Previously posted in That’s a Wrap #22, January 2013
Russell T Davies writes a children’s story for Bernard Cribbins (Wilfred Mott, Doctor Who) and Freema Agyeman (Martha in Doctor Who). Not only was Bernard Donna’s father in Doctor Who, he’s
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.
I think if you can get the magic going, create a good children’s show, they will literally remember it for the rest of their lives!
I certainly remember the Wombles from my primary school years. I enjoyed that series and I read all the original books by Elisabeth Beresford I could find.
Here’s a taster of the Wombles, with Bernard narrating:
Four topless Doctors
Philip Bates anticipates an 18+ Doctor Who-themed burlesque show. I’m not sure how I feel about naked Ood and topless doctors (from the SFW pic I assume that at least one if not all of the doctors is female) but it’s horses for courses.