Gareth David Lloyd has recently starred in the BBC 3 smash hit Torchwood, playing Ianto Jones. As he gears up towards filming the second series, Gareth talks to us about the pressures of filming Doctor Who's first successful spin-off.
Deborah Watling is best known for her role as Victoria in Doctor Who, alongside the second Doctor, Patrick Troughton. But many people aren't aware of her extensive acting career on stage, film, and television. Born into a theatrical family, her first on-screen roles were as a child in William Tell and episodes of The Invisible Man. But it was her role as Alice in The Life of Lewis Carroll that brought her to the attention of Doctor Who producer Innes Lloyd.
A graduate of the Old Vic Theatre School, Geoffrey has enjoyed being a part of so many well known and loved TV series and films over his illustrious career. Titles range from classic films such as Dracula (1958) and Casino Royale (1967) where he played "Q", to a number of TV appearances in shows such as The Avengers, The Saint, Z Cars, The Tomorrow People, Doctor Who, Casualty, Soldier Soldier, Peak Practice, and more.
Ian is famous for his numerous appearances in Doctor Who alongside Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, and Tom Baker, in "The Macra Terror" (as Questa), "Inferno" (as Bromley), and "The Seeds of Doom" (as Dr Chester). He also featured as Gregory in the first part of "The Invasion". In 1970 Ian starred in ATV's first SF children's series, Timeslip. He appeared in the last two serials as Dr Frazer and his clone Alpha ', alongside the late Dennis Quilley.
For cult audiences, Phil Willmott is best remembered as ship's science officer Finbow Lewis in 150 episodes of the satellite-television sci-fi soap Jupiter Moon. Phil is now an influential director - having directed over 40 productions around the UK, from Shakespeare to musicals - as well as a cutting-edge writer. Willmott is the artistic director of his own multi-award-winning theatre company, The Steam Industry, and an associate director of The Kings Head Theatre.