Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks

The kinkiest stage show ever performed
Two episodes (Daleks in Manhattan, Evolution of the Daleks)
First broadcast Apr 21 to 28 2007
Average audience for story: 6.83m

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.

Miranda Raison (Tallulah) Born Nov 18 1980 (some sources insist 1977)
Career highlights
Miranda made her debut playing Marianne Faithfull in the TV film Suzie Q (1999), then appeared in Sunburn (2000), Perfect Strangers (2001), Dark Realm (2001), Match Point (2005), Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005), Nostradamus (2006), Plus One (2009), Married Single Other (2010), Sugartown (2011), My Week with Marilyn (2011), Merlin (2011), Sinbad (2012), Vexed (2012), Lewis (2013), Silk (2014), 24: Live Another Day (2014), Spotless (2015) and AfterDeath (2015). She also provided the voice of Millie in Thomas and Friends (2013-15) but is best known for her role as spy Jo Portman in Spooks (2005-09).
Facts
Miranda's mother Caroline was a continuity announcer for Anglia TV in the 1970s and 80s and a newsreader between 1977-82, while her father Nick is a jazz pianist (he performed on the track The Angel Put the Devil in Me, which Miranda's character sings in Daleks in Manhattan, as part of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales). Other family links include the fact Miranda is the great-niece of the 5th Earl of Leicester, who was Extra Equerry to King George VI and then Queen Elizabeth II from 1937 onwards. Miranda is also the granddaughter of cricketer and published Max Raison, and the niece of Conservative MP Sir Timothy Raison. In 2007, Miranda married Spooks co-star Raza Jaffrey, but they split in 2009. Miranda then started a relationship with her Married Single Other co-star Ralf Little, but split from him in 2013.

Ryan Carnes (Laszlo) Born Nov 21 1982
Career highlights
American Ryan debuted in Eating Out (2004), followed by Thicker Than Water (2005), The Closer (2005), CSI: NY (2005), Surf School (2006), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), CSI: Miami (2007), Trailer Park of Terror (2008), Saving Grace (2008), The Phantom (2009), Bones (2011), NCIS (2011) and Suburgatory (2014). He got his big break playing Justin in Desperate Housewives (2004-06), and has also played Lucas Jones in soap General Hospital between 2004-05 and 2014-15 (the ninth actor to play the character, in fact!).
Facts
Ryan was a member of DUMB (Duke University Marching Band) when he studied at the North Carolina institution. In 2003 Ryan was part of a national advertising campaign for Nintendo. He can also be seen in Stephanie McIntosh's video for Mistake (2006). Here's Ryan on Twitter.

Hugh Quarshie (Solomon) Born Dec 22 1954
Career highlights
Born in Ghana, Hugh's acting debut came in 1979's The Knowledge, followed by roles in Buccaneer (1980), Wolcott (1981), Give Us a Break (1983), Angels (1983), Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985), Highlander (1986), The Church (1989), Behaving Badly (1989), Nightbreed (1990), Press Gang (1991), The Tomorrow People (1992), Red Dwarf (1993), The Glam Metal Detectives (1995), She's Out (1995), Melissa (1997), The Phantom Menace (1999), Jason and the Argonauts (2000), North Square (2000), Ghosted (2011), White Heat (2012) and Retribution (2015). However, he is best known for his two recurring medical roles, as Dr Tom Carey in Medics (1992-94) and Ric Griffin in almost 500 episodes of Holby City (2001-15) and its sister shows Casualty  and Casualty @ Holby City (2004/05).
Facts
Hugh on Twitter.

Andrew Garfield (Frank) Born Aug 20 1983
Career highlights
California born Andrew debuted in Sugar Rush (2005), followed by Swinging (2005), Trial and Retribution (2007), Freezing (2007), Boy A (2007), Lions for Lambs (2007), Red Riding (2009), The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), Never Let Me Go (2010), The Social Network (2010), 99 Homes (2014, which he also produced) and Hacksaw Bridge (2016). He will be best known as Peter Parker aka Spider-Man in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014).
Facts
Andrew was nominated for a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for The Social Network, and won a BAFTA for Boy A. In 2013 he appeared in the music video for Arcade Fire's We Exist, tackling gender identity.

Eric Loren (Mr Diagoras/ Dalek Sec)
Career highlights
Boston born Eric made his screen debut in Nightbreed (1990), followed by roles in Memphis Belle (1990), Medics (1990), Hackers (1995), The Saint (1997), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Weirdsister College (2001-02), Holby City (2006), The Eagle (2006), Psychoville (2009), The Fourth Kind (2009), Green Zone (2010), Mr Nice (2010), Red Lights (2012) and Houdini (2014). He also played Chris Duddy in I Shouldn't Be Alive (2006/10).

Flik Swan (Myrna) Born 1981
Career highlights
Other work includes Unbelievably British (2003), Uncle Max (2006) and 8 Bit (2007).
Facts
Professional dancer Flik co-runs the ballet fitness outfit Sleek Technique, and has performed in many West End productions. Here she is on Twitter.

Alexis Caley (Lois)
Career highlights
Alexis has also appeared in Julie and the Cadillacs (1999), Demons and Doors (2012), Cassette (2012), Crimewatch UK (2014) and My Lonely Me (2015).
Facts
She's on Twitter.

Earl Perkins (Man 1)
Earl's only other credit is as a gospel choir member in Holby City (2009). He has also performed in some stage productions such as Thriller Live and Rent.

Peter Brooke (Man 2)
Career highlights
Canadian Peter debuted in Over Here (1996), then took roles in Take Me Home (2005), Spooks (2005), The Wild West (2006), Casino Royale (2006), The Dark Knight (2008), Small Island (2009), Sherlock (2010), Red Lights (2012), The Dinosaur Project (2012), The Throwaways (2015), Episodes (2015) and Hippie Hippie Shake (2015).
Facts
Here's Peter's Twitter feed.

Ian Porter (Foreman/ Hybrid) Born Apr 12 1965
Doctor Who credits
Played: Foreman in Daleks in Manhattan (2007)
Played: Hybrid in Evolution of the Daleks (2007)
Career highlights
Debuted in The Steal (1995), then Strange But True? (1996), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Spy Game (2001), The Defender (2004), The Jacket (2005), Hotel Babylon (2006), The Wild West (2006), Alien Autopsy (2006), Dark Corners (2006), Mr Bean's Holiday (2007), Bonekickers (2008), Gulliver's Travels (2010), 24: Live Another Day 92014), Utopia (2014) and The Eichmann Show (2015). Ian also played Mark Sorenson in 20 episodes of I Shouldn't Be Alive (2005-06/10).

Joe Montana (Worker)
Doctor Who credits
Played: Commander in Dalek (2005)
Played: Worker 1 in Daleks in Manhattan (2007)
Career highlights
Dutchman Joe debuted in Saracen (1989), followed by Lovejoy (1993), Hububb (1999), A Touch of Frost (1999), The Bourne Identity (2002), Gladiatress (2004), ChuckleVision (2007), Stagknight (2007), Spooks (2007), Hotel Babylon (2008), Tezz (2012) and The Numbers Station (2013). He has also appeared in a great number of Dutch productions, including Westenwind (2000) and Flikken Maastricht (2012).

Stewart Alexander (Worker)
Career highlights
Canadian Stewart's earliest appearance was in the 2001 short Hindsight, followed by Control (2004), The Walker (2007), 28 Weeks Later (2007), Bonekickers (2008), Common People (2013, which he also wrote, directed and produced) and Fortress (2015).

Mel Taylor (Dock worker)
Mel's only other credit is for Batman Begins (2005).

Paul Kasey (Hero pig man) 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.

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!

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.

Anthony Spargo (Dalek operator)
Doctor Who credits
Played: Daleks in Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday (2006), Daleks in Manhattan (2007), The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End (2008)
Career highlights
Other credits include A Woodcutter's Tale (2014) and Beautiful Relics (2014). Anthony is also a stand-up comedian on the London circuit and a stage actor (including for Horrible Histories live).

CREW

Helen Raynor (writer) 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.

James Strong (director)
Doctor Who credits
Directed: The Impossible Planet/ The Satan Pit (2006), Torchwood: Cyberwoman (2006), Torchwood: They Keep Killing Suzie (2006), Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks (2007), Voyage of the Damned (2007), Partners in Crime (2008), Planet of the Dead (2009)
Career highlights
James's first directing work came with The Clothes Show in the late 1990s, after which he moved into drama on series such as Doctors (2000-01), Mile High (2003), Casualty (2004), Holby City (2002-05), Rocket Man (2005), Bonekickers (2008), Monty Python in Aberystwyth (2009), Silent Witness (2011), United (2011), Downton Abbey (2011), Hunted (2012), Gracepoint (2014, which he also produced), Broadchurch (2013-15, also a producer) and Code of a Killer (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.

Lindsey Alford (script editor)
Doctor Who credits
Script edited: Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks, Human Nature/ The Family of Blood, 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, Partners in Crime, Planet of the Ood, The Doctor's Daughter, The Unicorn and the Wasp, The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End, Torchwood: Adrift, The Next Doctor, Planet of the Dead, The Eleventh Hour, The Time of Angels/ Flesh and Stone, The Hungry Earth/ Cold Blood, The Lodger, The Pandorica Opens/ The Big Bang, A Christmas Carol, The Impossible Astronaut/ Day of the Moon, The Curse of the Black Spot, The Doctor's Wife, The Rebel Flesh/ The Almost People, A Good Man Goes to War, Let's Kill Hitler, Night Terrors, The Girl Who Waited, The God Complex, Closing Time, The Wedding of River Song (2007-11; credited as script executive from A Christmas Carol onwards)
Lindsey also script edited Doctor Who - The Adventure Games (2010)
Career highlights
Lindsey's script editing career has been largely confined to the Doctor Who universe, although she did work on Casualty in 1992, 2001 and between 2004-06.
Facts
Lindsey is married to Brian Minchin, who became an executive producer on Doctor Who in 2013.

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