At 10th Planet’s TV and Movie Fest earlier this year, I got to interview John Levene, who played the part of Sergeant John Benton in Doctor Who. We talked about how he got into acting, how he found working on the series, he thoughts on Big Finish, and what he’s up to now.

He has a very unusual story, having worked in a men’s clothing store before being discovered and diving into television. Bright, excitable and energetic, he’s one of the most colourful people I’ve interviewed. Check it out…

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Joel Cornah
Joel Cornah is an author, journalist, and blogger. He is the author of a number of novels and novellas including; The Sea-Stone Sword, The Spire of Frozen Fire and The Silent Helm, with the upcoming novel The Sky Slayer, expected some time in 2016. He is an editor for The Science-Fiction and Fantasy Network, head of the Doctor Who department, and member of the Tolkien Society. He is a frequent blogger for the Pack of Aces blog, focussing on issues of Asexuality in media, specialising in sci-fi and fantasy.