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Happy Anniversary to Us! 24 Years of Time and Space.

It was 24 years ago today, that the Gallifreyan Embassy was founded. It was a different world at that time. The current Doctor was Colin Baker. His stories had just started to make their way to the States. Doctor Who was being shown across the country in the US via local PBS stations. There was no BBC America, no Sci-Fi Channel (or "Syfy"), there wasn't even the World Wide Web then. There were conventions, both dedicated Doctor Who conventions and science fiction conventions with Doctor Who guests and many fans looking to meet and feed their addiction in between cons.

Australian Torchwood: Children of Earth Trailer References the Doctor

The latest trailer for Torchwood: Children of Earth shown on Australia's UKTV has Gwen Cooper references the Doctor. 

On a related note, word now is that the BBC in the UK will be scheduling the transmission of the new five-part mini series, Torchwood: Children of Earth now between the 4th - 10th of July. If this is the case, it goes against the previous information of the BBC and BBC America showing them during the same week.

 

With only a few specials left before the 11th Doctor begins a new era. Are you avoiding spoilers?

Yes. No spoilers please!
34% (12 votes)
No. I can't resist them even if I try.
66% (23 votes)
Total votes: 35

David Tennant, John Barrowman, and Russell T Davies at San Diego Comic-Con

Doctor WhoBBC America has announced that David Tennant (the 10th Doctor) and Russell T Davies (Executive Producer and Lead Writer) will be joining Julie Gardner (Executive Producer) and Euros Lyn (Director) at this year's San Diego Comic-Con

Together they all will be on a Doctor Who panel on Sunday, the 26th of July 2009 from 10 AM to 11 AM PDT at this annual event.

Meanwhile, John Barrowman (Captain Jack) will be joining Russell T Davies, Julie Gardner, and Euros Lyn on a Torchwood panel on Sunday, the 26th of July 2009 from 2:15 PM to 3:45 PM PDT.

io9 Publishes "Spoiler" Image

An anonymous source has provided io9 an image which appears to be a video still grab (as the image appears to be interlaced). 

We will avoid the spoiler information here. It does confirm at least one casting rumour we have reported on recently in Doctor Who: Podshock. It also confirms another casting/character rumour that has been long bandied about concerning the climax of the 2009 specials.

The article on io9 by Charlie Jane Anders also mentions the title of the one of the actors pictured and the character's wardrobe lends credence that the title may be true as well. If so, it opens up other possibilities and confirms what many have been conjuring over the last few years.

An Introduction to Our Second Life Meet Ups

As previously announced, our Second Life meet ups are now seasonal. We will be holding them on a regular basis. Last month, we had our very successful Second Second Life Meet Up which took place after a long gap without any. Victor1st of the land of Katrina on Second Life prepared a video that introduced Doctor Who fans to the Doctor Who Experience on Second Life. He had also created a new one specifically for those attending our meet up.

Although our Second Second Life Meet Up was last month, this video still serves as a good introduction to Second Life for our upcoming meet ups. Our next will be in August. We thank Victor for making this greeting and tour for those attending our meet ups there.

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 153

"Ah, yes! Thank you. It's good. Keep warm."

Outpost Gallifrey Presents:
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 153
Running Time: 1:37:00

The first Doctor regeneration story, The Tenth Planet is reviewed, plus news, rumours, and feedback (from: Fox Cutter, Rooney, Richard, Jeremy Bement, Gregg (Th3AppStoreReviewer), Tiggs Panther, Graeme, and Donavon).

Mug Shots of Paul Cornell and Tony Lee at the DWNY Meet Up

In February 2009, Doctor Who: Podshock (Ken Deep, Billy Davis, and Louis Trapani) attended the DWNY (Doctor Who New York) Meet Up. Also attending were special guests Paul Cornell and Tony Lee. During the event, DWNY President, Barnaby presented the two with DWNY mugs, here is a short video clip of the presentation.

James Naughton Joins 'Hoo on Who' Reviewing Pyramids of Mars

Hoo on Who podcastJames Naughton is the last, but not least Doctor Who: Podshock host to guest on the Hoo on Who Doctor Who podcast hosted by David Hooie. Together in episode 10 of the podcast, they review the classic Tom Baker story on DVD, Pyramids of Mars.

Hoo on Who is available via iTunes and via its website.

Do you fancy bringing back the tradition of the Doctor's face appearing in the opening credits of Doctor Who?

Yes, I welcome its return
68% (34 votes)
No, I can't face it
32% (16 votes)
Total votes: 50

Happy Birthday Colin Baker

The 6th Doctor turns 66 today. The Gallifreyan Embassy and Doctor Who: Podshock wishes Colin Baker a happy birthday.

Colin had burst onto the Doctor Who scene taking over the lead role after Peter Davison stepped down in 1984 as the colourful and bold 6th Doctor. Although not his first association with Doctor Who, he had played Commander Maxil in the 5th Doctor story, Arc of Infinity. Blake's 7 fans will also know him as 'Bayban the Butcher' - a guest role he had in the series.

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 152

"I've come to help. I'm the Doctor."

Outpost Gallifrey Presents:
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 152
Running Time: 1:04:08

All news edition: Karen Gillan Recap, Outpost Gallifrey Closing, Gallifreyan Embassy New Website, Who Party 14 Toronto, Doctor Who/Torchwood Comes to Space in Canada, BBC America Launches HD, Planet of the Dead and Torchwood Children of Earth come to DVD/Blu-ray, 24th Anniversary Celebration, and more.

Celebrate 24 Years With Us

June marks our 24th anniversary! Join us as we celebrate it at a special joint meet up with DWNY on Monday, 15th of June 2009 at 7pm at the Peculier Pub in New York City. It is not the first time we will be joining DWNY at a meet up at the Peculier Pub. If you attended before, you know what a fantastic group DWNY is and how wonderful their meet ups are on a monthly basis. This one will be no exception.

In town joining us will be Doctor Who: Podshock's West Coast Correspondent, Joshua Lou Friedman for the event. Plus, we will have a very special guest WHO will be on hand too.

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