: Kudlak in The Sarah Jane Adventures: Warriors of Kudlak (2007)
Played: The Host in Voyage of the Damned (2007)
Played: Ood Sigma in Planet of the Ood (2008), The Waters of Mars (2009), The End of Time (2009-10)
Played: Hath Peck in The Doctor's Daughter (2008)
Played: Sorvin in Planet of the Dead (2009)
Played: Highwayman in The Sarah Jane Adventures: Mona Lisa's Revenge (2009)
Played: Shansheeth in The Sarah Jane Adventurers: Death of the Doctor (2010)
Played: Red robot in The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Empty Planet (2010)
Played: Nephew in The Doctor's Wife (2011)
Played: Cyberman in Closing Time (2011)
Played: The Metalkind in The Sarah Jane Adventures: Sky (2011)
Played: Wooden Queen in The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe (2011)
Played: Time zombie in Journey to the Center of the TARDIS (2013)
Played: Whisper Man in The Name of the Doctor (2013)
Played: Zygon in The Day of the Doctor (2013)
Played: Footman in Deep Breath (2014)
Career highlights
Paul's earliest role was in Blade II (2002), followed by 28 Days Later (2002, on which he was also movement advisor), 1408 (2007), Inkheart (2008) and Scoop (2009). He also played the George in werewolf form in Being Human (2009-12), and has performed as various monsters at the BBC Proms and Symphonic Spectacular events. He has also donned costumes for TV commercials such as Foxy Bingo and Butlins and was a performer and movement advisor for London's 2012 Olympics opening ceremony.

Alan Ruscoe (Trine-E, Anne Droid) Born Apr 14 1972
Doctor Who credits
Played: Auton in Rose (2005)
Played: Lute (Forest of Cheem) in The End of the World (2005, uncredited)
Played: Slitheen in Aliens of London/ World War Three, Boom Town (2005)
Played: Anne Droid in Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways (2005)
Played: Trine-E in Bad Wolf (2005)
Played: Clown in The Sarah Jane Adventures: Day of the Clown (2008)
Played: Andy Stone in The Waters of Mars (2009)
Career highlights
Alan's earliest work was in The Fifth Element (1997), followed by The Phantom Menace (1999 - as Bib FortunaPlo Koon and Daultay Dofine), Attack of the Clones (2002 - as Lott Dod), Hex (2005) and Emmerdale (2013).
Facts
His performance as Bib Fortuna in The Phantom Menace ended up on the cutting room floor. Here he is on Twitter (Alan, not Bib)!

Barnaby Edwards (Dalek operator) Born 1969
Doctor Who credits
Played: Daleks in Thirty Years in the TARDIS (1993), Dalek (2005), Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways (2005), Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday (2006), Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks (2007), The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End (2008), Victory of the Daleks (2010), The Pandorica Opens/ The Big Bang (2010), Asylum of the Daleks (2012), The Day of the Doctor (2013), The Time of the Doctor (2013), Into the Dalek (2014), The Magician's Apprentice/ The Witch's Familiar (2015)
Career highlights
Barnaby has worked a lot in the world of Doctor Who apart from operating Daleks, including voicing the Krarg commander in the 2003 web series Shada, and providing a number of voices for the Doctor Who Adventure Games (2010-11). Non-Doctor Who work includes The Giblet Boys (2005), Children of Men (2006), The Merry Wives of Windsor (2011) and Shadows of a Stranger (2014).
Facts
Barnaby has also been an actor, writer and director for Big Finish Productions since the early days of Doctor Who audios, having directed (among others) Exotron, Doctor Who and the Pirates, Frozen Time and The Chimes of Midnight; he has written stories such as The Bride of Peladon, The wreck of the Titan and The Beast of Orlok. Barnaby is also an exhibited artist, as well as an art history lecturer.
Here he is on Twitter.

Nicholas Pegg (Dalek operator)
Doctor Who credits
Played: Daleks in Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways (2005), Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday (2006), Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks (2007), The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End (2008), Victory of the Daleks (2010), Asylum of the Daleks (2012), The Day of the Doctor (2013), The Time of the Doctor (2013), The Magician's Apprentice/ The Witch's Familiar (2015)
Career highlights
Nicholas has featured highly in the Doctor Who universe since the 1980s when he began producing his own fanzines. He also played the Cyber Leader in the 1993 documentary Thirty Years in the TARDIS and voiced Think Tank in the 2003 audio adventure of Shada (which he also adapted and directed). Nicholas also contributed to many of the extras on the BBC's Doctor Who DVD range, and also writes and directs audios for Big Finish. Acting work outside Doctor Who has included two small roles in Doc Martin (2005/06).
Facts
Nicholas is an authority on the life and work of David Bowie, having written books on him, contributed to TV documentaries and helped curate the 2013 David Bowie Is... exhibition for the Victoria and Albert Museum. Nicholas's bio claims he could well be the only Equity member to have played Hamlet, a Dalek and an otter. Here's his Twitter feed.
In 2014 Toby Hadoke released his Who's Round interview with Nicholas here.

David Hankinson (Dalek operator)
Doctor Who credits
Played: Daleks in Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways (2005), Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday (2006), Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks (2007), The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End (2008)
Career highlights
David's other work has largely been in the Doctor Who world, including an appearance in the 1996 fan spin-off video Ghosts of Winterborne. David has been a writer and copywriter, often for the BBC, since 2001.

Nicholas Briggs (Voice of the Daleks) Born Sep 29 1961
Doctor Who credits
Played: Voice of the Nestene Consciousness in Rose (2005)
Played: Dalek voices in Dalek (2005), Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways (2005), Doomsday TARDISode (2006), Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday (2006), Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks (2007), The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End (2008), Victory of the Daleks (2010), The Pandorica Opens/ The Big Bang (2010), The Wedding of River Song (2011), Asylum of the Daleks (2012), The Day of the Doctor (2013), The Time of the Doctor (2013), Into the Dalek (2014), The Magician's Apprentice/ The Witch's Familiar (2015), Hell Bent (2015)
Played: Voice of the Jagrafess in The Long Game (2005, uncredited)
Played: Cybermen voices in Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel (2006), Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday (2006), The Next Doctor (2008), The Pandorica Opens (2010, uncredited), A Good Man Goes to War (2011), Closing Time (2011), Nightmare in Silver (2013), The Time of the Doctor (2013), Death in Heaven (2014)
Played: Voice of the Judoon in Smith and Jones (2007), The Stolen Earth (2008, uncredited), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Prisoner of the Judoon (2009), The End of Time Part Two (2010, uncredited), The Pandorica Opens (2010, uncredited)
Played: Rick Yates in Torchwood: Children of Earth (2009)
Played: National Museum Pandorica video narrator in The Big Bang (2010, uncredited)
Played: Voice of Skaldak in Cold War (2013)
Played: Voice of the Zygons in The Day of the Doctor (2013), The Zygon Invasion/ The Zygon Inversion (2015)
Career highlights
Nicholas's career has been principally within the world of Doctor Who, starting out as the producer of the Myth Makers series of videos in the 1980s and 90s interviewing Doctor Who alumni. Also on video, Nicholas has been involved with Wartime (1987), The Airzone Solution (1993) and the Auton trilogy (1997-99), and was present for the infancy of what we now know as Big Finish Productions with his Audio Visuals unofficial audio dramas. Nicholas has been involved with Big Finish all through its life, from its birth in 1996 to being its current executive producer. He also writes, directs and composes for the Big Finish audios, and has also written Doctor Who books, including The Dalek Generation (2013).
Screen acting credits come in the form of The League of Gentlemen (2002), Adulthood (2008), Lewis (2009), 4.3.2.1. (2010), Cleaning Up (2011) and An Adventure in Space and Time (2013 - in which he played original voice of the Daleks, Peter Hawkins).
Nicholas has also provided voices for a number of video games, namely Judge Dredd: Dredd vs Death (2003) and Doctor Who: The Adventure Games (2010), and provided optional 21st century voices for the Daleks in the special edition DVD of the 1972 Doctor Who story Day of the Daleks.
Facts
In his 1980s Audio Visuals series he played an indeterminate future version of the Doctor, who went on to immortalised in the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip Party Animals in 1991. Here he is, on Twitter!

David Tennant (The Doctor) Born Apr 18 1971
Doctor Who credits
Played: Caretaker in Scream of the Shalka (2003, uncredited)
Played: The Doctor in Children in Need special, The Christmas Invasion, Attack of the Graske, New Earth, Tooth and Claw, School Reunion, The Girl in the Fireplace, Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel, The Idiot's Lantern, The Impossible Planet/ The Satan Pit, Love & Monsters, Fear Her, Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday, The Runaway Bride, Smith and Jones, The Shakespeare Code, Gridlock, Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks, The Lazarus Experiment, 42, Human Nature/ The Family of Blood, Blink, Utopia/ The Sound of Drums/ Last of the Time Lords, The Infinite Quest, Time Crash, Voyage of the Damned, Music of the Spheres, Partners in Crime, The Fires of Pompeii, Planet of the Ood, The Sontaran Stratagem/ The Poison Sky, The Doctor's Daughter, The Unicorn and the Wasp, Silence in the Library/ Forest of the Dead, Midnight, Turn Left, The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End, The Next Doctor, Planet of the Dead, Dreamland, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith, The Waters of Mars, The End of Time (2005-10). Return appearance in The Day of the Doctor (2013).
Career highlights
Debuted in the Dramarama episode The Secret of Croftmore (1988), followed by Strathblair (1992), The Brown Man (1993), Rab C Nesbitt (1993), Takin' Over the Asylum (1994), Jude (1996), Holding the Baby (1997), Duck Patrol (1998), Love in the 21st Century (1999), The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (2000), Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (2000), Foyle's War (2002), Posh Nosh (2003), Bright Young Things (2003), Terri McIntyre (2003), He Knew He Was Right (2004), Blackpool (2004), Casanova (2005), The Quatermass Experiment (2005), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Secret Smile (2005), The Chatterley Affair (2006), Recovery (2007), Learners (2007), Extras (2007), Einstein and Eddington (2008), St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold (2009), Rex is Not Your Lawyer (2010), Single Father (2010), United (2011), The Decoy Bride (2011), Fright Night (2011), True Love (2012), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2012), Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger (2012), Spies of Warsaw (2013), The Politician's Husband (2013), Postman Pat: The Movie (2014), AKA Jessica Jones (2015) and I Feel Fine (2016). He has also provided narration for Twenty Twelve (2011-12) and its follow-up W1A (2014- ), voiced Twigs in the animation Tree Fu Tom (2012-13, alongside former Doctor Who companion Sophie Aldred), and played Alec Hardy and his US equivalent Emmett Carver in Broadchurch (2013-15) and Gracepoint (2014).
Facts
David has been nominated for countless awards over the years, and has won a Daytime Emmy for his performance in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, a Scottish BAFTA for The Escape Artist (2013), a Welsh BAFTA for Doctor Who (2006), a Crime Thriller Award for Broadchurch (2013), four National Television Awards for Best Actor for Doctor Who (2006/07/08/10) and five TV Quick Awards for Best Actor for Doctor Who (2006-08), Single father (2011) and Broadchurch (2013). On New Year's Eve 2011, David married actress Georgia Moffett, whom he'd met when she was a guest star in Doctor Who playing the Doctor's "daughter" Jenny. Georgia is also the real-life daughter of Fifth Doctor actor Peter Davison, making the Tenth Doctor the Fifth Doctor's son-in-law, and the Doctor's daughter also his wife. David and Georgia have had two children together; these children now have Doctor Who for both their father and their grandfather! David's real surname is McDonald, but he changed his name to get into Equity, inspired by Pet Shop Boy singer Neil Tennant's surname (he changed his name to Tennant by deed poll in 2011 at Georgia's request). David's father Sandy appeared in the Doctor Who episode The Unicorn and the Wasp (2008).

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Russell T Davies (writer) Born Apr 27 1963
Doctor Who credits
Wrote: Rose, The End of the World, Aliens of London/ World War Three, The Long Game, Boom Town, Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways, Children in Need special, The Christmas Invasion, New Earth, Tooth and Claw, Love & Monsters, Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday, Torchwood: Everything Changes, The Runaway Bride, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Invasion of the Bane, Smith and Jones, Gridlock, Utopia/ The Sound of Drums/ Last of the Time Lords, Voyage of the Damned, Partners in Crime, Midnight, Turn Left, The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End, Music of the Spheres, The Next Doctor, Planet of the Dead, Torchwood: Children of Earth (Days 1, 3 and 5), The Waters of Mars, The End of Time, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Death of the Doctor, Torchwood: Miracle Day (The New World and The Blood Line) (2005-11)
Executive producer: Rose, The End of the World, The Unquiet Dead, Aliens of London/ World War Three, Dalek, The Long Game, Father's Day, The Empty Child/ The Doctor Dances, Boom Town, Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways, The Christmas Invasion, Attack of the Graske, New Earth, Tooth and Claw, School Reunion, The Girl in the Fireplace, Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel, The Idiot's Lantern, The Impossible Planet/ The Satan Pit, Love & Monsters, Fear Her, Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday, Torchwood: Everything Changes, Torchwood: Day One, Torchwood: Ghost Machine, Torchwood: Cyberwoman, Torchwood: Small Worlds, Torchwood: Countrycide, Torchwood: Greeks Bearing Gifts, Torchwood: They Keep Killing Suzie, Torchwood: Random Shoes, Torchwood: Out of Time, Torchwood: Combat, Torchwood: Captain Jack Harkness, Torchwood: End of Days, The Runaway Bride, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Invasion of the Bane, Smith and Jones, The Shakespeare Code, Gridlock, Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks, The Lazarus Experiment, 42, Human Nature/ The Family of Blood, Blink, Utopia/ The Sound of Drums/ Last of the Time Lords, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Revenge of the Slitheen, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Eye of the Gorgon, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Warriors of Kudlak, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane?, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Lost Boy, Time Crash, Voyage of the Damned, Torchwood: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Torchwood: Sleeper, Torchwood: To the Last Man, Torchwood: Meat, Torchwood: Adam, Torchwood: Reset, Torchwood: Dead Man Walking, Torchwood: A Day in the Death, Torchwood: Something Borrowed, Torchwood: From Out of the Rain, Torchwood: Adrift, Torchwood: Fragments, Torchwood: Exit Wounds, Partners in Crime, The Fires of Pompeii, Planet of the Ood, The Sontaran Stratagem/ The Poison Sky, The Doctor's Daughter, The Unicorn and the Wasp, Silence in the Library/ Forest of the Dead, Midnight, Turn Left, The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Last Sontaran, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Day of the Clown, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Secrets of the Stars, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Mark of the Berserker, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Enemy of the Bane, The Next Doctor, Planet of the Dead, Torchwood: Children of Earth (Days 1-5), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Prisoner of the Judoon, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Mad Woman in the Attic, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Eternity Trap, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Mona Lisa's Revenge, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Gift, The Waters of Mars, The End of Time, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Nightmare Man, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Vault of Secrets, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Death of the Doctor, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Empty Planet, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Lost in Time, The Sarah Jane Adventures: Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith, Torchwood: Miracle Day (The New World, Rendition, Dead of Night, Escape to LA, The Categories of Life, The Middle Men, Immortal Sins, End of the Road, The Gathering, The Blood Line), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Sky, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Curse of Clyde Langer, The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Man Who Never Was (2005-11)
As well as being executive producer on Doctor Who, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures, Russell also acted in this capacity on TARDISodes (2006), Totally Doctor Who (2006-07), The Infinite Quest (2007), Torchwood Declassified (2006-09), Doctor Who Greatest Moments (2009), Dreamland (2009), Doctor Who Confidential (2005-10) and SJA: Alien Files (2010).
Career highlights
The ridiculous list of Doctor Who universe programmes Russell has been involved with provides the bulk of his television output, but it is by no means representative of it. He started out working in children's TV, even presenting an edition of Play School in 1987 before becoming producer, writer and various other roles on the activity series Why Don't You...? (1986-88). In 1988 he became script editor and writer on the children's magazine show On the Waterfront, after which he wrote for Breakfast Serials (1990), Dark Season (1991), ChuckleVision (1992), Def II (1992), Century Falls (1993), Cluedo (1993), Children's Ward (1994), Revelations (1994-95), Springhill (1996), Touching Evil (1997), The Grand (1997-98), Queer as Folk (1999-2000, which got its own US remake 2000-05), Bob & Rose (2001), Linda Green (2001), The Second Coming (2003), Mine All Mine (2004), Casanova (2005), Wizards vs Aliens (2012-13), Old Jack's Boat (2013), Cucumber (2015) and Banana (2015).
Facts
The T in his name does not stand for anything but does distinguish him from radio presenter Russell Davies (his real name is Stephen Russell Davies). He was awarded an OBE in 2008 for services to drama. He has been nominated for a BAFTA award nine times, and has won three, including the Dennis Potter Award in 2006. He also won the 2001 Writer of the Year British Comedy Award, and has been nominated five times for a Hugo Award (he won in 2010 for Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars). In 2009 Russell was approached by Lucasfilm to contribute to the proposed (but ultimately never made) Star Wars live action TV series.

Joe Ahearne (director) Born Nov 23 1963 (a perfect birthday!)
Doctor Who credits
Directed: Dalek, Father's Day, Boom Town, Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways (2005)
Career highlights
Joe is a writer and director for television, having worked in both capacities on This Life (1997), Ultraviolet (1998), Apparitions (2008, which he also created and executive produced) and The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012). He has also had writing duties on Da Vinci's Demons (2013), and directed for Dark Realm (2001), Strange (2003) and This Life +10 (2007).
Facts
Joe was nominated for Best Director for Doctor Who at the 2005 BAFTAs (he lost to Brian Percival for ShakespeaRe-Told). He has also twice been nominated for Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form at the Hugo awards (for Father's Day and Dalek). Joe wrote the four-issue Fantastic Force Marvel mini-series in 2009 (a spin-off from Fantastic Four) and Fantastic Four Annual 32 in 2010.

Phil Collinson (producer) Born Aug 26 1970
Doctor Who credits
Produced: Rose, The End of the World, The Unquiet Dead, Aliens of London/ World War Three, Dalek, The Long Game, Father's Day, The Empty Child/ The Doctor Dances, Boom Town, Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways, Children in Need special, The Christmas Invasion, Attack of the Graske, New Earth, Tooth and Claw, School Reunion, The Girl in the Fireplace, Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel, The Idiot's Lantern, The Impossible Planet/ The Satan Pit, Love & Monsters, Fear Her, Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday, The Runaway Bride, Smith and Jones, The Shakespeare Code, Gridlock, Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks, The Lazarus Experiment, 42, Blink, Utopia/ The Sound of Drums/ Last of the Time Lords, Time Crash, Voyage of the Damned, Partners in Crime, The Fires of Pompeii, The Doctor's Daughter, Silence in the Library/ Forest of the Dead, Midnight, The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End (2005-08)
Executive producer: The Sarah Jane Adventures: Invasion of the Bane (2007), Human Nature/ The Family of Blood (2007), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Revenge of the Slitheen (2007), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Eye of the Gorgon (2007), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Warriors of Kudlak (2007), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane? (2007), The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Lost Boy (2007), Planet of the Ood (2008, uncredited), The Sontaran Stratagem/ The Poison Sky (2008), The Unicorn and the Wasp (2008), Turn Left (2008)
Career highlights
Phil started out as an actor, playing the role of Bob Wright in a 1997 episode of Coronation Street before becoming a storyline writer on soap Emmerdale (1998). After dabbling on directing on a 2000 episode of Peak Practice, he became a producer on shows such as Linda Green (2001), Born and Bred (2002), Sea of Souls (2004), All the Small Things (2009, as executive producer) and Coronation Street (2010-13). In 2008 he became head of drama at BBC Manchester before moving to ITV in 2010.
Facts
Russell T Davies wrote the role of Alexander in Queer as Folk for Phil when he was an actor, but the part ultimately went to Antony Cotton. Phil's face can be seen on the fake £20 notes seen in the Doctor Who story The Runaway Bride.

Helen Vallis (associate producer)
Doctor Who credits
Associate producer: Rose, The End of the World, The Unquiet Dead, Aliens of London/ World War Three, Dalek, The Long Game, Father's Day, The Empty Child/ The Doctor Dances, Boom Town, Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways, The Christmas Invasion, New Earth, Tooth and Claw, School Reunion, The Girl in the Fireplace, Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel, The Idiot's Lantern (2005-06)
Post-production supervisor: Torchwood: Everything Changes, Torchwood: Day One, Torchwood: Ghost Machine, Torchwood: Small Worlds, Torchwood: Countrycide, Torchwood: They Keep Killing Suzie, Torchwood: Captain Jack Harkness, Torchwood: End of Days, Torchwood: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Torchwood: Sleeper, Torchwood: To the Last Man, Torchwood: Meat, Torchwood: Adam, Torchwood: Reset, Torchwood: Dead Man Walking, Torchwood: A Day in the Death, Torchwood: Something Borrowed, Torchwood: From Out of the Rain, Torchwood: Adrift, Torchwood: Fragments, Torchwood: Exit Wounds, Torchwood: Children of Earth (Days 1-5) (2006-09)
Career highlights
Helen's earliest credit is as assistant floor manager on The District Nurse in 1987, after which she became associate producer on Streetlife (1995), Tiger Bay (1997), Harpur and Iles (1997), Care (2000), Hearts of Gold (2003) and then production executive on He Knew He Was Right (2004). She has no television production credits since Torchwood in 2009.

Helen Raynor (script editor) Born Mar 27 1972
Doctor Who credits
Script edited: The Unquiet Dead, Dalek, The Empty Child/ The Doctor Dances, Bad Wolf/ The Parting of the Ways, The Christmas Invasion, New Earth, School Reunion, The Girl in the Fireplace, Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel, Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday, Blink, Silence in the Library/ Forest of the Dead, Midnight (2005-08)
Wrote: Torchwood: Ghost Machine (2006), Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks (2007), Torchwood: To the Last Man (2008), The Sontaran Stratagem/ The Poison Sky (2008)
Career highlights
Helen started out as a script editor on the daytime soap Doctors (2002-03) before moving on to Doctor Who. She also script edited The Chatterley Affair in 2006. As a writer, Helen has written for Brief Encounters (2006), Primeval (2011), Baker Boys (2011) and Mr Selfridge (2015). She now writes for the stage.

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