So this was it, Saturday evening (October 27) and the final performance.
It was a very strange feeling backstage, not just because this was the last show, but also it was the end of an era. Some of the cast and crew had worked on Nick Scovell's stage adaptations since "The Web Of Fear" back in 2000. For them it was definately the final chapter in the book. For others, like myself who had only been in this play, it was still sad that all those months of hard work and the final week of rehearsals of then the shows had come to an end.
With a heavy heart, as the music thundered round the theatre, I walked onto the stage for the last time. It was strange, doing what I'd done four times before but knowing that this was the last time. The performance just flew by, rushing off stage to get changed and then into my Dalek and back on amid the smoke. Before I knew it the Doctor had saved the Universe, been forced to regenerate and we were taking our bows.
Then it was all over.
Dalek Spy was still snapping away at the last show for you...
- Lorna Bailey (Dalek Commander) with the Science Daleks, talks to a member of the audience