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On This Day (USA) - 9 June

The Green Death: Episode Four premiered on BBC One in 1973 at 5:50pm BST, watched by 6.80 million viewers.

The Brigadier attempts to seal the giant maggots in the mine with explosives, but this only results in the creatures burrowing to the surface.

The Parting of the Ways premiered on SyFy (East Coast Feed) in 2006 at 9:00pm EDT

Blink premiered on BBC One in 2007 at 7:10pm BST, watched by 6.62 million viewers.

Do You Remember the First Time? premiered on BBC Three in 2007 at 7:55pm BST
Eddie Marsan will be 53 - credited as Mr White in Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith(SJA)

Eddie Marsan is an English actor. He appeared in the films Gangster No. 1 (2000), Mission: Impossible III (2006), Sixty Six (2006), V for Vendetta (2006), Hancock (2008), Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), Sherlock Holmes (2009), War Horse (2011), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011), The Best of Men (2012), and The World's End (2013). He also appears in Showtime's TV series Ray Donovan (2013) as 'Terry'.

Early life

Marsan was born in Stepney, London, to a working-class family; his father was a lorry driver and his mother was a school dinner lady and teacher's assistant. He was brought up in Bethnal Green and attended Raine's Foundation School. He left school at 16 and initially served an apprenticeship as a printer, before beginning his career in theatre, and moving to a television and film career. He trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, graduating in 1991, and went on to study under Sam Koganand The Academy of the Science of Acting and Directing, of which Marsan is a patron.

Television career

Marsan's first television appearance was in 1992, as a "yob", in the London Weekend Television series The Piglet Files. One of his more significant earliest television appearances was in the popular mid-1990s BBC sitcom Game On as a bungling bank robber. Marsan went on to have roles in Casualty, The Bill, Grass, Kavanagh QC, Grange Hill, Silent Witness, Ultimate Force, Southcliffe, and more. He also voiced the Manticore in the Merlin episode Love in the Time of Dragons. In 2012 he played Dr Ludwig Guttmann in The Best of Men. He portrays Terry Donovan, brother to the lead character in Showtime's drama series Ray Donovan.


Marsan has since branched out into numerous and varied film roles including work in the United States, and is achieving much success in Hollywood, most recently as the main villain in the 2008 superhero film Hancock alongside Will Smith and as Inspector Lestrade in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes. His other films include Sixty Six, Gangs of New York, 21 Grams, The Illusionist, V for Vendetta, Gangster No. 1, Miami Vice, Mission: Impossible III, I Want Candy, Vera Drake, Happy-Go-Lucky, Tyrannosaur, and Heartless.

Personal life

Marsan is married to Janine Schneider, a make-up artist. They have four children.

Biography from the wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA

David Troughton will be 71 - 16 credits, including King Peladon in The Curse of Peladon

David Troughton is an English actor, known for his Shakespearean roles on the British stage and for his many roles on British television, including Dr Bob Buzzard in A Very Peculiar Practice and Ricky Hansen in New Tricks.

David Troughton was born in Hampstead, London. He comes from a theatrical family: he is the son of actor Patrick Troughton, elder brother of Michael Troughton, and father of actors Sam Troughton and William Troughton and Warwickshire cricketer Jim Troughton. He is the uncle of actor Harry Melling.

His memorable performances include King Richard in Richard III (RSC, 1996), Bolingbroke in Richard II (RSC, 2000) and Duke Vincentio in Measure for Measure (Theatre de Complicite, 2004).

On television, his roles have included guest appearances in Survivors, The Life and Times of David Lloyd George, Rab C. Nesbitt and Doctor Who, first as an extra in The Enemy of the World (1967–1968), then as a soldier in The War Games (1969) and in a considerably larger role as King Peladon in The Curse of Peladon (1972). He also appeared in the role of Sir Arthur Wellesley (the Duke of Wellington) in the first two episodes of Sharpe, as well as Bob Buzzard in A Very Peculiar Practice. He appeared in a 1978 TV production of Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy "The Norman Conquests" as Tom, the veterinarian. In 2002, he appeared as an alien hunter in the comedy/drama mini-series Ted and Alice and, in 2005 he also played Sgt. Clive Harvey, side-kick to the title character of the ITV detective show Jericho. He appeared in an episode of Agatha Christie's Poirot in 1993 (The Yellow Iris). He has also appeared in two separate episodes of Midsomer Murders, in 1998 and 2007, playing two separate characters. He appeared in the first episode of the TV adaptation of The Last Detective in which his A Very Peculiar Practice co-star Peter Davison (also ex-Doctor Who) starred.

He appeared in the TV film, All the King's Men, playing King George V.

He appeared in the 2008 series of Doctor Who as Professor Hobbes, in the episode "Midnight". He has also performed in a Big Finish Doctor Who audio production titled Cuddlesome where he plays the Tinghus. He also played the Black Guardian in two audios: The Destroyer of Delights and The Chaos Pool. Finally, he returned as King Peladon in The Prisoner of Peladon audio and in 2011 appeared in The Crimes of Thomas Brewster.

In 2011, it was announced that David Troughton would be taking on his father's role as the Second Doctor in two audio plays, also featuring Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor. He has also performed regularly as a notable villain in the BBC series New Tricks.

He toured alongside Alison Steadman in a production of Enjoy by Alan Bennett, playing the role of Dad. He starred alongside Kevin Spacey in a production of Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee at London's Old Vic theatre which ran from 18 September to 20 December 2009.

In 2011 he appeared as Stan Astill in the Sky1 comedy drama series The Cafe. In November 2013, Troughton appeared in the one-off 50th anniversary comedy homage The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot.

In January 2014, David Troughton took on the role of Tony Archer, from Colin Skipp who, for 46 years, had played the part in the BBC radio series The Archers. In November 2014 fiction caught up with reality when David Troughton's son, William Troughton, took over from Tom Graham the part of Tony Archer's son, Tom Archer. He co-starred Fiona O'Shaughnessy in the romantic horror comedy film Nina Forever.

He plays the role of Simon Eyre in The Shoemaker's Holiday for the Royal Shakespeare Company from 11 December 2014 to 7 March 2015.

Biography from the wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA

Denis Goacher (died 1998 aged 72) would be 96 - credited as Control Voice in The Macra Terror

Denis Goacher was a poet, translator, actor and broadcaster who provided a voice in The Macra Terror.

Donald Morley (died 1999 aged 75) would be 98 - credited as Jules Renan in The Reign Of Terror

Donald Morley was actor who appeared in the 1964 story The Reign of Terror.

Also appeared in All Creatures Great and Small, Crown Court, Emmerdale, Midnight Is a Place, Westway, Z Cars, Coronation Street, Freewheelers, The Queen Street Gang, Armchair Theatre, The Saint, Compact, The World of Tim Frazer, Destination Downing Street, The Railway Children.

Norman Henry (died 1985 aged 82) would be 119 - credited as Senta in The Savages

Norman Henry played Senta in the Doctor Who story The Savages.

Also appeared in London Belongs to MeThe ExpertLorna DooneArmchair CinemaNapoleon and LoveThe Kids from 47APublic EyeSix Days of Justice10 Rillington PlaceArmchair TheatreCodenameCallanThe Forsyte SagaThe Never Never Murder.