Marco Polo: Rider From Shang-Tu
premiered on BBC One
at 5:16pm, watched by 9.40 million viewers.
Marco Polo will not accept that Tegana is plotting against him. Ping Cho returns the TARDIS key to Susan so that the travellers might escape. But Tegana has other plans.
The Ambassadors of Death: Episode 1
premiered on BBC One
at 5:16pm, watched by 7.10 million viewers.
Contact has been lost with Mars Probe 7. When contact is also lost with the recovery ship, UNIT is called in and the Doctor learns that someone is sending messages to the vessel.
Logopolis: Part Four
premiered on BBC One
at 5:09pm, watched by 6.10 million viewers.
Torchwood Declassified Series Two: Episode 11
premiered on BBC2
at 9:50pm, watched by 1.37 million viewers.
premiered on BBC Three
at 10:29pm, watched by 0.72 million viewers.
was 33 - 2 credits, including Ashley
in Last Christmas
Natalie Gumede is from Burnley in Lancashire, best known for her role as Kirsty Soames in Coronation Street.
Her career got off to an early start when, at the age of eleven, she presented in that year's Children in Need. After graduating, from the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in 2003, she played China in the Ideal, made a guest appearance as Tania Coles in Emmerdale, and then was a regular in The Percussionists before the cobbles of Coronation Street beckoned in 2011, for which she won the NTA Award for Most Popular Newcomer. With her character sent to prison in 2013, Gumede went on to be a runner up in that year's Strictly Come Dancing, appeared in an episode of Moving On and Death in Paradise, and currently stars in online comedy series Sally The Life Coach.
Her father was the only president of the short-lived Zimbabwe-Rhodesia.
was 34 - 2 credits, including Adam
Bruno Langley is an English actor best known for playing Todd Grimshaw in the British soap opera Coronation Stree
Langley was born and grew up in Buxton, Derbyshire.He attended Buxton Community School. He trained at the North Cheshire Theatre School in Heaton Moor
From 2001 to 2004, Langley played the character of Todd Grimshaw in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street as the first openly gay character on the show.
In 2005 he was cast as Adam Mitchell in the new series of Doctor Who, appearing in two episodes, "Dalek" and "The Long Game".
He also filmed a small role in the feature film The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse, released in June 2005, an episode of Dalziel and Pascoe, the little-seen film Halal Harry, and read Horace for BBC Radio 7.
In Spring 2006, Langley appeared in Life Imitates Art at the Camden People's Theatre. In 2006, he was seen in a production of A Taste of Honey which toured the UK extensively and played a short run at the Richmond Theatre.
was 71 - 2 credits, including Lord President
in The End of Time
Timothy Dalton is a British actor of film and television.
He is best known for portraying James Bond in The Living Daylights (1987) and Licence to Kill (1989), as well as Rhett Butler in the television miniseries Scarlett (1994), an original sequel to Gone with the Wind.
He played Rassilon in the 2009 Doctor Who two-parter The End of Time.
Other roles include King Phillip II of France in the 1968 Academy-award winning The Lion In Winter, Emily Bront�s Wuthering Heights (1970), Charlotte Bront�'s Jane Eyre(1983), Prince Barin in Flash Gordon (1980), Shakespearean films and plays such as Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, Henry V, Love's Labour's Lost, Henry IV, Part 1 and Henry IV, Part 2.
(died 2003 aged 58) would have been 72 - credited as Jasko
in The Invasion of Time
Michael Mundell played Jasko in the Doctor Who story The Invasion of Time.
Other work included Pirates Island, Home and Away, Secret Army, The Professionals, Softly Softly: Task Force, Dixon of Dock Green, Z Cars , Ace of Wands, Straw Dogs, UFO, The Ballad of Tam Lin, Counterstrike, Crossroads, Theatre 625, Coronation Street, The Blood Beast Terror, Maroc 7, Fahrenheit 451
(died 1999 aged 55) would have been 73 - 2 credits, including Marat
in Planet of the Daleks
Hilary Minster was an English character actor.
He is best known for playing General Erich Von Klinkerhoffen in the sitcom 'Allo 'Allo! between 1984 and 1992. Other credits include Crossroads, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (TV series), and a semi-regular role in Secret Army as Hauptmann Muller.
He also appeared twice in Doctor Who, as the Thal soldier Marat in Planet of the Daleks (1973) and as an unnamed Thal soldier in Genesis of the Daleks (1975).
He also had a major part in another episode of a successful science fiction series playing Yagon in Achilles Heel, an episode of The Tomorrow People in 1978.
(died 2012 aged 76) would have been 81 - 4 credits, including Doctor Runciman
in Mawdryn Undead
Roger Hammond was an English character actor who had appeared in many films and television series.
He appeared in two Doctor Who stories: as Francis Bacon in The Chase and Dr. Runciman in Mawdryn Undead.
He also portrayed Harold Withers in the Big Finish Doctor Who audio story BFA: The Eternal Summer.
Hammond's credits includes the Prince of Wales in The Duchess of Duke Street, Valence in A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia, and Cecil in A Good Woman. Hammond has also been cast as a clergyman several times, including as the Archbishop in Ian McKellen's Richard III, the Bishop de Cambrai in The Princes in the Tower, and as the Chief Augur in the HBO television drama Rome.
(died 2001 aged 69) would have been 85 - credited as Ramo
in The Underwater Menace
Actor who appeared in the 1967 story The Underwater Menace
(died 1995 aged 71) would have been 94 - 2 credits, including The Master
in The Deadly Assassin
Peter Pratt was an English actor and singer who is best remembered for his comic roles in the Gilbert and Sullivan comic operas.
Pratt started his career in the chorus of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in 1945, moving up to small roles and then understudying Martyn Green, the principal comedian. From 1951 to 1959, he was the company's principal comedian, earning critical praise in the famous "patter" roles. After leaving the company, he moved on to a career in theatre, television, concert and radio, although he continued to perform the Gilbert and Sullivan roles throughout his career.
One of his best-known television roles was as the second Master in Doctor Who.
(died 1991 aged 74) would have been 100 - credited as First Elder
in The Sensorites
Actor who appeared in the 1964 story The Sensorites.
Also apeared in The Meaning of Life (1983), The Crimson Permanent Assurance (1983), Theatre of Blood (1973), The Shillingbury Blowers (1980).
Ian Stuart Black
(died 1997 aged 82) would have been 102 - 4 credits, including Writer
for The Savages
Ian Stuart Black was a novelist, playwright and screenwriter.
Both his 1959 novel In the Wake of a Stranger and his 1962 novel about the Cyprus emergency The High Bright Sun were made into films, Black writing the screenplays in each case.
He also wrote scripts for several British television programmes from the 1950s to the 1970s, including The Invisible Man and Sir Francis Drake (for which he was also story editor), as well as Danger Man (on which he served as associate producer) and Star Maidens.
He wrote three stories for Doctor Who and novelised all three stories for Target Books.
His final credit was for a half-hour supernatural drama called House of Glass, which was made by Television South in 1991.
(died 2009 aged 84) - credited as Time Lord
in Genesis of the Daleks
John Franklyn-Robbins was a British actor.
He appeared in the 1975 story Genesis of the Daleks
His credits included: I, Claudius (TV), The Merchant of Venice (TV), The Shadow of the Tower (TV), The Dreamstone (TV), Vanity Fair (film), The Plague Dogs (film), Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, Preemptive Strike (TV), Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (TV).
He is notable as being one of only ten actors to appear in both the Star Trek and Doctor Who franchises.
(died 2009 aged 77) - credited as Professor Krimpton
in The War Machines
John Cater played Professor Krimpton in the Doctor Who story The War Machines.
Also worked on Bonekickers, The Last Detective, Midsomer Murders, Alien Autopsy, ChuckleVision, Bad Girls, The Bill, The Trial of the King Killers, Room 36, Casualty, The Brief, Doctors and Nurses, Doctors, Down to Earth, Fogbound, Anazapta, Crossroads, Where the Heart Is, The Residents, In a Land of Plenty, The 10th Kingdom, Goodnight, Mister Tom, Silent Witness, Bramwell, Rasputin, Savage Hearts, Harry's Mad, Midnight Movie, 2point4 Children, Love Hurts, Wycliffe and the Cycle of Death, Jeeves and Wooster, The Chief, Maigret, Lipstick on Your Collar, Full Stretch, The Darling Buds of May, Sitting Pretty, Covington Cross, Haggard, Anglo Saxon Attitudes, T-Bag's Christmas Turkey, Prisoner of Honor, Minder, Screen One, Lovejoy, Life After Life, Dunrulin, Ruth Rendell Mysteries, One Foot in the Grave, T-Bag and the Pearls of Wisdom, Bergerac, The Return of Shelley, The Woman in Black, About Face, Shalom Salaam, Ticket to Ride, Inspector Morse, Turn on to T-Bag, Home to Roost, Theatre Night, A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery, Crazy Like a Fox: The Movie, Unnatural Causes, Chance in a Million, eturn to Treasure Island, The December Rose, Jack of Diamonds, Death of an Expert Witness, Number 10, Anyone for Denis?, P.O.S.H, The Setbacks, Little Lord Fauntleroy, Just Liz, The Other 'Arf, Agony, The Jim Davidson Show, Rising Damp, The Glums, The House on Garibaldi Street, The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eight, Leave It to Charlie, The Mill on the Floss, News from Nowhere, The Losers, Bernie, The Sweeney, Rosie, The Duchess of Duke Street, The Squirrels, I, Claudius, Nobody's House, Happy Ever After, Centre Play, A Touch of the Casanovas, The Naked Civil Servant, Willow Cabins, Madame Bovary, The Rough with the Smooth, Churchill's People, Thriller, Further Up Pompeii!, Late Call, The Confederacy of Wives, South Riding, New Scotland Yard, Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter, Great Mysteries, Follyfoot, Play for Today, 7 of 1, Dr. Phibes Rises Again, Alcock and Gander, Z Cars, Budgie, The Abominable Dr. Phibes, Comedy Playhouse, The Dick Emery Show, The Expert, That's Your Funeral, Roads to Freedom, Dad's Army, The Mating Machine, The Black Tulip, Up Pompeii!, Loot, Canterbury Tales, Department S, Fraud Squad, ITV Playhouse, Rogues' Gallery, ITV Sunday Night Theatre, Softly Softly, Decline and Fall... of a Birdwatcher, Virgin of the Secret Service, The Revenue Men, The Secret Agent, No Hiding Place, Mr. Rose, Write a Play, The Avengers, Girl in a Black Bikini, The Baron, Thirty-Minute Theatre, Theatre 625, Orlando, ITV Play of the Week, Armchair Theatre, Take a Pair of Private Eyes, Serjeant Musgrave's Dance, The Wednesday Thriller, The Man in Room 17, The Flying Swan, Danger Man, Crane, The Villains, The Plane Makers, Diary of a Young Man, The Hidden Truth, Dial RIX, A Little Big Business, BBC Sunday-Night Play, The Victorians, ITV Television Playhouse, Out of This World, Richard the Lionheart, BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
He was married to Wendy Gifford.
(died 2002 aged 71) - 2 credits, including Dr. Cook
in The Time Monster
Neville Barber played Dr. Humphrey Cook in the Doctor Who serial The Time Monster and Howard Baker in A Girl's Best Friend.