In the service of the launch of the excellent Doctor Who audio spin-off The Minister Of Chance (check back here for a review on the 17th of March), the seventh Doctor himself, Sylvester McCoy, was kind enough to have a chat with us today, which will be up on the site very shortly. The Scottish actor also talked at some length about his pending role as the wizard Radagast in Peter Jackson’s much-delayed New Zealand production of The Hobbit – and clears up fairly definitively whether the character is just making a brief cameo, referring to his involvement in ‘two films’ for the project and responding to a question about the duration of his stay down under. More..