"And the thing for me was her voice, when she first started reading the script - I mean, sure, her hair had changed since 1974 when she was incredibly youthful and vibrant, beautiful, but her voice was exactly, and I mean exactly, as it was. Just little tremor, that little catch. It was bizarre, a real out of body experience. And at the same time it felt strangely right and proper because that was how I’d played Doctor Who in my head when I was eight. She’d been in that too. And now she was in it when I was thirty-eight. And, kind of, in some ways, of course she’s there! Of course Sarah Jane’s there. So there’s that basis of being a bookend of the whole experience for me."
David Tennant on Elisabeth Sladen (via until-the-next-time)
—That voice soothed me through many times in my life - from eight to thirty eight and even now beyond - that voice will always soothe the savage Spydee…