Jenny Hanley

  1. Tara Ward, Doctor Who #130: Warriors of The Deep, 1984.      For Doc5 Peter Davison’s finale, 18 stunners were shuffled for Preston… Hanley, Lynda Bellingham, Sarah Berger, Isla Blair, Suzanne Danielle, Patricia Finnegan, Diane Keen, Rula Lenska (Dr Styles in #133: Resurrection of the Daleks, TV, 1984), Susan Penhaligon (Lakis in #64: The Time Monster, 1972), Bond Gitl 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), Fiona Walker… And two Ken Russell favourites: Georgina Hale and Helen Mirren.
  2. Rula Lenska, Doctor Who #133: Resurrection of the Daleks, TV, 1984.      Now, 14  ladies, including four Bond Girls (Hanley, Honor Blackman, Joanna Lumley, Pamela Salem) and a future M (Judi Dench) were in the melting pot for Dr Styles. Also listed: Polly Adams, Eleanor Bron, Rachel Davies, Diane Keen, Maureen Lipman, Kate O’Mara, Jacqueline Pearce, Sheila Ruskin, Fiona Walker and Penelope Wilton. Jenny never met The Doctor, dallying instead with the likes f Dracula and James Bond… and Roberts Robots.

 Birth year: Death year: Other name: Casting Calls:  2