Monday, April 27, 2015

Gridlock

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little catty
One episode (Gridlock)
First broadcast Apr 14 2007
Average audience for story: 8.41m

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).

Freema Agyeman (Martha Jones) Born Mar 20 1979
Doctor Who credits
Played: Adeola in Army of Ghosts (2006)
Played: Martha Jones in 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 (all 2007), Torchwood: Reset (2008), Torchwood: Dead Man Walking (2008), Torchwood: A Day in the Death (2008), The Sontaran Stratagem/ The Poison Sky (2008), The Doctor's Daughter (2008), The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End (2008), The End of Time Part Two (2010)
Career highlights
Freema's first acting part was playing Lola Wise in the rebooted soap Crossroads in 2003, after which she appeared in Casualty (2004), Silent Witness (2005), Rulers and Dealers (2006), Little Dorrit (2008), Survivors (2008), Rubenesque (2013), North v South (2015) and Sense8 (2015). Regular roles include Alesha Phillips in 39 episodes of Law and Order UK (2009-11), Shelly Periwinkle in children's series Old Jack's Boat (2013) and Larissa Loughton in The Carrie Diaries (2013-14). She also narrated 30 episodes of Bizarre ER (2008-10).
Facts
If you've ever wondered what Freema's favourite films are, they're The Matrix, Labyrinth and Napoleon Dynamite. Here's Freema on Twitter.

Ardal O'Hanlon (Thomas Kincade Brannigan) Born Oct 8 1965
Career highlights
Ardal's earliest screen appearance was in Moll Flanders in 1996, followed by The Butcher Boy (1997), Greyfriars Bobby (2005), Blessed (2005), Skins (2009), London Irish (2013), Lily's Driftwood Bay (2014) and Cucumber (2015). His breakthrough role was playing Father Dougal McGuire in the sitcom Father Ted (1995-98, for which he was BAFTA nominated in 1999), and later George Sunday (aka Thermoman) in the sitcom My Hero (2000-06). Other prominent roles include voicing Robbie the Reindeer in the animations Hooves of Fire (1999), The Legend of the Lost Tribe (2002) and Close Encounters of the Herd Kind (2007), and playing Eamon Donaghy in Big Bad World (1999-2001) and Dad in Nelly and Nora (2015). In 2006 he wrote and presented the football series Leagues Apart, and has performed stand-up since the 1990s, including on The Stand-Up Show (1995-98), Live at the Apollo (2004) and his 2007 Live in Dublin DVD.
Facts
Ardal's father Rory was a prominent politician in Ireland for over 30 years, being TD (aka MP) for the Cavan-Monaghan constituency between 1977-2011, and holding the posts of parliamentary chairman, minister for the environment and minister for health at various time. Here Ardal is on Twitter.

Anna Hope (Novice Hame) Born 1974
Doctor Who credits
Played: Novice Hame in New Earth TARDISode (2006), New Earth (2006), Gridlock (2007)
Career highlights
Anna debuted in Crime and Punishment (2002), then The Long Firm (2004), Love Me Still (2008), Waking the Dead (2011), Coronation Street (2011-12) and Zero Tolerance (2012).
Facts
Anna is also a writer, and her first novel Wake was published in 2014. She was shortlisted for New Writer of the Year in the National Book Awards in 2014, losing out to Jessie Burton. In the Doctor Who world, Anna has also had success with another recurring character: Inspector Patricia Menzies in three Big Finish audio adventures (2008/11). Here's Anna on Twitter.

Travis Oliver (Milo)
Career highlights
Belgium-born Travis debuted in the short film Unbelievably British in 2003, then secured the regular role of Jake McQueen in daytime soap Doctors (2003-04) before appearing in North and South (2004), Holby City (2004), The Last Enemy (2008), Hotel Babylon (2008), Me and Orson Welles (2008), Lesbian Vampire Killers (2009), Casualty (2010), Threesome (2011) and Cardinal Burns (2012). He also played Oliver Ryan in 22 episodes of Footballers' Wives: Overtime (2005-06).
Facts
Travis is the face and voice of Doctor Who book companion Chris Cwej in Big Finish's audio adaptation of Damaged Goods (2015).

Lenora Crichlow (Cheen) Born Jan 4 1985
Career highlights
Lenora debuted in Bella and the Boys in 2004, followed by The Bill (2004), Kiss of Death (2008), Collision (2009), Material Girl (2010), Fast Girls (2012), Black Mirror (2013), Electricity (2014) and Mr Robinson (2015). Regular roles include Maria Sweet in Sugar Rush (2005-06), Gigi Fernandez-Lovette in Back in the Game (2013-14) and Stephie Bennett in A to Z (2014-15), but her most memorable role will be as ghost Annie Sawyer in Being Human (2009-12).
Facts
Lenora's sister is actress Amandla Crichlow, while her father was Trinidadian civil rights activist Frank Crichlow, a central figure in making the annual Notting Hill Carnival a success and known as the "godfather of black radicalism".

Jennifer Hennessy (Valerie) Born 1970
Doctor Who credits
Played: Valerie in Gridlock (2007)
Played: Moira in The Pilot (2017), Extremis (2017)
Career highlights
Prolific character actress Jennifer made her debut in Pauline Calf's Wedding Video (1994), then took roles in Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996), Undercover Heart (1998), Clocking Off (2000), Swallow (2001), Flesh and Blood (2002), The Office (2002), The Second Coming (2003), Emmerdale (2003), Conviction (2004), Green Wing (2006), Lilies (2007), Drop Dead Gorgeous (2006-07), The Cup (2008), Paradox (2009), Coronation Street (2009), Hollyoaks (2011), South Riding (2011), Marchlands (2011), Psychoville (2011), Shameless (2012), Foyle's War (2013), Wizards vs Aliens (2012-13), Utopia (2014), The Passing Bells (2014), Vera (2015), Rough and Ready (2015), Dickensian (2015-16) and No Offence (2017).
Facts
Jennifer was a member of the St Winifred's School Choir which scored a UK Christmas number one single in 1980 with There's No One Quite Like Grandma (warning: this link may make you ill).

Bridget Turner (Alice Cassini) Feb 22 1939 to Dec 27 2014
Career highlights
Debuted in Lorna Doone (1963), then The Villains (1964), The Forsyte Saga (1967), Resurrection (1968), The Walking Stick (1970), Under Milk Wood (1972), Target (1977), Two People (1979), Get Lost! (1981), CATS Eyes (1985), Pride and Prejudice (1995), The Thin Blue Line (1995), Armadillo (2001), The Gathering (2003), Hogfather (2006), The Colour of Magic (2008) and Monroe (2011).
Facts
Bridget was married to Frank Cox, who directed episodes of the Doctor Who stories The Edge of Destruction and The Sensorites in 1964. Bridget was originally offered the role of Sybil Fawlty in the sitcom Fawlty Towers, but turned it down, and Prunella Scales got the part.

Georgine Anderson (May Cassini) Born Feb 1928
Career highlights
Georgine's earliest role was in 1958's Private Investigator, followed by roles in No Hiding Place (1961), Undermind (1965), Dixon of Dock Green (1967), Persuasion (1971), A Family at War (1971-72), A Pin to See the Peepshow (1973), Upstairs, Downstairs (1975), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1978), Matilda's England (1979), The Woman in White (1982), The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Blott on the Landscape (1985), Never the Twain (1988), Century Falls (1993), Murder Most Horrid (1996), Jonathan Creek (1998), All About George (2005), George Gently (2009), Whitechapel (2013) and New Tricks (2014).

Simon Pearsall (Whitey) Born 1964
Career highlights
Debuted in The Bill (1994), then Bugs (1996), ChuckleVision (2001), Bernard's Watch (2001), The Basil Brush Show (2003), Footballers' Wives: Overtime (2005), The Reckoning (2011) and Woodhouse (2013). Regular roles include Jim Lucas in Out of Sight (1996-98) and Don West in Grange Hill (2000-02).
Facts
Simon also works as a regular cartoonist with Private Eye (First Drafts), The Spectator and The New Statesman.

Daisy Lewis (Javit) Born 1985
Career highlights
Daisy debuted in After You've Gone (2007), then took roles in Lewis (2009), Pusher (2012), The Lady Vanishes (2013), Borgia (2013), and Sons of Liberty (2015). She also played Sarah Bunting in Downton Abbey (2013-14). Daisy is also a producer, on the shorts Maria (2010) and The Door (2011).

Nicholas Bolton (Businessman) Born Nov 22 1968
Career highlights
Born in Gibraltar, Nicholas debuted in Two Golden Balls (1994), followed by Kavanagh QC (1997), Shakespeare in Love (1998), Topsy-Turvy (1999), Heartbeat (2004), Life Begins (2004-05), Broken News (2005), Jonathan Creek (2009), Doctors (2009), Hustle (2012) and Game of Thrones (2015). He also works heavily as a voice actor in the video game industry, including on Goldeneye 007 (2010), Killzone 3 (2011) and Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014).
Facts
Here he is on Twitter.

Erika Macleod (Sally Calypso) Born 1973
This is Erika's only screen credit, but she is a stage director based in New York, having performed as Fantine in Les Miserables in the 1990s and later directing youth theatre productions such as Godspell.
Facts
Her full name is Erika MacLeod Mandell, and in September 2002 she sang God Bless America at the opening of the American Stock Exchange in New York. Her husband Daniel worked for Goldman Sachs in 2001 when the planes hit the Twin Towers; he survived the attack.

Judy Norman (Ma) Born Sep 5 1949
Career highlights
Other work includes Funny Man (1981), Moving on the Edge (1984), Casualty (1987), No Child of Mine (1997), Holby City (2001), Criminal Justice (2008), Doc Martin (2011) and Doctors (2014).
Facts
Judy worked for five years as a drama writer and director at Guys Marsh Prison in Dorset, and also teaches French. Her partner is playwright and screenwriter Sam Snape.

Graham Padden (Pa) Born 1962
Career highlights
Debuted in The Professionals (1978), then Target (1978), The History Man (1981), The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady (1984), I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle (1990), EastEnders (1996), Kiss Me Kate (1998), Adventure Inc (2003), Born and Bred (2004), Casanova (2005), Derailed (2005), Casualty (2006), Downton Abbey (2011), Peep Show (2012) and The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (2014).

Lucy Davenport (Pale woman)
Career highlights
Debuted in Soho Square (2000), then Dickens (2002), Gangs of New York (2002), Sylvia (2003), Frankenstein: Birth of a Monster (2003), Alice in Wonderland (2010), Gangster Squad (2013) and NCIS (2013).

Tom Edden (Pharmacist) Born 1979
Career highlights
Other work includes Mr Turner (2014) and Cinderella (2015).
Facts
In 2012 Tom was nominated for a Tony Award for his part in One Man, Two Guvnors on Broadway.

Natasha Williams (Pharmacist) Born Jul 18 1971
Career highlights
Debuted in Fighting Back (1986), followed by Out of Order (1987), London's Burning (1988), Sister, Sister (1995), Esther (1999), The Fourth Angel (2001), Nighty Night (2004), The Last Detective (2004), Pinochet's Last Stand (2006), Silent Witness (2008), EastEnders (2004-11), Silk (2012) and Whitechapel (2013). She also regularly played WPC Delia French in The Bill (1989-92).

Gayle Telfer Stevens (Pharmacist) Born 1982
Career highlights
Gayle debuted in Jerry Springer: The Opera (2005), then Casualty (2009), The Crash (2013), Sunshine on Leith (2013), Scrotal Recall (2014) and Sketchland (2015).
Facts
Gayle's CV claims her character in Gridlock was actually called Wendy Boatcumin (great name!).

Struan Rodger (Voice of the Face of Boe) Born Sep 18 1946
Doctor Who credits
Played: Voice of the Face of Boe in New Earth (2006), Gridlock (2007)
Played: Clayton in The Woman Who Lived (2015)
Career highlights
Struan's CV stretches right back to Hobson's Choice in 1967, after which he appeared in The Regiment (1972), Look and Read: Joe and the Sheep Rustlers (1973), Warship (1974), Les Miserables (1978), Return of the Saint (1979), Chariots of Fire (1981), Boys from the Blackstuff (1984), Cover Her face (1985), The Detective (1985), Edge of Darkness (1985), Yesterday's Dreams (1987), Imaginary Friends (1987), Game, Set and Match (1988), Who Bombed Birmingham? (1990), Afraid of the Dark (1991), Spender (1993), Prime Suspect 3 (1993), Chandler and Co (1994), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), The Madness of King George (1994), Richard II (1997), Young Adam (2003), Sea of Souls (2004), Stardust (2007), Moses Jones (2009), The Thick of It (2009), Kill List (2011), Endeavour (2014), Prey (2014), Grantchester (2014) and Game of Thrones (2014-15, as the voice of the Three-Eyed Raven).

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.

Richard Clark (director)
Doctor Who credits
Directed: Gridlock (2007), The Lazarus Experiment (2007), The Doctor's Wife (2011), Night Terrors (2011)
Career highlights
Richard's earliest directing work was on My Dead Buddy in 1997, after which he found work on Shockers: Dance (1999), Life on Mars (2007), The Whistleblowers (2007), Whitechapel (2012), The Musketeers (2014), The Crimson Field (2014) and Outlander (2015).
Facts
Here he is on Twitter.

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.

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.

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