Christopher Ryan

Christopher Ryan

Christopher_RyanChris is best known to the general viewing public for his roles as Mike in the BBC comedy series The Young Ones; Tony Driscoll in Only Fools and Horses; and Edina Monsoon’s ex-husband Marshall Turtle in Absolutely Fabulous; as well as for appearances in many shows such as Bottom, One Foot in the Grave, Mr Bean, My Family and Saxondale. One of the highlights of his stage career was appearing alongside Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson in Beckett’s Waiting for Godot in London’s West End in 1991,.
Of course, to Doctor Who fans he will be remembered as the Mentor Lord Kiv in The Trial of a Time Lord: Mindwarp in 1986 and as two Sontarans: General Staal in 2008’s, The Sontaran Stratagem and The Poison Sky; and Commander Stark in the 2010 episode The Pandorica Opens.
Christopher has recently recorded an interview for the legendary Myth Makers DVD series from Reeltime Pictures and is set to reprise his role as Lord Kiv alongside fellow Whooverville guest and Mindwarp co-star Nabil Shaban in Sil and The Devil Seeds of Arodor, also from Reeltime.