Royals greet Doctor Who and Daleks for anniversary

The Countess of Wessex meets Matt Smith, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, John Hurt and a dalek. Credit: Eddie Mulholland/The Daily Telegraph/PA Wire

The Countess of Wessex met Matt Smith, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, John Hurt and a pair of Daleks at a reception at Buckingham Palace to mark the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who.

There were also two versions of the Tardis and K-9 the robot dog set up in the Palace's Bow Room.