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Lalla Ward

Lalla Ward pictured in 2014
Born Sarah Jill Ward [1]
(1951-06-28) 28 June 1951 (age 65)[2]
London, England, UK
Nationality English
Citizenship United Kingdom
Occupation Actress, author
Years active 1972–present (actress)[3]
1985–1988 (author)
Spouse(s) Tom Baker (1980–1982)
Richard Dawkins (1992–2016, separated[4][5])

We were only there for five days and during that time Tom was a bit annoyed that the French were more interested in me and my schoolgirl outfit than him and his long scarf.
Lalla Ward
I think the kind of unexpected I really love is when you open books and the actual way of writing is different and interesting. Like reading Virginia Woolf for the first time or Lawrence Durrell for the first time.
Lalla Ward
I like that totally mixed up kind of eclectic group of personal props and bits of costume and I think the fun of doing that is where I was very lucky with Doctor Who.
Lalla Ward
One of the advantages of appearing in such a play is that you begin to understand it properly, I feel Ophelia's tragedy was that she had been so used by everybody and felt that she bore a great burden of guilt.
Lalla Ward
I had an awful lot to say in what I wore as Romana.
Although the French were very friendly and helpful. On one location we were to film at the top of the Eiffel Tower but we couldn't, as it was so misty with four inches of snow on the ground. We couldn't see a thing but we finally got it done.
Lalla Ward
I can't bear it that Douglas isn't still here.
I mean, I was first offered Princess Astra.
Oh, I have to say Romana; she was much more fun to do but I did enjoy the Princess when she was turning bad.
Lalla Ward
I enjoyed the promotion with K9 on my introduction day.
I think Douglas was a real one-off. He was so clever and so intelligent and so well read in real science that he could make science fiction work as well as it did. And just such fun to have around, he was just such a lovely man.
Lalla Ward
I was quite happy with the way I went, I think.
Don't ask me who my favourite monster was because I'm sick of saying Tom Baker.
Lalla Ward