Mark Strickson (born on 6 April 1959 in Stratford-upon-Avon) played Vislor Turlough on Doctor Who from Mawdryn Undead to Planet of Fire. He made a cameo appearance as Turlough in The Caves of Androzani and has reprised the role for some of the Big Finish Productions audio dramas together with Peter Davison. He also played the prosecutor in the Doctor Who spoof mockumentary "Lust in Space."
Strickson studied drama at RADA in London. Prior to his role as Turlough, he had appeared in several episodes of Angels. After he left Doctor Who, he appeared in other roles, including the young Ebenezer Scrooge in a 1984 American television adaptation of A Christmas Carol starring George C. Scott.
Eventually, Mark Strickson emigrated to Australia where he studied zoology at university. He now lives in Dunedin, New Zealand. He has also directed a few wildlife programmes with people such as the late Steve Irwin.
He was at one time married to Julie Brennon, who appeared on Doctor Who in 1987. He has a son named Tom.
Credits[edit | edit source]
Television[edit | edit source]
Doctor Who[edit | edit source]
- Mawdryn Undead
- The King's Demons
- The Five Doctors
- Warriors of the Deep
- The Awakening
- Resurrection of the Daleks
- Planet of Fire
- The Caves of Androzani
Audio[edit | edit source]
Doctor Who Main Range[edit | edit source]
- Zagreus (as Captain McDonnell)
- The Whispering Forest
- The Cradle of the Snake
- Heroes of Sontar
- Kiss of Death
- Rat Trap
- The Emerald Tiger
- The Jupiter Conjunction
- The Butcher of Brisbane
- Eldrad Must Die!
- The Lady of Mercia
- Prisoners of Fate
- The Entropy Plague
- The Memory Bank and Other Stories
- Devil in the Mist
- Black Thursday / Power Game
- The Kamelion Empire
- The Blazing Hour
- The End of the Beginning
Special Releases[edit | edit source]
The Lost Stories[edit | edit source]
Companion Chronicles[edit | edit source]
Short Trips[edit | edit source]
Audiobook Readings[edit | edit source]
Target Novelisations[edit | edit source]
Documentary[edit | edit source]
- The Doctors: 30 Years of Time Travel and Beyond
- Winner Takes All
- Who Wants to Live Forever?
- The Flames of Sarn
- Come in Number Five
- The Doctors Revisited - The Fifth Doctor
- Boys! Boys! Boys!
- Doctor Who Live: The Afterparty
Other[edit | edit source]
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- Internet Movie Database at the