Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The Next Doctor

Miss Hartigan (Dervla Kirwan) got a new
hairdryer for Christmas.
And black contact lenses.
One episode (The Next Doctor)
First broadcast Dec 25 2008
Average audience for story: 13.10m

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).

David Morrissey (Jackson Lake) Born Jun 21 1964
Career highlights
Debuted in One Summer (1983), then Drowning By Numbers (1988), Robin Hood (1991), Framed (1992), The Knock (1994), Finney (1994), Out of the Blue (1996), Holding On (1997), Our Mutual Friend (1998), Fanny and Elvis (1999), Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001), State of Play (2003), Blackpool (2004), Basic Instinct 2 (2006), The Reaping (2007), The Water Horse (2007), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), Red Riding (2009), Centurion (2010), Thorne (2010), South Riding (2011), Blitz (2011), The Field of Blood (2011-13) and The Driver (2014, which he also executive produced). He also regularly played Tobias Shepherd in Extant (2015) but will be best known as the Governor in The Walking Dead (2012-15).
Facts
David has twice been nominated for a BAFTA - for Best Actor in State of Play, and Best New Director for Sweet Revenge. He is married to novelist Esther Freud, who appeared in Doctor Who: Attack of the Cybermen (1985) - this means they both appeared in Cyber-stories! This marriage also means David is the son-in-law of artist Lucian Freud and great-grandson-in-law of Sigmund Freud.

Dervla Kirwan (Miss Hartigan) Born Oct 24 1971
Career highlights
Irish Dervla made her debut in 1986's The Fantasist, followed by Troubles (1988), The Lilac Bus (1990), A Time to Dance (1992), Pete's Meteor (1998), Eureka Street (1999), Shades (2001), Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (2001), Casanova (2005), True Dare Kiss (2007), Law and Order UK (2009), The Silence (2010), Injustice (2011), Entity (2012), Luna (2014) and Silent Hours (2015). Dervla has also enjoyed several recurring roles, including Phoebe Bamford in the sitcom Goodnight Sweetheart (1993-96), Emma Rose in Hearts and Bones (2000-01) and Claire Maxwell in 55 Degrees North (2004-05), but it is her role as Assumpta Fitzgerald in Ballykissangel (1996-98), Father Ted (1996) and The Vicar of Dibley (1997) that she's best remembered for.
Facts
Dervla (which means "daughter of a poet" in Irish) won a National Television Award for Most Popular Actress in 1996 for Ballykissangel. She is married to actor Rupert Penry-Jones. For many years she provided the sexy voiceover on the Marks and Spencer food commercials ("This is not just food, this is Marks and Spencer food"). In 1999, Dervla co-founded a company called Aware International with actress Mina Anwar, which manufactured underwear called Secretpockets aimed at the discreet use of condoms - the women's were called The Force and men's Downunderwear. Profits were intended for STD clinics, but the company was dissolved in 2003.

Velile Tshabalala (Rosita) Born Mar 9 1984
Career highlights
After making her credited debut as Kareesha Lopez in 20 episodes of the children's series Kerching! (2003-06), Velile later appeared in Streets (2004), The Crouches (2005), Tittybangbang (2006), ChuckleVision (2008), The Legend of Dick and Dom (2010), My Family (2010), The Slammer (2010), Misfits (2011), The Secret of Crickley Hall (2012), Call the Midwife (2013), Utopia (2014) and The Journey (2015).
Facts
Here's Velile on Twitter.

Paul Kasey (Cyber Leader) 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 (Cyber Shade)
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).

Edmund Kente (Mr Scoones)
Career highlights
Edmund made his debut in Ballet Shoes (1975), followed by The Out of Town Boys (1979), Buccaneer (1980), Ladykillers (1981), Nancy Astor (1982), To Catch a King (1984), One By One (1984), EastEnders (1990), The Lost Language of Cranes (1991), Brookside (1999), ChuckleVision (2006), Law and Order UK (2009), The Tudors (2009-10), John Carter (2012), Downton Abbey (2012), Vikings (2014), Mr Selfridge (2015) and Vicious (2015).

Michael Bertenshaw (Mr Cole) Born Jun 15 1945
Career highlights
Michael debuted in Strangers (1982), then The Professionals (1983), Diana (1984), Slinger's Day (1986), Inspector Morse (1989), Traffik (1989), CAB (1989), Paper Mask (1990), Spatz (1991), Seaforth (1994), Pie in the Sky (1995), The Vet (1996), Oktober (1998), Polterguests (1999), Oliver Twist (1999), The Lost World (2001), William and Mary (2004), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Criminal Justice (2009), Murderland (2009) and Byrd (2015).

Neil McDermott (Jed) Born Dec 15 1980
Career highlights
Debuted in Chopratown (2005), then Rosemary and Thyme (2006), Kiss of Death (2008), Blooded (2011), Doctors (2013) and Inspector George Gently (2014). Neil also played Dr Ralph Ellis in The Royal (2009-11) and Ryan Malloy in more than 160 episodes of soap EastEnders (2009-11/14).
Facts
Neil is married to actress Michelle Edwards. In 2011 he admitted to cheating on Michelle with a 16-year-old girl just weeks after she had given birth to their first child. Here he is on Twitter.

Jason Morell (Vicar) Born Mar 1963
Career highlights
Other work includes Damage (1992), Mrs Brown (1997), Wilde (1997), The Lake (2002), Ultimate Force (2006) and Affinity (2008).
Facts
Jason is the son of actors Joan Greenwood and Andre Morell (who himself appeared in Doctor Who story The Massacre of St Bartholomew's Eve in 1966).

Jason Etheridge (Lad)
This is Jason't only credit.

Lara Goodison (Caroline Lake) Born 1989
Career highlights
Lara's other work includes Miliband of Brothers (2010), Weekender (2011) and Peach (2014), as well as playing Marla Mackinnon in 40 episodes of The Cut (2009-10).
Facts
Lara first rose to prominence as a contestant on the TV reality show Shipwrecked: Battle of the Islands over the summer of 2008. This led to her being named as one of the 50 Sexiest Reality TV Babes by men's magazine Nuts the same year. Here she is on Twitter.

Tom Langford (Frederick Lake)
This is Tom's only credit.

Ashley Horne (Lad) Born Jan 4 1989
Career highlights
Ashley made his acting debut in EastEnders in 2008 as Ziggy, then appeared in Foyle's War (2010), Totally Tom (2011), Skins (2013) and All Stars (2013). Between 2012-14 he played Ash in the sitcom The Midnight Beast, which he also wrote for in 2012. The Midnight Beast is also a parody band that Ashley is a member of.

Nicholas Briggs (Voice of the Cybermen) 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!

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

Andy Goddard (director) Born Jun 5 1968
Doctor Who credits
Directed: Torchwood: Countrycide (2006), Torchwood: Combat (2006), Torchwood: To the Last Man (2008), Torchwood: Adam (2008), Torchwood: Dead Man Walking (2008), Torchwood: A Day in the Death (2008), The Next Doctor (2008)
Career highlights
Andy's earliest directing work was on the short Little Sisters (1998, which he also wrote and was nominated for a BAFTA for), then Kings of the Wild Frontier (2000), Stacey Stone (2001), Taggart (2003), Twisted Tales (2005), Hex (2005), Wire in the Blood (2006), Outcasts (2011), Law and Order UK (2009-11), Downtown Abbey (2011-12), Dracula (2013), Once Upon a Time (2013) and Set Fire to the Stars (2014).
In 2014 Toby Hadoke released his Who's Round interview with Andy here.

Susie Liggat (producer) Born 1968
Doctor Who credits
Produced: The Sarah Jane Adventures: Invasion of the Bane (2007), Human Nature/ The Family of Blood (2007), Planet of the Ood (2008), The Sontaran Stratagem/ The Poison Sky (2008), The Unicorn and the Wasp (2008), Turn Left (2008), The Next Doctor (2008)
First assistant director: Love & Monsters (2006), Army of Ghosts/ Doomsday (2006)
Career highlights
Susie started out as a first assistant director on productions such as Wycliffe (1995-96), Beautiful Thing (1996), Mrs Dalloway (1997), Our Mutual Friend (1998), The Abduction Club (2002), Rockface (2003), Casanova (2005) and Piccadilly Jim (2005). She got her producing break in the Doctor Who universe but soon moved on to other productions such as House of Anubis (2011), Cockneys vs Zombies (2012), The Cafe (2011-13), The Tractate Middoth (2013), Sherlock (2014) and Mapp and Lucia (2014). She also worked as a production executive for the British Film Council around 2002.

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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