Whoniversaries 9 August: Leaman, Charlton, Tovey, Danby-Ashe, Real Time #2

i) births and deaths

9th August 1920: birth of Graham Leaman who played four roles in five Old Who stories: the captive Controller in The Macra Terror (1967), Price the communications office in Fury from the Deep (1968), the Grand Marshall of the Ice Warriors in The Seeds of Death (1969), and an un-named Time Lord in Colony in Space (1971) and The Three Doctors (1973).

9th August 1931: birth of Alethea Charlton who plays Hur in An Unearthly Child (1963) and Edith in The Time Meddler (1965).

9th August 1953: birth of Roberta Tovey who plays Dr. Who’s granddaughter Susan Who in the two Peter Cushing films, and also recorded a justly forgotten single, “Who’s Who”.

9th August 1978: birth of Daniela Denby-Ashe, who plays ‘Mary’, the alien who seduces Toshiko in Greeks Bearing Gifts (Torchwood, 2006)

ii) webcast anniversary

9th August 2002: webcast release of the second episode of Real Time, in which one of the scientists has been transformed into a Cyberman and they all try to acquire the Tardis.

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  1. Sadly we will eat tuna in Japan until there are none left – apparently it is a cultural right. 🙁

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