James Bree

  1. Jerome Willis, Lifeforce, 1984.
  2. Laurence Payne, Doctor Who #140: The Two Doctors, TV, 1985.         Director Peter Moffatt shuffled 16 candidates for the dastardly Dastari, genetically experimenting on the Androgum race. Bree, Joss Ackland, Bernard Archard, George Baker, Michael Craig, Peter Cushing, Anton Diffring, Neil Hallett, Bernard Hepton, Peter Jeffrey, Freddie Jones, Jeremy Kemp, Clifford Rose, Nigel Stock, John Woodnutt. The semi-retired Payne won and joined the two (?) Time Lords, Doc2 Patrick Troughton and Doc 6, the short lived Colin Baker,
  3. Neil Hallet, Doctor Who #141: Timelash, TV, 1985.         Bree, Hallet, John Albineri, Frederick Treves and John Woodman were in the mix for Mayin Renis opposite Doc6 Colin Baker on the planet Karfel, ruled by the usual despot.
  4. Denis Carey, Doctor Who #141: Timelash, TV, 1985.       At 62, Bree was also right for the rôle that guys hate beng chosen for… The Old Man! His rivals included John Nettleton (56) Leonard Maguire (61), Carey and John Woodnutt (61) and Arthur Hewlett (78).

 Birth year: 1923Death year: 2008Other name: Casting Calls:  4