Eric Deacon

  1. Keith Drinkel, Doctor Who # 122: Time Flight, TV, 1982.       As many as 25 casting (or dart) board regulars were up for any of three characters in Doc4 Peter Davison’s case of the missing Concorde. Deacon, Dallas Adams, Sean Arnold, Colin Baker, Andrew Burt, Tom Chadbon, Michael Cochrane, Ian Collier, Forbes Collins, 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 First Officer Bilton
  3. Michael McDermott   Doctor Who # 122: Time Flight, TV, 1982.       … and Sheard – which wasn’t even offered to another Whoverse favourite Michael… Sheard. The Scottsh Deacon had been a mere extra in #64: The Time Monster, 1972.

 Birth year: 1937Death year: 2000Other name: Casting Calls:  3