The seventh book the DWCA Book Club will be reading is Plague City by Jonathan Morris. The books is to feature the 12th Doctor, Bill and Nardole. The year is 1645, and Edinburgh is in the grip of the worst plague in its history. Nobody knows who will be the next to succumb – nobody except the Night Doctor, a masked figure that stalks the streets, seeking out those who will not live to see another day. But death is not the end. The Doctor, Bill and Nardole discover that the living are being haunted by the recently departed – … Continue reading
At last, it’s here, an all-new series of Doctor Who. To celebrate the occasion the DWCA will be sending out an exclusive digital comic to all its members. The comic features the Doctor and Bill in action (with a few unexpected friends) and answers the question of just what happened to them following the events of the Season 10 teaser that first introduced Pearl Mackie, one year ago. This digital publication also features a pin-up gallery and welcomes Pearl Mackie via interviews with Anneke Wills, Katy Manning and Janet Fielding, discussing just what it is really like to be the … Continue reading
From 10am – 2pm on the 13th of April, Outside the Dendy Cinema at Circular Quay to celebrate the debut of Doctor Who series 10 on ABC and iview, BBC Worldwide is unveiling a mind-bending 3D illusion at one of Sydney’s most iconic locations. Created by artists 3D Joe and Max, the illusion will appear for one day only on the forecourt at Circular Quay, just down from the Dendy Cinema near the Portobello Café. The artwork features some of the terrifying monsters from the series within a deep chasm that has appeared on the ground. It reflects the fantastic … Continue reading
Overnight, the BBC has confirmed that John Simm, will return to the role of playing the Master in series 10. Last seen as the Master in the 2010 New Year’s story – The End of Time, Simm has been quoted as saying: “I can confirm that it’s true, thanks to the power of time travel I’m back. It’s always a pleasure to work with this great team of people and I can’t wait for you all to see what the Master gets up to in the next series.”
As of 06/04/17, we now have confirmed titles and directors for all but the final two stories of series 10. Check them out below! UPDATE: 13/04/17 – Now have the last episode titles confirmed by Radio Times. The Pilot, by Steven Moffat, directed by Lawrence Gough Smile, by Frank Cottrell-Boyce, directed by Lawrence Gough Thin Ice, by Sarah Dollard, directed by Bill Anderson Knock Knock, by Mike Bartlett, directed by Bill Anderson Oxygen, by Jamie Matheson, directed by Charles Palmer Extremis, by Steven Moffat, directed by Daniel Nettheim The Pyramid at the End of the World, by Peter Harness, directed by … Continue reading
The BBC has announced that the new companion to the Twelfth Doctor, Bill Potts, will be an openly gay woman. The news will apparently be revealed in Bill’s second line of dialogue in the opening episode, The Pilot, to be shown on ABC on 16 April and in selected cinemas. Speaking about the revelation, Mackie said her character’s sexuality “shouldn’t be a big deal”. “[Being gay] is not the main thing that defines her character – it’s something that’s part of her and something that she’s very happy and very comfortable with,” she said. Mackie did note, however, that representation … Continue reading
Thanks to our friends at Event Cinemas, you could win one of 10 double passes to see the first episode of Doctor Who Series 10, The Pilot, at the cinemas over the Easter weekend. Click here to enter now, and be quick – entries close on Tuesday 4 April. Note: Entry is for DWCA Members only. Not a member? Why not sign up now to enter and get heaps of great stuff! Click here to join now!
The ABC has announced a brand new panel show to accompany Doctor Who on Sunday nights – and Australian fans are invited to join in the fun! To be broadcast following each episode of Series 10, Whovians will see Doctor Who enthusiast Rove McManus and his team of superfans dissect the world of our favourite Time Lord. As well as unpacking the most recent episode, the team will also go back in time to analyse, critique and unravel the mysteries of the series. Rove will be joined by other self-confessed Doctor Who superfans Tegan Higginbotham, Adam Richard and Steven ‘Bajo’ … Continue reading
It has been confirmed that the series 10 opener “The Pilot” will be getting a cinema release. Sharmill Films who has previously brought The Power of the Daleks and Deep Breath to the cinema, is releasing the episode at select cinemas on the 16th of April for two days. The special release will also have the bonus feature “Becoming the companion”. Cinema-goers will also get an exclusive chance to travel with Pearl from the London stage through the doors of the TARDIS to a once-in-a-lifetime role, or as Pearl says “the most insane thing that’s ever happened to me.” Featuring exclusive … Continue reading
If you’re looking for something to do this Sunday, why not come along to Penrith Collectormania! It’s arguably the biggest toy fair in NSW. The DWCA will have an stall there and we’re selling all the latest and greatest merchandise including: The Power of the Daleks and The Return of Doctor Mysterio on DVD/Blu-ray, The Star Men and The Torchwood Archive on audio, and a whole load of graphic novels (including the very special Four Doctors!). For more information, please click on our event here. Hope to see you there!