I need help to identify a tartan worn on Doctor Who: Jamie McCrimmon's Tartan
In the 1960's the BBC television program Doctor Who had a Scotsman aboard the Time and Space craft (The Tardis).
At this time, the series was black and white. I have found some photos from the series and would like to see if anyone can identify the tartan.
Last edited by warmcanofcoke; 14th July 11 at 04:36 PM.
Hey that's jack sugden... My first dr who was tom baker really... Yhe ones prior to that were reruns...
This thread might answer the tartan Q though...
I would guess it was the MacDonell of Keppoch tartan. Alas, there was no recognized MacCrimmon tartan until relatively recently, although being hereditary pipers to the MacLeods, the MacCrimmons would likely have chosen to wear the MacLeod of Harris tartan since the adoption of clan tartans.
Last edited by Morris at Heathfield; 5th July 11 at 11:57 PM.
No Jack was his brother - he was Joe Sugden.
Originally Posted by madmacs
Reverend Earl Trefor the Sublunary of Kesslington under Ox, Venerable Lord Trefor the Unhyphenated of Much Bottom, Sir Trefor the Corpulent of Leighton in the Bucket, Viscount Mcclef the Portable of Kirkby Overblow.
Cymru, Yr Alban, Iwerddon, Cernyw, Ynys Manau a Lydaw am byth! Yng Nghiltiau Ynghyd!
(Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, Isle of Man and Brittany forever - united in the Kilts!)
You are sir correct... it's been a long time since i've had the opportunity to watch, though i think joe had been written out already and the Dingles were taking over everything...
Originally Posted by McClef
Interesting, my first thought was Maxwell, though MacDonald of Keppoch is another good suggestion. After looking closely, though, I don't think it is either. Not sure what it is.
Matthew A. C. Newsome, GTS
Kiltmaker & Tartan Scholar
I did a search on line after you suggested it might be Maxwell. And came up with this.
Originally Posted by M. A. C. Newsome
It is so close I think Maxwell is a strong possibility.
As a side note to any "Outlander" book fans; Jamie McCrimmon from Doctor Who was Diana Galbaldon's inspiration for her Jamie Fraser character.
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Was originally diacussed in 2007... The following was posted by Arlen
" My sister kindly checked online as she's a big Doctor who fan. Apparently it was made specifically for the BBC, but it's a mix of California tartan and the Logan tartan. Was made for the producer by a friend to celebrate his scottish roots and 40th birthday.
You could probably get away with the Logan modern tartan which is close..."
6th July 11, 07:04 AM
If he was from the 17th century, why did he never wear flashes?
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