Tag Archives: Life Outside The TARDIS

Life Outside The TARDIS: Karen Gillan

For the next few weeks, we’ll be picking through the non-Whovian work of some of the Doctor’s very best friends, in much the same way that we did with the actors that played the man himself. And rather than start at the ...

Life Outside The TARDIS: Matt Smith

Here’s our final roundup of clips from actors who have played the Doctor, before (and after) they played the Doctor. Next week we’ll be having a look at companions and villains and all sorts, but let’s go out with this ...

Life Outside The TARDIS: David Tennant (Part 2)

Where did we get to after yesterday’s Tennant overload? Oh yes…

Life Outside The TARDIS: David Tennant (Part 1)

Note: Two problems. Everything David Tennant ever did ever appears to be on YouTube, and the space here is limited. So we’re going to break this into two sections.

Life Outside The TARDIS: Christopher Eccleston

When Christopher Eccleston first emailed Russell T Davies to ask to be considered for the part of the Doctor, there was no guarantee this was a one-way ticket to worldwide success.

Life Outside The TARDIS: Paul McGann

It must be a little frustrating to be Paul McGann, specifically in relation to Doctor Who. He is just as much of a modern thespian powerhouse as Christopher Eccleston, capable of bringing the same weight and energy to the role that ...

Life Outside The TARDIS: Sylvester McCoy

Sylvester McCoy was a step in a different direction for the producers of Doctor Who. Beforehand, every new Doctor had been selected due their sterling work in the dramatic or comedic arts — and was then expected to perform in a ...

Life Outside The TARDIS: Colin Baker

Colin Baker does haughty really, really well. I can say this with some confidence after trawling through YouTube for clips from his career, and coming up with role after role in which he fixes someone with an imperious stare, and ...

Life Outside The TARDIS: Peter Davison

There’s a thing that Peter Davison can do which very few actors manage quite as well, namely to look stressed in an appealingly brittle fashion. He can do other things, of course, as a brief glance down this list of his greatest ...

Life Outside The TARDIS: Tom Baker

For other people in the public eye, it might not be all that relevant to cite six years of a training as a monk, from the age of 15. I mean if it turned out that Alan Alda or Jack Johnson had been through such an experience, it would ...