Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Tooth and Claw

Howlin' mad, bad wolf
One episode (Tooth and Claw)
First broadcast Apr 22 2006
Average audience for story: 9.24m
For TARDISode, see bottom of this entry

CAST

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).

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!

Pauline Collins (Queen Victoria) Born Sep 3 1940
Doctor Who credits
Played: Samantha Briggs in The Faceless Ones (1967)
Played: Queen Victoria in Tooth and Claw (2006)
Career highlights
After starting out as a teacher, Pauline first emerged in Emergency Ward 10 (1963), and went on to appear in The Corridor People (1966), The Three Musketeers (1966), The Liver Birds (1969, as Dawn), Wodehouse Playhouse (1975-76), The Black Tower (1985), Shirley Valentine (1989), Paradise Road (1997), Mrs Caldicott's Cabbage War (2000), Bleak House (2005), From Time to Time (2009), Merlin (2010), Mount Pleasant (2011-12), The Time of Their Lives (2014) and Dickensian (2015-16). Pauline enjoyed regular roles as Clara Burrell-Danby in No, Honestly (1974-75), Sarah Moffat in both Upstairs, Downstairs (1971-75) and Thomas and Sarah (1979), Harriet Boult in Forever Green (1989-92) and Harriet Smith in The Ambassador (1998-99). She also narrated the cartoon series Little Misses and the Mr Men (1983).
Awards
1988: Olivier Award for Actress of the Year in a New Play (Shirley Valentine)
1989: Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play (Shirley Valentine)
1990: BAFTA Film Award for Best Actress (Shirley Valentine)
2001: Officer of the order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to drama
Facts
Pauline turned down the chance to appear in Doctor Who as a regular companion when she appeared as Samantha Briggs in 1967. In 1973 Pauline recorded a single called What Are We Going To Do With Uncle Arthur?, which was sung by her Upstairs Downstairs character Sarah several times in the series. Pauline won countless awards for her role as Shirley Valentine on the stage, before she reprised the role for the film version, for which she was nominated for an Oscar, a BAFTA and a Golden Globe. She is married to actor John Alderton, and their daughter is actress Kate Alderton. Pauline has another daughter called Louise, with actor Tony Rohr, who she gave up for adoption in 1963 because she was penniless. They were reunited in 1985, and Pauline wrote a book about the experience, called Letter to Louise.
This is Your Life: Pauline was the subject of Thames TV's This is Your Life on April 5th, 1972, surprised by host Eamonn Andrews while on location filming a trailer for Upstairs, Downstairs in Belgravia, London.

Ian Hanmore (Father Angelo) Born Mar 24 1945
Career highlights
Ian came light to acting, debuting aged 41 in 1996's The Butterfly Man, then appearing in Postmortem (1998), Split Second (1999), Women Talking Dirty (1999), Two Thousand Acres of Sky (2001), Monarch of the Glen (2001), Young Adam (2003), The Deal (2003), Outlaws (2004), The Best Man (2005), Vital Signs (2006), Life on Mars (2007), Shameless (2009), The Awakening (2011), The Fades (2011) and Mary, Queen of Scots (2013). Ian also played the warlock Pyat Pree in Game of Thrones (2012).

Michelle Duncan (Lady Isobel) Born Apr 14 1978
Career highlights
Michelle debuted in Waterloo (1997), then Are You Afraid of the Dark? (2000), Sea of Souls (2005, for which she was nominated for a Scottish BAFTA), Sugar Rush (2005), Driving Lessons (2006), Low Winter Sun (2006), Atonement (2007), Lost in Austen (2008), Luther (2013), Call the Midwife (2014) and Grantchester (2014).

Derek Riddell (Sir Robert) Born Jan 11 1967
Career highlights
Derek made his debut when he was cast as Alec Ritchie in the series Strathblair (1992-93), after which he appeared in Strike Force (1995), Coronation Street (1997-98), Urban Gothic (2001), Spooks (2002), Clocking Off (2003), The Virgin Queen (2006), Vincent (2006), State of Mind (2007), Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008), Micro Men (2009), Five Days (2010), The Field of Blood (2011), Garrow's Law (2011), DCI Banks (2012), Ripper Street (2013), Frankie (2013), Happy Valley (2014) and The Village (2014). He also regularly played Rab in The Book Group (2002-03), Dr Jamie Patterson in No Angels (2004-06) and Stuart in Ugly Betty (2007-09).
Facts
Derek's partner is actress Frances Carrigan, while his father is former professional footballer Ian Riddell (who played for St Mirren and Berwick Rangers). Here he is on Twitter.

Jamie Sives (Captain Reynolds) Born Aug 14 1973
Career highlights
First credited in Holby City (1999), then Psychos (1999), Roger Roger (1999), Poof (1999), Taggart (2000), Glasgow Kiss (2000), Rockface (2002-03), On a Clear Day (2005), A Woman in Winter (2006), Hallam Foe (2007), Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007), The Passion (2008), Valhalla Rising (2009), Clash of the Titans (2010), Get Him to the Greek (2010), Outcasts (2011), Game of Thrones (2011), Secret State (2012), In the Heart of the Sea (2015) and Rearview (2015). Jamie also wrote, directed, produced and composed the music for the short Song in 2014.

Ron Donachie (Steward) Born Apr 26 1956
Career highlights
Ron debuted in 1983's Goodnight and God Bless, followed by Grey Granite (1983), Coronation Street (1984), The Monocled Mutineer (1986), White Mischief (1987), Tutti Frutti (1987), The Justice Game (1989), The Gravy Train (1990), Specials (1991), High Road (1992-93), Roughnecks (1994), The Jungle Book (1994), Hamish Macbeth (1995-96), The Governor (1995-96), Fierce Creatures (1997), Ivanhoe (1997), Titanic (1997), Beautiful Creatures (2000), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999-2000), Murder Rooms (2001), Silent Witness (2002), Greyfriars Bobby (2005), The Chatterley Affair (2006), Party Animals (2007), Recovery (2007), Sea of Souls (2007), Love Soup (2008), Lewis (2010), Blitz (2011), Game of Thrones (2011-12), Waterloo Road (2012), Downton Abbey (2012), Filth (2013), Atlantis (2013), Blandings (2013-14) and Father Brown (2015).
Facts
In the early 1980s Ron appeared in the play One Big Blow in which the cast mimicked a colliery band by singing in six-part harmony. After the play ended, the cast went on to form The Flying Pickets (with Delta and the Bannermen's Brian Hibbard as the lead) and the band subsequently had a Christmas number one hit in the UK with Only You (1983). Ron decided not to join The Flying Pickets after the play ended, and so missed out on this success. His sister-in-law is costume designer Trisha Biggar, who has worked on such blockbusters as the Star Wars prequels (1999-2005) and the series Da Vinci's Demons. His brother is actor Stewart Porter (best known for his Irn Bru adverts), while his son is actor Daniel Portman (best known as Podrick Payne in Game of Thrones).

Tom Smith (The Host)
Career highlights
Tom debuted in Taggart (1992), followed by Rab C Nesbitt (1992), Duck Patrol (1998), Attachments (2001-02), Little Devil (2007), Doctors (2008) and Faintheart (2008).
Facts
Tom went to drama school with David Tennant.

Ruthie Milne (Flora) Born Oct 1987
Career highlights
Her only other credits are for Hallam Foe (2007) and One Night in Sutherland Hill (2012), although she has worked extensively in theatre since debuting in Doctor Who.

CREW

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.

Euros Lyn (director) Born 1971
Doctor Who credits
Directed: The End of the World (2005), The Unquiet Dead (2005), Children in Need special (2005), Tooth and Claw (2006), The Girl in the Fireplace (2006), The Idiot's Lantern (2006), Fear Her (2006), The Runaway Bride (2006), Music of the Spheres (2008), Silence in the Library/ Forest of the Dead (2008), Torchwood: Children of Earth (Days 1-5) (2009), The End of Time (2009-10)
Career highlights
Euros began directing in 1997 with Sunday Stories and the Welsh series Pam Fi Duw?, after which he directed episodes of Belonging (2000), A Mind to Kill (2002), Casualty (2002-03), All About George (2005), Jane Hall (2006), Sherlock (2010), Upstairs, Downstairs (2010), Black Mirror (2011), Broadchurch (2013), Last Tango in Halifax (2012-13), Happy Valley (2014), Gracepoint (2014) and Cucumber (2015) and The Library Suicides (2015).
Facts
Euros won a BAFTA Cymru award for Best Director on Silence in the Library/ Forest of the Dead, as well as two more for Sherlock and Belonging. He also scooped a Hugo Award for The Girl in the Fireplace. Here's his Twitter account!

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.

Simon Winstone (script editor) Born 1973
Doctor Who credits
Script edited: Attack of the Graske (2005), all 13 TARDISodes (2006), Tooth and Claw (2006), The Idiot's Lantern (2006), The Impossible Planet/ The Satan Pit (2006), Love & Monsters (2006), Fear Her (2006), The Runaway Bride (2006), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Invasion of the Bane (2007), Smith and Jones (2007), The Shakespeare Code (2007), Gridlock (2007), The Lazarus Experiment (2007), 42 (2007), Utopia/ The Sound of Drums/ Last of the Time Lords (2007)
Career highlights
Simon started out as a publicity assistant for the BBC in 1994, then took on the roles of production assistant (1996-98), promotions director BBC trailers (1998-2000) and designer for BBC Online (2000-01). Between 2001-11 Andrew was involved in the BBC's interactive services, including BBCi and Red Button. Since leaving the BBC he has been a freelance web consultant and trainer, and has worked for Electronic Arts and Microsoft as a content producer. Simon has also script edited for other shows, including Emmerdale (1999) and EastEnders (2001-04), and has written for the drama series Death in Paradise (2014-15). Between 2004-05 he was producer on EastEnders and on Death in Paradise 2011-13.

TARDISode 2
Made available as a mobile phone download and online in the week beginning Apr 17 2006

Cast:

Alan Dorrington (Crofter)
Alan's only other credits are for two episodes of Casualty (2004/05), playing Ronan, although you may recognise him from a TV commercial for Aldi (selling cheese!). In 2014 Alan was the subject of photographer Sam Burton's exhibition A Day in the Life of a Steam Engine Driver, as Alan also works on the West Somerset Railway.

Crew: Gareth Roberts (writer), Ashley Way (director), Sophie Fante (producer), Jo Pearce (producer), Simon Winstone (script editor); see Attack of the Graske.

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