Doctor Who’s darkness! Michael Jayston speaks to us about playing the Valeyard in this week’s interview.

The Doctor has always had a dark side to him, and back in the 1986 serial ‘Trial of a Time Lord’, that darkness took form. Yes, the Valeyard, the amalgamation of all the Doctor’s negative attributes and impulses. A mysterious and terrifying character played to perfection by Michael Jayston, with whom I had a lovely interview!

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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.