Peter Davison

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Peter Davison
Davison at the 2012 New York Comic Con.
Born Peter Malcolm Gordon Moffett
(1951-04-13) 13 April 1951 (age 64)
Streatham, London, England
Spouse(s) Diane J. Russell (1973–1975) (divorced)
Sandra Dickinson (1978–1994) (divorced)
Elizabeth Morton (2003-present)
Children Georgia Moffett (born 1984)
Louis Moffett (born 1999)
Joel Moffett (born 2001)

Peter Davison (born Peter Malcolm Gordon Moffett on 13 April 1951)[1] is an English actor, best known for his roles as Tristan Farnon in the television version of James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, and as the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, which he played from 1981 to 1984.[2] Also, he played David Braithwaite in At Home with the Braithwaites. Since 2011 he has played Henry Sharpe in Law & Order: UK.

Early life[edit]

Davison was born Peter Moffett in Streatham,[3] London, where he attended Granton Primary School. The family then moved to Knaphill in Surrey.[4] During this time, Davison was a member of an amateur theatre company called the Byfleet Players.[5] Before becoming an actor, he gained three O-levels at Winston Churchill School, St John's, Woking, Surrey, and then had several odd jobs, including a stint as a mortuary attendant and a Hoffman Press operator.[4]

Davison studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama.[3] His first job was as an actor and assistant stage manager at the Nottingham Playhouse.[4] He chose the stage name Peter Davison to avoid confusion with the actor and director Peter Moffatt, with whom Davison later worked.

In 1973, aged 21, Davison married Diane Russell. They divorced two years later.[6]

His first television work was an episode of the BBC drama Warship, in which he made a cameo appearance in 1973.[7] This was followed by a 1975 episode of the children's science fiction television programme The Tomorrow People, alongside American actress Sandra Dickinson, whom he married on 26 December 1978. Davison portrayed an alien named "Elmer", who arrives on Earth along with his sister (played by Dickinson) and his mother, known as "the Mama" (played by Margaret Burton).

In the mid-1970s, during a lull in his acting career, Davison spent 18 months working in a tax office in Twickenham.[8]

In 1976, he was offered a prominent role in the 13-segment TV miniseries Love for Lydia opposite a young Jeremy Irons; the series was broadcast on ITV the following year. In 1978, Davison's performance as the youthfully mischievous Tristan Farnon in All Creatures Great and Small made him a household name. Davison has said that he was mainly cast in the role because he looked as if he could be Robert Hardy's younger brother.[4]

Davison and his wife composed and performed the theme tunes to Button Moon, a children's programme broadcast in the 1980s, and Mixed Blessings, a sit-com broadcast on ITV in 1978.[8] Davison subsequently appeared alongside Dickinson as the Dish of the Day in the television version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in 1981. The producers considered it humorous for an actor known for playing a veterinary surgeon to appear as a cow.

The couple have a daughter, Georgia Moffett, born in 1984. Davison and Dickinson divorced in 1994.[8]

Davison has also appeared in several British sitcoms, including Holding the Fort (1980–82) and Sink or Swim (1980-82), as well as appearing in dramatic roles.[8]

Doctor Who (1981–1984 and later revivals)[edit]

Main article: Fifth Doctor

In 1980, Davison signed a contract to play the Doctor for three years, succeeding Tom Baker (the Fourth Doctor) and, at age 29, was at the time the youngest actor to have played the lead role, a record he retained for nearly thirty years until Matt Smith (the Eleventh Doctor) took the role in 2009 at age 26. Attracting such a high-profile actor as Davison was as much of a coup for the programme's producers as getting the role was for him, but he did not renew his contract because he feared being typecast.[9] Patrick Troughton (who had played the Second Doctor and whom Davison had watched on the programme as a teenager) had recommended to Davison that he leave the role after three years, and Davison followed his advice.[10][11] The Fifth Doctor encountered many of the Doctor's best-known adversaries, including the Daleks (in Resurrection of the Daleks) and the Cybermen (in Earthshock).

After leaving Doctor Who, Davison would come back to the franchise on a few occasions. He presented the special videotape documentary release Daleks - The Early Years (1993), showcasing selected episodes of missing Dalek stories from both the First Doctor and Second Doctor's eras. Davison did, in fact, return to play the Fifth Doctor in the 1993 multi-doctor charity special Dimensions in Time and in the 1997 video game Destiny of the Doctors (audio only). He continues to reprise the role in a series of audio plays by Big Finish Productions. He returned once again in "Time Crash", a special episode written by Steven Moffat for Children in Need; in the episode, which aired on 16 November 2007, the Fifth Doctor met the Tenth Doctor, played by future son-in-law David Tennant.[12] Tennant later presented a documentary, Come in Number Five, which examined Davison's Doctor Who years in some detail, and which was included as a special feature on the 2011 DVD re-release of Resurrection of the Daleks. It is one of many DVD releases of his Doctor Who serials in which Davison has appeared as an in-vision interviewee or in DVD commentary recordings.

In 2012, Davison expressed further interest in returning to the role of the Doctor for the series' 50th anniversary,[13] but he did not take part. He did, however, write and direct The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, an affectionate and comedic account of Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and himself attempting to get parts in the Anniversary Special, featuring cameos from numerous Doctor Who cast, crew, and famous fans.[14]

In 2014 Davison pre-recorded a video cameo appearance as himself in Benjamin Maio Mackay's touring comedy show "50 Years of Doctor Who: Preachers Podcast Live 2!" which played Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival to great acclaim. This was recorded after the interview Peter conducted with Benjamin's podcast surrounding the Dr Who Symphonic Spectacular.

Davison has been critical of the original series of Doctor Who and has expressed great admiration for the 21st century revival. In 2008, Davison spoke unfavourably of some of the writing for the series during his tenure, claiming: "There were some very suspect scripts we did, knocked off by TV writers who'd turn their hand to anything. Fair enough, but they weren't science fiction fans. You do get the impression, both with the television series now and Big Finish, that they are fans of science fiction and that's why they are doing those stories."[15] Davison has also praised the sexual frisson between the Doctor and his companions in the revived series and claimed: "They were struggling for many years to make the companions more rounded characters and... they never once thought it was a good idea to put any frisson or sexual tension - even in its most innocent form - between the Doctor and companion. I think it would make it easier to write a better character. All I know is they've struggled for many years to write a good companion's part. I don't think they've ever really managed it till Rose, when the series came back."[16] Interviewed in 2013, Davison stated that The Caves of Androzani, The Visitation and Earthshock were his favourite serials from his time on the series, and that Time-Flight was the biggest disappointment because of a lack of budget.[17]

Career 1984-present[edit]

Film and television roles[edit]

Davison and Kate O'Mara at the Doctor Who 50th Celebration.

After Davison left Doctor Who in 1984, he immediately landed a role in Anna of the Five Towns, a period drama. In 1985, he appeared in an All Creatures Great and Small Christmas special, and a feature-length episode of the American show Magnum, P.I. ("Deja Vu"), set in the UK.

Davison played Dr Stephen Daker, the central character in A Very Peculiar Practice (1986–88). Written by Andrew Davies, it concerns a university's health centre; Daker is the centre's only effective physician. The black comedy-drama ran for two series and had a sequel with A Very Polish Practice in 1992, a television film largely set in a post-communist Polish hospital. In 1986 he appeared as Lance Fortescue in an episode of the BBC's Miss Marple ("A Pocketful of Rye").

Davison reprised his role as Tristan Farnon in four more series of All Creatures Great and Small between 1988 and 1990, although he was absent from 24 episodes of the final three in order to play the lead in Campion, a series based on the period whodunnits of Margery Allingham. He appeared in the sitcoms Fiddlers Three for ITV in 1991, and Ain't Misbehavin' in 1993 and 1995. He played Jim Huxtable in the 1993 TV movie Harnessing Peacocks, based on the novel by Mary Wesley

In 1994 he provided the voice of Mole in The Wind in the Willows animated special Mole's Christmas. He also appeared as a doctor in Heartbeat episode "A Bird in the Hand", and played Squire Gordon in the 1994 film of Black Beauty.

Davison presented Heavenly Bodies a six-part series about astronomy broadcast on BBC1 in 1995. This led to him being featured on the cover of Practical Astronomy magazine.[18]

He guest starred in the sixth episode of the crime drama Jonathan Creek in 1998 as the son-in-law of a horror writer who was shot dead on Halloween. The following year he played the outgoing head teacher in the television series Hope and Glory, and appeared in Parting Shots, the last film to be directed by Michael Winner.

It was not until 2000 that Davison returned in another major role, that of David Braithwaite in At Home with the Braithwaites. During convention appearances in 2013, Davison cited this as his favorite among the roles he has played. Also in 2000, he appeared in the recurring role of Inspector Christmas in several episodes of Diana Rigg's Mrs Bradley Mysteries. The first episode, Death at the Opera, saw Davison appear with his future son-in-law (and future Dr Who actor), David Tennant.[19]

He starred as Dangerous Davies in the television series The Last Detective (2003–2007) and as Dr Bill Shore in Distant Shores (2005-2008), both for ITV. In 2006 he appeared as Professor George Huntley in The Complete Guide to Parenting, and appeared as himself in the TV series Hardware.

Davison starred as Martin Chadwick, one half of an overworked couple coping with two irresponsible daughters and his senile mother at home, in a the BBC Two comedy Fear, Stress and Anger in early 2007. The show also starred his daughter Georgia Moffett. Later in 2007, he played Hubert Curtain in an episode of ITV's Agatha Christie's Marple ("At Bertram’s Hotel").

In January 2009 he appeared in Unforgiven, an ITV1 drama starring Suranne Jones. Davison played John Ingrams, a lawyer who helps Jones' character, Ruth Slater, find her sister after her release from prison.[20] In July 2009, he appeared in an episode of Midsomer Murders,[21] and made a guest appearance as a teacher in Miranda Hart's sitcom, Miranda, in autumn 2009.[22] In October 2009, Davison was seen in a small but memorable role as a bank manager in Micro Men, a drama about the rise of the British home computer market in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and in December 2009, he played Denis Thatcher in The Queen, a docudrama on Channel 4.[3]

In November 2010, it was announced that Davison would be joining the regular cast of the UK version of Law and Order as Henry Sharpe, the Director of the London Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). Davison's appeared from the beginning of the series' fifth season, alongside fellow Doctor Who actress Freema Agyeman. He appeared in an episode of the police comedy-drama New Tricks in 2011.

In 2013 he played divorcee Michael in the comedy series Pat and Cabbage, and appeared in an episode of the ITV detective series Lewis.


Davison has appeared in several radio series, including the BBC Radio 4 comedy drama series King Street Junior in 1985. Davison played teacher Eric Brown, however, he left after two series and was replaced by Karl Howman (as Philip Sims). In 1995 he appeared in Change at Oglethorpe, and the following year he played Richard Stubbs in a six-part comedy called Minor Adjustment.

He played Dr Anthony Webster in the comedy series Rigor Mortis on Radio 4 in 2003 and 2006, and made a guest appearance in the first episode of the second series of the BBC Radio 4 science fiction comedy series Nebulous, broadcast in April 2006,

In 2008 he voiced Simon Draycott in the radio adaptation of The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, and between 2012 and 2013 he played Richard Lyons in the BBC Radio 2 comedy Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully.

Since 1999, he has reprised his role as the Fifth Doctor in several Dr Who Audio Dramas for Big Finish productions.

Theatre roles[edit]

Davison has also worked on the stage. In 1984, he appeared in Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park at the Apollo Theatre alongside his then wife, Sandra Dickinson. In 1991, he appeared in Arsenic and Old Lace at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Further theatre appearances during the 1990s include: The Last Yankee, by Arthur Miller at the Young Vic Theatre and later the Duke of York's Theatre, London in 1993, and Vatelin in An Absolute Turkey, by Georges Feydeau, at the Gielgud Theatre in 1994. In 1996 he played the role of Tony Wendice in the theatrical production of Dial M for Murder, and in 1997 he played Buttons in the pantomime Cinderella in the Arts Theatre in Cambridge.

He appeared as Amos Hart in Chicago at the Adelphi Theatre in 1999, and played Dr Jean-Pierre Moulineaux, in Under the Doctor at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley and later at the Comedy Theatre, London in 2001.

Between July 2007 and March 2008, Davison performed as King Arthur in the London production of Spamalot.[3]

Throughout 2010 and 2011 he appeared as Professor Callahan in the West End production of Legally Blonde, which opened at the Savoy Theatre.[23]

Davison played the part of Oliver Lucas in David Hare's play The Vertical Hour at the Park Theatre, London between September and October 2014.[24]

In 2015 he joined the cast of Gypsy in its West End transfer to the Savoy Theatre in London, playing the role of Herbie,[3] alongside Imelda Staunton as Mama Rose. The role was originally played by Kevin Whately during its run in Chichester in 2014.

Personal life[edit]

Davison married his third wife, actress and writer Elizabeth Morton, in 2003. The couple have two sons, Louis (born 1999) and Joel (born 2001). They both appeared in The Five(ish Doctors) playing themselves. Louis Moffett made his professional theatrical acting debut aged 14, playing Prince Edward in the 2014 Trafalgar Studios stage production of Richard III, credited as Louis Davison, having adopted his father's stage name as his own.[25] His brother Joel also made his theatrical debut aged 13 in the summer of 2014, playing Jack in The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd at the Orange Tree theatre Richmond, credited as Joel Davison.

Davison's daughter from his second marriage is actress Georgia Moffett. In December 2011 she married Scottish actor David Tennant, who played the Tenth Doctor, and has three children, Ty (born 2002), Olive (born 2011), and Wilfred (born 2013).[26]

Davison is due to publish his autobiography, provisionally titled The Fifth(ish) Doctor: Peter Davison, The Autobiography, in April 2016.[27]

Views and advocacy[edit]

In 2010, Davison was one of 48 celebrities who signed a letter warning voters against Conservative Party policy towards the BBC.[28]

On 21 April 2010, Davison appeared in a party election broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party. Quoted in The Guardian, Davison said:

I'll be voting Labour without a doubt. I tremble at the idea we might put a Tory government back into power. I think back to the last time a Conservative government was running the country and can't believe we might do it. I'm also a big Brown fan; he might not have that slick charm that we seem to buy into these days, as we did with Blair, which turned into a big mistake, and as we seem to be doing with Cameron. With Brown, it's substance over style; he's a career politician, who has spent his life working to help people. I like that he isn't slick, unlike Cameron, who's only been in politics for a few years.[29]



Year Title Role Notes
1974 Warship Constable Monk
1975 The Tomorrow People Elmer Davison's future wife, Sandra Dickinson was also in the programme.
1977 Love for Lydia Tom Holland 13-part series for LWT
1978–90 All Creatures Great and Small Tristan Farnon
1979–82 Once Upon a Time Himself
1980 Pebble Mill at One Himself Appeared to discuss his new role in Doctor Who
1980–82 Sink or Swim Brian Webber
1980–82 Holding the Fort Russell Milburn
1981 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Dish of the Day Appears alongside then wife Sandra Dickinson
1981–84 Doctor Who The Doctor
1982 This Is Your Life Himself
1985 Fox Tales Various Voice only
1985 Anna of the Five Towns Henry Mynors
1986–88 A Very Peculiar Practice Dr Stephen Daker
1986 Agatha Christie's Miss Marple Lance Fortescue Episode: "A Pocket Full of Rye"
1986 Magnum, P.I. Ian Mackerras Episode: "Déjà vu"
1988 Tales of the Unexpected Jeremy Tyler Episode: "Wink Three Times"
1989–90 Campion Albert Campion
1991 Fiddlers Three Ralph West
1992 A Very Polish Practice Dr Stephen Daker
1992 Kinsey Bob Stacey
1993 Harnessing Peacocks Jim Huxtable
1993 Dimensions in Time The Doctor A celebration of Doctor Who's 30th Anniversary; shown as part of Children in Need
1994 Heartbeat Doctor Episode: A Bird in the Hand
1994–95 Ain't Misbehavin' Clive Quigley
1995 Mole’s Christmas Various Voice only
1995 Heavenly Bodies Himself A 6-part series about astronomy
1996 Cuts Henry Babbacombe
1997 Dear Nobody Mr Garton
1997 Harry Hill Himself
1997 Scene Episode: "A Man of Letters"
1998 Jonathan Creek Stephen Claithorne Episode: "Danse Macabre"
1998 The Stalker’s Apprentice Maurice Burt
1998 Verdict Michael Naylor Episode: "Be My Valentine"
1998 Wuthering Heights Joseph Lockwood
1999 Molly Mr Greenfield
1999 Hope and Glory Neil Bruce Episode 1
1999 The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything Ferdinand Magellan
2000 The Mrs Bradley Mysteries Inspector Henry Christmas 3 episodes
2000 It’s Only TV… But I Like It Himself
2000–03 At Home with the Braithwaites David Braithwaite
2003 Too Good to be True Robert
2003–07 The Last Detective DC ‘Dangerous’ Davies
2004 Hardware Himself
2005–08 Distant Shores Bill Shore
2006 The Complete Guide to Parenting Professor George Huntley
2007 The Wright Stuff Himself
2007 Fear, Stress and Anger Martin Chadwick Appeared alongside his daughter, Georgia Moffet
2007 Marple Hubert Curtain Episode: "At Bertram’s Hotel"
2007 Doctor Who The Doctor "Time Crash" Special mini-episode for Children in Need
2008 Al Murray's Happy Hour Himself
2009 Unforgiven John Ingrams
2009 Al Murray’s Multiple Personality Disorder Nazi doctor
2009 Micro Men Bank Manager
2009 Midsomer Murders Nicky Frazer Episode: "Secrets and Spies"
2009 Miranda Mr Clayton Appeared alongside Patricia Hodge, his co-star in Holding the Fort
2009 The Queen Denis Thatcher Episode: "The Rival"
2010 Sherlock Planetarium Voice Episode: "The Great Game", uncredited
2011 New Tricks Charles Allenforth Episode: "The End of the Line"
2011–14 Law & Order: UK Henry Sharpe
2013 Lewis Peter Falkener Episodes: "The Ramblin Boy", parts one and two
2013 Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor Himself Guest
2013 Doctor Who At the Proms Himself Guest
2013 Pat & Cabbage Michael
2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot Himself Also Writer and Director
2013 Doctor Who Live: The Afterparty Himself Guest
2014 Death in Paradise Arnold Finch Episode series 3.2
2014 Toast of London Himself Episodes: "The Moose Trap", "High Winds Actor"


Year Title Role Notes
1993 The Airzone Solution Al Dunbar
1994 The Zero Imperative Patient One
1994 A Man You Don’t Meet Every Day Robert
1994 Black Beauty Squire Gordon
1995 The Devil Of Winterborne Gavin Purcell
1996 Ghosts Of Winterborne Gavin Purcell
1999 Parting Shots John


Year Title Role Notes
1972 Love’s Labour’s Lost Nottingham Playhouse
1973 The Taming of the Shrew Open Space
1973 Midsummer Night’s Dream Royal Lyceum Theatre
1973 Hamlet Royal Lyceum Theatre
1974 Two Gentlemen of Verona Royal Lyceum Theatre
1974 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Royal Lyceum Theatre
1980 Barefoot in the Park Paul Bratter Churchill Theatre, Bromley and UK tour
1982 Cinderella Buttons Assembly Hall Theatre Tunbridge Wells
1984 The Owl and the Pussycat Felix UK tour
1991 Arsenic and Old Lace Mortimer Brewster Chichester Festival Theatre
1992 The Decorator Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
1992–1993 The Last Yankee Leroy Hamilton Young Vic Theatre and Duke of York's Theatre
1994 An Absolute Turkey Valetin Gielgud Theatre
1996 Dial M For Murder Tony Wendice UK tour
1997 Cinderella Buttons Arts Theatre, Cambridge
1998–1999 Chicago Amos Hart Adelphi Theatre
2001 Under the Doctor Dr Jean-Pierre Moulineaux Yvonne Arnaud Theatre and Comedy Theatre, London
2007–2008 Spamalot King Arthur Palace Theatre
2009–2012 Legally Blonde Professor Calahan Savoy Theatre
2014 The Vertical Hour Oliver Lucas Park Theatre
2015 Gypsy Herbie Savoy Theatre

Radio and CD audio drama[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1985–1987 King Street Junior Eric Brown BBC Radio 4 Series 1 and 2
1995–1996 Change at Oglethorpe David Clare BBC Radio 2
1999 Sirens of Time The Fifth Doctor Big Finish
1999 Phantasmagoria The Doctor Big Finish
2000 The Land of the Dead The Doctor Big Finish
2000 Red Dawn The Doctor Big Finish
2000 Winter for the Adept The Doctor Big Finish
2000 The Mutant Phase: Dalek Empire, Part 3 The Doctor Big Finish
2001 Loups-Garoux The Doctor Big Finish
2001 Primeval The Doctor Big Finish
2001 The Eye of the Scorpion The Doctor Big Finish
2001 Excelis Dawns The Doctor Big Finish
2002 Spare Parts The Doctor Big Finish
2002 The Church and the Crown The Doctor Big Finish
2003 Nekromanteia The Doctor Big Finish
2003 Creatures of Beauty The Doctor Big Finish
2003 Omega The Doctor Big Finish
2003 Zagreus Reverend Townsend Big Finish
2003 No Place Like Home The Doctor Big Finish
2003–2006 Rigor Mortis Dr. Anthony Webster BBC Radio 4
2004 The Axis of Insanity The Doctor Big Finish
2004 The Roof of the World The Doctor Big Finish
2005 The Game The Doctor Big Finish
2005 Three’s a Crowd The Doctor Big Finish
2005 The Council of Nicaea The Doctor Big Finish
2005 Singularity The Doctor Big Finish
2006 Nebulous BBC Radio 4
2006 The Kingmaker The Doctor Big Finish
2006 The Gathering The Doctor Big Finish
2007 Circular Time The Doctor Big Finish
2007 Renaissance of the Daleks The Doctor Big Finish
2007 Exotron & Urban Myths The Doctor Big Finish
2007 Son of the Dragon The Doctor Big Finish
2007 Return to the Web Planet The Doctor Big Finish
2007 The Mind's Eye The Doctor Big Finish
2008 The Bride of Peladon The Doctor Big Finish
2008 The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul Simon Draycott BBC Radio 4
2008 The Haunting of Thomas Brewster The Doctor Big Finish
2008 The Boy That Time Forgot The Doctor Big Finish
2008 Time Reef & A Perfect World The Doctor Big Finish
2009 The Judgement of Isskar (Key 2 Time pt.1) The Doctor Big Finish
2009 The Destroyer of Delights (Key 2 Time pt.2) The Doctor Big Finish
2009 The Chaos Pool (Key 2 Time pt.3) The Doctor Big Finish|
2009 Castle of Fear The Doctor Big Finish
2009 The Eternal Summer The Doctor Big Finish
2009 Plague of the Daleks The Doctor Big Finish
2010 Cobwebs The Doctor Big Finish
2010 The Whispering Forest The Doctor Big Finish
2010 The Cradle of the Snake The Doctor Big Finish
2010 The Demons of Red Lodge and Other Stories The Doctor Big Finish
2011 Heroes of Sontar The Doctor Big Finish
2011 Kiss of Death The Doctor Big Finish
2011 Rat Trap The Doctor Big Finish
2011 Hexagora The Doctor Big Finish
2011 The Elite The Doctor Big Finish
2011 The Children of Seth The Doctor Big Finish
2012 The Four Companions The Fifth Doctor Big Finish
2012 The Emerald Tiger The Doctor Big Finish
2012 The Jupiter Conjunction The Doctor Big Finish
2012 The Butcher of Brisbane The Doctor Big Finish
2012 The Burning Prince The Doctor Big Finish
2012 1001 Nights The Doctor Big Finish
2012-13 Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully Richard Lyons BBC Radio 2
2013 The Lady of Mercia The Doctor Big Finish
2013 Prisoners of Fate The Doctor Big Finish
2013 Eldrad Must Die The Doctor Big Finish
2013 1963: Fanfare for the Common Men The Doctor Big Finish
2013 The Light At The End The Doctor Big Finish

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Destiny of the Doctors The Doctor Voice only
2015 Lego Dimensions The Doctor Voice; archive sound


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