Sophie, Countess of Wessex and her own time travelling machine as the TARDIS materializes in Buckingham Palace ahead of the 50th anniversary of Dr Who
The actor was at a reception in Buckingham Palace as the programme reaches its half century. His replacement as the Doctor, Peter Davison, was also there along with the current Dr Who, Matt Smith, and John Hurt whose role in the story will be unveiled in the special anniversary episode on November 23rd 2013.
John Hurt tries not to reveal the secrets of the special anniversary episode of Doctor Who as he meets the Countess of Wessex at Buckingham Palace
The countess told the doctors that she had loved watching the show as a child. And with two little ones of her own, there's a good chance that she'll be tuning into the special episode on Saturday as well. But her children will have much posher sofas to hide behind.