Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Doctor's Daughter

Martha Hath been surrounded
One episode (The Doctor's Daughter)
First broadcast May 10 2008
Average audience for story: 7.33m

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).

Catherine Tate (Donna Noble) Born May 12 1968
Doctor Who credits
Played: Donna Noble in Doomsday (2006, as The Bride), The Runaway Bride (2006), Partners in Crime (2008), The Fires of Pompeii (2008), Planet of the Ood (2008), The Sontaran Stratagem/ The Poison Sky (2008), The Doctor's Daughter (2008), The Unicorn and the Wasp (2008), Silence in the Library/ Forest of the Dead (2008), Midnight (2008), Turn Left (2008), The Stolen Earth/ Journey's End (2008), The End of Time (2009-10)
Career highlights
Catherine's CV begins with Surgical Spirit in 1991, followed by Men Behaving Badly (1994), Barking (1998), London's Burning (1998), That Peter Kay Thing (2000), Harry Hill (2000), Attention Scum (2001), Big Train (1998-2002), Wild West (2002-04), Twisted Tales (2005), Bleak House (2005), Starter for 10 (2006), Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006), Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution (2007), Gulliver's Travels (2010), Monte Carlo (2011), Psychobitches (2012), Big School (2013-14) and Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey? (2014). She is most remembered for her own sketch show, The Catherine Tate Show, which ran between 2004-9, and more recently for playing Nellie Bertram in the US version of The Office (2011-13). She has also written comedy material for herself and for the various sketch shows she has appeared in, and directed her own Little Cracker in 2010 for Sky TV.
Facts
Catherine's sketch show was nominated for a BAFTA five times between 2005-11 and has won Best Comedy TV Actress at the British Comedy Awards twice (as well as being nominated a further three times). Her sketch show has also been nominated for an International Emmy Award. As a child Catherine suffered from an obsessive compulsive disorder.

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.

Nigel Terry (Cobb) Aug 15 1945 to Apr 30 2015 (emphysema)
Career highlights
Nigel made his debut in The Man Who Understood Women (1967), after which he appeared in Kenilworth (1967), The Golden Age (1967), Sherlock Holmes (1968), Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1970), Excalibur (1981), Caravaggio (1986), The Last of England (1988), Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1988), South of the Border (1990), The Orchid House (1991), Edward II (1991), Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992), Covington Cross (1992), The Mushroom Picker (1993), Highlander (1993), Blue (1993), The Vet (1995), Resort to Murder (1995), Far from the Madding Crowd (1998), On Wings of Fire (2001), Feardotcom (2002), Troy (2004), Sea of Souls (2005), Red Mercury (2005), The Time of Your Life (2007) and Genghis Khan: The Story of a Lifetime (2010).
Facts
Nigel, who often collaborated with director Derek Jarman on his projects, was the first baby to be born in Bristol after the end of VE-Day. Nigel was unmarried and lived alone when he died, leaving no close family. Acting friends Maggie Steed and David Horovitch organised his funeral ceremony.

Georgia Moffett (Jenny) Born Dec 25 1984
Doctor Who credits
Played: Jenny in The Doctor's Daughter (2008)
Played: Cassie Rice (voice) in Dreamland (2009)
Career highlights
Georgia's first credit was in Peak Practice playing Nicki Davey (1999), followed by The Second Quest (2004), Bonkers (2007), Fear, Stress and Anger (2007), The Last Detective (2007), My Family (2008), Spooks: Code 9 (2008), Merlin (2009), Casualty (2007/09/14) and Holby City (2004/14). She also played Alice Harding in Where the Heart Is (2004-05), Abigail Nixon in The Bill (2002-05/09) and Emma in White Van Man (2011-13).
Facts
Georgia is the daughter of Fifth Doctor Peter Davison and actress Sandra Dickinson. After meeting on the set of The Doctor's Daughter, she and Tenth Doctor David Tennant struck up a relationship, and finally married in 2011. The couple have three children. This all means that the Doctor's daughter is also the Doctor's wife, and that Georgia's children have the Doctor (or a Doctor) as both their father and grandfather. As if that wasn't off enough, the Fifth Doctor has his future self as his own son-in-law and his real-life daughter as his fictional daughter. In 2014 Georgia was one of the celebrities who had nude photos hacked and leaked via the website 4chan. Her grandfather Harold Searles was a pioneer of psychiatric medicine specialising in the psychoanalytic treatment of schizophrenia.

Joe Dempsie (Cline) Born Jun 22 1987
Career highlights
Joe debuted in Peak Practice (2000), then Heartlands (2002), Sweet Medicine (2003), Born and Bred (2005), Merlin (2008), The Damned United (2009), Blitz (2011), The Fades (2011), Southcliffe (2013), New Worlds (2014) and Monsters: Dark Continent (2014). He also regularly played Chris Miles in Skins (2007-08) and Gendry in Game of Thrones (2011-13).
Facts
Here's Joe on Twitter.

Paul Kasey (Hath Peck) 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.

Ruari Mears (Hath Gable)
Doctor Who credits
Played: Monk in Tooth and Claw (2006, uncredited)
Played: Cyberman in Rise of the Cybermen/ The Age of Steel (2006, uncredited), The Pandorica Opens (2010)
Played: Ood in The Impossible Planet/ The Satan Pit (2006, uncredited) and their respective TARDISodes, The End of Time (2009-10)
Played: Judoon Captain in Smith and Jones (2007, uncredited)
Played: Pig man in Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks (2007, uncredited)
Played: Scarecrow in Human Nature/ The Family of Blood (2007, uncredited)
Played: Slitheen/ Blathereen in The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Lost Boy (2007), The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Gift (2009)
Played: Host in Voyage of the Damned (2007, uncredited)
Played: Miss Foster's guard in Partners in Crime (2008, uncredited)
Played: Clone - developing stage in The Sontaran Stratagem (2008, uncredited)
Played: Hath Gable in The Doctor's Daughter (2008)
Played: Cybershade in The Next Doctor (2008)
Played: Praygat in Planet of the Dead (2009)
Played: Smiler in The Beast Below (2010, uncredited)
Played: Spaceship guard in The Time of Angels (2010, uncredited)
Played: Shansheeth in The Sarah Jane Adventures: Death of the Doctor (2010)
Played: Yellow robot in The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Empty Planet (2010)
Played: Time zombie in Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS (2013)
Ruari also played a creature at the 2009, 2010 and 2013 BBC Doctor Who Proms.
Career highlights
Ruari's other work includes playing the werewolf incarnation of Tom in Being Human (2011-13).

Akin Gazi (Carter) Born Oct 15 1981
Career highlights
Akin made his debut in the short An Eye for a Tooth (2005), then took roles in The Path to 9/11 (2006), Skins (2007), The Convert (2008), Spooks (2010), Day of the Falcon (2011), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Law and Order UK (2014), Da Vinci's Demons (2014-15), Unforgotten (2015) and The Trials of Jimmy Rose (2015).
Facts
Here's Akin on Twitter.

Olalekan Lawal Jr (Soldier)
This is Olalekan's only credit.

CREW

Stephen Greenhorn (writer) Born Sep 5 1964
Doctor Who credits
Wrote: The Lazarus Experiment (2007), The Doctor's Daughter (2008)
Career highlights
Stephen's earliest screenwriting credit was on The Bill in 1996, after which he wrote for Where the Heart Is (1998), Glasgow Kiss (2000), Derailed (2005), Wide Sargasso Sea (2006) and Sunshine on Leith (2013, based upon his 2007 musical). He also created Scottish soap opera River City in 2002, and wrote and executive produced Marchlands (2011).
Facts
Here he is on Twitter.

Alice Troughton (director) Born 1970
Doctor Who credits
Directed: Torchwood: Small Worlds (2006), Torchwood: Out of Time (2006), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Revenge of the Slitheen (2007), The Sarah Jane Adventures: Eye of the Gorgon (2007), The Doctor's Daughter (2008), Midnight (2008), The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Mad Woman in the Attic (2009), The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Gift (2009)
Career highlights
Alice - who is no relation to Second Doctor Patrick Troughton - started out credited as the assistant to the producer and director on The Misadventures of Margaret (1998), and made her directorial debut on Doctors in 2002. Other directing work includes Doris the Builder (2004, which she also wrote), Holby City (2004-05), No Angels (2006), EastEnders (2004-06), Casualty (2009), Silk (2012), Merlin (2009-12), Atlantis (2013), In the Flesh (2014) and Cucumber (2015).
Facts
Here's Alice 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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