The Best Overacting In The History Of "Doctor Who"

A celebration of those actors who took a guest appearance on DW to the next level.

1. Christopher Bowen as Mordred


Battlefield, 1989

2. Nabil Shaban as Sil

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Vengeance on Varos, 1985

3. Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor

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The Caves of Androzani, 1984

Peter Davison’s performance as the Doctor was usually very English and restrained, a contrast to his predecessor Tom Baker. In his final story, he got to let rip.

4. Julian Bleach as Davros

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Journey’s End, 2008

Most iterations of Davros, to be honest…

5. Brian Blessed as King Yrcanos

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Trial of a Time Lord, 1986

Because … Brian Blessed.

6. Joseph Furst as Professor Zaroff

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The Underwater Menace, 1967

7. Graham Crowden as Soldeed

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The Horns of Nimon, 1979


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