At Gallifrey One 27, the guest of honor was Sir John Hurt, known to Whovians as The War Doctor, though that’s the tiniest slice of his career. In addition to posing for photographs and signing autographs, Hurt sat for two interviews. Saturday’s interview was a good retrospective of his early days before opening to audience questions. On Sunday, however, the conversation turned to the great monologues of other Doctors, and so Hurt obliged and did cold readings from great moments in Doctor Who history.
First, William Hartnell’s famous farewell:
A bit of Pertwee:
Tom Baker’s speech from “Ark In Space”:
and Peter Capaldi’s stirring anti-war speech from “The Zygon Inversion“: