Tuesday, 25 November 2014

News Happy Birthday Simon Fisher-Becker

Happy Birthday Simon Fisher-Becker

Happy Birthday Simon, you celebrate your birthday with Dougray Scott another Who actor. Dougray played Alec Palmer in the Episode Hide, with Matt Smith, the Eleventh Doctor. 

Did you know on this day in 1967, Episode 3 of The Ice Warriors was broadcast?  It was Season 5 and starred Patrick Troughton as the Doctor with companions Frazer Hines as Jamie McCrimmon and Deborah Watling as Victoria Waterfield,
Writer was Brian Hayles and Director was Derek Martinus.

In 3000AD at the grip of a second Ice Age, a crew at a scientific base set about defrosting a Martian....

In 1978 Episode 1 of The Androids of Tara was broadcast.  It was Season 16 and starred Tom Baker as the Doctor with companions Mary Tamm as Romana and John Leeson (voice of K-9).
Writer was David Fisher and Director Michael Hayes.

Count Grendel is plotting to steal the Taran throne from its rightful owner, using Romana – or her android double – as an accomplice...*

In 1983 the Doctor Who Special The Five Doctors was broadcast.  It was the last story of Season 20 and the Doctor was Peter Davison with companions Janet Fielding as Tegan and Mark Strickland as Turlough. 
Also appearing in this episode were Richard Hurndall, Carole Ann Ford, Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen, John Leeson (voice of K-9 III), Nicholas Courtney, Richard Franklin, Caroline John, Anthony Ainley, Philip Latham, Dinah Sheridan and Graham Cole to name a few.
Writer was Terrance Dicks and Director was Peter Moffatt

Scooping Doctors, companions and foes from their own time streams, President Borusa hopes to cross the Death Zone on Gallifrey, enter the Dark Tower and discover the secret of eternal life...*

Others celebrating birthdays today are: Karl Benz (1844-1929), Ricardo Montalban (1920-2009), Joe DiMaggio (1914-1999), Bruno Tonioli, Christina Applegate to name a few.

Have a fantastic day from everyone at Project: Torchwood

Mark Campbell (2000) Doctor Who Episode Guide
©BBC Doctor Who 1963


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