Sam Cox (actor)

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Sam Cox
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Sam Cox is a British television and stage actor. [1] [2] He has portrayed The Adventures of Tintin character Captain Haddock in the stage production of Tintin in Tibet , and Detective Inspector Bishop in the Doctor Who episode "The Idiot's Lantern." [3] [4] His face can be found on one of the Trading Cards in the Doctor Who - Battles in Time Exterminator Set. [5]

<i>The Adventures of Tintin</i> Series of 24 comic albums by Belgian cartoonist Hergé

The Adventures of Tintin is a series of 24 comic albums created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who wrote under the pen name Hergé. The series was one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century. By 2007, a century after Hergé's birth in 1907, Tintin had been published in more than 70 languages with sales of more than 200 million copies, and had been adapted for radio, television, theatre, and film.

Captain Haddock fictional character

Captain Archibald Haddock is a fictional character in The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. He is one of Tintin's best friends, a seafaring pipe-smoking Merchant Marine Captain.

<i>Tintin in Tibet</i>

Tintin in Tibet is the twentieth volume of The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. It was serialised weekly from September 1958 to November 1959 in Tintin magazine and published as a book in 1960. Hergé considered it his favourite Tintin adventure and an emotional effort, as he created it while suffering from traumatic nightmares and a personal conflict while deciding to leave his wife of three decades for a younger woman. The story tells of the young reporter Tintin in search of his friend Chang Chong-Chen, who the authorities claim has died in a plane crash in the Himalayas. Convinced that Chang has survived and accompanied only by Snowy, Captain Haddock and the Sherpa guide Tharkey, Tintin crosses the Himalayas to the plateau of Tibet, along the way encountering the mysterious Yeti.

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  4. "BBC One - Doctor Who, Series 2, The Idiot's Lantern". BBC.
  5. "Authentic Autographed Trading Cards".