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Thn was lucky enough to attend a special screening of Remembrance Of The Daleks, the 1988 classic Doctor Who adventure staring Sylvester McCoy as the Doctor and Sophie Aldred as companion Ace, at the BFI’s London Southbank Centre. Fans were treated to Q&As with cast and crew from the Seventh Doctor’s era, as well as the aforementioned screening of the digitally remastered adventure.


In attendance were McCoy, Aldred, writer Ben Aaronovitch, K9 voice artist John Leeson, special sounds maestro Dick Mills, and visual effects guru Mike Tucker. Here are just a few choice cuts from the entertaining Q&A sessions:


Sylvester McCoy: “I wanted to bring back the mystery of the First Doctor. I felt there was too much known about him.”


Ben Aaronovitch: “Sylvester’s main contribution to scripts was ‘Please can I have less dialogue, I can’t cope!’”


Sylvester McCoy: “On my »

- Matt Dennis

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