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Elisabeth Sladen Previews SJA Series 3

Back in July, SFX Magazine went on set of Series 3 of The Sarah Jane Adventures, and SFX have now updated their website, with a preview of the interview with Elisabeth Sladen.

In this preview of the interview, the actress discusses 4 of the 6 stories in the series, which is set to broadcast next month. The full interview will be available in Issue #190 of SFX.

The following interview is direct from

Episodes one and two
“Prisoner Of The Judoon” by Phil Ford.

“I love one and two, because I’m evil Sarah Jane, and I absolutely relished it – it’s great! I said to Phil Ford, ‘Why did you think I could do that?’ and he said, ‘It’s something you did or said last year’, so I thought ‘Oh… They do listen!”

Episodes three and four
“The Mad Woman In The Attic” by Joseph Lidster

“Three and four my husband [Brian Miller] is in, which is brilliant. That was in the rain on Barry Island. If you’ve ever been on Barry Island, with or without rain, you would remember it. I got a chest infection on Barry Island! You look at it and you don’t see the terrible weather we had – it was a nightmare for poor Alice [Troughton, the director], it really was. And for the lighting guy. And of course this year we’re in HD for the first time. It’s a different kind of look and it looks so expensive – it’s wonderful, I’m so thrilled with it.”

Episodes five and six
“The Wedding Of Sarah Jane Smith” by Gareth Roberts

“A great story. It’s by my lovely Gareth – he’s lovely because he knows Sarah so well, he knows Doctor Who so well. He puts little things in sometimes, where I look up from a read-through and maybe only he and I and Russell and someone else will spot them! It’s really nice to have those little moments.”

Episodes seven and eight
“The Eternity Trap” by Phil Ford

“The haunted house one is incredibly scary – I mean I even screech in it when something happens! Danny [Anthony, who plays Clyde] went to the loo and he wouldn’t look in the mirror – when he came back out from washing his hands, he flew out!”

Don’t forget that ‘Prisoner Of The Judoon’, the first story in Series 3 of The Sarah Jane Adventures, will air on Thursday 15th October 2009 at 4:35PM on CBBC, with the concluding part following on on the Friday at the same time.

The full interview, will be available in Issue #190 of SFX, out Wednesday 18 November.