Robert Swann

  1. Keith Drinkel, Doctor Who # 122: Time Flight, TV, 1982.     The actor frm the New Forest had just the one Whoverse invite – but for one of three roles! He was among 25 casting (or dart) ) board regulars  up for any (or all!) of three characters in Doc4 Peter Davison’s tale about a missing Concorde. Swann, Dallas Adams, Sean Arnold, Colin Baker, Andrew Burt, Tom Chadbon, Michael Cochrane, Ian Collier, Forbes Collins, Eric Deacon, Jack Galloway, Richard Heffer, Paul Jerricho, Ian McCulloch, Clive Merrison (BBC Radio’s Sherlock Holmes), Terry Molloy (aka Davros), Edward Peel, Martin Potter, Jeff Rawle, Carl Rigg, Patrick Ryecart, Malcolm Stoddard, Donald Sumpter, Malcolm Tierney, Stephen Yardley – they were all up for Flight Engineer Scobie…    
  2. Michael Cashman, Doctor Who # 122: Time Flight, TV, 1982.     … and for First Officer Bilton
  3. Michael McDermott, Doctor Who # 122: Time Flight, TV, 1982.     … plus Sheard – which wasn’t even offered to another Whoverse favourite, Michael… Sheard. During career of 76 screen roles, Swann played five doctors and a Medical Oficer – but never encountered The Doctor.

 Birth year: 1945Death year: 2006Other name: Casting Calls:  3