This isn’t the first time Vlahos has made his penchant for Doctor Who abundantly clear – in a recent interview with RadioTimes.com the actor said of his Versailles role;
“The only time I would ever get to play something similar to this is if I played the Doctor.
“The Doctor can be a kind man, a grumpy man; he can be sweet and generous and intelligent; the cleverest man in the room or the silliest man in the room at any given moment. And [Versailles’] Prince Philippe is complicated. He’s not one thing or another…”
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