Pride in Who

Former Doctor Matt Smith has paid tribute to Doctor Who fans, with the actor commending their loyalty and support as he’s moved into pastures new.

“The Doctor Who fans, I owe a great debt to,” he told Comic Book Resources in an interview about his new role in zombie mash-up Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (where he plays Parson Collins).

“They’re wonderfully loyal, incredibly supportive. I’m just very proud to have been part of that show. It’s a fantastic part. And again, a bit like Parson Collins or even Hamlet or something, it’s a part that has been played before, but allows you to reinvent, if you can be inventive with it. So I’m forever grateful to the world of Doctor Who.”

Smith went on to discuss the legacy of his time in the Tardis, and how his run as the Doctor had affected his future role choices.

“I think Doctor Who is always going to sit in your ether for a bit, as it were,” he said. “It’s something I’m very proud of as well. It’s not like I’m trying to actively shed that.

“Also, I just think you’ve got to choose things that challenge you in a completely different way, and hopefully The Doctor and Parson feel different.

“I mean, I’m playing Prince Philip at the moment [for Netflix series The Crown], who’s very different to The Doctor as well.

“So it’s just about choosing work that feels like it’s going to challenge you in a different way.” (Radio Times)

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About mydoctor1962

Doctor Who fan like few others. Also a fan of Science Fiction, Cooking Shows and more.

Posted on February 7, 2016, in Doctor Who, Science Fiction, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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