Like a Time Lady GIFs
As requested by aquillpen
Fourth Doctor Adventures by Big Finish Productions - 2013
with Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor and the late Mary Tamm as Romana I
- January 2013: The Auntie Matter
- February 2013: The Sands of Life
- March 2013: War Against The Laan
- April 2013: The Justice of Jalxar [Not Pictured]
- May 2013: Phantoms of the Deep [Not Pictured]
- June 2013: The Dalek Contract
- July 2013: The Final Phase
I remember Mary Tamm’s first appearance so vividly - the ice Queen on the TARDIS. The Time Lady who thought the Doctor was HER companion.
Perfectly brought to life by Mary, with such style and wit, you always thought she could have kicked the Doctor out of the time machine and got on with the adventure herself. A generation of little girls threw away the idea of being an assistant, and decided to fly the TARDIS for themselves.
The Doctor: One more thing, your name.
Romana: What about my name?
The Doctor: It’s too long. By the time I’ve called out “look out”, what’s your name?
The Doctor: By the time I’ve called that out, you could be dead.
If you want a full sense of Mary Tamm, check out this BBC piece honoring her life’s work.
The actress played Romana, a Time Lady from the Doctor’s home planet of Gallifrey, alongside Tom Baker’s Doctor and his robot dog K-9 in a season of six connected stories in 1978-9.
Her first story, The Ribos Operation, saw her join the Tardis crew on a quest to find the six scattered segments of the Key to Time.
Romana’s other adventures included a story called The Pirate Planet, written by Douglas Adams, and The Stones of Blood, which was the 100th story since the sci-fi show started in 1963.
You will always be my Romana, Mary…we will all miss you. :(
TRIBUTE GIFS AND PICTURES (do not own)
Feel free to add your own Romana gifs/pics to the post. :)
Mary Tamm, the first Romana from Doctor Who has died at age 62.
Anglophenia’s Fraser McAlpine wrote it better than any of us could:
I’m writing this on behalf of every Doctor Who fan who finds it hard to know what the appropriate response may be when one of the many actors who gave their favorite show life, loses theirs. I’ve never met the actress Mary Tamm – whose death from cancer at age 62 was announced today – most likely very few people reading this have, and yet, ever since her stint as the first Romana in the last ’70s, playing an impossibly glamorous Time Lady opposite Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor, she (or rather Romana) has been a very real part of my mental landscape.