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Old 01-06-2013, 02:23
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While we do get the occasional thread about certain cast members in other projects I thought we might as well have a general one.


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Karen Gillen has been cast in the lead Villain role of Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy.
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Old 01-06-2013, 02:26
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I really can't see her as a villain but look forward to seeing if she has range.
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Old 01-06-2013, 02:44
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Karen Gillian was in the 2011 BBC4 drama We'll Take Manhattan, which I've got on DVD.

Lindsay Duncan (Adelade Brooke): A Year In Provence

Olivia Coleman (Prisoner Zero): Rev, That Mitchell & Webb Look, Peep Show, Green Wing, & Broadchurch

David Tennant (Tenth Doctor): Secret Smile, Takin' over The Assylum, Casanova, Quatermass, (BBC4 Drama), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Peter Davison (Fifth Doctor): Campion, All Creatures Great and Small, Sink Or Swim

Arthur Darvill (Rory): Broadchurch

Matt Smith (Eleventh Doctor): Secret Diary of a Call Girl & Ruby In The Smoke

Camile Coduri (Jackie Tyler): Him & Her, Nuns on the Run, Ashes To Ashes

Noel Clarke (Mickey Smith): Adulthood (Movie)

Robert Glenister (Caves of Androzani): Appropriate Adult, We'll Take Manhattan

Freema Ageyman (Martha Jones): Survivors (Remake), Law & Order UK

Colin Baker (Sixth Doctor): Jonathan Creek

Billie Piper (Rose Tyler): Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Sally Lockhart Mysteries

William Hartnell (First Doctor): Brighton Rock (Movie), Carry On Seargent (Movie)

Angela Bruce (Winifred Bambera): Takin' Over The Asylum, Coronation Street, Only Fools and Horses (Heroes and Villains), Red Dwarf (as female Lister)

Patrick Troughton (Second Doctor): Inspector Morse, The Box of Delights, The Two of Us, The Omen (Movie), Robin Hood (1953 TV series, mostly, if not all, missing from archives)

Chris Eccleston (Ninth Doctor): Our Friends in the North, Shallow Grave (Movie), Lennon Naked, The Second Coming

Surranne Jones (Idris/Human Tardis): Coronation Street, Scott & Bailey

Eve Myles (Gwen Cooper & Gwyneth): Framed (with Trevor Eve), Frankie

Jon Pertwee (Third Doctor): Wurzell Gummidge, Carry On Cowboy (Movie)

Sheridan Smith (Lucie Miller in Paul McGann DW Audios): Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Grownups, Mrs Biggs, Jonathan Creek

Kate O' Mara (Rani): Ab Fab (as Patsy's sister Jackie), Howard's Way

Catherine Tate (Donna Temple-Noble): Men Behaving Badly, London's Burning, Catherine Tate Show, Wild West (2002 TV series with Dawn French), Big Train (Series 2)

Shaun Dingwall (Pete Tyler): Survivors (Remake), Rock & Chips

Mona Hammond (Rita Anne-Smith): Munroe, EastEnders

I got Campion with Peter Davison on DVD the other day. I found it in a charity shop for 4. It was priced at 4 because it was every episode ever broadcast on 4 DVDs. The condition of the discs are quite good.

Haven't got round to seeing Campion yet, though. It has also got Brian Glover in it, and he was in Attack of the Cybermen. Maurice Colebourne was in AOTC too. He was also in Howard's Way between 1985 & 1989
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Old 01-06-2013, 02:56
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Slight correction, she's playing lead female villain rather than lead villain overall, but that's still a massive gig and will hopefully lead to others for her.
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Old 01-06-2013, 03:01
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Karen Gillian is also the lead in a forthcoming romantic comedy called Not Another Happy Ending, which is the closing night film of this years Edinburgh film fest, this suggests it's a good film. (Well at least the EIFF programmers like it)
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Old 01-06-2013, 08:14
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Karen Gillian is also the lead in a forthcoming romantic comedy called Not Another Happy Ending, which is the closing night film of this years Edinburgh film fest, this suggests it's a good film. (Well at least the EIFF programmers like it)
According to the official brochure I have beside me: "Gillan's performance carries this bright and smoothly done romantic comedy. Her mobile features indicate her vulnerability and her susceptibility to the people around her. At the same time, she conveys a winning optimism that becomes the keynote of the character." Certainly she seemed very good in the bit I saw being filmed last year and if nothing else it's going to look gorgeous with John McKay behind the camera.

Really hoping that this Guardians of the Galaxy info is right, always wanted to see her take on both a villain role and a comic book movie. Also, and it's early so someone please check me on this, wouldn't she be the first lead female villain of the Marvel Movie Universe?
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:18
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Sylvester McCoy (7th Doctor) - Vision On, Jigsaw

Louise Jameson (Leela) - Rosa DiMarco (Eastenders), Susan Young (Bergerac) ...

Sophie Aldred (Ace) - Dennis & Gnasher (voice of Dennis)
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:32
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Sylvester McCoy- The Hobbit (As Rrrradagast the Brown)
Peter Davison- I'm pretty sure I saw him in Midsomer Murders once...playing cricket.
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Old 01-06-2013, 15:33
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David Tennant AND Sophie Aldred in Tree Fu Tom

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tree_Fu_Tom


Patrick Troughton - Knights Of God

Several other actors who appeared in that show have also been on Doctor Who at one time or another

John Woodvine - The Marshal in The Armageddon Factor
Nigel Stock - Professor Hayter in Timeflight
Don Henderson - Gavrok in Delta and the Bannermen
Michael - Various characters
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Old 01-06-2013, 15:56
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Yes its great shes getting these big roles and congratulations to her...

But..
Karen Gillen has been cast in the lead Villain role of Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy.
Karen Gillian was in the 2011 BBC4 drama We'll Take Manhattan, which I've got on DVD.
Karen Gillian is also the lead in a forthcoming romantic comedy called Not Another Happy Ending,
Is it really that difficult to spell her name correctly.. Karen GILLAN - If you can't learn it after 3 years!
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Old 01-06-2013, 16:08
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I've just finished watching the entire run of the Survivors remake and I noticed a few in there. Namely Freema Agyeman, Patterson Joseph (who was in the series 1 finale) and Roger Lloyd-Pack (Lumic from Rise of the Cybermen/Age of Steel). Also Paul Copley and Nikki Amuka-Bird who were both in Torchwood.

ETA: Not to mention Shaun Dingwall (Pete Tyler).
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Old 01-06-2013, 17:03
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Freema Ageyman appeared as a regular in Crossroads 2003 too.
Mark Strickson was in Angels.
Bonnie Langford was sqweeeeeming away in Just William and Junior Showtime before becoming an ice-skater!
Sylvestor McCoy was a mad professor in Vision On.
Peter Davison bared his (almost) naked body in The Tomorrow People
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Old 01-06-2013, 17:50
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Bernard Cribbins and Freema Agyeman are in CBeebies Old Jacks Boat.. The writer of that is familiar too . (it's Russell T)

Freema is in the US series The Carrie Diaries.

Law and Order UK has seen a few ex Who people. Currently Peter Davison is playing head of the CPS.
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Old 01-06-2013, 18:23
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PD in A Very Peculiar Practice from the mid 80's, also featuring David Troughton (The War Games, Curse Of Peladon from the classic series & Midnight from the new series!) & Graham Crowden (from The Horns Of Nimon).
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Old 01-06-2013, 19:35
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I've just finished watching the entire run of the Survivors remake and I noticed a few in there. Namely Freema Agyeman, Patterson Joseph (who was in the series 1 finale) and Roger Lloyd-Pack (Lumic from Rise of the Cybermen/Age of Steel). Also Paul Copley and Nikki Amuka-Bird who were both in Torchwood.

ETA: Not to mention Shaun Dingwall (Pete Tyler).
Ronny Jhutti who played Danny Bartock in The Satan Pit/Impossible Planet was in the Survivors remake

Roger Lloyd-Pack appeared in the original Survivors and was the only actor to appear in both versions

Speaking of the original Survivors several actors from that have appeared in Who as well

Ian McCulloch - Nilson in Warriors of the Deep
Dennis Lill - Dr Fendelman in Image of the Fendahl and Sir George Hutchinson in The Awakening
John Abineri - Van Lutyens in Fury of the Deep, General Carrington in Ambassadors of Death, Railton in Death to the Daleks and Ranquin in The Power of Kroll

David Troughton appeared in one episode as did Philip Madoc
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Old 01-06-2013, 22:38
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Yes its great shes getting these big roles and congratulations to her...

But..






Is it really that difficult to spell her name correctly.. Karen GILLAN - If you can't learn it after 3 years!
LOL, the Edinburgh film festival expects to sell 1600 15 cinema tix off the back of her name value, and no one knows her name. Te he.
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Old 02-06-2013, 01:44
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Elsabeth Sladen was a shop assistant in Some Mothers Do Ave Em.

Patrick Troughton played Israel Hands in a 70s serial of Treasure Island (incidentally, David Collings, who played Poul in Robots of Death, was also in that, playing Blind Pew)

Maureen O'Brien (Hartnell companion Vicky) played Morgan le Fay in Legend of King Arthur.

Sophie Aldred presented CBBC show Corners before playing Ace.

Sarah Sutton (Nyssa) played the heroine Diana in childrens drama The Moon Stallon pre-Doctor Who.
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:58
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Karen Gillen has been cast in the lead Villain role of Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy.

And on the subject of Marvel DW/links, Jenna-Louise
Coleman was in "Captain America", and Christopher Eccleston is playing Malekith the Accursed in "Thor 2:the Dark World".
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Old 03-06-2013, 13:48
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Ben Jackson (Michael Craze) had a stint in Crossroads in the 70's as Stan Harvey's cousin.
Zoe Herriot (Wendy Padbury) also guest-starred in Crossroads.
Leela (Louise Jameson) appeared in EastEnders.
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Old 03-06-2013, 14:14
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Leela (Louise Jameson) appeared in EastEnders.
Mary Tamm (Romana I) did too, around 2009/10.
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Old 03-06-2013, 14:30
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LOL, the Edinburgh film festival expects to sell 1600 15 cinema tix off the back of her name value, and no one knows her name. Te he.
Well it's only been on general sale for 4 hours and the stalls are about 2/3rds sold, and it's a fairly big theatre (yes, theatre, not just a cinema screen), so your laughter seems a little premature. Of course there are plenty more tickets to sell, but a lot have sold since I booked this morning.
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Old 03-06-2013, 14:36
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Tom Baker as kinky Father Ferguson in The Life and Loves of a She Devil.
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Old 03-06-2013, 14:44
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I'm currently watching Lalla Ward as the future Elizabeth I in The Prince and The Pauper (1977).

Oh and I saw Noel Clarke in Star Trek Into Darkness yesterday as well.
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Old 04-06-2013, 01:25
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Well it's only been on general sale for 4 hours and the stalls are about 2/3rds sold, and it's a fairly big theatre (yes, theatre, not just a cinema screen), so your laughter seems a little premature. Of course there are plenty more tickets to sell, but a lot have sold since I booked this morning.
I was laughing at internet typos. I know how big the theatre is, that is the reason I said 1600 seats. Because that's how many there are. I saw The Illusionist, The Guard, Perfect Sense, Brave, The Man Who Would Be King & Killer Joe in there. It's not brilliant for cinema to be honest, the seats are small and in a lot of them you're either too far away or too close to the screen.

And seeing as how I'm busy that day and can't go, I hope she doesn't turn up. They've not officially said KG is gonna be there have they? I presume she will be, but I'd laugh if Guardians of the Galaxy required her then.
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Old 04-06-2013, 01:59
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John Barrowman

This year has been seen in

Arrow
Zero Dark Thirty (movie)
All Stars (movie)
Scandal


He was also in

My Family
Hussle
Hotel Babylon

Pre DW roles included

The Producers (movie)
Shark Attack 3 Megaladon (movie)
De Lovely (movie)
Putting it Together (TV/Musical)
Titans
Central Park West

And his (clothed) backside was in The Untouchables (movie)
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