Those of you who follow Torchwood will remember Anthony’s role as Tommy Brockless in To The Last Man. Tommy was a World War 1 soldier frozen in time and brought out every year because he was needed to save the future.
Happy Birthday Anthony
Did you know on this day in 1973, Episode 6 of Frontier in Space was broadcast. It was Season 10 and the Doctor was Jon Pertwee, with companion Jo Grant (Katy Manning). The story also featured Roger Delgado as the Master and Sirius 4 Commissioner.
Writer was Malcolm Hulke and Director was Paul Bernard.
The story set in 26th century Earth and the Draconians were battling for control of the galaxy. *
In 2007, Smith and Jones was broadcast; it starred David Tennant as the 10th Doctor with new companion Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman).
The story was written by Russell T Davies and Directed by Charles Palmer.
The Royal Hope Hospital, London is transported to the Moon where the Judoon have jurisdiction. They are seeking out a murderer of a young Royal. A murderer cleverly disguised as a patient. The Doctor with help from Dr. Martha Jones have to find her before they run out of air – time is against them!
Others celebrating their birthday today: Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809), William Daniels, Rhea Perlman and Richard Chamberlain to name but a few.
Have a fantastic day
*Mark Campbell (2000) Doctor Who Pocket Essential Guide
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