Wilfred Mott

Bernard Cribbins as Wilfred Mott

Wilfred Mott – one of the finest.

Wilfred Mott is an example of what can happen in Doctor Who when the personality of an actor and an unfortunate circumstance collide to create something unique and heartwarming.

Bernard Cribbins, who played Wilf from the beginning, is of course, a national treasure for more reasons than an article on Wilf allows – comic actor,  companion to Peter Cushing’s movie Doctor, lest we forget, immortal voice of the original and best TV Wombles, the list goes on.

As we steam towards the latest Christmas Special, Tony remembers the first time in recent history there was an older man travelling in the Tardis – fantastic companion, Wilfred Mott.

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