Obituary: Deborah Watling

Actress Deborah Watling (b.1948) died on July 21. Watling played Victoria Wakefield on Doctor Who opposite Patrick Troughton from 1967-8. Prior to her time on the show, she had appeared in the television series H. G. Wells’ Invisible Man as Sally Wilson from 1958-9. Although she retired from film and television in 1981, she appeared in Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time in 1993, the video Downtime, and in The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot. For a long time, the only complete serial featuring Watling known to exist was Tomb of the Cybermen, but all the episodes of The Enemy of the World were recovered in 2013.

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