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It was months in the making, but it finally happened after Gallifrey 21, I was a guest 'bartender' on the TARDIS Tavern podcast! No sooner after completing my previous post about being on Cultdom Collective podcast, word came to me via @tardistavern that The Arc of Infinity episode we recorded last week has now been released.
Join the insanity with the insanely great hosts Steve Stacy and Sean Homrig of the TARDIS Tavern as we review 20th anniversary season kick off episode, Arc of Infinity with Peter Davison as the 5th Doctor. Not only do we discuss this 1983 story, but Doctor Who in general and how I happened to come across it all those years ago.
Last week I had the privilege of being on and joining my fellow co-host James Naughton on the Cultdom Collective podcast. The episode is a Gallifrey One preview show. Yes, the Doctor Who convention is a year away now at this point, my friends at Cultdom are getting a head start for those planning on attending next February in Los Angeles, CA.
Originally all I had done was record a short comment that was to be played on the show with James. Then the scheduling gods were shinning upon us, because they were recording at a time when I was able to join in on the fun, unbeknownst to James. They were playing my pre-recorded clip I made about meeting James in person for the first time at Gallifrey 20 when suddenly I was on the show myself.
I can finally announce our 3rd Who York event! We will be welcoming none other than the 7th Doctor - Sylvester McCoy - to NYC at Cafe 50 West on Sunday May 16, 2010 from 6.30pm.
Sylvester played the Doctor on BBC1 from 1987-1989 and reprised the role in the 1996 TV movie, when he regenerated into the 8th Doctor, played by Paul McGann! Sylvester is a fabulous entertainer and always full of wonderful stories, so the evening should be a lot of fun! We'll have interviews, signings and more!
Tickets are $20 and are available now at http://whoyork.com. Sylvester will also be signing, your item or ours, for $20.
Hope to see you there!
The Who York Team
Heres's Matt Smith on Today's Blue Peter. A BBC Childrens Show.
Formatting failure - back to the drawing board.
This Week In Doctor Who
March 27, 2010 - Vol 13, Number 12
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Note - I am working on some major adjustments to the column. Pardon the dust. PBS stations are in the section marked This Week In Doctor Who PBS (the Sarah Jane listings are moving in with PBS next week - expect a name change). Today Sarah Jane and K-9 listings are together as This Week In Doctor Who Spinoffs - next week that section becomes This Week In Doctor Who - Unlicensed, covering the K-9 listings and the long awaited return of the podcasting section. Torchwood listings are in Torchwood This Week.
The 11th Doctor Matt Smith made an appearance on the late night "Jonathan Ross" Show, Showing his new Sonic Screwdriver among things. He alaso tried to give a Discription of the interior of the Tardis with out giving anything away. See Clip below
Also Two clips are a vailable through DWO. The First is an Small exerpt from "The Vampires of Venice" and the other is the new Amy Pond Extended Trailer. follow the link for Details.
This Easter, in celebration of the launch of the brand new Eleventh
Doctor action figure, Toys R Us in Brent Cross will be hosting a Doctor
Who extravaganza and will be offering guests an exclusive first look at
the new generation TARDIS.
The Toys R Us store at Brent Cross at 9am on Monday 5th April and be the first to get your hands on the new Eleventh Doctor action figure and Sonic Screwdriver which will go on general sale that day.
As part of the event, fans will be treated to an exclusive first look at the legendary TARDIS which has been completely re-designed for the latest series. The TARDIS will be taking time out from the set so fans can enjoy a closer look at the Doctor’s living and breathing, time-travelling machine.
Today would have been Patrick Troughton's 90th Birthday, But still I say Happy Birthday Patrick. Gone but most definately not forgotton.
Promo for the 2010 series currently running on SPACE in Canada.
Last month while Doctor Who: Podshock was in Los Angeles, CA at Gallifrey 21 for our annual live on stage there, the tables were turned on us a bit when Chris McKeon interviewed us (Ken Deep, James Naughton, and myself) for the Examiner.com.
See that article here: GallifreyOne 2010 interviews: Doctor Who Podshock - Ken Deep, Louis Trapani, James Naughton
Here is the video of the interview. Be sure to check out the article though for other interviews from Gallifrey 21.
Actress Karen Gillan describes her character in Doctor Who, Amy Pond in the upcoming new series launching in April. See video below (Warning: The embedded video may take to their site without asking when it is completed).
Stephen Moffat gives his thoughts about Doctor Who the BBC and Why the Conservative's Have to lose the next British General Election. At the end of the Article Stpehens Biography (Cirriculum Vitai) can be found.
Follow the link for the Full article. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/mar/22/stephen-moffat-doctor-who
I got another Birthday Treat as Series 6 has been confirmed for next year, Speaking at Thursday's Press Launch, New Series Producer, Piers Wenger, has confirmed that Series Six of Doctor Who has been commissioned and that Matt Smith will return as The Doctor, as well as starring in a Christmas Special later in the year. There is currently no confirmation whether the new companion, Amy Pond (Karen Gillan), will return or not.
Series Five Press Pack
This is part of the Information released to the press as part of the usual Programme launch press pack. It includes two interviews one with Matt Smith and one with Karen Gillan.
Alert to readers - I wrote a Torchwood section. I have sent the section to various places, and it is refusing to appear. I have not been able to debug the problem yet. So, for the second week in a row, the combined section goes out without Torchwood, in spite of my writing it. If I can get the Torchwood section to publish, it will be re-edited into this version. - 3/20/10.
UK viewers will get an exclusive preview of The Eleventh Hour
from next Wednesday when the first minute of the episode is made
available on the BBC Red Button service.
The clip will launch on 24th March and will be available at various times until the series launches at Easter Weekend. On day one the clip is expected to be available from 6am-2pm, from 3pm to 5.50pm and then from 9.10pm onwards.
The BBC red button service can be viewed on digital platforms in the UK. Details on the BBC Website Follow the Link Below.