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Doctor Who villain-cum-children’s author to appear at Beccles Library

PUBLISHED: 08:32 07 December 2017

Actor and author Terry Molloy with his debut children's book. Picture: Courtesy of Richard Stubbings

Actor and author Terry Molloy with his debut children's book. Picture: Courtesy of Richard Stubbings

Courtesy of Richard Stubbings

He was the man behind one of the most evil villains in science fiction history - Davros, creator of the Daleks.

Terry Molloy as the scarred but dangerous Davros, inventor of the Daleks, during an episode of the BBC's Dr Who in the 1980s   EADT 13.2.10Terry Molloy as the scarred but dangerous Davros, inventor of the Daleks, during an episode of the BBC's Dr Who in the 1980s EADT 13.2.10

However, Terry Molloy’s latest creation is far less imposing than the dastardly Daleks.

The 70-year-old actor, who portrayed one of Doctor Who’s most fearsome foes, has just released his first children’s book ‘Montmorency Montgommery, The Bear with the Ginormous Heart’ - quite the antithesis of extermination-loving mutants.

This weekend, Mr Molloy will visit Beccles Library to read excerpts from the book and discuss writing it.

Beccles mayor Richard Stubbings, who organised the event, said: “Terry and his wife Victoria are dear friends who I have known for some years, so it seemed obvious that I would ask him to come and share his story with us.”

Those wishing to meet the actor and author can do so for free from 2pm on Saturday, December 9 at Beccles Library

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