Jac­que­line Pearce 1943-2018

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Best known for…

Jac­que­line was the glam­orous evil genius Supreme Com­man­der Ser­valan in the iconic 1970s sci-fi series Blake’s 7. She gained cult sta­tus play­ing the ruth­less but stylish leader of the Fed­er­a­tion from 1978 un­til 1981.

Other fa­mous achieve­ments…

She was also known to Doc­tor Who fans for her 1985 guest role as an alien op­po­site Colin Baker’s Time Lord. She also ap­peared in The Avengers and her film roles in­cluded the Ham­mer hor­ror The Rep­tile.

Trib­utes…

Jac­que­line was 74 when she died on 3 September from lung can­cer. Colin Baker tweeted: ‘Sub­lime ac­tress and lady. Class. Will be much missed.’

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