For those of you that have not had their chance to get their hands on a copy of Doctor Who Magazine as yet, the BBC has announced a special Doctor Who episode of BBC One quiz show Pointless will air on March 23rd at 6pm, just one week before Series 7b arrives on our screens!
Pointless sees contestants tested on their obscure knowledge, with the answer that is least well-known (and correct) being the most desirable.
Appearing in the special edition of Pointless will be classic Doctor Who actors and actresses including Sylvester McCoy (the Seventh Doctor), Sophie Aldred (Ace), Nicola Bryant (Peri), Louise Jameson (Leela) and Frazer Hines (Jamie).
From the new series, specifically the David Tennant years, there will be Bernard Cribbins (Wilfred Mott), Jacqueline King (Sylvia Noble) and Andrew Hayden-Smith (Jake Simmons). You’ll all recognise the show’s host Alexander Armstrong from his turn in Doctor Who’s 2011 Christmas special The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe. He also played the computer Mr Smith for five series of The Sarah Jane Adventures.
This is rather lovely. Bernard Cribbins, who of course you’ll recognise as Donna Noble’s grandad Wilf from Doctor Who, is starring in a new TV show called Old Jack’s Boat, on the BBC children’s channel CBeebies.
The show revolves around a fisherman, his pet Salty Dog, and the stories he tells, and also stars (among other people) fellow-Who graduate Freema Agyeman. Bernard is no stranger to children’s TV, having narrated and appeared in all sorts of children’s shows, from The Wombles (a ’70s animated smash hit, that actually got revived in the late ’90s), to The Railway Children.
But in his latest show, the one thing the production team are always on the lookout for are stories. And having been taken back into the Doctor Who family by Russell T Davies, Bernard knew just the fella to ask.
doctor who meme | four brotp’s
Doctor & Wilf [4/4]
“Wilfred, it’s my honour.”
I meant to make this post a long time ago but I kept forgetting.
I saw the first picture, originally by perfectbucketlist, and immediately thought of the second.
04.05 - the poison sky
Bernard Cribbins - Tom Campbell (Daleks - Invasion Earth: 2150) / Wilfred Mott (Series 4/The End of Time)
(I know the Peter Cushing films are more like a tangent to Classic Who than Classic Who proper, but I refuse to let technicalities stop me from posting Bernard Cribbins :D)
Doctor Who meme / two quotes: