The new edition of the Radio Times has revealed that Lesley Manville is to portray William Hartnell's wife Heather in the 50th Anniversary drama An Adventure in Space and Time. The actress has had an extensive career, with recent work including Grief alongside long-term collaborator Mike Leigh, on television in Cranford and Law and Order: UK, and on film in Womb (which also starred Matt Smith).
Production-wise, it has been confirmed that Director of Photography for the production is John Pardue (Spooks series 10, The Bletchley Circle and Endeavour), Production Designer is Dave Arrowsmith (Dirk Gently, Postcode), and Art Director is Lucienne Suren (who worked on Asylum of the Daleks as well as shows like The Inbetweeners and Lewis) with assistant Oliver Benson.
The currently known cast and crew can be found via our guide entry.
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 - Reported by Chuck Foster