Georgina Hale

  1. Tara Ward, Doctor Who #130: Warriors of The Deep, 1984.      For Doc5 Peter Davison’s finale, 18 stunners were shuffled for Preston… Ward, Lynda Bellingham, Berger, Isla Blair, Suzanne Danielle, Patricia Finnegan, Jenny Hanley, Diane Keen, Rula Lenska (Dr Styles in #133: Resurrection of the Daleks, TV, 1984), Susan Penhaligon (Lakis in #64: The Time Monster, 1972), Bond Girl Pamlea Salem, Susan Skipper, Catherine Schell (Countess Scarlioni in #105: City of Death, 1979), Primi Townsend (Mula in #99: The Pirate Planet, 1978), Wanda Ventham (the mother of Benedict Cumberbatch) and Fiona Walker… And two Ken Russell favourites: Georgina Hale and Helen Mirren.
  2. Sheila Hancock, Doctor Who #149: The Happiness Patrol, TV, 1988.      When she turned up for work with Doc7 Sylvester McCoy, Halethought she was to play Helen A, the misguided dictator of the Terra Alpha earth colony. She was displeased to be landed Daisy K. After all, she was a regular star for the mercurial Ken Russell: The Boyfriend, The Devils, Lisztomania, Mahler, Valentino.
  3. Helen Mirren, The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover, 1989.      The  actresses changed but the role was still called Georgina. Ms Hale had one of the all-time greatest voices in UK cinema… .sneering while in purred.  


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