Keith Barron

  1. Richard Easton, Doctor Who # 122: Time Flight, TV, 1982.       The 19 nominations for Concorde pilot Captain Stapley in the worst Doc5 Peter Davison episode (the budget ran out…) were  Barron, Easton, Terence Alexander, Peter Arne, Brian Blessed, John Carson, Michael Craig, Paul Darrow, Peter Gilmore, Michael Gothard, John Hallam, Terrence Hardiman, Del Henney, Glyn Houston, Martin Jarvis, William Lucas, Conrad Phillips, Anthony Valentine and Frank Windsor.
  2. Patrick Stewart, Lifeforce, 1984.
  3. Michael Gothard, Lifeforce, 1984.
  4. Nicholas Ball, Lifeforce, 1984.
  5. Peter Firth, Lifeforce, 1984.
  6. Chris Sullivan, Lifeforce, 1984.
  7. John Hallam, Lifeforce, 1984
  8. Martin Jarvis, Doctor Who #138: Vengeance on Varos, TV, 1984.       Barron, Jarvis, George Baker, , Brian Blessed, John Carson, Frank Finlay, Julian Glover, John Hallam, Terrence Hardiman, John Hurt, Derek Jacobi, Michael Jayston, Dinsdale Landen, Ian McKellen, Anthony Valentine, and David Warner were the 16 choices for the beleaguered Governor of Varos, a kind of Pontius Pilate.
  9. Tom Chadbon, Doctor Who #143: The Trial of a Time Lord, TV, 1986.       As the franchise was as much on trial as Doc6 Colin Baker in the season-long investigation, 16 actors were flagpoled for Merdeen... Barron, Tom Adams, Brian Blessed, Hywel Bennett, Andrew Burt, Kenneth Colley, Peter Gilmore, Michael Gothard, Gareth Hunt, Paul Jerricho, Clive Merrison (BBC Radio’s Sherlock Holmes), Paul Shelley, Anthony Valentine, David Warner, James Warwick. Two years before, both actors (and Chadbon) had also been up for the same rôle(s) in the dreaded Lifeforce in 1984. The difference being that Who was science fiction, Lifeforce was science fart.
  10. George Sewell, Doctor Who #148: Remembrance of the Daleks, 1988.       Aunty searched for fascist leader Ratcliffe among Joss Ackland, Kenneth Cope, Peter Gilmore, Bernard Hill, Glyn Houston, Stratford Johns… and survivors of the astonishing army of 203 candidates for just 18 roles in 1984’s Lifeforce: Barron, George Baker, Steven Berkoff, John Carson, Kenneth Colley, Del Henney, Ronald Lacey, TP McKenna, David Warner, Frank WindsStrtiker in or. Barron was Capain Striker in #127: Enlightenment, 1983, with Doc5 Peter Davison.
  11. Ronald Fraser, Doctor Who #149: The Happiness Patrol, 1988.      If the cap fits… Sixteen actors, from the rarely changing Whoverse casting register, were seen for the same three roles. Fraser won Joseph C from Barron, George Baker, John Carson, Peter Cellier, Kenneth Cope, Frank Finlay, Nigel Hawthorne, Glyn Houston, William Lucas, Michael Robbins, Clifford Rose, Moray Watson, Frank Windsor.
  12. Harold Innocent, Doctor Who #149: The Happiness Patrol, 1988.       Innocent became Gilbert M from the same group…
  13. John Normington, Doctor Who #149: The Happiness Patrol, 1988. …and Normington was selected for Trevor Sgma instead of any of the others. Barron’s sole Whoverse trip was as Capain Striker in #127: Enlightenment, 1983, with Doc5 Peter Davison.

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