Why hasn’t Philip Madoc been in the new Doctor Who?

by Stephen Hobley on May 29, 2010

Philip Madoc in "The War Games", along with Harold Meeker...

As an old-school Doctor Who fan, I know that Philip Madoc has been in more episodes than I can remember (and as Han Solo once said ” I don’t know, I can remember quite a lot…” – or something like that).

I’ve recently been watching “A Mind To Kill” – starring Mr Madoc as a kind of Welsh Inspector Morse – and the thought occurred to me “How come Philip Madoc hasn’t been offered a role in the new Doctor Who?”

Then I saw this:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0535053/

Yay! How cool is that? – Steve Moffat is literally reading my mind…

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Mary June 20, 2010 at 1:09 am

Hi Stephen! This is Mary, Chip’s girlfriend. Seeing this post jogged my memory about something. When we saw the new Doctor Who episodes and I noticed who the head writer is, I was quite excited as I’m also part of Clan Moffat. It’s not a surname I see too often around here so I can’t wait to see more of his work! Thanks for introducing this great show to us. 🙂

shobley June 23, 2010 at 2:42 pm

NP, Glad you like it…

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