of the ways my era is described is as The Monster
Era, and after encountering Daleks, Cybermen
and Abominable Snowmen, we came across the Ice
Warriors. They were large creatures; really
tall, and played by people like Benard Breslaw
and Sonny Caldinez. Bernie was a lovely man,
and it was easy to see why his nick-name was
"the Gentle Giant".
had a slight accident while filming this story.
In one scene Victoria was being kidnapped by
an Ice Warrior, but because the suits used to
steam up, they couldn't always see where they
were going. In this particular scene, Sonny
was pushing me through a cave, and so he knew
where he was going, I would say "left"
or "right" - very quietly!
went well - until he went right, when I said
"left" - and instantly destroyed the
set by walking straight through a wall! The
scenery guys were not impressed...!