Douglas Adams

  1. Keith Drinkel, Doctor Who # 122: Time Flight, TV, 1982.      As many as 25 casting (or dart) board regulars were up for any (or all!) of three characters in Doc4 Peter Davison’s case of the missing Concorde. 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, Robert Swann 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. … as well as  for Sheard – who wasn’t even offered to another Whoverse favourite, Michael… Sheard. Two years later, scenarist Peter Grimwade quit the the show, enraged by the choice of Adams, at 37, for the elderly Professor Howard Foster in #134: Planet of Fire with Doc5 Peter Davison on Lanzarote

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