Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time

by Timie-Lemmens | created - 28 Aug 2013 | updated - 03 Mar 2014 | Public

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.

1. David Bradley

Actor | The World's End

David Bradley was born on April 17, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England as David John Bradley. He is an actor, known for The World's End (2013), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Hot Fuzz (2007). He has been married to Rosanna Bradley since 1978. They have one child.

The First Doctor

2. Jamie Glover

Actor | Joseph

Jamie Glover was born on July 10, 1969 as Jamie Blair Glover. He is known for his work on Joseph (1995), Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005) and Star Wars: Empire at War (2006).

Ian Chesterton

3. Jemma Powell

Actress | Alice in Wonderland

Jemma Powell is an actress, known for Alice in Wonderland (2010), The Hole (2001) and Footballers Wive$: Overtime (2005).

Barbara Wright

4. Nicholas Briggs

Actor | The Airzone Solution

Nicholas Briggs was born on September 29, 1961 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Airzone Solution (1993), Torchwood (2006) and Auton (1997).

Araxus (voice) / Judoon (voice) / Red Robots (voice) / Aeroliths (voice) / Voraxx (voice) / White Robots (voice)

5. Sarah Douglas

Actress | Superman

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 ...

Animus (voice) / Rutans (voice)

6. Elizabeth Olsen

Actress | Martha Marcy May Marlene

Elizabeth Chase "Lizzie" Olsen (born February 16, 1989) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the films, Silent House (2011), Liberal Arts (2012), Godzilla (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Captain America: Civil War (2016). For her role in the critically-acclaimed Martha ...

Zoe Heriot

7. William Melling

Actor | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

William Melling was born on November 30, 1994 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005).

Jamie McCrimmon

8. Jeff Rawle

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Jeff Rawle was born on July 20, 1951 in Birmingham, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Doc Martin (2004) and Hollyoaks (1995).

Overseer Magistrate

9. Paul Kasey

Actor | Rogue One

Paul Kasey was born on August 5, 1973 in Chatham, Kent, England. He is known for his work on Rogue One (2016), 28 Days Later... (2002) and 1408 (2007).

The Voord / Auton / Overseer / Voraxx

10. Caroline John

Actress | Love Actually

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 ...

Liz Shaw (archive footage)

11. Elisabeth Sladen

Actress | Doctor Who

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 ...

Sarah Jane Smith (archive footage)

12. Nicholas Courtney

Actor | Doctor Who

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...

The Brigadier (archive footage)

13. Stuart Milligan

Actor | Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

Stuart Milligan was born on September 10, 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), Spy Game (2001) and Cyber City Oedo 808 (1990).

Richard Nixon

14. Tom Baker

Actor | Doctor Who

The English character actor Tom Baker is best known for his record-setting seven-year stint as the Fourth Doctor in Doctor Who (1963). He was born in 1934 in Liverpool, to Mary Jane (Fleming) and John Stewart Baker. His father was of English and Scottish descent, while his mother's family was ...

The Fourth Doctor

15. Louise Jameson

Actress | Doctor Who

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 (1963), Tenko (1981), Bergerac (1981) and EastEnders (1985).

Jameson had formal ...

Leela

16. John Leeson

Actor | Doctor Who

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, ...

K9 (voice)

17. Peter Davison

Actor | Doctor Who

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, ...

The Fifth Doctor

18. Sarah Sutton

Actress | Doctor Who

Sarah Sutton was born on 12 December 1961 and began her acting career at the age of seven when, while attending the Elm Hurst Ballet School, she was picked to play the part of Roo in a Phoenix Theatre production of "Winnie the Pooh". By the age of eleven she had landed a number of TV roles, ...

Nyssa

19. Frank Dillane

Actor | In the Heart of the Sea

Frank trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (R.A.D.A.), graduating in 2013.

As a child he played Christopher Henderson in 'Welcome to Sarajevo' (Channel 4/Miramax/Dragon Pictures) directed by Michael Winterbottom. Aged sixteen Frank played Tom Riddle in 'Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince...

Adric

20. Janet Fielding

Actress | Doctor Who

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 ...

Tegan Jovanka

21. Dan Starkey

Actor | Wizards vs. Aliens

Dan Starkey is an actor, known for Wizards vs. Aliens (2012), Doctor Who (2005) and Class Dismissed (2016).

Commander Strock

22. Colin Baker

Actor | Doctor Who

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 ...

The Sixth Doctor

23. Nicola Bryant

Actress | Doctor Who

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. ...

Peri Brown

24. Robert Jezek

Actor | The 51st State

Robert Jezek is an actor, known for Formula 51 (2001), Event Horizon (1997) and Casino Royale (2006).

Frobisher (voice)

25. Jonathan Pryce

Actor | Tomorrow Never Dies

From Holywell to Hollywood, Jonathan Pryce, CBE is a critically acclaimed and award winning actor from North Wales, internationally regarded as one of the greatest on both stage and screen. Renowned for his immense versatility and powerful presence he has transcended the industry, effortlessly ...

The Master (Delgado incarnation)

27. David Sant

Actor | Ideal

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 ...

Auton

28. Elizabeth Fost

Actress | Doctor Who

Elizabeth Fost is an actress, known for Doctor Who (2005), Doctor Who Confidential (2005) and Playbus (1988).

Auton

29. Helen Otway

Actress | Doctor Who

Helen Otway is an actress, known for Doctor Who (2005) and Beyond the Sea (2004).

Auton

30. David Tennant

Actor | Doctor Who

One of Scotland's greatest ever actors, David Tennant has won almost universal acclaim from audiences, critics and fellow professionals for his outstanding and award-winning performances on stage and screen. He was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and ...

The Tenth Doctor

31. Sylvester McCoy

Actor | The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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 Roadshow, at ...

The Seventh Doctor

32. Sophie Aldred

Actress | Doctor Who

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, ...

Ace

33. Paul McGann

Actor | The Three Musketeers

Paul McGann was born on November 14, 1959 in Kensington, Liverpool, England. He is an actor, known for The Three Musketeers (1993), Withnail & I (1987) and Alien³ (1992). He has been married to Annie Milner since 1992. They have two children.

The Eight Doctor

34. Daphne Ashbrook

Actress | Doctor Who

Daphne Ashbrook was born on January 30, 1963 in Long Beach, California, USA as Daphne Lee Ashbrook. She is an actress and writer, known for Doctor Who (1996), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and JAG (1995).

Grace Holloway

35. Christopher Eccleston

Actor | Doctor Who

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 (1991). However, it was a regular role in the television series Cracker (1993) that made him a recognizable figure in the United Kingdom. He appeared in the ...

The Ninth Doctor

36. Jim Broadbent

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

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 ...

Thomas Huxley

37. Mark Gatiss

Actor | The League of Gentlemen

Mark Gatiss is an accomplished author, actor and playwright. Originally from Sedgefield, County Durham, 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 (1999), and became heavily involved in ...

The Master (Anthony Ainley incarnation) / American Newsreader on the Radio (voice)

38. Billie Piper

Actress | Doctor Who

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 ...

Rose Tyler

39. Bruno Langley

Actor | Coronation Street

Bruno Langley was born on March 21, 1983 in Devon, England. He is an actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), Doctor Who (2005) and TV Burp (2001).

Adam Mitchell / The Cloaked Figure

40. Stuart Milligan

Actor | Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

Stuart Milligan was born on September 10, 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004), Spy Game (2001) and Cyber City Oedo 808 (1990).

Richard Nixon

41. Freema Agyeman

Actress | Doctor Who

Freema Agyeman was born on March 20, 1979 in London, England as Frema Agyeman. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (2005), Law & Order: UK (2009) and Torchwood (2006).

Martha Jones

42. Matt Smith

Actor | Doctor Who

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 (2005).

Matthew Robert Smith was born and raised in Northampton, the son of Lynne (Fidler) and David ...

The Eleventh Doctor

43. Jenna Coleman

Actress | Victoria

Jenna-Louise Coleman (born 27 April 1986), professionally known as Jenna Coleman, is an English actress and model. Coleman was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, and began her acting career at an early age as a member of a theatre company called In Yer Space. She attended Arnold School, where ...

Clara Oswald

44. Claudia Grant

Actress | An Adventure in Space and Time

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' ...

Susan Foreman

45. Frazer Hines

Actor | Doctor Who

Frazer Hines was born and raised in England. He is of Scottish descent on his mother's side, because she came from Port Glasgow. He came to prominence as a child actor, appearing in several films before he was fifteen, including X the Unknown (1956) and Charlie Chaplin's A King in New York (1957). ...

The Second Doctor

47. Sophie Holt

Actress | The L Word

Sophie Holt is an actress, known for The L Word (2004).

Dodo Chaplet

48. Katy Manning

Actress | When Darkness Falls

Katy Manning trained as an actress at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. In 1971, she became known to millions of British television viewers when she joined Doctor Who (1963) as the companion Jo Grant, which she played for three seasons opposite Jon Pertwee as the Doctor until 1973.

In 1978...

Jo Grant

49. Ian Marter

Actor | Doctor Faustus

Ian Marter left university in 1969 and joined the Bristol Old Vic as an acting stage manager. In 1970, producer Barry Letts considered him for the role of Captain Mike Yates in Doctor Who: Terror of the Autons: Episode One (1971), but it ultimately went to Richard Franklin. However, Letts ...

Harry Sullivan (archive footage)

50. Lalla Ward

Actress | Doctor Who: Shada

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 (1972)...

Romana II

51. Mark Strickson

Actor | Doctor Who

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 ...

Vislor Turlough

52. Bonnie Langford

Actress | EastEnders

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 (1956) television talent contest and gained membership of Equity. Later she trained at the Arts Educational and Italia Conti stage schools in London. By ...

Melanie Bush

53. John Barrowman

Actor | Torchwood

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," "...

Jack Harkness

54. Noel Clarke

Actor | Brotherhood

Noel Clarke was born on December 6, 1975 in London, England as Noel Anthony Clarke. He is an actor and producer, known for Brotherhood (2016), Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) and Mute (2018). He is married to Iris Da-Silva. They have two children.

Mickey Smith

55. Georgia Moffett

Actress | Bonkers

Georgia Moffett was born on December 25, 1984 in London, England as Georgia Elizabeth Moffett. She is an actress and producer, known for Bonkers (2007), Doctor Who (2005) and Doctor Who: Dreamland (2009). She has been married to David Tennant since December 30, 2011. They have four children.

Jenny

56. Michelle Ryan

Actress | Bionic Woman

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, The Worst Witch: Fair Is Foul and Fouls Are Fair (...

Lady Christina de Souzza

57. Karen Gillan

Actress | Selfie

Karen Sheila Gillan, of Clan Macnab, was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, the only child and daughter of Marie Paterson, of Clan Paterson (considered part of Clan MacLaren or Clan Farquharson) and husband John Gillan, of Clan Macnab, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love...

Amy Pond

58. Arthur Darvill

Actor | Doctor Who

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 (2005), and as Rev. Paul Coates in Broadchurch (2013). In 2013-2014 he appeared in the lead role in ...

Rory Williams / Agent Paul

59. Sean Pertwee

Actor | Dog Soldiers

Sean Pertwee was born into a famous British theatrical family. He is the son of Jon Pertwee, who was mainly a comedy actor and was known for his starring roles in Doctor Who (1963), Worzel Gummidge (1979), the radio comedy series "The Navy Lark" and appearances in several "Carry On" films. His ...

The Third Doctor

60. Sadie Miller

Actress | Screen One

Sadie Miller was born on February 25, 1985 in Hammersmith, London, England as Sadie Isabelle Amy Miller. She is known for her work on Screen One (1985), Doctor Who: 30 Years in the Tardis (1993) and Breakfast (2000).

Voice of Sarah Jane Smith

61. Jemma Redgrave

Actress | The Grid

Jemma Redgrave was born on January 14, 1965 in London, England as Jemima Redgrave. She is an actress, known for The Grid (2004), I'll Be There (2003) and Love & Friendship (2016). She has been married to Tim Owen since 1992. They have two children.

Voice of Liz Shaw

62. Georgina Leonidas

Actress | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Georgina Leonidas was born on February 28, 1990 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Nine (2009) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011).

Tessa

63. Eddie Redmayne

Actor | Les Misérables

British actor Eddie Redmayne is the first, and thus far only, millennial male to have won an acting Oscar (for The Theory of Everything (2014)).

Edward John David Redmayne was born and raised in London, England, the son of Patricia (Burke) and Richard Charles Tunstall Redmayne, a businessman. His ...

Oren

64. Dolores Drake

Actress | Trixie

Dolores Drake is an actress, known for Trixie (2000), Say It Isn't So (2001) and Taken Back: Finding Haley (2012).

Grace's assistant

65. Aidan Cook

Actor | Rogue One

Aidan Cook is known for his work on Rogue One (2016), Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).

Overseer / Voraxx

66. Helen George

Actress | The Three Musketeers

Helen George was born on June 19, 1984 in Winchester, Hampshire, England as Helen Elizabeth George. She is an actress, known for The Three Musketeers (2011), Call the Midwife (2012) and The Monster (2015). She was previously married to Oliver Boot.

Miss Mackenzie

67. Jessica Raine

Actress | An Adventure in Space and Time

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 ...

Tessa's mother

68. Sean Biggerstaff

Actor | Cashback

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 ...

Policebox salesman

69. Spencer Wilding

Actor | Rogue One

Spencer Wilding is a Welsh actor and special creature performer in the UK.

He is 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)...

Araxus

70. Martin Bayfield

Actor | Wrath of the Titans

Martin Bayfield was born on December 21, 1966 in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England as Martin Christopher Bayfield. He is known for his work on Wrath of the Titans (2012), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011).

Ice Warrior

71. Struan Rodger

Actor | Stardust

Struan Rodger was born on September 18, 1946 in England. He is an actor, known for Stardust (2007), Kill List (2011) and Chariots of Fire (1981).

The Remoraxian Prime (voice)



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