In the 1970s, she travelled the universe aboard the TARDIS… 30 years on, actress Mary Tamm now recounts the story of her own, earthbound, adventures.
Born to Estonian parents in 1950s Bradford, her rise to fame took her from a Northern childhood to life in the fast lane: via appearances in Coronation Street and Girls of Slender Means to leading roles in feature films – including the cult Tales that Witness Madness, and The Odessa File which pitched her career into the international arena.
In 1978, Mary became part of essential Saturday night television as she joined the cast of Doctor Who alongside Tom Baker, as the superlative Time Lady, Romana!
Packed with recollections and exclusive photographs, this auto follows Mary on a journey of self-discovery to her parents’ homeland of Estonia, where she finally comes to terms with her true identity…
‘First Generation’ will be released in September 2009 and published in two versions: a standard paperback (£10.99) and a special hardback edition (£24.99). The hardback edition will only be available direct from Fantom Films – limited to 200 copies, individually numbered, with extra photographs and signed by Mary.