NICHOLAS COURTNEY is one of the best known and respected actors to have appeared in "DOCTOR WHO". From BRET VYON to THE BRIGADIER, he has acted alongside five Doctors. Interviewed at home in London he discusses the series, his life and career as an actor and his hopes for the future.
Don't miss this insight into the life of a great character from "DOCTOR WHO".
Note: Titled "The Men from UNIT", this was the third of 17 Myth Makers videos released in the US, which confusingly followed a different numbering scheme to the original British releases. To add further confusion, this was a double release, which also incorporated the John Levene interview. Preceded by Volume 2: Ian Marter / John Leeson and followed by Volume 4: Jon Pertwee.
Since the Troughton era, UNIT has played an important part in the Doctor's fights against outside forces.
From Bret Vyon (the Hartnell era) to the Brigadier (the Troughton, Pertwee, Baker & Davison eras), Nicholas Courtney has appeared with more of the good Doctor's incarnations than any other actor. Nicholas Briggs accompanies Nick on a voyage through Doctor Who history, into The Rocky Horror Show and beyond. Shot entirely at the same locations used for the adventure 'Mawdryn Undead'.
Always at the Brigadier's side through alien attacks and time travelling criminals, Sgt. Benton as played by John Levene, has always been the best of UNIT's fighting men. John answers many important questions about his character, such as "Why is Benton selling used cars?"
A very funny and informative Myth Makers indeed!
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Note: Extended edition.
Back in the mid 1980's, two Nicks (Courtney and Briggs) strolled around Trent Park the location for the Doctor Who story Mawdryn Undead and chatted about Nick C's life and career.
Now, parked in a little red car on the shores of Rutland Water (location for Battlefield), they find not only that it's too cold to venture outside, but also that they are surrounded by sheep.
With the aid of some previously unseen footage from their original Myth Makers, Mr B delves deeper and Mr C reveals a good deal more.
Nicholas Courtney is on top form in this extended release.