This Is What Happened When The “Doctor Who” People Visited Buckingham Palace

1. If the Doctor Who 50th anniversary 50th anniversary celebrations weren’t grand enough, yesterday there was a reception held at Buckingham Palace for it.

If the Doctor Who 50th anniversary 50th anniversary celebrations weren't grand enough, yesterday there was a reception held at Buckingham Palace for it.

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2. Sophie, Countess of Wessex, hosted stars from the show’s history in the Palace’s Bow Room.

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3. Matt Smith brought some counter-cultural hippie vibes to the Queen’s residence, doing his trademark peace sign.

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4. John Hurt, making a one-off appearance in this week’s special as the “War Doctor” was in attendance.

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5. As was Fourth Doctor actor Tom Baker.

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6. And his successor Peter Davison.

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7. And Catherine Tate, who played Donna Noble.

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8. Sophie got to feel K-9’s rod as Steven Moffat looked on.

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9. The Eleventh Doctor’s flesh avatar was there as well, or perhaps a shape-shifting Zygon.

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10. Jenna Coleman had her best “meeting-the-royals” face on.

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She will have had a lot of practise, playing opposite Queen Elizabeth I in The Day Of The Doctor.

11. And a rollicking great time was had by all.

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Apart from possibly Hurt, who looks a bit bored here.

12. Actually he looks a bit happier here.

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13. Sophie has the look of Madame du Pompadour to her, don’t you think?

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