Coleman: Smith's exit was brutal

Swindon Advertiser: Jenna Coleman says she was upset by filming Matt Smith's final Doctor Who scenes Jenna Coleman says she was upset by filming Matt Smith's final Doctor Who scenes

Jenna Coleman has said that filming Matt Smith's final scenes on Doctor Who before the Time Lord regenerated as Peter Capaldi was "brutal".

The actress who plays the Doctor's assistant was speaking to Daybreak and according to Digital Spy said she had found waving goodbye to her series pal a traumatic experience.

She said: "I knew it was going to be sad, but it was really traumatic. It was very emotional and overwhelming."

Jenna, 27, explained that the nature of the programme, with an ever-changing cast, could be "so brutal".

She said: "It's a strange thing [but] it's the nature of the show. Matt leaves, Peter arrives in his costume and the scene carries on. You just keep going - that's the show."

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree