|Doctor Who vs The Bill
||[Jul. 13th, 2007|03:11 pm]
Six Degrees of Doctor Who
As befits the owner of a time-travelling police box, you'd expect some sort of crossover between these two long-running shows.
The Bill is a police procedural, set in London's east end guvnor.
In 1995, a young David Tennant played a psycho who'd kidnapped his girlfriend and played a cat-and-mouse game with DI Deakin, in the episode "Deadline" youknowhattube linky to a scene.
Sylvester McCoy has popped up twice, in 2002 he played a mysterious hole digger trying to find stolen jewelry. In 2006, he helped his son out on a blag and promptly got nicked.
Freema Agyemen has twice appeared, in 2004 and 2006.
There's been plenty of traffic going the other way, with TB stalwart, Graham Cole (PC Tony Stamp) chalking up many DW appearances when he was an extra:
'The Leisure Hive' 1980
'Full Circle' 1980
'The Keeper of Traken' 1980
'The 5 Doctors' 1983
'The Twin Dilemma' 1984
Other TB regulars to make appearances are:
Roland Oliver 'The Keeper of Traken' 1980
Jeff Stewart 'Kinda' 1981
Simon Rouse 'Kinda' 1982
Ben Roberts 'Ressurection of the Daleks' 1984
Simon Slater 'Terror of the Vervoids' 1986
Gillian Taylforth 'Dimension in Time' 1993
Ron Donachie 'Tooth and Claw' 2006
Moira Brady 'Love and Monsters' 2006
Raji James 'Rise of the Cybermen' 2006
Rene Zagger 'Utopia' 2007