Starring Nicholas Courtney, Deborah Watling, Jack Watling and Elisabeth Sladen reprising their roles as
Many years after trying to take over the world, the Great Intelligence is back once more.
- Fans of the new Doctor Who series know the Great Intelligence as voiced by actor Sir Ian McKellan in the 11th Doctor episodes”The Snowmen, ” “The Bells of St. John, ” and “The Name of the Doctor.” The Great Intelligence also played a part in classic episodes, however, including”The Abominable Snowmen” and “The Web of Fear.”
- The fan-created Downtime was so popular, though, that it also saw an adaption in The Doctor Who novels by Virgin Publishing.
- Perhaps the most interesting character to make a first appearance in Downtime is the
Brigadier’s daughter, Kate Lethbridge-Stewart, a character who has become popularon the new series. In Downtime, actress Beverely Cressman played her, although new Who fans are more familiar with Jemma Redgrave’s version of the character, which made it canon.