I love photography. My boyfriend's got a great camera, which I bought for his birthday.
I thought The Visitation was good fun. We did some of that filming at Ealing on the big set.
There are generations who watch Doctor Who together.
I went to ballet school for nine years, and there was an agent for the whole school who happened to be there visiting one of the performances. She suggested an audition.
One of my favorite stories was Black Orchid, because it was so different from all the others. I especially enjoyed dancing the Charleston. I have always been keen on dancing.
In the studio, if they need to come down to the floor, things are a bit pushy, although it is easier for them to say things directly rather than through about five people.
Strikes always leave a bad taste with everyone.
I would like to direct. What goes on behind stage is very interesting.
I'd like to do some more classical work if I do some more theatre.
I'm a terrible person for carrying things around. I carry everything around with me, it's like my home.
I don't know if you've ever tried writing a Doctor Who story, but it's a lot more difficult than it initially appears, especially if you've got more than one assistant.
I do still like television very much, but the theatre does really have something special about it.
I enjoyed showing a bit more leg in the last few stories. It was good fun, but it can be quite sexist. But it doesnt worry me personally all that much.
Before I got Doctor Who, I went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. I went back to take the final grade exam, which is the grade you have to take before you can take the teachers diploma.
I'm not really a science-fiction fan, I quite like the idea of getting away from the science-fiction side of it, for two episodes. It was lovely, it was a super story and great fun.
The cybermen are good monsters, I think. My earliest memories are of the cybermen from when I used to watch when I was younger. It's nice to have them back.
I often look at a lot of Doctor Who stuff that's about now, which no one has approached me about.
When we went to Belfast we saw some beautiful countryside and coastlines.
After two years of doing one show, you do get attached to everyone.
Doctor Who is like any long-running series in that the cast tend to look to the star to set the general tone. Rehearsals and filming could be a lot of fun.
I like the stories with the historical themes.
What you don't see backstage is what really controls the show.
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