on going from being the Last Centurion in “Doctor Who” to Mephistopheles in the Globe’s production of Doctor Faustus.
It was fun to see Darvill talk about the new theatre production he’s in, and especially to get a few of his reflections on his role in “Doctor Who” — and about the secret recently revealed in “A Good Man Goes to War.” I had to laugh, though, when Darvill (who’s 28) was quoted as saying, “It’s been a play that I’ve loved since I was quite young.” Now I suppose he may have been reading Christopher Marlowe in his early teens, and “quite young” is relative, but it still gave me a smile. It was rather cute.
Read the article with the interview in the BBC entertainment news. Note: The article contains spoilers for “A Good Man Goes to War” if you have not seen it yet.