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Errol Flynn was an actor who played Sir Francis Drake in films that Ian Chesterton had seen. (AUDIO: The Flames of Cadiz)

Bill Filer mentioned Flynn in a conversation with Jo Grant. (TV: The Claws of Axos)

Prior to or during his fifth incarnation, the Doctor sparred with Flynn. (AUDIO: Hexagora)

The Tenth Doctor claimed that he and Flynn had learnt fencing together from Basil Rathbone. (AUDIO: The Sword of the Chevalier) The Twelfth Doctor claimed to have practised swordfighting with him. According to him, Flynn had an enormous ego. (TV: Robot of Sherwood)

Behind the scenes Edit

  • The Twelfth Doctor claimed to have met Errol Flynn when fighting Robin Hood. Flynn famously portrayed Robin Hood himself in The Adventures of Robin Hood.
  • In reality, Flynn never actually played Drake.