Susan Skipper

  1. Tara Ward, Doctor Who #130: Warriors of The Deep, 1984.      For Doc5 Peter Davison’s finale, 18 stunners were shuffled for Preston… Skipper, Ward, Lynda Bellingham, Sarah 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 Pamela Salem, Catherine Schell (Countess Scarlioni in #105: City of Death, 1979), Primi Townsend (Mulan 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. Skipper, who had been Heroine in #103: The Armageddon Factor, 1978, was wed to another regular in Whoverse casting: Anthony Valentine.

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