VIDEO: Joanna Page On Why She Took The Role In The Day Of The Doctor

In a new video interview released by the BBC, Joanna Page talks about why she took the role in Doctor Who: The Day Of The Doctor, even though she had become a mum only a few weeks previously.

"When they phone and say can you play Queen Elizabeth I in the 50th Anniversary special you have to say yes," she explained.

Watch the clip, which gives brief glimpses of the first readthrough and a location shoot with David Tennant, here:

The Day Of The Doctor starring Matt Smith, David Tennant, Joanna Page, Billie Piper, Jenna Coleman and John Hurt will be broadcast worldwide in sync with the BBC One premiere at 7.50pm GMT on Saturday 23rd November.