Novel (Dr. Who series): "Nightshade"
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I tried to persuade The South Bank Show
(1978) to devote an edition to Kneale [Nigel Kneale
], only to be told he wasn't a "big enough figure". This was doubly dispiriting, not only because, to anyone interested in TV drama, Kneale is a colossus, but because it seemed to confirm all the writer's gloomy predictions regarding the future of broadcasting. Couldn't the medium celebrate one of its ...
Along with Sir Derek Jacobi
, he is one of only two actors to play both the "Doctor Who" character the Doctor and his greatest enemy, the Master. He played the former in the spoof The Web of Caves
(1999) originally aired as part of BBC Two's "Doctor Who Night" and the latter in the Big Finish "Doctor Who Unbound" audio drama "Sympathy for the Devil". He also played Professor Richard Lazarus, an ...