Articles Tagged 'Nicholas Courtney'

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Hats Off To Christopher Barry

If you were to compile a list of the people without whom there would probably be no Who, the director Christopher Barry, who died this week at the age of 88, would have to feature towards the top. He was responsible for delivering some of Doctor Who’s most memorable early moments, including the story that gave the […]

Life Outside the TARDIS: The Classic Companions’ Best Roles

Whovians, Anglophenians, Fiends. Romans and Gruntymen, this series has been a lot of fun. We found out that Arthur Darvill used to work with Sooty, we found out that Billie Piper and Matt Smith snogged, and we found out that David Tennant used to be a woman, but all good things must come to an […]

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Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Peter Davison’s Grandson Wants to be The Doctor

Peter Davison has revealed that there’s another member of his family who’d like to find their way to Doctor Who. We know him best as the Fifth Doctor, of course. And his daughter, Georgia, played David Tennant‘s Doctor’s clone daughter on the show shortly before falling in love with David himself. Peter told The Press […]

Nicholas Courtney, ‘Doctor Who’ Brigadier, Has Died at 81

Sadly, BBC News reports that Doctor Who star Nicholas Courtney, who played Brigadier Alastair Lethbridge-Stewart over the course of five decades, has died after a short illness. He was 81. On the long-running sci-fi series, the Brigadier was the head of the United Nations Intelligence Taskforce (UNIT), a military body that protects the Earth from […]