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Fairchild declared a state of emergency following the Mandragora Helix's attempt to take over Earth. He was telephoned by Professor Brian "Ahab" Melville the night before on a secure line. (PROSE: Beautiful Chaos)
- The Tenth Doctor, when asking about Fairchild, declared that this Prime Minister "clearly makes no impression on history". (PROSE: Beautiful Chaos)
Behind the scenes
Originally, Fairchild was to meet a Dalek saucer descending on Westminster, before being exterminated. Jack Harkness, at Torchwood 3 in Cardiff would have urged the Prime Minister not to do it. The scene was dropped at an early draft, partly for time but partly because Russell T Davies thought the Daleks wouldn't be "so diplomatic".