The BBC website describes Commandant Mele-On Grayza (Rebecca Riggs) as ‘Servalan on steroids’: it’s an apt description (at least for those of us who can remember Blake’s 7). She is a Sebacean like Aeryn Sun but genetically modified: including the implanted Heppel gland in her breasts.
Grayza’s pregnancy in The Peacekeeper Wars was essential as Rebecca Riggs was herself heavily pregnant during filming.
Jennifer Lamphee (season 3), Annie Single (season 4) and Angela Conte (The Peacekeeper Wars) were hair and makeup supervisors for straight makeup: Dave Elsey was the creative supervisor for special effects makeup.
Jen Lamphee designed it [the makeup] but then went on maternity leave, and Anna [Single] took over. Anna, I adored, and we worked toward perfecting it [the makeup]. Then, she left, and ahem …