Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who
(1963) DVD "The Two Doctors".
6 Interviews |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
I met Jimmy Savile
briefly in the 1980s when I was working on Doctor Who
(1963). A young man had written asking if he could "fix it" for him to meet the Doctor and travel in the Tardis. After the lad had saved the day and the Sontarans had been "fixed", Savile entered the set and did his usual self-congratulatory shtick. I didn't warm to him. His demeanour was neither friendly, nor inclusive. He ...
He related the character of the Doctor to a quote from Rudyard Kipling
"I am the Cat who walks by himself, and all places are alike to me". This made him decide to wear a different cat badge on his costume in each story arc. He subsequently received a lot more cat badges from fans in the mail. When he played the Doctor on stage in 1989 these gifts gave him the opportunity to wear a different ...