What if the BBC would adapt the 50th Anniversary comic: "Prisoners of Time" into a TV story? Who would be cast? Find out here!
PS: I know many of the old actors are still alive, but the reason I don't always cast them on this list is because a younger version of these characters are often more fitting.
“ The First Doctor ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Ian Chesterton ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Barbara Wright ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Araxus (voice) / Judoon (voice) / Red Robots (voice) / Aeroliths (voice) / Voraxx (voice) / White Robots (voice) ” - Timie-Lemmens
Even though Sarah Douglas was born and raised in Stratford-Upon-Avon, and knew that she wanted to act, she did try to expand options available to her. She worked in a factory and for a time, also in a sterilizing department of a hospital. She briefly moved to France and also undertook a teacher training course in English and Drama...
“ Animus (voice) / Rutans (voice) ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Zoe Heriot ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Jamie McCrimmon ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Overseer Magistrate ” - Timie-Lemmens
Studied theatre arts at Laine Theatre Art in Surrey, England. Paul is an accomplished actor, dancer and gymnast.
“ The Voord / Auton / Overseer / Voraxx ” - Timie-Lemmens
Of the many satellites that have orbited the eleven (to date) incarnations of 'the Doctor' between 1963 and the present, one of the brightest was Caroline John. Not only was she the most beautiful of the companions, but also stood out for her resourcefulness and intelligence. Having submitted a glamorous modelling shot of herself to the production office...
“ Liz Shaw (archive footage) ” - Timie-Lemmens
Elisabeth Sladen was born in Liverpool, England. She attended drama school for two years before joining the local repertory theatre in her home town of Liverpool. She met actor Brian Miller
during her first production there and they were later married after meeting again in Manchester, three years later...
“ Sarah Jane Smith (archive footage) ” - Timie-Lemmens
Nicholas Courtney was born in Egypt, the son of a British diplomat. His early years were spent in Kenya and France and he was called up for National Service at the age of 18. After 18 months of duty in the British forces, Courtney joined the Webber Douglas drama school. He spent two years there and then did repertory theatre in Northampton. His next move was to London...
“ The Brigadier (archive footage) ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Richard Nixon ” - Timie-Lemmens
The British character actor Tom Baker, best known as the fourth incarnation of The Doctor, was born in 1934 in Liverpool, England, to Mary Jane (Fleming) and John Stewart Baker. His father was of English and Scottish descent, while his mother's family was originally from Ireland. Tom, along with his younger sister...
“ The Fourth Doctor ” - Timie-Lemmens
Louise Jameson is a classically trained actress whose first love is the stage but she also became known to millions of British television viewers through her roles in such hugely popular television series as Doctor Who
. Jameson had formal acting...
“ Leela ” - Timie-Lemmens
After leaving school, John Leeson worked in a bookshop, and then as a porter in the Leicester Royal Infirmary Hospital. He joined the Leicester Dramatic Society and ultimately applied for and won a place at RADA. On leaving the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he worked in repertory and pantomimes, including "Toad of Toad Hall," in which he met his future wife...
“ K9 (voice) ” - Timie-Lemmens
Peter Moffett, now better known by his stage name Peter Davison, was born on 13 April 1951 in the Streatham area of London. In 1961, he and his family - parents Sheila and Claude (an electrical engineer who hailed from British Guiana) and his sisters Barbara, Pamela and Shirley moved to Knaphill, Woking in Surrey...
“ The Fifth Doctor ” - Timie-Lemmens
Sarah Sutton (born 12 December 1961) is a British actress best known for her role as Nyssa in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. Nyssa was a companion to "Doctors" Tom Baker, then Peter Davison, from 1981 to 1983. Sutton was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England. Sutton studied...
“ Nyssa ” - Timie-Lemmens
Frank Dillane was born in London (England) on April 21, 1991. He made his film debut as Tom Riddle Jr in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" in 2009 before studying during three years at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating in 2013. He has since appeared in Ron Howard's "In the Heart of the Sea" (2015) and in AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead."
“ Adric ” - Timie-Lemmens
Janet Mahoney - now better known by her stage name of Janet Fielding - was born in Brisbane, Australia, in 1953. She gained A levels in Physics, Chemistry and Maths and joined Queensland University, where she first took up acting. After leaving university she worked with an English writer/director named Albert Hunt...
“ Tegan Jovanka ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Commander Strock ” - Timie-Lemmens
Colin Baker was born in 1943 in the Royal Waterloo Lying-In Hospital in London during an air raid. He spent his earliest years in London with his mother, while his father served in the armed forces. He narrowly avoided an early death during the wartime blitz when a piece of flying shrapnel just missed him...
“ The Sixth Doctor ” - Timie-Lemmens
Nicola Bryant was born the daughter of a heating engineer, in 1960, in Surrey, England. She began her training in dance and music at the age of three, studying classical ballet, then jazz and tap dance, the piano, flute and guitar, and finally acting at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. Here...
“ Peri Brown ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Frobisher (voice) ” - Timie-Lemmens
From Holywell to Hollywood, Jonathan Pryce, CBE is a critically acclaimed and award winning actor from North Wales, internationally regarded as the one of greatest ones both on stage and screen. Renowned for his immense versatility and powerful presence he has transcended the industry, effortlessly...
“ The Master (Delgado incarnation) ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Auton / Overseer / Voraxx ” - Timie-Lemmens
David Sant is a director and actor known for Jonathan Creek, Bluestone 42 and Benidorm. He was born in Catalonia, Spain. Before becoming a director he was an actor, a mime artist, acrobat, puppeteer and a stuntman in the opera. He moved to the UK in the early nineties where he performed and directed for many physical theatre companies winning several awards at different international festivals...
“ Auton ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Auton ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Auton ” - Timie-Lemmens
David Tennant was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and Sandy McDonald
, who was a Presbyterian minister. He is of Scottish and Ulster-Scots descent. When he was about 3 or 4 years old, he decided to become an actor, inspired by his love of Doctor Who
“ The Tenth Doctor ” - Timie-Lemmens
Sylvester McCoy was born in Dunoon, Scotland. He spent much of his childhood in Dublin, Ireland. Before becoming an actor, as Percy Smith he trained as a priest, sold insurance and acted as a bodyguard for the Rolling Stones. He started his acting career as a part of the Ken Campbell
“ The Seventh Doctor ” - Timie-Lemmens
Sophie Aldred was born in Greenwich, England and brought up in Blackhealth, South East London. After leaving school, she attended Manchester University, where she took a degree in drama. From university she sang in working men's clubs to obtain her Equity Card, then worked in a children's theatre, appearing in a fringe show...
“ Ace ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ The Eight Doctor ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Grace Holloway ” - Timie-Lemmens
Christopher Eccleston trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and first came to public attention as Derek Bentley in Let Him Have It
. However, it was a regular role in the television series Cracker
that made him a recognizable figure in the United Kingdom. He appeared in the low-budget thriller Shallow Grave
“ The Ninth Doctor ” - Timie-Lemmens
One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a place at an art school...
“ Thomas Huxley ” - Timie-Lemmens
Mark Gatiss is an accomplished author, actor and playwright. Originally from Sedgefield, he graduated from Bretton Hall Drama College with a BA (honors) in Theatre Arts. He was one-quarter of the award-winning comedy team The League of Gentlemen
, and became heavily involved in the post-television Doctor Who
“ The Master (Anthony Ainley incarnation) / American Newsreader on the Radio (voice) ” - Timie-Lemmens
Billie Piper studied at the prestigious Sylvia Young
Theatre School. She caught the eyes of record producers who were interested in signing a young vocalist when she was the poster girl for the ad campaign of a British pop music magazine, "Smash Hits". She released her first single, "Because We Want To"...
“ Rose Tyler ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Adam Mitchell / The Cloaked Figure ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Richard Nixon ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Martha Jones ” - Timie-Lemmens
Matt Smith is an English actor who shot to fame in the UK aged 26 when he was cast by producer Steven Moffat
as the Eleventh Doctor in the BBC's iconic science-fiction adventure series Doctor Who
. Matthew Robert Smith was born and raised in Northampton, the son of Lynne (Fidler) and David Smith...
“ The Eleventh Doctor ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Clara Oswald ” - Timie-Lemmens
Claudia Grant is a British Actress, she trained at LAMDA graduating with a degree in Acting. She is most known for her appearance as Carole Ann Ford in the BAFTA nominated BBC Drama, An Adventure in Space and Time (2013) directed by Terry McDonough and written by Mark Gatiss. As well as Headlongs' production of Spring Awakening directed by Ben Kidd (2014).
“ Susan Foreman ” - Timie-Lemmens
Frazer Hines came to prominence as a child actor, appearing in several films before he was fifteen, includingX The Unknown (1956) and Charlie Chaplin's A King in New York (1957). In 1957 he played Napoleon in the six part BBC serial Huntingtower and followed this with the role of Jan in the seven part BBC serial The Silver Sword (1957-8)...
“ The Second Doctor ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Dodo Chaplet ” - Timie-Lemmens
Married Rayner Bourton
in 1975 (the marriage lasted only two months), before having two children, twins born in 1978, with Dean Harris
. Katy Manning appeared in the Australian soft porn magazine, "Girl Illustrated", in 1977, posing naked with a "Dalek", from the "Doctor Who" TV series. Barry Crocker
has been her partner since 1989.
“ Jo Grant ” - Timie-Lemmens
Ian Marter left university in 1969 and joined the Bristol Old Vic as an acting stage manager. In 1973 he was cast as John Andrews in a "Doctor Who" adventure. Jon Pertwee left the series during the following year, and the producers considered casting an older actor in the part. This meant that any physical...
“ Harry Sullivan (archive footage) ” - Timie-Lemmens
Lalla Ward born Sarah Ward, daughter of Lord Bangor - Edward Ward - and his writer wife, Marjorie Banks. She always wanted to act, paint and draw, and so joined the Central School of Speech and Drama in 1967. When she left in 1970, it was straight into a part in the Hammer film Vampire Circus
. Following this she worked extensively on stage...
“ Romana II ” - Timie-Lemmens
Born in Statford-on-Avon, Mark Strickson was brought up in the small village of Ilmington. His father was a professional musician and Strickson had learned to play several instruments - as well as singing in the Trinity Church choir - by the time he went to grammar school, where he continued his musical training...
“ Vislor Turlough ” - Timie-Lemmens
Bonita Melody Lysette Langford was born on 22 July 1964 in Hampton Court, Surrey. By the age of six she had won Hughie Green
's Opportunity Knocks
television talent contest and gained membership of Equity. Later she trained at the Arts Educational and Italia Conti stage schools in London. By her early teens she had starred on New York's Broadway ("Gypsy")...
“ Melanie Bush ” - Timie-Lemmens
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, and raised in Joliet, Illinois. He returned to the UK, for a 6 month Shakespeare semester with the United States International University of San Diego, but left to star in the musical production of "Anything Goes," with Elaine Page. He went on to star in "Miss Saigon," "Matador," "Rope," and "Hair" at London's West End. Barrowman has homes in London and Cardiff, Wales.
“ Jack Harkness ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Mickey Smith ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Jenny ” - Timie-Lemmens
Michelle Ryan was born on April 22nd, 1984 in Enfield, Middlesex, England. She started her career performing in a Dance Gala at The London Palladium with "Wayne Sleep" (1998), with her first television role being "Dolores" in the children's program, Fair Is Foul and Fouls Are Fair
. She then went on to play "Zoe Slater" in the BBC Soap...
“ Lady Christina de Souzza ” - Timie-Lemmens
Karen was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, the daughter of Marie (Paterson) and John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at her school, Charleston Academy...
“ Amy Pond ” - Timie-Lemmens
Thomas Arthur Darvill, known professionally as Arthur Darvill, is an English actor and musician. He is perhaps most recognized as Rory Williams, one of the Eleventh Doctor's companions in Doctor Who
, and as Rev. Paul Coates in Broadchurch
. In 2013-2014 he appeared in the lead role in the theatre musical Once in the West End and on Broadway...
“ Rory Williams / Agent Paul ” - Timie-Lemmens
Sean Pertwee was born into a theatrical dynasty of actors. After training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Sean began his acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company, most notably starring in Titus Andronicus directed by Deborah Warner
. After touring for three years, Sean continued his...
“ The Third Doctor ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Voice of Sarah Jane Smith ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Voice of Liz Shaw ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Tessa ” - Timie-Lemmens
British actor Eddie Redmayne is the first, and thus far only, millennial male to have won an acting Oscar (for The Theory of Everything
). Edward John David Redmayne was born and raised in London, England, the son of Patricia (Burke) and Richard Charles Tunstall Redmayne, a businessman. His great-grandfather was Sir Richard Augustine Studdert Redmayne...
“ Oren ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Grace's assistant ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Overseer / Voraxx ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Miss Mackenzie ” - Timie-Lemmens
Jessica was born in 1982 and brought up on a farm near Eardisley, Herefordshire. Wanting to act from an early age she read drama at the University of the West of England at Bristol before taking a gap year to teach English in Thailand. On return she enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from where she graduated in 2008...
“ Tessa's mother ” - Timie-Lemmens
Sean Biggerstaff was born to a firefighter and a community education worker. He joined a local drama group and he acted as "Augustus Gloop" in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". After that, for six years, he joined the Scottish Youth Theatre. It was there he got his big break when Alan Rickman
asked him be Tom in The Winter Guest
“ Policebox salesman ” - Timie-Lemmens
Spencer Wilding is a Welsh actor and special creature performer in the UK. He is best known for his interpretation of strong and imposing characters, often using prosthetics and makeup. He has appeared in films and series like Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, the saga Harry Potter, Wrath of the Titans (2012), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), and Victor Frankenstein (2015)...
“ Araxus ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ Ice Warrior ” - Timie-Lemmens
“ The Remoraxian Prime (voice) ” - Timie-Lemmens